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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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India is world's biggest arms importer

India is the world's biggest importer of weapons, accounting for 12 percent of global purchases during the past five years because it is not able to produce enough arms to meet its requirements, according to the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, writes Arul Louis

 
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More financial powers for India's armed forces

In a significant move, Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved the enhancement of powers of the Vice Chief of the Armed Forces for procurement of essential weaponry with the objective of ensuring operational preparedness, according to an official announcement, writes Anil Bhat

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Defence Minister to visit China next month

Defence Minsiter Nirmala Sitharaman confirmed that she will be visiting China soon, months after a prolonged period of tension where troops from the two nuclear-capable nations were involved in a standoff near the border in Doklam at the trijunction of India, China and Bhutan.

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Women in the armed forces celebrate spirit of womanhood

Women in uniform of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS), i.e., lady doctors of the Army Medical Corps, Navy, Air Force, lady dentists of the Army Dental Corps and nursing officers of the Military Nursing Service, the oldest all-women service of AFMS, 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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