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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; SC to hear plea against Delhi govt's odd-even scheme; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; SC to hear plea against Delhi govt's odd-even scheme; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to inaugurate much-awaited Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; IMA calls for 24-hour shutdown in Karnataka to extend support to striking doctors in Bengaluru; and more

Pakistan’s Khalistani agenda over Kartarpur corridor is clear; India has sleepwalked into a national security nightmare
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Pakistan’s Khalistani agenda over Kartarpur corridor is clear; India has sleepwalked into a national security nightmare

Addressing the religious sentiments of Sikhs over a sensitive issue such as Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara is understandable, what isn’t is the unseemly haste with which India acted on this project that has crucial geopolitical and security ramifications

Amid India-Pakistan tensions, BS Dhanoa tells IAF commanders to maintain vigil, preparedness to ensure ground defences of air bases
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Amid India-Pakistan tensions, BS Dhanoa tells IAF commanders to maintain vigil, preparedness to ensure ground defences of air bases

Indian Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa has emphasised on the need to maintain a very high level of operational preparedness to ensure the ground defence of air bases against the backdrop of the existing security scenario, the Air Force said in a statement on Friday

Think India needs to learn how to crush terrorism in Kashmir from Israel? Think again
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Think India needs to learn how to crush terrorism in Kashmir from Israel? Think again

Lots of Indians think Israel’s better at killing terrorists. Not so. Between 2009 and 2019, Indian forces killed 1,828 non-state combatants in Kashmir whereas Israeli forces killed 1,254 terrorists in Palestine

Centre approves new space research agency; DSRA will be tasked with creating space warfare weapon systems
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Centre approves new space research agency; DSRA will be tasked with creating space warfare weapon systems

The Government of India has approved the setting up of a new agency, Defence Sapce Research Agency (DSRA), which will develop sophisticated weapon systems and technologies for space warfare

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba inaugurates virtual reality centre to boost indigenous warship design
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Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba inaugurates virtual reality centre to boost indigenous warship design

A new, state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) was Friday inaugurated by Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba here that would provide a "major boost" to indigenous warship design capabilities of the Navy

Bogibeel Bridge bolsters defence on China border: Structure can bear weight of 60-tonne battle tanks, serve as runway for fighter jets
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Bogibeel Bridge bolsters defence on China border: Structure can bear weight of 60-tonne battle tanks, serve as runway for fighter jets

The Bogibeel Bridge, near the city of Dibrugarh in Assam, will enable the military to speed up the dispatch of forces to neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China.

Nirmala Sitharaman should explore American F35s, go beyond Russian S400 to bolster weak Indian Air Force
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Nirmala Sitharaman should explore American F35s, go beyond Russian S400 to bolster weak Indian Air Force

The purchase of five S400 surface to air missile systems is acceptable as a defence ring for India's sensitive installations, but it does not compensate for a dwindling air force and India should seriously knock on the door for the F35 as a back up to the limited S400

Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ploy
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Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ploy

Xi Jinping wants China-centric Asia which requires subjugating India. Instead of getting mesmerised by the serpent's gaze, New Delhi should focus on its fangs

Indian Navy set to acquire complete submarine rescue system in June 2018 from UK's JFD
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Indian Navy set to acquire complete submarine rescue system in June 2018 from UK's JFD

The Indian Navy is set to acquire JFD's third-generation complete submarine rescue system, which incorporates an innovative new system design and tightly integrated components to ensure time-to-first-rescue is minimised

IIT-Delhi and DRDO are working together to bring better defence technology to the Indian military
News & Analysis

IIT-Delhi and DRDO are working together to bring better defence technology to the Indian military

IIT-D is working with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to develop technology for defence purposes.

Unlocking defence R&D in India - Do we have the skill?
Business

Unlocking defence R&D in India - Do we have the skill?

While domestic private R&D is yet to pick up, India has become an attractive destination for foreign defence companies for R&D due to its inherent advantages of a large number of highly qualified low cost engineers and scientists

Live: PM Modi congratulates navy officials on INS Vikramaditya
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Live: PM Modi congratulates navy officials on INS Vikramaditya

We track live updates the PM visits the INS aircraft carrier Vikramaditya.

Modi aboard INS Vikramaditya: Diplomacy or show of strength?
Politics

Modi aboard INS Vikramaditya: Diplomacy or show of strength?

This would be his first brush with defence matters and the first defence-related visit. But many more such visits are in the pipeline to different parts of the country.