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Indian Navy successfully test-fires MRSAM missileThe Indian Navy has successfully test-fired a Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM), achieving a significant milestone to enhance its anti-air warfare capability, the defence ministry said Friday. The test-firing of the missile was undertaken on the western seaboard by Indian naval ships...
Iranian missiles can easily reach US ships in Gulf: Guards deputyDUBAI: A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on...
Doubts raised over Pakistan's battle against terror financingISLAMABAD: The Asia-Pacific Group (APG), a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has raised questions on Pakistan's seriousness in its campaign against terror financing and money laundering, the media reported on Friday. A 10-member delegation led by Finance Secretary Mohammad...
Normal life affected in Kashmir due to separatists' strike against civilian killingSRINAGAR: Normal life was affected in Kashmir Friday due to a strike called by separatists to protest the killing of a civilian following an encounter between militants and security forces in Pulwama district. Most of the shops, fuel stations...
F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejectsRIVERSIDE (US): A pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California, military officials said. The pilot was not hurt, and there were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground,...
Soldier ‘honey-trapped by Pakistan woman’ arrestedNEW DELHI: An Army soldier posted with an infantry battalion at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh was arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly supplying information to Pakistan, in what could be yet another honey-trap case to hit the armed forces. Defence sources on Thursday said the...
View: Top five national security challenges the next government must tackleWe have crested the final wave of an exhausting election campaign. But there is always a tomorrow, and a nation to run, never mind who will helm things at Lok Kalyan Marg. This was also the first election where...
29 years after it was imposed, AFSPA set to be withdrawn from AssamGUWAHATI: Twenty nine years after its imposition, the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is set to be withdrawn from Assam in August, and the Centre has already asked the Army to plan its return from the state. It...
India delivers a pair of Mi-24 choppers to KabulKABUL: India on Thursday delivered the first pair of Mi-24 attack helicopters as replacement to the Afghan Air Force to help bolster the war-torn country's capability in counter insurgency and fight against terrorism. Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Vinay Kumar handed over the...
6 militants, jawan, civilian killed in ValleySRINAGAR: Six militants were killed on Thursday in encounters in with security forces in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir while a civilian and a soldier also lost their lives, police said. While three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists, a civilian and a...