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The US-Russia Rivalry, the SU-57 vs F-35 Fighter Jet Competition is just heating up. Russia’s elite SU-57 stealth fighter jet is aggressively competing with the American F-35.

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At the Border Security Force camp at Humhaha near Srinagar, now seen training are commandos of the elite National Security Guard, a special forces unit under the Home Ministry.

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Pakistan violated the ceasefire on the international border (IB) in Jammu around 480 times this year, a rise of more than 400% over the 111 violations last year.

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A day after the BJP walked out of the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP government in J&K on the grounds of the state’s deteriorating security situation, the Narendra Modi government may have given the first indication of how it plans to tackle the situation now.

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The US has not seen Pakistan taking sustained and decisive actions required to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table, a top Trump adminstration official told lawmakers who demanded suspension of all American aid to Pakistan.

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The government’s announcement of lateral absorption of experts in 10 government departments at the level of joint secretary shows that fresh talent, from a pool other than that of the Indian Administrative Service, is being given a chance at nation building.

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Congress leader and former J&K chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad sparked a controversy when he said Army operations in the state killed more civilians than terrorists, eliciting a strong response from BJP, which accused Congress of trying to demoralise the armed forces.

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The Trump administration today appeared to be dismissive of a third-party's role in resolving the Kashmir dispute and reiterated that it is for India and Pakistan to determine any discussion on the issue.

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India backed out of a $9 billion agreement to develop a fifth-generation fighter jet with Russia because it didn’t need Moscow’s help, according to a new report.

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Former US President Richard Nixon opposed India in the 1971 war with Pakistan which led to the creation of Bangladesh because he believed India's military action would set a "bad precedent" and endanger the future of any small country, according to the declassified documents of the era.

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Almost a year after Delhi and Beijing were locked in 73-day intense military stand-off at Doklam, the People’s Liberation Army troops conducted a three-day tactical exercise close to last year’s confrontation point at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan.

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On the day the US pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, describing it as a “cesspool of political bias”, India lashed out at UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein for seeking a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the human rights situation in Kashmir.

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After years of wavering by India – despite continuous prodding by the US – first under the UPA and then even by the BJP, it appears that another of the “foundational agreements” between the US and India on military collaboration is on the verge of being signed.

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The Defence Production Policy (DProP) 2018, announced in March, has set ambitious goals for 2025. It includes ₹1,70, 000 crore worth of production, ₹35,000 crore of exports, and investment to the tune of ₹70,000 crore.

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London A 10ft-high bronze statue of a Sikh soldier honouring the community’s “unmeasurable” contribution during the First World War will be installed in the UK’s West Midlands to commemorate 100 years since the end of the conflict.

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Over the past 20 years, China and India have increased the degradation by building large-scale mines and hydroelectric dams in the sensitive Himalayan region.

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While the world’s strategic community remains engaged with Iran, North Korea and Palestine, an extremely volatile nuclear flash-point in South Asia – the India-Pakistan border – merits earnest attention.

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The FIFA World Cup fever has enveloped the globe. With smashing performances from different teams, the whole world is glued to their screens to witness this majestic event.

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