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The government on Tuesday decided to modify the guidelines for defence procurement to avoid procedural delays and cleared a ₹2,300 crore plan to buy engines for T-72 tanks, defence ministry said in a statement here.

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Days after the centre rejected resignation videos of Special Police Officers (SPO) as "false propaganda" by terrorists, the Jammu and Kashmir government today admitted the quitting spree in south Kashmir, but played it down by saying that the number is negligible.

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Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, president-elect of the Maldives, has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that "India is always the closest ally" to the island nation and will remain so.

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The trade potential between India and Pakistan stands at $37 billion, according to a World Bank report which said that continued political tensions and lack of normal trade relations between the two nations have cast a shadow over cooperation efforts within South Asia.

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India's maiden interplanetary mission -- the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) -- has completed four years orbiting the red planet, according to ISRO.

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BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday lashed out at the Indian ambassador to Maldives after the opposition won the elections to form the new government in the island nation.

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Former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has hit back hard against the Indian Army Chief threat cum warning to Pakistan.

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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday raised the issue of India’s violation of the Indus Water Treaty with World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim.

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A K Antony, who was the minister of defence in the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, had in February 2014 said that the government has no money to go ahead with the procurement of 126 fighter jets.

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While the P-8I maritime patrol aircraft came under the CAG’s scanner last month over deliberate attempts made to favour the American manufacturer, Boeing, over its Spanish competitor during the UPA regime and lacking in certain operational . . .

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In view of the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat Monday said he believed there was a need for another surgical strike on terror launch pads across the Line of Control.

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The government is finally moving ahead to approve the creation of tri-Service organisations to handle the critical domains of cyberspace, space and special operations in modern-day warfare, but has virtually junked the proposal to establish a separate procurement body to streamline mega arms acquisitions.

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The entire defence procurement process is extremely bureaucratic and long-winded. Starting with the request for proposals, to setting the requirements, to the trials—the process is too long.

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China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty International said in a new report Monday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval besides top officials of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) will address crucial conference of Military Commanders at Jodhpur, Rajasthan on September 28 in which situation along Pakistan frontiers especially in Jammu and Kashmir and security situation in the Valley will figure predominantly.

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With deepening relations between India and Sweden, including defence ties, what all can Stockholm offer to Delhi? PM Modi during his visit to Sweden last April signed the Innovation Partnership Agreement with Sweden, which is ranked as the third most innovative country after Switzerland and the Netherlands, according to 2018 Global Innovation Index (GII).

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While India and Russia are currently finalizing a deal on the S-400 long-range air defense missile system (ADMS), Moscow is now understood to be getting New Delhi interested in its Buk-M3 medium range and Tor-M3 short-range missile defence systems to form a single air-defence network.

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A poster written in Urdu and videos surfaced in Jammu and Kashmir slamming the Hizbul Mujahideen for the death of three special police officers (SPOs).

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