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There is no military alliance between China and Pakistan, but China’s arms exports to Pakistan are a powerful weapon to safeguard the South Asian country’s military sovereignty, says a report published in the Chinese official daily, the Global Times on Saturday.

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India has decided to supply four Mi-35 attack helicopters to Afghanistan over the next four months to help the war-ravaged nation intensify its anti-terror operations against the Pakistan-backed Taliban, Afghan diplomatic sources said.

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Over 50 Chinese-made aircraft, which can be used for both passenger and cargo transportation, have been delivered to eight Belt and Road countries, the planes' manufacturer said today.

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Naxals who claim to have been fighting for the rights of tribal people, remain a roadblock to development projects in the remote areas of Chhattisgarh.

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The recently announced Defence Planning Committee (DPC) – an overarching panel that will drive strategy, procurement and diplomacy – will be India’s most powerful military body yet. But it will be running against time, as key decisions need to be taken in the next few months.

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A group of unidentified attackers snatched the weapon of a bank guard in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district and fled on Thursday, but it was later recovered from "miguided youth", police said.

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An engineering graduate from south Kashmir’s Shopian district who reportedly cleared the written test of the National Defence Academy (NDA) may have joined militant ranks, a senior police officer said on Friday.

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A soldier injured in Pakistani firing in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district on Tuesday, died on Friday morning.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) for the first time carried out duck drops, a parachute operation, of military boats and special forces over the country's highest dam for drills to use waterbodies to infiltrate into enemy territory and launch attacks on their bases.

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The Army will continue with its strategy to 'pro-actively dominate' the Line of Control with Pakistan, which has seen a staggering 747 ceasefire violations (CFVs) already this year, while taking care to minimize “collateral damage” during counter-terror operations in the hinterland in Kashmir.

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The NIA today charged Syed Shahid Yusuf, son of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, with indulging in unlawful activities and raising funds for terror operations in a 2011 case.

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For the purpose of avoiding a possible sea blockade during a US-China conflict, as well as to develop China’s western regions, China is keen to develop an overland route to the Arabian Sea through Pakistan (CPEC).

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Indian intelligence services are "closely following" the progress of Russia's ongoing effort to shut encrypted messaging giant Telegram, a senior government official has told Business Standard.

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Pakistan plans to raise as much as $1 billion from its diaspora in its latest effort to boost foreign-exchange reserves that have dropped close to the lowest in three years.

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Statistics show Pakistan’s weapon import since 2010 have been consistently falling. Gripped by a weak economy, falling forex reserves, an alarming balance of payment ratio and American weapons sanctions has fueled a drop in Pakistan's import of weapons.

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China is expected to propose to India the construction of a trans-Himalayan trilateral economic corridor, an ambitious plan that seeks to connect the two countries and Nepal.

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The training of Indian pilots and maintenance personnel in preparation for delivery of Rafale fighters is in progress in France, Dassault Aviation chairman and CEO Eric Trappier told AIN in describing progress with the Indian air force contract for 36 Rafale fighters.

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While infrastructure development along the China border was the most important issue discussed in the bi-annual Army Commanders’ Conference, the issue of shortage of funds leading to delay in strategic road projects was also deliberated upon at the mega military event.

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