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25 Nov 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?

The Indian military conducted a major exercise in the Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Islands from November 20 to 24.

25 Nov 2017

World
Time denies telling Trump he was "Person of the Year"

On Friday, US President Donald Trump tweeted that the Time magazine called to inform him that he was "probably" going to be named person of the year.

25 Nov 2017

World
Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi said his country would respond with "the utmost force" after an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed 235 people.

25 Nov 2017

World
Australia looks at greater India engagement to balance China

Australia said it will strengthen ties with India, Japan, and the US in the Indo-Pacific region under the quadrilateral dialogue between the four countries.

25 Nov 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: India's Ka-226T helicopter is a jack of all trades

200 Kamov Ka-226T light-utility helicopters are being acquired and will be assembled by India under a $1 billion agreement in 2015.

24 Nov 2017

World
China hints at possible CPEC renaming if India joins in

Last week, the Chinese Ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, said his country could rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to address India's concerns.

24 Nov 2017

India
Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma optimistic ahead of second visit

Former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma has expressed optimism about his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as the central government's special representative to the strife-torn state.

24 Nov 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: Why the Su-30MKI is the backbone of the IAF

Recently, a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet test-fired a supersonic BrahMos-A Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM).

23 Nov 2017

World
What can India learn from Beijing's Odd Even formula?

The debate surrounding the merits of Delhi's proposed odd-even scheme for cars has continued to rage amid worsening air quality.

23 Nov 2017

World
Putin proposes Syrian peace congress to end 6-year civil war

Russian President Vladimir Putin has unveiled plans to hold a Syrian peace conference aimed at ending the six-year-long civil war.

23 Nov 2017

World
Papua New Guinea police enter controversial former Australia-run detention centre

Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a controversial former offshore detention center run by Australia to evict asylum seekers.

23 Nov 2017

World
Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) founder Hafiz Saeed has pledged to work for "Kashmir's independence" in a tweet posted hours after the Lahore High Court ordered his release from house arrest.

20 Nov 2017

World
Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s crew, dies at 83

Charles Manson, the leader of the notorious 'Manson family' responsible for a series of brutal murders in the 1960s, has died in prison aged 83.

20 Nov 2017

India
Defense Ministry scraps $500mn deal for Israeli anti-tank missiles

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has decided to cancel the $500 million deal Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) for the Indian Army.

20 Nov 2017

World
Zimbabwe crisis: Defiant President Mugabe vows to stay in power

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has vowed to remain in power for the coming weeks, despite growing calls for his resignation following a military takeover.

18 Nov 2017

World
India-China hold first border talks since Doklam standoff resolution

India and China held their first meeting to discuss the border issues since the resolution of the Doklam Crisis.

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