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Indian Navy ship makes second arms seizure off Somalia coast

An Indian Navy ship deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden made a second arms seizure in six days from a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia. 

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Indian Army's 'surgical strikes': What did it achieve?

To mark the second anniversary of the Indian Army's "surgical strikes" against terror camps across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan and to showcase the courage, valour and sacrifice of armed forces in general and Special Forces in particular, a massive exhibition of weapons and equipment named ‘Parakram Parv’ was held on the lawns of India Gate, New Delhi, from 28-30 September 2018.

Will S 400 deal with Russia close India's military inventory gaps?

The more  serious challenge to the Indian military is the fact that its platform and  equipment  inventory has glaring gaps of quality and quantity. Across the board, each service is grappling with serious deficiencies, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor

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.

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Despairing Maldives: Big talk, no action from Katowice

In the words of Nasheed  carbon emissions keep rising, and rising, and rising. And all we seem to be doing is talking, and talking and talking

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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.

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