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The shameless Pakistani Navy celebrated December 9 as Hangor Day to honor Pakistan Navy’s Submarine Hangor during the 1971 war against India. In order to commemorate the 47th Hangor day, a ceremony was organized by the 5th Submarine Squadron.

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The Indian naval Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, has said the Navy is planning to maintain three aircraft carriers to keep pace with China, which is projected to have five or six within a decade and up to 10 by 2049.

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India and Australia have almost concluded negotiations on an agreement for reciprocal access to military facilities for logistics support that is expected to be signed during Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit in January, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday boycotted the speech of Minister of State VK Singh at the Heart of Asia Conference here.

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A group of Tamil Hindus on Monday criticised the government for what it called the overlooking of Hindus from Sri Lanka from the list of persecuted minorities who will be able to seek citizenship in India.

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The deputy chief of the Royal Thai Navy has said his country will monitor Myanmar's use of a diesel-electric submarine being transferred by the Indian Navy. The ship is the first submarine that will enter Myanmar military service.

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The Indian Army tested its latest artillery ammunition, the Excalibur precision-guided shells from the US-made M777 Howitzer in Pokhran on Monday.

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The combined sales of three Indian companies that figure among the world’s 100 top arms suppliers stood at $5.9 billion in 2018, a drop of 6.9% compared to the previous year, according to the latest data released by a leading Stockholm-based think-tank that tracks the weapons industry.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Lok Sabha on Monday that the Centre will never touch Article 371 and that Rohingyas will never be accepted as citizens of India.

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India will soon have separate agreements for sharing its military logistics with all of its three partners – United States, Japan, and Australia – in the 'Quad', an initiative the four nations re-launched a few years ago to build a bulwark against China in Indo-Pacific.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the Pakistani diaspora to emulate overseas Indians and Chinese who have invested heavily in their motherland while assuring them a corruption-free environment to boost the cash-strapped country’s economy.

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France will ramp up joint patrols and operations with India’s armed forces in the Indian Ocean to protect the interests of both countries, counter illegal activities and ensure an international rules-based order, a top French commander said on Monday.

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In a big boost to bilateral defence cooperation, Myanmar is set to soon commission its first-ever submarine after it is formally handed over by India.

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Metal cutting, the first step in the start of commercial production, of the of indigenously made single-engine fighter plane Tejas (Mk-II) is scheduled for February 2020, according to Dr Girsh S Deodhare, director of the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and head of the Tejas programme.

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More than 25,000 Muslims visited the Durbar Sahib Gurdwara in Kartarpur after the Pakistan government permitted its citizens to the holy shrine.

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A train service with a capacity of carrying 181 passengers will be restored between Lahore and Wagah Railway Station on December 14, after a gap of 22 years.

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Pakistan’s double-standards in its dealing with Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case was once again on display after the authorities in Islamabad told the Indian side that only a Pakistani can represent him in the court.

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With India and Australia scheduled to hold 2+2 official-level dialogue here tomorrow, New Delhi is on the verge of completing a full circle of engagements with the other three members of Quad before the end of the year.

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