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Kashmir is the first line of defence for Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday as his Cabinet decided to highlight the situation in Kashmir during the weeks leading to the address of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to the United Nations General Assembly next month.

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Around 80,000 workers of the 41 factories of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) have gone on a month-long general strike since Tuesday after talks between the Trade Unions and the Centre on the proposed corporatisation of ordnance factories failed yesterday.

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The Indian Army on Tuesday dismissed as "fake" Pakistan military's claim of killing six Indian security personnel in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

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For the first time in the Arab region, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be playing a critical role in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) launching of its first spacecraft “Hope Probe” next year.

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US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, saying it is a "very complicated place".

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Hours after Pakistan announced its decision to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the Narendra Modi government's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir, top diplomat Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday said that India was ready to fight its regional rival in any arena of its choice.

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Days after clashes erupted outside the High Commission of India in London during the Independence Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday raised the issue with his British counterpart - Boris Johnson - in a telephonic conversation.

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In a telephonic conversation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday, United States Secretary of Defence Mark Esper appreciated India’s stance that recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir are an “internal matter”, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

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High in the sunburned mountains that surround Pul-e-Khumri, beneath its parched earth and rock, Kali Mahato had dreamt he would find gold.

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Of the total 7,071 calls received on CRPF’s ‘madadgaar’ helpline between August 11 and 16 enquiring about well-being of family members based in Kashmir, 171 came from outside India and 2,700 from families of security personnel deployed in the state.

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Days after the United Nations Security Council(UNSC) held a "Closed Consultation" on the Kashmir issue, Pakistan, moving a step further, decided it would take the Kashmir dispute with India to International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked special status for its portion of the region earlier this month.

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India, which is looking to upgrade its mainstay Su 30MKI fighter fleet to modern standards, hopes to get a toehold into the export market as well by offering the package to friendly foreign nations that operate the Russian origin aircraft.

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The Narendra Modi government's push to reduce dependence on imported weapons for the armed forces is bearing fruits with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on Tuesday explaining why 'Made in India' equipment are the need of the hour for the Indian Air Force.

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A Pakistani commando who was behind the capture of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman when his IAF jet crashed in Pakistani territory in February this year, and had reportedly tortured the IAF pilot, has been killed in firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control.

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As the dust settles on the UN Security Council’s “non-meeting” on the Kashmir issue, few points are worth noting. Some will calm nerves while others demand serious action.

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The Defence Acquisition Council’s (DAC) recent approval for the procurement of Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology is the ‘mother’ of all solutions for the desired Tactical Communication needs of the Armed Forces.

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The famed and deadly BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is from the BrahMos Aerospace stable while HAL is involved in manufacturing and assembling several top fighters of the Indian Air Force including the indigenous Ligh Combat Aircraft Tejas, Sukhoi Su-30MKI, Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer, Intermediate Jet Trainer HJT-36, Dornier 228 and HTT-40 Basic Flying Trainer.

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The Indian Air force is still flying 44-year-old MiG-21 fighter jets when no one even drives cars that old, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said today. Questions have been raised about the four-decade-old fighter planes that remain the core of India's defence fleet since a recent dogfight at the Line of Control, in which Pakistan used superior F-16 jets.

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