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A victory for President Abdullah Yameen in a Sunday election in the Maldives could ramp up pressure on its finances, as the government stays the course on a Chinese-backed infrastructure boom that is in danger of swamping the economy.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly unveiled via video conference e-plaques for the ground-breaking ceremony of two India assisted projects that would strengthen the ruling Awami League position ahead of polls end of year.

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Maoists shot dead a Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel in his residence at Pandethika in Jamui district, the police said Tuesday.

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India has handed over its third consignment of relief supplies to Bangladesh, including over 1 million litres of kerosene oil and 20,000 stoves, for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees in the country, who fled an army crackdown in neighbouring Myanmar.

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A day after the Indian Air Force tweeted on how its aircrafts ensured victory in the 1965 War against Pakistan, it again on Tuesday shared an interesting thread on how its jets from the 23 Squadron planned an offensive strike to strafe Pakistani ground troops and posts near Lahore.

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A day after an Army jawan was shot dead by Hizbul Mujahideen, the terror group has threatened security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir to either resign or get ready to be killed.

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A BSF jawan has been reported missing from along the International Border in Jammu after he was believed to have been hit by unprovoked cross-border fire, officials said Tuesday.

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The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday approved the procurement of Rs 9,100 crore-worth of equipment for the defence forces, with the goal of indigenisation and self-reliance.

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The head of OPEC said Tuesday that Iran remains "a very important member" of the oil cartel, as Tehran braces for a new round of US sanctions partially targeting its crude exports.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that the Narendra Modi-led NDA government was getting the Rafale fighter jets at a rate nine per cent cheaper than what the UPA dispensation had agreed upon.

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Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh Monday said the force was "near" its goal of "completely finishing" terrorism in the state.

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Tata Motors has showcased two indigenously built defence vehicles during the two-day Bimstec Army Chief's conclave in Pune on September 15, 2018.

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Two persons were arrested Monday after a WhatsApp exchange on a plan to allegedly kill Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while they were apparently drunk, police said as the minister paid a visit to Dharchula town in this district of Uttarakhand.

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There has been a 10% decline in the number of Chinese transgressions this year, a senior government official told The Hindu.

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Former Defence Minister of Canada and leader of opposition United Conservative Party Jason Kenney is batting for Canadian oil and gas exports to India as he meets with host of ministers, including Harsimrat Badal, Nitin Gadkari and Sushma Swaraj in Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Combined Commanders Conference on September 28, the second anniversary of 2016’s surgical strikes against terror pods in Pakistani territory by Indian forces.

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A new book by Bharat Karnad, India’s foremost old school strategic expert, rips apart Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting Pakistan while surrendering the country’s sovereignty to the US and kowtowing to China.

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Terrorism is the most deplorable violation of human rights and yet surprisingly, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR), in its recent report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, failed to even mention the menace once, said Yoana Barakova, a research analyst with the Amsterdam-based European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS).

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