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Indian Air Force to join 'Pitch Black' warfare exercise in Australia

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is for the first time participating in the multinational "Pitch Black" warfare exercise in Australia.

Defence Ministry nod to 17 new baffle firing ranges

The Defence Ministry has approved construction of 17 new baffle firing ranges at military stations, cantonments and training establishments at an approximate cost of Rs 238 crore, an official statement said.

Indo-Russian joint venture was showcased at Paris defence show

There was a stark difference in the Indian presence at Eurosatory, the just-concluded biennial defence show in Paris. While the previous edition, held in June 2016, had seen some of the heavyweights of Indian Defence PSUs, including the Garden Reach Shipyard and the Ordnance Factories Board

Indian Navy officer to embark on another daring solo expedition

After his daunting non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe in 2013, young Indian Navy officer, Commander Abhilash Tomy, is ready for his second solo circumnavigation of the globe – this time in a non-motorised sailboat to mark the first such expedition carried out 50 years ago.

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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.


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.