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China urges Turkey to 'stop military action' in SyriaBEIJING: China on Tuesday called on Turkey to stop its military action in northern Syria and "return to the correct way of political resolution", with Ankara's operation against Kurdish militants in its seventh day. Turkey launched an assault last week against the...
Pakistan yet to respond to India's proposal to host meet between BSF and Pak RangersNEW DELHI: Pakistan has not yet responded to India's proposal on hosting the biannual meeting between the BSF and the Pakistan Rangers, another example of what appears to be the neighbour unilaterally snapping functional level...
Article 370 abrogation a 'decisive battle' against proxy war and terrorism in Kashmir: ShahGURGAON: The abrogation of Article 370 provisions is a "decisive battle" waged by the Narendra Modi government to end years of Pakistan-sponsored proxy war and terrorism, and it will bring long-lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir,...
Focus on research to make India global leader in defence technologies: Rajnath SinghNEW DELHI: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) officials to focus on research work in order to make India a global leader in the defence sector. "We will have...
There is concern over inherent dangers in 'nuclear brinkmanship': Indian diplomatUNITED NATIONS: Noting that the global security situation is in a flux, India said there is concern over the inherent dangers in “nuclear brinkmanship” pursued by countries as a cover for cross-border terrorism. Ambassador Pankaj Sharma, Permanent Representative of India...
Next war will be won through indigenised weapons systems: Army ChiefNEW DELHI: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said the Defence Research and Development Organisation has made strides in ensuring that requirement of the country's defence services are met through home-grown solutions, adding that the next war will...
India's security vulnerabilities are going to be 'much more greater' in times to come: NSA DovalNEW DELHI: Addressing the 41st Directors conference at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) here, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Tuesday said that India's security vulnerabilities are "much greater" today and they...
Apache choppers need integration with ground forces: ExpertsNEW DELHI: With 22 Apache helicopters set to join the Indian Air Force (IAF) by March 2020, defence experts have raised the need for integrating the multi-role combat choppers with ground forces for better operational capabilities, logistics and training. Eight units of the...
Issue of Pakistani drones to feature prominently at Army commanders' meetNEW DELHI: The threat of Pakistani drones crossing the border into India reportedly for dropping arms and ammunition and how this challenge can be tackled will be discussed at the army commanders conference which began in Delhi on Monday....
Sino-Pak axis plans to sell arms to Nigeria and MyanmarNEW DELHI: The Sino-Pak military axis is now eyeing export markets in third countries in India’s neighbourhood and among New Delhi’s traditional defence partners in Africa. The subject of Chinese fighter aircraft and other military hardware supplied to Pakistan for...