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US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday spoke in support of waivers for sanctions being imposed against nations buying military gear from Russia.

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi failed yet another crucial test in the Lok Sabha on Friday. He has rightly admitted that he is a ‘Pappu’.

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The media has reported that the Indian army’s much vaunted mountain strike corps (MSC) has been put in cold storage. An insinuation attributed by the media to unnamed sources has it that the decision is a result of institutional factors rather than strategic necessity.

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Space enthusiasts with an active presence on microblogging site Twitter were in for a treat on September 24, 2014, when the Mars Orbiter, launched the previous year by the Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO), was placed into orbit around the red planet.

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Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet is arriving in growing numbers in Europe, and is poised to play a much broader role in missile defence and other warfare plans than conventional fighters, according to U.S. and European officials.

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Amid stiff resistance from opposition parties, the government of Sri Lanka has clarified that India will not be allowed to use Mattala International Airport for military purposes even if ownership of the airport is transferred to the Airports Authority of India.

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The 32 Jaguars that are coming India's way will provide key spare parts to the Indian airforce. France is also going to provide India with two Mirage-2000 fighters, the aircraft that more than proved their capability during the Kargil war.

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Russia has accused the US of taking steps specifically aimed at reducing Russia's defence, military and political ties with India.

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The central government has dropped hints that cross-border raids on the terror camps like the 2016 surgical strike may not be a one-time affair.

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As New Delhi worries over how to balance India’s relations with Iran and the US in the face of impending US sanctions on Tehran, which will affect anyone who does business with Iranian entities, former Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia and the UAE Talmiz Ahmad tells DH’s S.

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Three terrorists behind the abduction and killing of a police constable were on Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said.

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Two overground workers (OGWs) of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arrested today in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, the police said.

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While responding to reports of opening of ‘Free Balochistan’ office in New Delhi, the Foreign Office said on Thursday that Indian interference in Pakistan was an established fact which truly indicates its hegemonic designs in the region.

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Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said peace in Jammu and Kashmir was impossible without involving Pakistan, asking the BJP government to give up its rigid stance and be flexible in solving problems in the terror-ravaged state.

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Several Pakistani lawmakers today expressed concerns over candidates having links with banned outfits being allowed to run in the elections, saying terrorists would enter the parliament.

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The US on Saturday said it is working with partner countries, including India, to help them identify and avoid engaging in potentially sanctionable activity under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

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The United States has raised concern over the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the July 25 election, according to a media report.

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Commodore Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, inaugurated the Commencement of Production activity of Y-12707, fourth destroyer of Visakhapatnam Class on 19 July’ 2018 in the South . . . .

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