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Germany asks PM Narendra Modi for IT experts to fight cyber warfare
Thu, May 28, 2015

Ursula von der Leyen said that India has human resources with highly sophisticated skills in Information technology

Manohar Parrikar Interview: ‘Antony’s notings paralysed work, stalled Rafale deal’
Tue, May 26, 2015

Defence Minister says blacklisting of firms by UPA govt was a ‘panic reaction’.

Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fighter jet: Lower, Slower, Fighter!
Fri, May 22, 2015

The IAF landed a Mirage 2000 on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday. Some plane truths about warplanes on highways.

25 yrs after Gates Mission, 3 stories and one mystery
Thu, May 21, 2015

If not an India-Pakistan nuclear crisis, what then was the Gates mission about?

The Idea Exchange
India can be proud about the many NGOs doing jobs the State cannot do, like during the Kashmir floods: German Ambassador Michael Steiner
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Steiner and wife Eliese talk about taking diplomacy ahead through steps such as a concert and music video, the German language row, the difference between UPA and NDA, and the challenges facing Europe.

Modi in China
India and China: The State of Play
Thu, May 14, 2015

As PM Narendra Modi leaves on a crucial visit to China tomorrow, Sushant Singh lists what’s top of mind in both New Delhi and Beijing.

ISI chief gave up Osama bin Laden’s location and triggered Abbottabad raid: Seymour Hersh
Wed, May 13, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran American journalist Seymour Hersh claims bin Laden was a prisoner of ISI since 2006.

Ordnance factories to move to commercial accounting system
Mon, May 11, 2015

Moving to commercial accounting system is the Ministry’s first step towards fulfilling recommendations of Kelkar Committee for restructuring ordnance factories.

Those Troubled Peaks
Mon, May 11, 2015

Greater Chinese presence in Gilgit-Baltistan lends it geo-strategic significance

Book Review – The Longest August: The Unflinching Rivalry Between India and Pakistan
Sat, May 09, 2015

Despite its vast scope, Dilip Hiro’s new book on the India-Pakistan rivalry is marred by factual errors and personal biases.

Interceptor missile tested 7 times, DRDO’s Rajinikanth moment still far
Mon, May 04, 2015

The system would be able to tackle incoming ballistic missiles of range up to 2,000 km.

Only 87% defence budget used last year
Sat, May 02, 2015

This was pointed out by the parliamentary standing committee on defence in its sixth report presented to the Lok Sabha.

One Rank One Pension: Finance Ministry to take call
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

In September 2013, Narendra Modi, in his first public rally after being made the PM candidate, promised the implementation of OROP.

Nepal Earthquake
Lessons learnt in Gujarat relevant in Nepal now
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

The best chance of rescuing people is within the first 72 hours.

Pakistan Army announces special force for protecting Chinese citizens
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Announcement of the force follows security concerns raised by Xi Jinping in Islamabad.

12,000 ITIs brought under Skill ministry
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The National Council for Vocational Training also comes to the Skill ministry with this decision.

Explained: Significance of India’s uranium deal with Canada
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Sushant Singh explains the context and significance of the uranium supply deal that was signed between India and Canada.

Indian military contingent to march at Moscow’s Red Square on May 9
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The Grenadiers Regiment has been honoured with three Param Vir Chakras since Independence.

What the Rafale deal means for India, the way forward
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

The ostensible reason for India starting a separate process, away from the 126 aircraft deal, is to urgently meet the “critical operational necessity” of the IAF.

New Pakistan nukes chief was Abbottabad garrison commander when bin Laden was killed
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Lt General Jamil is only the third person to hold this post since Pakistan openly went nuclear in 1999.

What the Rafale fighter jet deal mean for India
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Modi's initiative for 36 'fly-away' war jets suggests a longer-term relationship with the French defence firm Dassault. If India plays its cards right, the deal also has potential for a 'Make in India' push in the defence sector.

Frenemy of the Enemy
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

A new book looks at the fault lines in the China-Pakistan relationship.

Explained: How India evacuated 5000 stranded in Yemen
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

India evacuated 2,280 persons, including 1,764 Indians, from the conflict zone during the 2006 Lebanon War.

Up In Arms: The Army officers’ promotion case
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Supreme Court last week stayed an order of the Armed Forces Tribunal, which had, on March 2, quashed the Army’s 2009 promotion policy.

Pakistan govt to buy eight submarines from China
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

China is likely to offer a long-term loan to Pakistan, possibly at a low interest rate, to cover the cost of this new deal.