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Washington: Pakistan remains a "safe haven for terrorists and a fount of "radical Islamist thought" while its security agencies support militant groups destabilising Afghanistan and threatening India, a top US lawmaker said on Wednesday."Pakistani governments have come and gone, but it's northwestern frontier has remained a terrorist haven, with...
WASHINGTON — The US Navy's fight to buy 52 variants of its littoral combat ship (LCS) from two shipbuilders may have taken a fatal blow this week after the secretary of defense directed the service to cap its buy at 40 ships and pick only one supplier. The directive...
Pakistan troops on Thursday handed over an Indian national who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector in June.Mohammad Rashid, a driver, was handed back at the Chakan-da-bagh crossing point to the Indian Army.According to a defence spokesperson, Rashid, a resident of Degwar Teruan village,...
The massacre in Paris on November 13, following bombings in Beirut, Lebanon and the downing of a Russian passenger jet over Cairo all claimed by the ISIS reveals a terrorist organisation that has changed in significant ways from the West’s initial understanding of the group focused on holding territory...
Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS HoodaJAMMU: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda, who is heading eight members high level delegation to China on six days visit, today met Deputy Chief of General Staff of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at the Chinese Army Headquarters during which they...
NEW DELHI: As many as 34 persons, including 11 serving and retired armed force personnel and one serving BSF personnel, have been arrested over the past three years on charges of spying for Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).As per statistics furnished by the home ministry in reply to a Rajya...
The government today said that any unfettered freedom with regard to display of geospatail data could have serious national and public safety implicationsNEW DELHI: It is essential to come up with a legislation for dissemination of images and geospatial data in public domain before according permission to service providers...
The Shahab-3 Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) is based on the North Korean Nodong-1Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said Wednesday that Iran would continue its research, development and production of missiles and other military equipment, irrespective of UN resolutions.“Since day one of the endorsement of the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive...
The INS Rahav (Meaning Greek God of the Seas), Israel's newest submarine, is lowered down as it is ready to set sail from the German port of Kiel to Haifaby Judah Ari GrossThe latest and one of the most expensive weapons in the IDF’s arsenal, the Dolphin-class submarine INS...
IDN VIEW: Key Defence Deals Cleared by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)Purchase of an estimated Rs 40,000 Crore Russian S-400 Triumf Air Defence Missile SystemsAccepted Army's proposal for the purchase of Six Regiments of the Pinaka Rocket SystemClears 571 Light Bullet-Proof vehicles to be used in Counter-Insurgency and Counter-Terrorism Operations at a...