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Brigadier posted at Army HQ under police scanner for links with arms dealer

Delhi Police suspects he ‘leaked’ information related to weapon procurements to absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, writes to defence ministry seeking information.

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor work moving at fast pace

Satellite images reveal CPEC road passes through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, China promised $62 billion investment in the project.

Defence ministry may ease licensing rules for private players

Minister Nirmala Sitharama seeks to know why deemed licences not be given; DRDO asked for tech list for commercialisation.

Talk Point: Was the Doklam standoff resolved in reality or will tensions flare-up again?

Exclusive satellite images accessed by ThePrint show that the Chinese has deployed 2,000 troops near Doklam. We bring perspectives if the Doklam issue has resolved or can flare up again.

Exclusive: Chinese troops are amassed near Doklam plateau, satellite images show

First satellite images accessed by ThePrint show major PLA deployment of at least 2,000 troops is within two hours striking distance of Doklam.

With Exercise Sambandh, India to showcase naval supremacy in Indian Ocean region

The naval exercise will see the participation of officers from 10 nations of the Indian Ocean region, in a bid to counter the growing...

Swift wars are a myth, India needs to prepare for other modern forms of warfare as well

Long range missiles, terrorism and information warfare put civilians at the centre of conflicts. Nations like India need to have a plan on how to deal with them.

First Scorpene to be commissioned in December, French firm eyes follow-on order

Naval Group says it wants to continue partnership with Mumbai-based Mazagon Dock Ltd, where the six submarines are being manufactured.

China takes the dive, puts thrust on building nuclear submarines

Xi Jinping’s ‘China Dream’ gave boost to its Blue Water navy ambitions and funds were made available for the expansion of the nuclear submarine programme.

Satellite images reveal China’s state-of-art naval airbase

It has 24 aircraft shelters, 3 large hangars possibly for UAVs, one hangar for airborne early warning and control (AEWC) planes, among others.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.

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Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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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