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India orders Russian equipment for 1st Manned Space Mission

India has ordered Russia’s space equipment as it is preparing to send its first manned mission to orbit, according to Sergey Pozdnyakov, general director and chief designer of Research and Development Production Enterprise Zvezda, a Russian company manufacturing life-support systems for human spaceflights. “India is developing its own space suits and life-support systems for the …

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Russia backs India as China takes Pakistani line at UN

China and Russia, permanent members of the UN Security Council, are taking divergent positions on any consultations by the UNSC on the Kashmir issue.  While China may try to initiate informal consultations in UNSC at the behest of its ally Pakistan, India’s traditional partner Russia is trying to discourage any discussion in the Council on …

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India wants Bangladesh land for expansion

India has proposed to expand its Agartala airport into the Bangladesh territory in Brahmanbaria for an upgrade to international standards, Bangladesh officials said. The home minister, Asaduzzaman Khan, told New Age on Monday that the government was yet to make any decision on the issue. India, which already has obtained transit and transshipment facilities, has …

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At DPG meeting with US, India set to play Pakistan card

Days after US President Donald Trump’s statements about mediating between New Delhi and Islamabad, India will play the Pakistan card at the much-delayed Defence Policy Group (DPG) meeting beginning Thursday in Washington, DC. At the secretary-level talks, India is expected to point out that the United States is very forthcoming on cooperation with the US …

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First prototype of Brahmos-NG will be ready by 2024

The first prototype of the Brahmos-NG, a lighter sleeker variant of the Indo-Russian cruise missile, will be fielded in 2024. A top official of the Brahmos Aerospace, the Indo-Russian joint venture company which manufactures the missile, told India Today TV that the missile was currently under development between NPO Mashinostroyeniya and Defence Research and Development …

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HSL delivers ‘Avtar’ tug to Navy

The public sector Hindusthan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) on Friday delivered the fourth of a series of six 10-tonne bollard pull tugs being constructed for the Indian Navy. The tug, vessel No 187 constructed and delivered by the HSL, named Avtar, has a speed of 12 knots, according to a press release issued by the company. …