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Editorial Analysis: NPT at 50: Celebration or mid-life crisis?

Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Approx Read Time: 5 minutes Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT): Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is often described by its supporters as the cornerstone of global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. NPT is among the most widely-adhered-to global treaties. All countries except four (India, Israel and Pakistan that never joined, and North Korea that withdrew in …

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India inks Rs 900cr deal for 16,000 Israeli LMGs

Defense deals Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: India has signed a Rs 880 crore deal to acquire 16,479 Israeli light machine guns (LMGs) for its frontline troops deployed on the borders with China and Pakistan. News Summary: Defense deals India has now signed a Rs 880 crore deal to acquire 16,479 7.62×51 mm …

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U.S. State dept. nod for sale of air Defense system to India

Indian Defence News (Strengthening Forces) Approx Read Time: 3 minutes  In News: The U.S. Department of State has approved the potential sale of Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) to India. It is also referred to as the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II). News Summary: The U.S. Department of State has approved …

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Trump unveils West Asia plan, Palestinians protest

Donald Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Approx Read Time: 6 minutes In News: The US President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan. The proposed plan would give Israel most of what it has sought over decades of conflict while offering the Palestinians the possibility of a state with limited sovereignty. News …

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Extra Bytes: Indigenous quick-reaction missile tested, may be inducted by 2021

Indigenous QRSAM Approx Read Time: 3 minutes In News: The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) system. News Summary: The indigenous quick-reaction surface to air missile (QRSAM) system was successfully tested from the Chandipur integrated test range off the Odisha coast. In the …

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