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Amid heightened tensions, IAF enhances capabilities of Halwara base near Indo-Pak border

Amid heightened tensions, IAF enhances capabilities of Halwara base near Indo-Pak border

The IAF has enhanced capability of its frontline base in Punjab’s Halwara, which is close to the Indo-Pak border, by deploying additional Sukhoi fighter jets.

Branding under the arc lights

Branding under the arc lights

Is social media turning conscience keeper for brands? It would seem so, given the manner in which celebrities, politicians and brands have faced the ire of a large and outraged army of public defenders

PM Modi to visit Israel: Deals on Barak-8, Spike missiles may be sealed

PM Modi to visit Israel: Deals on Barak-8, Spike missiles may be sealed

A raft of mega defence deals, including procurement of an air defence system for the Indian Navy are likely to be sealed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel which will be first by an Indian PM to the Jewish nation.

‘Bangladesh looking at BIMSTEC with Saarc ‘failure’

‘Bangladesh looking at BIMSTEC with Saarc ‘failure’

With the “failure” of Saarc, Bangladesh is looking at sub-regional groupings, including BIMSTEC, for cooperation, said Gowher Rizvi, the international affairs adviser to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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.

US defence chief in Israel for talks on Iran, Syria

US defence chief in Israel for talks on Iran, Syria

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis visited Israel on Friday for talks expected to focus on Iran, Syria and the two countries’ close strategic relations despite recent tensions with Barack Obama’s adminstration

Hyundai to help HSL become a world-class unit

Hyundai to help HSL become a world-class unit

The agreement of mutual cooperation to be signed between the governments of India and South Korea will pave the way for a strategic partnership between Hindustan Shipyard Limited, a Visakhapatnam-based Ministry of Defence enterprise, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, the world’s leading shipbuilder.

Varanasi airport gets ‘major’ tag after handling more than 1.5 million flyers in 2016-17

Varanasi airport gets ‘major’ tag after handling more than 1.5 million flyers in 2016-17

Varanasi may have to wait a few more years for the ongoing redevelopment to show results but its airport already appears to have gained from its exalted status as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency.

India dismisses China’s renaming of places in Arunachal Pradesh

India dismisses China’s renaming of places in Arunachal Pradesh

India on Thursday dismissed China’s act of giving its own names to six places in Arunachal Pradesh, saying “it doesn’t make illegally held territory legal”.

Army chief felicitates retired officer for nationwide cycling

Army chief felicitates retired officer for nationwide cycling

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today felicitated Maj Gen (retd.) Somnath Jha who cycled throughout the country for 183 days covering 29 states as a tribute to the 21,000 martyrs of the armed forces since Independence.