Reflecting their growing proximity, India and Israel today decided to further “broad-base” their already close defence partnership and intensify cooperation in combating radicalisation and extremism, while calling upon global community to act tough against terror networks and States harbouring them. The two countries also agreed to deepen their cooperation in a variety of areas including […]

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Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that there have been no incidents of stone pelting in the Valley ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation decision on November 8. Congratulating PM Modi for this achievement, Parrikar also said, “Earlier, there were rates: Rs 500 for stone pelting (on security forces in Kashmir) […]

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Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag today reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and instructed his troops to be alert against the enemy’s inimical designs. He encouraged them to be aggressive in their approach. The army said Gen. Suhag visited the Northern Command headquarters at Udhampur in J&K. The visit comes […]

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pakistan cannot be bullied by Indian “tactics” and its restraint should not be “misunderstood” as weakness, warning that his country was fully capable of defending against “any belligerence”. His remarks came a day after the Pakistan Army admitted that seven of its soldiers were killed in firing by Indian […]

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A Russian navy MiG-29K fighter crashed into the Mediterranean while attempting to land on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier after operating over Syria, Fox News reports. A helicopter recovered the pilot, whose status is unknown, US officials told Fox. Recent reports and videos suggest that Russia began the Kuznetsov’s first combat deployment last week in […]

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Faced with “critical shortages” of ammunition and other equipment, India has triggered its Fast Track Purchase (FTP) process to tap the overseas market, bypassing prescribed routine acquisition procedures, according to a Ministry of Defense (MoD) official. “Small teams constituting senior defense service officials and MoD procurement officials have been sent to Russia and Israel to quickly purchase a variety […]

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Boeing has said it is in talks with Indian companies to collaborate under the ‘Make in India’ initiative to manufacture Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) that could be used for surveillance by the Indian Navy. Brad Jeisman, Senior Business Development Manager of Insitu Pacific which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, said since the Indian Navy […]

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