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India to make 'sovereign decisions' on Russian weapons purchase: Lavrov

India will make a “sovereign decision” on Russian defence purchases, which are facing possible United States sanctions, according to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

India, Fiji discuss defence cooperation

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama discussed defence cooperation between their countries on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting.

Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan: A friend in need

The reputation of the Indian soldier as a highly disciplined and deadly fighter had already been established by the end of World War II. It was only after India’s Independence that the Indian soldier came to be recognized as an ideal peacekeeper or peacemaker.

Myanmarese senior general discusses security issues at Eastern Command HQ

A nine-member Myanmar delegation led by Vice Senior General Soe Win, Deputy Commander-in-Chief - Myanmar Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief (Army), visited Eastern Command headquarters on Thursday and discussed regional and security issues.

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Cyclonic storm Gaja batters South India

A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the coast of the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu on Friday, leaving at least 15 people dead and causing widespread destruction.

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Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions

India and Iran discussed ways of continuing biliateral trade under reimposed US sanctions, Eghtesad Online news website reported.

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