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India is fifth largest military spender with outlay of $55.9 bn: SIPRI

India is fifth largest military spender with outlay of $55.9 bn: SIPRI

The United States remained at the top of the list, with its military spending growing by 1.7% between 2015 and 2016 to $611 billion. Military expenditure by China, the second largest spender,

ISRO to increase frequency of launches to 12 per year by building more satellites

ISRO to increase frequency of launches to 12 per year by building more satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is trying to increase its capacity to deliver by scaling up the frequency of launches to 12 per year from the seven at present by building more satellites and lowering the cost of access to space.

Violence against Kashmiri students: Reach out to them, PM Modi tells states

Violence against Kashmiri students: Reach out to them, PM Modi tells states

State governments should take interest in students from Jammu and Kashmir studying in different states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed on Sunday, in the backdrop of recent violence and hate against them.

Canada defence minister Sajjan managed to avoid controversy during India trip

Canada defence minister Sajjan managed to avoid controversy during India trip

As Canadian defence minister Harjit Sajjan wrapped up a week-long official trip to India, the visit that could have turned into a diplomatic disaster may have instead managed to circumvent the distractions of controversies.

Nepal-China military exercise curtailed by ‘Indian pressure’, says Chinese media

Nepal-China military exercise curtailed by ‘Indian pressure’, says Chinese media

Nepal was forced to scale down its first military exercise with China because of purported pressure from India, Chinese state media reported on Friday.

China hits back, says it has ‘lawful right’ to standardise names in Arunachal

China hits back, says it has ‘lawful right’ to standardise names in Arunachal

China on Friday asserted that it was its “lawful right” to standardise official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, while its state-run media warned that India will pay “dearly” if it continues to play the Dalai Lama card.

India, Russia military drills to be held in tri-service format

India, Russia military drills to be held in tri-service format

India and Russia are working on a new format of military exercises involving their armies, navies and air forces, a first for both countries

Soon inter-city flights for just 2500, says UP civil aviation minister

Soon inter-city flights for just 2500, says UP civil aviation minister

One hour flights to cities like Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Varanasi from Allahabad for just Rs 2500 will become a reality soon

After flipflops, Canadian defence minister to be given guard of honour

After flipflops, Canadian defence minister to be given guard of honour

Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan will be accorded a guard of honour at South Block in the Capital on Tuesday following a last-minute confusion over whether the ceremonial welcome will be extended to him.

Indian soldier killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

Indian soldier killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

An Indian Army soldier was killed in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the police said on Tuesday

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