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France’s Dassault Aviation, American firm Boeing and Swedish Saab are the front-runners for the Indian Air Force’s multi-billion dollar contract for 114 fighter jets. However, the Russians are still in contention with two aircraft, as is US manufacturer Lockheed Martin.

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It would be a "mistake" for India to view Pakistan with the eye of pre-partition and its desire for peace should not be misconstrued as a sign of weakness, President Arif Alvi said on Saturday as Islamabad displayed its military might on the National Day.

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Defence contractors, who have been fighting to get their bills—for work that has been completed—cleared from the ministry of defence (MoD) say that the amount has now crossed the Rs 2,000 crore-mark as they feared, affecting hundreds of firms and impacting key projects.

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India has a number of defence training institutions to train the youth for military services. There are many academies and colleges to train professional soldiers in strategies and techniques of the military along with warfare command, military sciences, and related technology.

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In a major victory for the forces, the Indian Army gunned down 12 Pakistan Army soldiers, including two officers on Thursday in retaliation of continued ceasefire violation by the neighbouring forces along the Line of Control (LoC).

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There was no room for "jihadi outfits and jihadi culture" in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said amidst intense global pressure on his government to rein in the terrorist outfits operating from its soil after the Pulwama attack.

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India and Pakistan came perilously close to firing missiles at each other on February 27, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi deciding to up the ante after the capture of MiG-21 Bison pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman by Pakistan, and . . .

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A 12-year-old boy who was mercilessly used as a human shield by two terrorists even as emotional family members made several appeals to them to release him during a gunfight with security forces, was killed in Kashmir’s Bandipora on Friday.

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In a surprise move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan conveying his greetings on the eve of its National Day.

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India’s BrahMos missile for Chile! The armed forces of Chile have reached out to India and expressed their interest in buying the buying the BrahMos missile a joint venture of India-Russia.

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The first batch of Dhanush artillery guns referred to as 'Desi Bofors' will be inducted in the Indian Army on March 26. By the end of the year, a regiment comprising 18 guns are likely to be pressed into action.

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France has approached the European Union to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist and the 28-member grouping is expected to take a decision on the issue based on the principle of consensus, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.

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Denel Land Systems is in negotiations with an Asian country to purchase the company’s latest T5-52 wheeled self-propelled artillery system, a company source told Jane’s .

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India's foreign exchange reserves surged by a whopping $3.602 billion in week to touch $405.638 billion driven by rise in foreign currency assets, the Reserve Bank said Friday. Forex Reserves had increased by $258.8 million to $402.035 billion in the previous week.

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Taking a tough stance against separatists, the centre today banned Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front or JKLF as an unlawful association under the provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act or UAPA.

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The relationship between India and the US flourished under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official in the Donald Trump administration has said, adding it expects the ties to improve after the Lok Sabha elections.

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Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (SED) has bagged a Rs 1,200 crore contract from the defence ministry for supply of ship-borne 3D Air Surveillance Radars.

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The Indian Air Force announced on Friday that two of its indigenously designed Tejas fighters had left for Malaysia to participate in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). LIMA, which is a biannual aerospace and maritime exhibition, is considered one of the main air shows in Asia.

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