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Mike Pompeo’s visit to India: US Secretary of State terms Iran biggest terror sponsor, says threat needs to be deterred

With India holding to its views on Iran from a geographical perspective, United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo

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Conditions for US waiver on S-400 met by India, say diplomatic sources; ‘can’t wish away’ Russia defence ties

India meets the criteria for a US sanctions waiver for procuring S-400 missile defence systems from Russia and the

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India’s Iran policy needs an intricate balancing act; New Delhi has Chabahar port, US ties at stake and China waiting on sidelines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second win in the Lok Sabha elections and the growing unrest in the Persian Gulf

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‘Wuhan spirit’ fails to break NSG deadlock as China continues to play hardball over India’s entry into elite club

China once again ensured that there was no discussion on India’s admission into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), arguing

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Even as it talks peace, Taliban provides safe haven to Lashkar-e-Taiba, Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, says new UN report

The Taliban's leadership is providing safe havens and resources to the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups targeting

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Union Budget 2019: Size of budgetary allocation for defence reflects a country’s ability to fund military activities

A Defence Budget or Military Budget is the amount of financial resources allocated by a government for raising and maintaining

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India’s ‘Cold Start’ doctrine: Strategy evolved after 2001 Parliament attack; recent terror strikes underscore its significance

In recent years, India has increasingly made its 'Cold Start' doctrine public, and the strategy assumes significance in the

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India’s foreign policy for next 5 years: New Delhi must stave off Chinese influence on Myanmar through trade, development assistance

For the Indian foreign policy establishment, especially under the current Narendra Modi government, Myanmar has been a pivotal country.

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Amarnath Yatra preparations: In wake of recent terror attacks, Mughal road to be used as alternate route for devotees

In the wake of a series of terrorist attacks on security forces in the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and

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AN-32 crash: Probe to ascertain cause to be delayed due to severe damage to plane’s black box, say defence sources

The blackbox of the ill-fated AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh with 13 personnel on board had suffered

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