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Kashmir integral part of India: Algeria

Amidst escalating Indo-Pak tension over Pakistan’s continuing support to cross-border terror, Algeria has unequivocally conveyed that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and terrorism in all forms have to be eradicated. Algeria has conve...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 22, 2016

Manohar Parrikar clears Rs 900 crore Army deal with Israel

The decision was taken at the meeting of Defence Acquisition Council. The Army had earlier procured the Tadiran communication sets from Israel.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 22, 2016

Exclusive: Why Pakistan May Stop Getting F-16 Fighters From US

The F-16 variant being offered to India is far more advanced than what Pakistan has in its fleet.by Vishnu SomNew Delhi: Pakistan is the past, India is the future. That appears to be the message from the American fighter-jet manufacturer Lockheed Mar...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 22, 2016

Timeline: Post surgical strikes, Pakistan targets forward Indian posts along border

Rajouri: In the aftermath of the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army along the LoC, there has been an escalation in ceasefire violation by Pakistan and terrorist attacks have taken place in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir. India cond...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 22, 2016

Border Security Force (BSF) Kills 7 Pakistan Rangers, 1 Terrorist At Hiranagar In Jammu

JAMMU: Seven Pakistani Rangers or paramilitary soldiers have been killed today by the Border Security Force or BSF along the International Border in Hiranagar sector in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 22, 2016

Ban on Indian content shows Pakistan's lack of self-confidence: MEA

India on Thursday termed as unfortunate Pakistan's ban on Indian TV and radio programs and said it reflected the neighboring country's lack of self-confidence.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Rajnath Singh to visit Bahrain; to flag Pak-sponsored terrorism in JK

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will flag the issue of Pakistan-sponsored cross-border terrorism in India with the top leadership of Bahrain and discuss with them on how to enhance anti-terror cooperation during his two-day visit to the Gulf k...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Pakistan warns of action if India breaches Indus Water Treaty

Pakistan on Thursday warned of “appropriate action” if India violates the Indus Water Treaty and said it is closely monitoring the situation, amid reports that New Delhi may revisit the key water sharing accord. “Appropriate action will be take...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Varun Gandhi honey-trapped, claims arms dealer’s ex-partner Abhishek Verma; he denies charge

A former partner of arms dealer Abhishek Verma, in a letter to the Prime Minister, has alleged that BJP MP Varun Gandhi was “honey trapped and compromised” into leaking information about defense matters, and that he was blackmailed with photograp...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Goa declaration contains strongest ever language against terrorism amongst all past BRICS summits: India

Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs said on that Goa declaration contains the strongest ever language against terrorism among all past BRICS summits.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

China's state media calls LeT 'Pak-based military group', downplays boycott call of Chinese goods in Indian markets

Beijing: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), the dreaded Pakistan-based terrorist's outfit, has been described as a military group by China's state-run Global Times in a commentary.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

No blanket ban on Pakistani artistes in view of prevailing atmosphere: MEA

New Delhi: The controversy surrounding ban on Pakistani artistes working in India has taken the country by storm, with recently Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator (PEMRA) also banning all Indian content on television and radio.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Entire world doubts your anti-terror credentials, US to Pakistan

Islamabad: The United States has reportedly shown the cold shoulder again to Pakistan after it sought its help to convince India to return to talks, saying that the “entire world doubts your anti-terror credentials”.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Defence min Parrikar rejects Swaraj Abhiyan charge, terms Rafale best deal

Defense minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday asserted the recently-signed 7.878 billion euros deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets was the best ever offered to any country, rejecting the allegation by Swaraj Abhiyan’s Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yada...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Pak analyst confirms India's surgical strikes, says Pakistan itself to blame

If India resorts to frequent surgical strikes like it carried out last month in PoK, Pakistan will soon get exhausted, said noted political analyst Munir Saami.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

India Resolves US-2 Aircraft Price Issue With Japan

by Vivek RaghuvanshiNEW DELHI — The first-ever defense deal between India and Japan is back on track after two years as Japan has offered a price concession for the purchase of 12 US-2 amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy, according to an offici...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Manohar Parrikar clears purchase of 145 M777 howitzers worth Rs 4500 crore from US

by Manjeet Singh NegiThe Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today cleared the proposals for acquiring 145 M777 155 mm ultra-light howitzers from the US.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 21, 2016

Suu Kyi Meets PM Modi, Signs New Agreements to Enhance Bilateral Ties

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met State Counsellor and Foreign Minister of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, the third and concluding day of her three-day state visit to India.Read more »...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 20, 2016

44 persons involved in terror activities arrested in Baramulla

The Indian Army has arrested 44 persons, who allegedly staged protests and waved Chinese and Pakistani flags in the Kashmir valley last Friday.As per the statement issued by the Army’s spokesperson, a joint search operation was launched by the army...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 20, 2016

Modi government lays groundwork for water war in battle with rival Pakistan

India’s plans to review the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty can change the equation with not only Pakistan but also with China.Himalayan rivers have become the new flash point in the bitter India-Pakistan conflict, providing the latest diplomatic weapon i...
by Indian Defence News on Oct 20, 2016


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