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China's curt warning to India: External intervention in Maldives will complicate situation
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China's curt warning to India: External intervention in Maldiv...

China has warned against any military intervention in the Maldives, saying such a move would further complicate the situation, amid repeated calls for India's military intervention by exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed to resolve the political ... DNA, 1 week ago
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Government clears Rs 15,935-crore plan to buy guns for military

In a major decision, the defence ministry approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces. The long-pending proposals were cleared at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council, the defence ministry’s highest decision making body on procurement. The approval to the proposals come amid increasing hostilities by Pakistan along the Line of ...
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Mattis seeks to maintain balance of power in Indo-Pacific

The Trump administration's first defence strategy seeks to maintain a balance of power in the Indo-Pacific region and prepare America for a power competition with Russia and China, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said.Unveiling the new defence strategy, ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
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Exclusive! The mantra that handed the Indian Army victory in 1971

Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam's book India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971 is an eye-opener.India's Wars gives the reader deep insights into little known aspects of combat, the sharp military minds that shaped battlefield tactics and the precision with which they were executed.Deeply researched and passionately written, Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam -- a fighter pilot who has commanded a MiG-21 squadron and a base comprising India's frontline fighter, the Sukhoi-30MKI -- offers a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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'Military still the most powerful institution in Pakistan'

'It has a natural inclination to foster as much competition among civilian politicians as possible.' IMAGE: 'The appetite for the war on terror is rooted in a change in the approach of the military, not the civilian government.'Pakistan's army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters Hasnain Malik, head of equity research at Exotix Capital, tells Aditi Phadnis that if the general election in 2018 is conducted in a free, transparent and fair manner, it may rank ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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India among Top 5 defence spenders, China is thrice its Budget: Report

London: Indias defence budget broke into the worlds top five, beating the UK for the first time, a new report by a London-based global think-tank has said, signalling a key shift in the military balance between the two countries. India overtook the UK as the ...
 Mathrubhumi4 days ago India's defence budget breaks into world's top 5, says UK report  Deccan Herald4 days ago India overtakes UK in defence spending; China remains a major challenger  Rediff.com4 days ago

Centre clears mega purchase of weapons for armed forces

The Centre on Tuesday approved the purchase of weapons worth about Rs 15,931 crore for the armed forces to help them deal with security challenges along the nations disputed borders. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired a meeting of the Defence ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago
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What's hot at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Anti-NKorea protesters burn flags before opening ceremony IMAGE: Police try to extinguish burnt portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an anti-North Korea protest before the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police outside the Winter Olympics stadium in South Korea on Friday, hours before two of the North's most senior officials ...
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Maldives crisis: India stuck between a rock and a hard place

In a crackdown on the opposition, the former President of Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was detained after the government declared a 15 day state of emergency. He was in power for three decades and was arrested at his home. The current president Abdulla ...
 Sify1 week ago Maldivian crisis: Opposition calls for release of ex-President, CJ  Sify1 week ago
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US calls on Maldives to restore rights of people and institutions

The United States today called on Maldives President Abdulla Yameen to ensure the proper functioning of the Parliament and restore constitutionally guaranteed rights of the people and institutions in the country."The US calls on President Yameen, the army, and police to comply with the rule of law, implement the Supreme Court's lawful ruling, ensure the full and proper functioning of the Parliament, and restore constitutionally guaranteed rights of the people and institutions of Maldives," a ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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