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Even as Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) goes ahead with infrastructure augmentation for the prestigious Rs 32,000 cr mine counter measure vessel (MCMV) project, long drawn negotiations with South Korean firm, Kangnam Corp have failed to fructify, senior Indian Navy officials have said.

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Less than two weeks after three Pakistani soldiers’ killing, Indian troops once again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday, leaving four women injured.

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The Indian Army has a major challenge in Jammu and Kashmir this year -- to bring down its casualties which saw a steep rise last year compared to previous years.

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The Navy has carried out a mega exercise which saw participation of its strategic assets including nuclear-powered submarine and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, besides Su-30 and Jaguar fighter jets of IAF.

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India has set a target of 2020 to ensure that its dominance cannot be challenged in the Indian Ocean, a region where China has been making repeated forays, including sending nuclear-powered submarines.

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The response from Indian companies to tenders from the Defence Ministry is still tepid due to the absence of capability. This was articulated by RAdm Shekhar Mittal, Chairman & Managing Director, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) on the sidelines of a session organized by the CII on Industry Defence linkages.

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Dr K Ramamurthy, an Indian doctor who was kidnapped in Libya two years ago by world's most dreaded terrorist organisation Islamic State, has been rescued by Indian security agencies.

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In keeping up with the continuing warmth in Indo-Bangla relations, the Border Security Force (BSF) will facilitate the establishment of a dog training school for security forces of Bangladesh.

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The 193-member UN General Assembly is to hold two key sessions – in March and in June – in what is expected to be a do-or-die attempt towards the elimination of nuclear weapons worldwide.

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With an aim to consolidate naval ties with Arab nations and to explore new avenues for defence cooperation, navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba is leaving on a five-day visit to the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

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The PLA Navy is likely to secure significant new funding in China's upcoming defence budget as Beijing seeks to check US dominance of the high seas and step up its own projection of power around the globe.

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India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has invited global firms with capabilities in specific areas of design and development for conversion of 2 ton class Helicopters into Rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (RUAV).

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The government is set to press for passage of the enemy property bill in the Rajya Sabha when Parliament reconvenes on March 9. The bill seeks to provide ownership of properties worth more than Rs 1 lakh crore.

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Keeping in line with other modern Armed forces across the globe, the coming months will witness the Indian Armed Forces steadily moving towards conducting joint operations, exercises and inter-service integration at all levels, the Army Chief Bipin Rawat told DefenceAviationPost.com in an exclusive interview.

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Last summer, a 42 Rashtriya Rifles patrol walked into a pre-dawn ambush prepared for militants by soldiers of the same unit close to the Line of Control in Pulwama district, Kashmir.

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Used to a lenient and patronising attitude on their work achievements by the governments of the day, state-owned ordnance factories (OFs) — employing nearly a lakh workers in its 41 factories across the country — have been asked by none other than the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to furnish a report on their achievement from 2013 onwards.

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Adviser to Prime Minister (PM) on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said the Indian efforts to isolate Pakistan bore no fruit as the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) summit will be held in Islamabad on March I.

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Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawan Jitendra Singh Yadav who fought terrorists at the Indian consulate in northern Afghanistan last year was awarded with DG Insignia and Commendation on Saturday at the ITBP centre here, though many believe he should have got the President Police Medal Gallantry.

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