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Snooping dragon: China building another spy ship to keep tabs on adversaries

Chinese spy ships collect data on Japanese, Indian, Australian and US navies – six are in service, one is undergoing trials and one is...

Terror shadow on Lahore bypoll: Hafiz Saeed’s man in fray for NA-120 seat

The byelection will be held on 17 September to elect disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s replacement in Pakistan’s National Assembly. For anyone interested in...

Ban Kerala’s PFI for ‘role in acts of terror’: NIA tells home ministry

NIA has alleged PFI was involved in murder, terror attack plots and forced conversions

Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan

The plan has been sent back for pruning, because it would double India’s defence budget. Top Navy officials meet new minister Sitharaman to brief...

Facing North Korea threat, US deploys missile defence system in S Korea

The US THAAD system’s missiles have a range of 200 km and can reach a height of 150 km to destroy incoming missiles from an adversary like North Korea.

Doklam proves China is biggest diplomatic challenge for India: Shyam Saran

Ex-foreign secretary Shyam Saran says just like in Doklam, the Chinese use small but incremental moves to exert power, and the dilemma is when...

India gets moving on $ 2.5 billion refit, lease of third Russian nuclear submarine

The nuclear-powered Chakra III will take six years to complete and India is keen to embed shipbuilders during its refitting.

Make in India priority for Sitharaman, first challenge is Ambani vs L&T

New defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman to take crucial call on Rs 20,000 cr LPD contract; Adani vs Tata next

India-China DGMO hotline talks hit a wall as China seeks 48-hour notice

The creation of a hotline was agreed to during the Prime Minister's first visit to China in 2015.

As CBI pursues Swiss firm Pilatus, IAF’s trainer fleet remains without maintenance deal

The IAF never signed a pact for maintenance of the fleet in 2011 and now thanks to a CBI probe into Pilatus there's little chance of the deal being signed.

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Hanuman temple in Delhi's Karol Bagh | PTI

How Hanuman offers lessons for India’s and the world’s public diplomacy...

Besides foreign minister Jaishankar calling Hanuman a great diplomat, the Hindu god is revered across Southeast Asia as the anchor of a 'civilisational nation state'.
Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani | ANI file photo

Adani-Hindenburg row erupts into war of words, neither side backing down

Adani Group calls Hindenburg allegations baseless, unethical, and in violation of law while the firm says Adani obfuscating truth, avoiding real issues of fraud.

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A representational photo of Lockheed Martin headquarters at Bethesda, US | Commons

Fits between Tejas & heavier fighters — Why Lockheed wants India...

IAF’s Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft programme acted as a catalyst for making fighters in the country, says William Blair, Lockheed Martin’s India vice-president and chief executive.

Return of the Muslim: From Modi ‘sermon’ to Pathaan to Bharat...

Most key Hindutva/RSS objectives have been achieved, and Modi & BJP now need social calm, at least till summer of 2024. A de-escalation of some sort is on.