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India and Russia signed a variety of defence agreements when Russian President Vladimir Putin visited India recently. Russia won the contract to supply S-400 Air defence Systems to India besides the naval frigates.

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US President Donald Trump has reiterated that the USD 1.3 billion aid to Pakistan will remain suspended till the country does not act against militant safe heavens inside its territory.

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Nearly 400 paramilitary personnel were killed due to firing from across the Indo-Pak border, and terrorist and insurgency violence in the country in the last three years, officials said on Wednesday.

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Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s keynote address at the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue, wherein he had articulated India’s vision for the Indo-Pacific region, we strongly support India’s deep engagement with the ASEAN member-. . .

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China on Wednesday presented an upbeat picture of Sino-India ties ahead of this week's border talks, saying the relations maintained "sound momentum" as the two countries "properly managed" differences through dialogue and consultations.

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Four Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets, formerly flown by the Indian Air Force and returned to Russia in the early part of this decade, have be upgraded to Su-30KN standard and delivered to Angola in October this year.

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In a pre-dawn gunfight on Tuesday, four militants were killed by government forces — all local members of the Hizbul Mujahideen — in the Nadigam area of South Kashmir's Shopian district.

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The United States has suspended $1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan, following President Donald Trump's directive in this regard early this year, the Pentagon has said.

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India has said it would expand maritime security cooperation with Vietnam amid China’s belligerence in South China Sea and ambitions in the Bay of Bengal.

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Under its 'string of pearls' policy, China has long been trying to ring-fence India by building strategic and economic bases in smaller countries in the region.

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Pakistan received $1 billion from Saudi Arabia on Monday as part of the $3bn package promised by the kingdom during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) claim against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seeking compensation for no bilateral cricket between the two countries and blaming its Indian counterpart for the same.

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Since the successful inter-planetary mission to Mars in November 2014, India’s civil space organisation, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has been aiming to do more such missions that would give the agency greater understanding of the solar system while highlighting India’s rising prowess in the outer space domain.

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Despite efforts of the Indian Army to fast track the procurement of small arms, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is considering to issue a fresh request for proposal (RfP) for the procurement of 93,895 close-quarter-battle carbines (CQB), a deal worth $553.33 mn.

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On November 5, 2018 India's first indigenous SSBN (ship submersible ballistic nuclear) INS Arihant completed its maiden deterrence patrol, meaning that the submarine is fully ready for its role as a strategic deterrent.

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Indian Army is considering a plan of cutting about 20 percent of its manpower in all departments at its central headquarters in Delhi. The idea is to have more officers and jawans available for field formations.

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An Indian army soldier lost his life and three others were injured in an encounter in Nadigam of South Kashmir's Shopian district Tuesday morning just minutes before the Panchayat polls.

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India's space agency, ISRO, has a packed schedule for the next few months. The agency is set to launch 10 missions in 100 days. These missions together will enable satellite-based internet in the country, ISRO chief Dr K Sivan said in an interview to NDTV.

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