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F-16s Head-Start

    F-16s Head-Start
    F-16s Head-Start

    It is unlikely that the TATAs and Lockheed Martin did not have strong signals that India would be preferring the F-16 over the Swedish Gripen before they entered into a formal tie-up to produce that battle-tested warhorse in India.

    It would also be unlikely that the American firm would have proceeded thus far without clearance from the Trump

    India, US Share 'Ambitious Horizons', Writes PM Modi In An Op-Ed

      India, US Share 'Ambitious Horizons', Writes PM Modi In An Op-Ed
      India, US Share 'Ambitious Horizons', Writes PM Modi In An Op-Ed

      PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in United States

      Writing about a "growing convergence" between India and the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pitched the mega reform Goods and Services Tax (GST) to American business in a signed article in the Wall Street Journal. PM Modi is on a visit to the US and will meet President Donald Trump today.

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      PM Modi In US: No One Questioned Indias Surgical Strikes, World Witnessed Our Power

        PM Modi In US: No One Questioned Indias Surgical Strikes, World Witnessed Our Power
        PM Modi In US: No One Questioned Indias Surgical Strikes, World Witnessed Our Power

        On the first day of his two-day US tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed India's growth story in a meeting with chief executives of top American companies. Addressing the Indian community later, PM Modi tore into Pakistan while pointing out that no country questioned India's surgical strikes on terror launchpads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

        EXCLUSIVE: China Concerned By US-India Surveillance Drones Deal

          EXCLUSIVE: China Concerned By US-India Surveillance Drones Deal
          EXCLUSIVE: China Concerned By US-India Surveillance Drones Deal

          China is keenly watching the defence agreements set to be inked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday, with particular attention on the deal for surveillance drones that would boost India's capabilities in the Indian Ocean, Chinese experts have said.

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          China is watching the defence agreements

          India-Afghanistan Ties Do Not Hinge On Pak

            India-Afghanistan Ties Do Not Hinge On Pak
            India-Afghanistan Ties Do Not Hinge On Pak

            Afghan President Ashraf Ghani with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

            by Vivek Katju

            The Americans believe that Pakistan’s Afghan policy is guided by its desire to avoid Indian encirclement and hence its concerns on India have to be assuaged. The Modi visit should remind them that India’s relations with Afghanistan are direct.

            As Modi reaches Washington he

            South Korea Tests-fires Its Own Midrange Missile

              South Korea Tests-fires Its Own Midrange Missile
              South Korea Tests-fires Its Own Midrange Missile

              S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

              Outside observers say Pyongyang's space program is a fig leaf for weapons tests.

              President Moon Jae-in has proposed that South and North Korea field a single team for the 2018 Winter Olympics set to open in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

              "Our position has not changed".

              "Under certain

              Pakistan Selects Turkish T-129 Attack Helicopter Over Chinese Z-10?

                Pakistan Selects Turkish T-129 Attack Helicopter Over Chinese Z-10?
                Pakistan Selects Turkish T-129 Attack Helicopter Over Chinese Z-10?

                The T129 is an upgraded variant of the AgustaWestland A129 Mangusta with Turkish companies such as Aselsan, Roketsan and Havelsan have developed weapons and subsystems for the chopper

                Pakistan may have selected the Turkish Aerospace Industries’ (TAI) T129 ATAK helicopter over the Chinese Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC) Z-10 and s

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