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  • Chinese troops begin limited pull-back as India, China agree on ''expeditious'' disengagement along LAC

    In the first signs of tensions easing, the Chinese military on Monday began a limited pull-back from a number of friction points in eastern Ladakh, a day after NSA Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed on completing the ongoing disengagement process along the LAC "expeditiously", government sources and officials said.

  • India bringing modern technologies from around world for armed forces: PM

    On a surprise visit to Ladakh in the midst of heightened tension between India and China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told soldiers that modernisation of the armed forces is a priority and that the spending on border infrastructure has almost tripled.

  • Indian Govt approves purchase of fighter jets, missile systems, weapons worth Rs 38,900 cr

    In the midst of India's tense border standoff with China, the defence ministry on Thursday approved procurement of 33 frontline fighter jets, a number of missile systems and other military hardware at a cost of Rs 38,900 crore to bolster the combat capability of the armed forces, officials said.

  • First batch of six Rafale jets likely to arrive in India by July 27; to be based in Ambala

    India is likely to receive by July 27 the first batch of six Rafale fighter jets which are expected to significantly boost the combat capability of the Indian Air Force, people familiar with the development said.

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