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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates 44 bridges

On October 12, 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 44 bridges that were built by the Border Road Organization. The minister also laid a foundation stone of Nechiphu tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The 44 bridges inaugurated are located in seven States and Union territories and will bring out a new era of connectivity and ..

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Indian Army builds memorial for personnel killed in Galwan Clash

The Indian Army has set up a memorial to honour twenty soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Clash. The Galwan Clash was fought between Indian and Chinese Army in June 2020. Highlights The Indian and Chinese Army are engaged in a long stand off since 1962 war. The June 2020, a violent clash broke ..

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India to acquire Sprut Light Tanks from Russia

India is currently in advanced talks with Russia to acquire light weight tanks. These are newly developed tanks in Russia. They are being acquired to be used in high altitude areas of Line of Actual Control. Highlights The need to buy Sprut Light Tanks has come after border hostilities with China increased in the Line ..

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Cabinet Committee approves Indian Army Communication Network for Rs 7,796 crores

On October 1, 2020, the Cabinet Committee in Security approved ASCON (Army Static Switched Communication Network) Phase IV. ASCON is a high end communication system. It is to be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 7,796 crores. The project is to be implemented within 36 months. Highlights The project will upgrade existing Asynchronous Transfer ..

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China sells its advanced combat ship to Pakistan

China handed over an advanced warship to Pakistan. The warship is the largest China has built for any country so far. It is going to strengthen the Naval regiment of Pakistan as well as deepen the military and strategic ties between the world’s topmost and fifth-most populous country. China will present three more of such ..

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