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UK, India commit to closer military ties

The UK and India will continue to strengthen their defence and security relationship, with the two countries working closer together than ever before to tackle terrorism and threats to cyber security.

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Indian, South Korean coast guards meet to review sea security

A high-level meeting between the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and the Korea Coast Guard was held at Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi on 2 April as part of efforts by the two countries to enhance cooperation in the field of maritime safety and security at sea, writes Anil Bhat

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DefExpo 2018: Projecting India as a defence production hub

Def Expo 2018, being held from April 11-18, aims to showcase India as a defence production hub. It is being held in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state, where six of India’s nine defence public sector undertakings are located, writes Lt. Col. Anil Bhat (retd)

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India and Kazakhstan armies in joint peackeeping training

Army contingents of India and Kazakhstan commenced joint training in peacekeeping operations in New Delhi as the Kazakhstan Army prepared for their first ever peacekeeping deployment under the UN umbrella in the United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon (UNIFIL), writes Anil Bhat

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India's space-tech expertise helps develop security against ballistic missile threats

On February 15, 2017 Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) successfully launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite along with 103 co-passenger satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. 12 minutes later, writes Anil Bhat

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Centre for Climate Change and Health launched in Pune

A group of medical educational institutes near Pune launched a Centre for Climate Change and Health -  on the occasion of  World Health Day on April 7, 2018 - to address the immediate and long-term impacts of climate change on public health.

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India to retain fastest growing economy spot: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that India will retain its top spot as the world's fastest growing economy, helped by structural reforms and the fading of the effects of demon...

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