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UAE will provide the much-awaited $3billion deposit to help Pakistan come out of its economic crisis and to boost liquidity.

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Pakistan is no slouch when it comes to conventional military deterrence. In fact, it is equipping its military with a dual-track modernisation programme, which can combat India’s denial strategies and limited war aims, according to an article posted by South Asian Voices.

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The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), the most generous water-sharing pact in modern world history, remains a large millstone around India’s neck.

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Four terrorists were killed in a fierce gunfight that broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday morning, a day after another encounter in Budgam. The attacks come just days ahead of India's 70th Republic Day celebrations.

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Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi on Tuesday said that madrasas promote ISIS ideology.

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Even as 31 Rohingya Muslims are stranded along the India-Bangladesh borders since Friday, 30 more Rohingyas, including 12 children, were on Monday night apprehended along the Tripura-Assam border, a police officer said.

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China has cut down troops in the world's largest standing Army by more than 50 per cent as part of President Xi Jinping's plans to turn the force into a modern and leaner one.

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Indian Armed Forces has one of the largest land based Armies across the world and naturally, Indian Army needs a lot of specialized vehicles to transport such large and highly trained forces in all sorts of terrains.

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With Maldives’ defence minister Mariya Ahmed Didi due to visit India on her first tour this week, India plans to renew its offer to extend the coastal surveillance radar systems (CSRS) project to the island neighbour, as part of the defence cooperation dialogue.

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The Indian Air Force’s wait for new fighter jets to replace an ageing MiG fleet is set to get longer. The selection process to identify combat aircraft to be made in India is unlikely to commence before the general elections this year, high-level sources indicate.

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Any US decision to drastically reduce troop levels in Afghanistan could draw countries in the region, including India, into the 17-year-old conflict and embolden Pakistan to increase its backing for the Taliban, a report by the Rand Corporation has warned.

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Pakistan has invited Indian delegates to negotiate and finalise the agreement on the Kartarpur Corridor for which the stone breaking ceremony was held on both sides of the border in November last year.

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Laser Designator Pods (LDPs) are complex laser targeting systems used by the military. American firm Lockheed Martin has been developing a cost-effective fibre laser system that will be demonstrated on a fighter jet in 2021. According to Sources, Indian scientists claim that their laser designator pod is highly cost-effective and accurate.

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Twenty-one Bangladeshi nationals, including a Hindu, who had entered Assam illegally, were deported to their country on Monday.

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The Navy in coordination with the Coast Guard and other stakeholders will conduct a two-day defence exercise along the coastline from Tuesday to test the country's preparedness against any attack through the sea route.

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India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business, NGOs and media but the country's brands are among the least-trusted, according to a report.

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Lockheed Martin sees a potential export market of more than $20 billion for its F-16 fighter aircraft from an assembly line in India it has offered to set up in order to win a large Indian military order, a top executive said.

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In a bid to provide more firepower to its infantry units against enemy tank regiments, the Army is planning to buy more than 3,000 Milan 2T anti-tank guided missiles from France in a deal likely to be worth over Rs. 1,000 crore.

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