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India today produced debris of the AIM-120 missile which was fired by the Pakistani F-16

US ‘very closely’ monitoring reports of F-16 misuse after Pakistan’s denial

The Indian Air Force displayed evidence to prove that Pakistan deployed US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets during an aerial raid targeting Indian military installations.
GSP

Is India’s protectionism reason enough for Donald Trump’s GSP move or is US being a bully?

President Donald Trump informed the US Congress Tuesday he will terminate preferential trade treatment for India by striking it off the GSP list.
The F-16 manufactured by Lockheed Martin

US looking into possible misuse of F-16 fighter jets by Pakistan during latest tensions with India

US, which manufactures the F-16s, has sought information about the use of the jets in violating India’s airspace in Rajouri.
Mike Pompeo

US asks Pakistan to take meaningful action against terrorists operating on its soil

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also called for avoiding military action.
Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley calls for cutting US aid to Pakistan until they stop harbouring terrorists

Pakistan spent much of the nearly USD 1 billion received in 2017 in US foreign aid on military, former US envoy to UN Nikki Haley wrote in an op-ed.
US President Donald Trump | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

New York, California among 16 US states suing Trump over border wall emergency

US president Donald Trump declared an emergency on Friday to divert billions of dollars to building a border wall along Mexico after Congress didn't approve its funding.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he emplanes for Maldives to attend the historic swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in New Delhi

PM and President’s Air India One planes to get state-of-the-art security systems

India will be purchasing two state-of-the-art missile defence systems for Air India One at an estimated cost of USD 190 million
Trump

No, Mr Trump, India has never built a library in Afghanistan

India has not even proposed a library to the Afghan government. It does, however, continue to remain one of Afghanistan's biggest aid donors.  
Manohar Parrikar

Bombay High Court junks PIL seeking health status of Manohar Parrikar in public domain

The court termed the petition as a half-hearted attempt to make serious inroads in the territory of privacy of an individual. 

On Camera

anil ambani

Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

Defence

File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Five IAF Spice 2000 bombs hit JeM camps in Balakot, govt satellite images show

High-resolution images procured by India show two JeM structures were hit by IAF in Balakot on 26 February.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?