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India’s voracious appetite for possessing military hardware remains insatiable. It keeps spending billions of dollars on purchases of weapons system, all with an eye on its arch foes, China and Pakistan.

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After internal differences between Sri Lankan president and prime minister spilled over into ties with India, the country’s prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe discussed the current status of India-funded development projects with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Saturday.

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An Indian Army patrol team was ambushed by a group of heavily-armed intruders from Pakistan near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Sunday, killing three soldiers and seriously injuring a fourth.

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More than 56 years after India's war with China, villagers of Arunachal Pradesh have received nearly Rs 38 crore as compensation for the land acquired by the Army to set up its bases, bunkers and barracks.

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India never eyes anyone else's territory but will hit back with "double the force" if its sovereignty is ever challenged, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday at an event to mark the 75th anniversary of proclamation of the Azad Hind government by Subhas Chandra Bose.

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Pakistan’s finance minister promised on Saturday to end the country’s reliance on International Monetary Fund bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan.

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Pakistan warned that Indian purchase of Russian S-400 missile system could destabilise the region but simultaneously downplayed its effectiveness, noting that Pakistan had missiles that could bypass the S-400 Air Defence System.

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Headline grabbing big-ticket defence deals make news whenever Indian PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet for an annual summit relegating other important aspects to the background.

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India’s only aircraft carrier INS Vikarmaditya is set to sail from the Kochi port on October 23 for basin trials before returning to its home port at Karwar after undergoing a five-month refit at a cost of ₹705 crore at the Cochin Shipyard.

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he S-400 is one of the most controversial missiles in the world currently. The United States has imposed economic sanctions on countries simply for buying the system, but many of the world’s powers are interested in it, with India signing deals in September 2018 and China in April 2018.

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India on Saturday (October 20) rejected reports in Pakistani media that New Delhi has refused "permission" to Pakistan from inspecting water projects being built on the River Chenab.

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The National Security Guards (NSG) has sought the intervention of the home ministry after Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik said on record on October 18 that there was no move to deploy the elite counter-terror force in the Valley.

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Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are under a new threat of the deadly terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS), also called Daesh, resulting from a major shift from the Middle East, a recent study has found.

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After its plan to tie-up with global shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd of South Korea ran into rough weather, Hindustan Shipyard Limited has launched an exercise to scout for collaboration with an internationally-acclaimed firm to design and construct five Fleet Support Ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy at a total estimated cost of ₹9,500 crore.

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Under mounting international criticism, China has given its most extensive defense yet of its sweeping campaign to detain and indoctrinate Muslims, with a senior official this past week describing its network of camps in the far west as humane job-training centers.

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The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank continued to spiral downwards for the eighth successive week as they fell 2.63% on a weekly basis, according to data released on Thursday.

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In a major embarrassment for Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu a video has surfaced in which a cop from Pakistan Police is provoking the Sikhs to revolt against India. In the video, the cop can be heard urging the Sikhs to rise against the oppression.

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Expressing dissatisfaction over Pakistan's efforts to combat terror financing, a delegation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has asked the country to take robust steps to strengthen its legal framework if it wants to avoid being blacklisted by the anti-money laundering watchdog, according to a media report on Saturday.

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