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Fighter jets made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) – the Bengaluru-based defence public sector unit – cost more than the same jets produced abroad by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), a recent review of the state-owned company by the ministry of defence (MoD) has found.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Adviser on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr Ishrat Husain on Friday said that Pakistan’s major challenge right now is the payment of debt amounting up to Rs1.5 trillion.

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China remains the biggest arms exporter to Pakistan. According to a report by RAND, Pakistan accounts for nearly 42% of China’s total arms sales.

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Pakistan expects to finalize details of an International Monetary Fund bailout program before Christmas and won’t allow its dwindling foreign-currency reserves to fall further.

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War is not an act of senseless passion, but is controlled by political objective,” said military theorist Carl von Clausewitz.

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In a move to strengthen bilateral ties, the Indian Army has handed over fifteen trained horses to its Myanmarese counterpart at a ceremonial function at Moreh town in Manipur's Tengnoupal district, along the India-Myanmar border, an official release said.

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Three militants, reportedly Pakistanis, were killed when alert troops foiled a major infiltration bid from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) in the woods in north Kashmir district of Baramulla.

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India is soon expected to float a fresh tender to build 12 mine-counter measure vessels (MCMVs), popularly called minesweepers, in collaboration with a foreign shipyard under a ?32,640 crore programme, one of the costliest projects under the Make in India initiative, said a top government official familiar with the development.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which has set an ambitious target of launching two satellites every month from October this year and throughout 2019, appears to have hit a bottleneck in the very first month of the plan.

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Security agencies are in a tizzy after receiving an email about a possible attempt on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 19.

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United Arab Emirates UAE has shown interest in buying `Made in India’ Akash surface-to-air missile system from India.

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Pakistan's surface-to-surface nuclear-capable missile Ababeel was developed with the aim to beat India's Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system.

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The world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor is on track to go online in France in 2025 with Indian company Larsen and Toubro delivering major components for the international project from its strategic facility in Hazira.

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India is continuing to engage with the US and all other stakeholders regarding the S-400 missile deal with Russia and import of crude oil from Iran following Washington's sanctions on Moscow and Tehran, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.

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Maldives President-elect Ibu Solih is exploring options of putting on hold Chinesefunded Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) projects that have caused India major concerns about Beijing’s increasing influence in the Indian Ocean neighbourhood.

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A strike call by separatists led to a shutdown in Kashmir valley on Thursday, a day after security forces killed two militants, Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo and Fahad Mushtaq Waza, in an encounter in which a civilian, Rayees Ahmad, also lost his life.

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India will conduct three major military exercises with the United States, Russia and Japan next month, in keeping with its balanced and inclusive strategic construct.

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Beginning December, India will literally be pulling aircraft from a graveyard in France to keep the Indian Air Force flying.

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