Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast

National

Indian Navy will showcase its operational prowess during a major event, starting tomorrow, along the western coast of the country. The inaugural ceremony of the drill will be attended by the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. “In the programme, more than ten ships, including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, a submarine and various naval aircraft will […]

China Intrusion Into Arunachal “Inadvertent”, Involved Labourers: Report

International

The recent Chinese intrusion into Arunachal Pradesh was an “inadvertent border crosswalk” by some labourers and did not involve Chinese troops, according to a report by the National Security Council, an apex body that advises the Prime Minister on security-related issues. According to highly placed sources, the report said the group was tasked with construction […]

India Could Become a Military Powerhouse Thanks to Russia and Israel

International National

India has begun the new year by announcing a pair of major military buys from Israel and Russia. India’s Defense Minister Raksha Mantri announced the deals in a press release on January 2. In the statement, the defense minister said that India was purchasing 240 precision-guided bombs from Rosoboronexport, a Russian state firm, for a […]

After US aid cut, why Pakistan shouldn’t rely on China

International

It comes as no surprise that Pakistani authorities are looking toward China after the US State Department decided to suspend security assistance to Islamabad on Thursday. China has been a close regional ally of Pakistan for decades and has often provided the South Asian nation with much-needed financial and diplomatic support. Currently, Beijing is spearheading […]

India-Israel Cooperation Accelerates in Various Defence Sector

International National

The Israeli defense industries have been actively participating in the Make in India initiative launched in 2014 and in other initiatives many years before. Towards the forthcoming visit to India of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, scheduled to start on January 14th, it is worth over-viewing the various aspects of this technological partnership, characterized during […]

Chinese globes sold in Canada show India without Kashmir, Arunachal

International

The 2015 controversy over China’s state-owned television CCTV showing India’s map without Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh while Prime Minister Modi was visiting the country has found a new facet. Social media erupted as Indian-origin customers learnt about ‘Made in China’ globes being sold at leading Canadian stores which depicted Jammu and Kashmir as […]

America can’t drone strike JuD’s Lahore HQ, says Hafiz Saeed; blasts Pakistan govt

International

Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief terrorist and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said that America cannot drone strike his outfit’s headquarters in Lahore. Saeed, whose JuD and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) have been banned from collecting donations, said that he has not received any formal communication from the federal government regarding its decision which he said […]

North Korea accidentally hit one of its own cities with a missile

International

Highlights A North Korean missile reportedly crashed into one of its own cities last year. The Hwasong-12 ICBM landed in the city of Tokchon, around 90 miles north of Pyongyang. Tokchon has a population of around 200,000. A North Korean missile reportedly crashed into one of its own cities after it failed just minutes following […]

India is well on its way to be a global power: Former US diplomat

National

Weeks after the Trump Administration described India as a “leading global power”, a former Obama Administration diplomat in a book released today said that more than at any time over the past quarter-century, the country is well on its way to global power. “We are witnessing a country chart its course to power, and explicitly […]