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India was the world’s largest importer of major arms between 2012–16, accounting for 13 per cent of the global total sales, according to a new data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), an independent institute that tracks arms proliferation among other issues in conflict studies.

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The Indian armed forces are likely to see a major overhaul in the coming months, if media reports are to be believed. The armed forces have briefed the government on the creation of ‘theatre commands’ for better coordination among the three services.

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Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India in 2016 calendar year jumped 18% to a record $46.4 billion, at a time global FDI inflows fell.

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The Siang – as the Tsangpo is called as it enters India from China to later become the Brahmaputra in Assam – on Friday got its first bridge closest to the international border with Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu inaugurating a newly-constructed steel suspension bridge at Kodak near Tuting.

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The 11th edition of the Aero India exhibition is taking place on February 15-18 and is organized by India’s Defense Ministry at Air Force Base Yelahanka in the city of Bengaluru.

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India is investing heavily in developing unmanned vehicles — ground, sea and air — as it gears up for a fast-approaching era of soldier-less battlefields despite the current void in policies governing how they will be used.

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Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence Ltd, which has been making headlines with spate of agreements and contracts in the defence sector, is hungry for more.

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Nearly 100 people were killed and dozens injured tonight when an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up inside the crowded shrine of revered Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan town, some 200 kms northeast of Karachi, in a string of deadly blasts this week in Pakistan.

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Ramping up production of fighter aircraft, helicopters and UAVs, aviation major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is gearing up for an overall investment of Rs 17,500 crore in the next five years.

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China's official media today warned India against playing the 'Taiwan card', saying New Delhi will suffer losses by challenging Beijing over the sensitive issue.

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