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The special forces of the Chinese military have conducted drills in Tibet, including ground training for helicopter pilots, to test their skills in the high altitude region, state-run media reported on Friday.

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US sanctions against Russian companies have no major impact on the Russian-Indian defense industry cooperation, including negotiations on the supply of Russia’s S-400 Triumf air defense systems to the South Asian country, Russian Ambassador to . . .

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At the Helm by Tilak Devasher is an utterly compelling book that takes the reader down the tumultuous, often hilarious and ultimately tragic life and times of the diverse men and women who have ruled Pakistan since 1947.

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In an unprecedented move, India's top spy satellites maker Dr Tapan K Misra was summarily sacked yesterday from his position as Director of ISRO Space Applications Center in Ahmedabad, the lab where such satellites are fabricated.

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The upcoming general elections in Pakistan are witnessing a nexus between security agencies and candidates, who have been fielded by banned religious and extremist outfits.

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Rajeev Dhawan, a lawyer of one of the Muslim parties on Friday observed that "Hindus acted like Taliban" on December 6, 1992, when Babri Masjid was demolished in Ayodhya.

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Reacting on the Rahul Gandhi's statement over his alleged meeting with French president over Rafale deal and no secrecy pact about the agreement, the French government today said fighter jet deal in under classified category, the government can't reveal the details of the deal. However, Rahul Gandhi said that he still stand by his statement.

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A Pakistani-American father-son duo has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a US court for illegally exporting banned items to the Pakistan military, particularly to its atomic energy and space agencies.

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The United States has offered India the armed version of Guardian drones that were originally authorized for sale as unarmed for surveillance purposes.

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As the Trump administration pushes the sale of American weapons as a key part of its plan to grow the economy, America has already eclipsed its overall defense trade total from last year.

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To compete with rivals in the satellite launch market, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is gearing up for full-fledged commercial launches from September onwards. A PSLV rocket will be launched in that month solely for foreign satellites.

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The old proverb For want of a nail about a king who lost his kingdom because his horse had a faulty shoe nail is a staple in school to teach us that the little things can make a world of difference. Like a mistake caused by a misplaced decimal point that can take years and cost billions to rectify!

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India and Russia are in advanced talks to seal a $ 1.1-billion deal for new medium lift helicopters to be used by both the defence and home ministry, with a likelihood of it being inked at an upcoming bilateral summit that will see Russian President Vladimir Putin travelling to the capital in October.

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Minutes before Wing Commander Meet Kumar hurtled to his death yesterday, he was on radio with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) of the Pathankot Air base and sought permission to return immediately.

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The Indian Navy is on course to create a new full-time post of Inspector general (safety) that will help ensure safe operations at sea and reduce the risk of accidents, two persons familiar with the matter said on condition of anonymity.

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NSG members had discussed the issue of India’s admittance to the Seoul plenary, but at least five countries, including Switzerland and China, opposed the proposal on grounds that India was not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

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The first 2+2 dialogue between Defence and Foreign Ministers of India and the U.S. will take place in September first week in New Delhi. An official announcement on this will be likely in the next few days, The Hindu has learnt.

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Sea trials of the indigenously built aircraft carrier, Vikrant, are expected to commence by early 2020, a Defence spokesperson said today.

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