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Army fears US could leak data to Pakistan if India-US sign military secrecy pact

The Pentagon’s position is that the agreement is required by law if the US is to export sensitive military equipment to a country.

India prevails, US likely to exempt it from sanctions on arms import from Russia

US recommends waiver for India under CAATSA, which, many say, was aimed against New Delhi’s bid to buy S-400 air defence missile systems from Russia.

The rarely told story of vital Point 5353 India failed to retake from Pakistan in Kargil

Some 19 yrs after the war, ThePrint pieces together events that prevented the Indian Army from capturing a vital height.

My husband was killed because he was Muslim, says Alwar lynching victim’s wife

The sole breadwinner of a family of nine, Rakbar Khan was allegedly killed in Alwar on suspicion of cow smuggling.

Alwar lynching: Cow protection groups blame police for the murder of Muslim man

Cow protection groups and local police trade allegations over the events in the last hours before Rakbar Khan's death.

From jalebi wala to baba to serial rapist: Tohana mahant was blackmailing victims

Baba Amarpuri allegedly the filmed women he raped. In some cases, he used the footage to blackmail the victims for money.

In a first, India & Pakistan will be in wargames in China and Russia, troops leave next week

New Delhi will send multiple contingents of its army for the wargames that will be held between 28 July and 11 August.

China builds defences in PoK territory India claims, carries out joint patrols with Pakistan

The region is the sparsely populated Khunjerab Pass in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which is part of the CPEC that India opposes. 

BSF officers raise funds for the family of colleague killed in Pakistan firing

Assistant commandant Jitendra Singh was killed in cross-border firing by Pakistan in J&K on 12 June.

Minister says ‘jointness dear to PM’s heart’. IAF tells us why theatre command not workable

An IAF position paper instead recommends strengthening of joint operations command.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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