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Maldives President lauds India’s role in pushing political process


September 18th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Monday lauded India's support in pushing forward political process in his country when he met visiting Defence Minister A.K. Antony in ... Read more...

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Indonesia to buy missiles from US


August 27th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 27 (IANS) Indonesia would buy air-to-surface guided missiles from a US firm to equip the country's growing fleet of US-built F-16 fighter jets, a media report said ... Read more...

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Indian air chief in Brazil to deepen defence ties


August 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who heads the Indian Air Force, Tuesday left for Brazil on a bilateral visit when he will inspect the ... Read more...

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US, Sri Lanka call for stronger defence ties


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The time has come for Sri Lanka and the US to build military relations on a stronger footing.This was the outcome of a meeting here Monday ... Read more...

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IAF chief to review aircraft projects in Russia


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, will be in Russia for three days beginning Friday to review the joint projects ... Read more...

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India key ally in fight against terror: US congressman


August 1st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Appreciating India's efforts at fighting terrorism and promoting peace in Afghanistan, US Senator Dana Rohrabacher Wednesday said India is America's key ally in ... Read more...

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China’s defence minister likely to visit India


July 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Ahead of the once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China are looking to step up defence ties, with China proposing a visit by its ... Read more...

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Want to cut red-tape in defence ties with India: US (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With the US rebalancing its strategic focus to Asia-Pacific, a key Obama administration official Monday said his nation's ties with India will play a ... Read more...

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Want to cut red-tape in defence ties with India: US


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With US rebalancing its strategic focus to the Asia-Pacific region, a key Obama administration official Monday said his nation's ties with India will play a ... Read more...

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India, Mozambique to ink security accord


July 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India is to sign a key security agreement with Mozambique on combating piracy in the Indian Ocean region during Minister of State for Home Mullapally ... Read more...

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China keen to avoid ‘diplomacy issues’ concerning India, Pakistan


June 24th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) China is keen to avoid any "diplomatic issues" between China, India and Pakistan and the issue of stapled visa to people from Jammu and Kashmir, including ... Read more...

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India-US discuss range of defence issues ahead of strategic dialogue (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The entire gamut of the India-US strategic partnership was discussed here Tuesday at visiting US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta's meetings with Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Panetta to discuss military trade on India trip


May 31st, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) As US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta embarked on a nine-day trip to Asia to bring US allies up to speed on the new US Pacific-orientated ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit naval command, Ambani school


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Corporate, defence and academic engagements will mark Prince Andrew's daylong visit to Mumbai this week as part of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee celebrations, an official ... Read more...

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US, Brazil agree to closer defence ties


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff agreed here Monday to increase defence cooperation and facilitate tourism and business travel between their two ... Read more...

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‘India-South Korea defence relations won’t impact China ties’


March 25th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India said Sunday its growing military ties with South Korea will not impact on its ties with China."Our relations with one country are not predicated ... Read more...

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India, South Korea boost business, defence ties; ease visa norms (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea have targetted doubling their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, even as they boosted defence ties and signed a pact ... Read more...

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India South Korea expand defence ties, ease visa norms


March 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea will expand defence ties even as they signed an agreement Sunday to ease visa norms to promote greater business and people-to-people ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force chief begins Bangladesh trip


March 18th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Sunday left for a four-day trip to Bangladesh to step-up bilateral military ties between ... Read more...

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Bhutan Army chief in India


March 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Royal Bhutan Army chief, Major General Batoo Tshering, is in India on a five-day visit to explore further expansion of defence ties between the ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia to set up joint defence panel (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh/New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia have looked at ways to enhance bilateral ties during the two-day visit of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony and have decided ... Read more...

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Saudi, an important strategic partner of India: Antony (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday described Saudi Arabia as "an important strategic partner" for the country.Antony was addressing the Indian community here while on a ... Read more...

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Gulf has immense importance for India: Antony


February 14th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 14 (IANS) The Gulf has immense importance in Indian foreign policy, with over six million Indians working in the region, visiting Indian Defence Minister said here.Addressing the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief leaves for Britain on official visit


February 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court nixed his plea on changing his birth date, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday left on a ... Read more...

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IAF chief to visit Singapore air show


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief N.A.K. Browne Monday left for a four-day trip to Singapore that is hosting a global airshow for aviation companies to ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Britain from Monday


February 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court rejected his plea to reconcile his birth date in official records as May 10, 1951, Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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Indian air chief for Malaysia to promote military ties (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Indian air chief on Malaysia visit to promote military ties


January 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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India wants only bilateral defence ties with Australia


December 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Days after snubbing Australia over its proposal for a trilateral military pact with US, India Wednesday welcomed Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith but strongly communicated ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to strengthen economic, defence ties


November 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan and China have resolved to further strengthen bilateral ties in economic, defence and energy sectors at a meeting held in Russia on the ... Read more...

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Won’t do anything that threatens India: Maldives president


October 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Allaying apprehensions in New Delhi over China's efforts to expand its influence in the Maldives, the island nation's president has said it would never do anything ... Read more...

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Vietnam president in India next week, defence ties on agenda


October 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In a visit that will be closely be watched by China, Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang will be here next week that would see ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review defence ties


October 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday begin a review of the entire spectrum of their defence cooperation apart from exchanging views on regional and global security at ... Read more...

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India, Japan to continue robust defence ties


September 21st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India Wednesday conveyed to Japan that defence ties between the two countries will continue to be robust and that New Delhi attached great importance to ... Read more...

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Army chief visiting Mongolia


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Seeking to expand India's defence ties with Mongolia, army chief General V.K. Singh Tuesday left for Ulan Bator on a three-day visit, during which he ... Read more...

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