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Not long ago, China asserted its claims on the South China Sea by building and fortifying artificial islands in waters also claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and Malaysia.

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India’s abstention from voting on the OHCHR resolution has received a mixed reaction. While the drummer boys of the Tigers have condemned it as a betrayal of the Tamil minority, discerning observers have appreciated the rationale behind the decision.

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Maoists are "frustrated" because security camps have been set up in remote areas of Chhattisgarh and this process will be speeded up now to launch more serious operations against them, CRPF Director General Kuldiep Singh said on Sunday . . .

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While China is keeping India engaged in protracted and seemingly stalled talks on military disengagement in Ladakh, the Chinese leadership is investing vast sums in boosting its defence capabilities.

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Development of Russia’s new-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Kedr, will begin at the turn of 2023-2024, a defense industry source has told TASS.

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Despite the Centre's effort to curb the Naxal movement in the country, a large number of security personnel lost their lives in attacks by Naxalites every year.

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The ambush that left 22 security personnel dead in Chhattisgarh was led by some 400 Maoists who surrounded the jawans from three sides in an area devoid of vegetation and rained on them machine gun fire as well as IEDs for several hours, . . .

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting to review the security situation in Chhattisgarh in the wake of the killing of 22 security personnel by Naxals in the state, officials said.

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India will receive another 8 to 9 Rafale jets from France by mid-May, with some expected later this month, completing the first squadron of the fighters in the Indian Air Force (IAF), according to a defence official.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday condoled the death of security personnel in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh, and said their valour will never be forgotten.

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In March 2021, the Times of India reported that the Indian Navy had announced its intent to prioritize the development and construction of a force of six nuclear-powered attack submarines, or SSNs, ahead of building a third, larger aircraft carrier.

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India tested China’s sensitivities on Taiwan on Saturday, when in a rare move the government expressed sympathy after a serious railway accident killed over 50 people on the island on Friday.

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Terror outfit People's Anti-Fascist Front (PFF) has released a video of an attack on the security forces in Lawaypora, Srinagar on March 25. Three soldiers including a sub-inspector of the CRPF were killed in the attack on March 25.

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In March 2021, Unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant, the 1014 MW Kanupp-2, was synchronised with Pakistan’s electricity grid.

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Given the reference recently to India as Dhaka’s “most important neighbour” by Gowher Rizvi (Foreign Affairs Advisor to Sheikh Hasina) on the one hand, and notwithstanding the Islamist opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day . . .

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A border patrol of Assam Rifles in South Arunachal Pradesh intercepted an individual crossing the India-Myanmar Border in Changlang District, during border domination operations on 3 April.

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India should “not shy away” from discussing Kashmir with Pakistan even if they make it their core issue for talks, according to A.S. Dulat, former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and former Intelligence Bureau (IB) special director.

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In a first, India will join its Quad partners -- Australia, Japan and the U.S. -- in a French-led naval drill in the Bay of Bengal next week, as the nations seek to improve Indo-Pacific maritime security.

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