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PAK SCAN: China May Deposit $2 Billion In Pakistan’s Reserves In Current Month

China may deposit $2 billion in the country’s foreign exchange reserves sometime during this month and economic diplomacy will bear fruit, as the United Arab Emirates could likely provide financial assistance. According to a report in The News, a senior official aware of the happenings told UAE will deposit $3 …

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US urges Bosnia to stay on NATO path

A senior US diplomat on Monday urged Bosnia to stay on the path to join NATO, a process one of its three newly-elected presidents is threatening to sabotage. Previous Bosnian governments have moved over the past decade to join NATO, which called on the Balkan country this month to present …

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Pakistan Releases Indian Prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari

Ansari, a 33-year-old Mumbai resident, was lodged in the Peshawar Central Jail after being sentenced by a military court to three years’ imprisonment for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card on December 15, 2015 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday released Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari, whose three-year jail term ended on …

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Launching of the Riachuelo, the First Brazilian Scorpène Submarine

The submarine “Riachuelo”, built by the submarine development program (PROSUB), is seen during the inauguration ceremony in Itaguai, Brazil December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares The Brazilian Navy launched its first Brazilian-built Scorpène submarine, the Riachuelo. The ceremony took place at the Itaguaí Navy base in presence of the President of …

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US Army Narrows Search For Light Tank to Two Companies

General Dynamics and BAE Systems will each build 12 prototypes of an up-to-40-ton armored vehicle. The U.S. Army will evaluate light tanks built by General Dynamics and BAE Systems as it moves ahead with plans to field some 500 of the armored vehicles. While the Army is not yet buying large …

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Congress ‘Knowingly’ Misleading People On Rafale Jet Pricing: Niramala Sitharaman

Hitting out at the Gandhi family for alleging corruption in the defence contract, the defence minister said that they showed “amazing audacity” by not listening to the Supreme Court’s verdict in the case MUMBAI: Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman Monday attacked opposition Congress, alleging that the party was “knowingly” misleading people …

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Netherlands Government Approves NATO National Plan

The Netherlands government has today approved the national plan on the NATO Defence Investment Pledge. This plan includes the government commitment to designate additional funds from the national budget next spring. As part of this commitment, the government intends to increase defence spending. The security environment has become more unstable. …

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IIT Madras- Thales Tie Up For Fault Tolerant Shakti Processor Framework

Team Shakti at work on the microprocessor project at IIT-Madras. RISECREEK can meet the demands of defence and strategic equipment Researchers at IIT-M recently designed, fabricated and booted up India’s first Indigenously-developed RISC V microprocessor – Shakti CHENNAI: The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) on Monday said that it was …

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Failed in Kashmir, Pakistani Terrorists Eyeing Jammu For Terror Attacks?

Jammu and Kashmir has been the epicentre of terror attacks sponsored by Pakistan in the country with the Kashmir valley being bearing the maximum brunt. Over 40 Pakistani terrorists infiltrated into India through the international border in Jammu and then moved to the Kashmir Valley according to a National Investigation …

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Dissident Pakistanis Ask Imran Khan’s Govt To Choke Funds of JuD, Lashkar-E-Jhangvi

The United Nations declared Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) a terror organisation and also individually designated Hafiz Saeed as a terrorist in December 2008. The US has already put a USD 10 million bounty on his head Washington: A group of dissident Pakistanis, mostly living in self-exile, has called on the country’s government …

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