Pakistan’s Womb Bomb: Deadlier than its Nuclear Bomb

Pakistan’s Womb Bomb: Deadlier than its Nuclear Bomb

‘Demography is destiny’. Like geography, it influences politics, economics and issues of war and peace. Though demography (population numbers, composition and density) is not permanent and certainly changes, yet the rate of change is slow and there is certain inevitability about its effect. Pakistan is a classic...

Real Bad Snub to Pakistan by Saudi Arabia

Real Bad Snub to Pakistan by Saudi Arabia

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spent more than three hours preparing the speech which he thought he will deliver in recently held US-Islamic-Arab Conference in Saudi Arabia, attended by the US President on his maiden visit to Saudi Arabia and 54 heads of the Islamic countries. Lo and behold, Nawaz Sharif was not...

Defence Acquisition Council Takes the Right Decision

Defence Acquisition Council Takes the Right Decision

The Centre recently finalized the long-awaited ‘Strategic Partnership Policy’ to enhance the role of India’s private sector in the production of cutting edge weapon systems and armaments in collaboration with major arms manufacturers of the world. To start with, the manufacturing process in India will be through...

Pakistan’s Womb Bomb: Deadlier than its Nuclear Bomb

Pakistan’s Womb Bomb: Deadlier than its Nuclear Bomb

‘Demography is destiny’. Like geography, it influences politics, economics and issues of war and peace. Though demography (population numbers, composition and density) is not permanent and certainly changes, yet the rate of change is slow and there is certain inevitability about its effect. Pakistan is a classic...

Real Bad Snub to Pakistan by Saudi Arabia

Real Bad Snub to Pakistan by Saudi Arabia

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spent more than three hours preparing the speech which he thought he will deliver in recently held US-Islamic-Arab Conference in Saudi Arabia, attended by the US President on his maiden visit to Saudi Arabia and 54 heads of the Islamic countries. Lo and behold, Nawaz Sharif was not...

China’s Strategy of Encirclement

China’s Strategy of Encirclement

In the military parlance, encirclement operations are operations in which enemy forces are denied manoeuvrability due to isolation being enforced upon them with all escape routes and supply-communication channels cut off. At the strategic level, China’s strategy of encirclement vis-à-vis India is increasingly...

Defence Acquisition Council Takes the Right Decision

Defence Acquisition Council Takes the Right Decision

The Centre recently finalized the long-awaited ‘Strategic Partnership Policy’ to enhance the role of India’s private sector in the production of cutting edge weapon systems and armaments in collaboration with major arms manufacturers of the world. To start with, the manufacturing process in India will be through...

National Security and the use of Armed Force

National Security and the use of Armed Force

With all the churning and regurgitation on the national security canvas, as it gets closer and closer to every citizen in today’s world, how do we develop our national security awareness and its content and how do we contribute to a sturdy, bold, innovative development of our nation? How much of our past, our psyche,...

Two M777 A-2 (Indian) ULH Arrive In India

Two M777 A-2 (Indian) ULH Arrive In India

Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) ULH arrived for preparation of firing tables. During this event, the guns will fire 155 mm indigenous ammunition. The weapon system was contracted on 30 November 16. As per the contract agreement firing tables are being prepared by the contracted agency i.e. US Government and BAE GCS Ltd with...

Pakistan’s Global Jihad in Kashmir

Pakistan’s Global Jihad in Kashmir

Zakir Musa, the successor of Burhan Wani as Hizbul Commander, in a video message has decried nationalism, democracy, and exhorted, rather warned his fellow militants that they are fighting only for the cause of Islam, Ummah, Shariat and Caliphate. Zakir Musa and his ilk have been infused with this bigoted version of...

The Illusion of Accountability

The Illusion of Accountability

We suddenly seemed to have discovered our inherent aggressive nature as everybody and his Uncle seems intent on baying for Pakistani blood in the aftermath of the incident at the LOC. That an Army JCO and a BSF Head Constable were killed in an ambush on our side of the LOC is certainly a matter of concern, but this is...

Why Blame Pakistan as it is Bent Upon Bleeding India Until India Gives a Befitting Reply

Why Blame Pakistan as it is Bent Upon Bleeding India Until India Gives a Befitting Reply

Why blame Pakistan for acts of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir as it is always on denial and is bent upon bleeding India until the Kashmir problem is resolved or till India gives a befitting reply through fierce retaliation. Surgical strike is not enough but it has to be isolated economically, militarily and...

Light Utility Helicopter (PT-2) Makes Maiden Flight

Light Utility Helicopter (PT-2) Makes Maiden Flight

On the heels of maiden flight of HTT-40 (PT-2), HAL carried out first flight of Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)-PT-2 on May 22, 2017 at its facility in Bengaluru. The chopper was flown by Chief Test Pilot Wing Cdr(Retd) Unni K Pillai and Test Pilot Wing Cdr (Retd) Anil Bhambhani.  The flight duration was about 22...

Rolls-Royce and GRSE agree to Assemble MTU Engines in India

Rolls-Royce and GRSE agree to Assemble MTU Engines in India

•  MTU Series 4000 engines for naval vessels will be assembled at Diesel Engine Plant in Ranchi •  Agreement deepens long-standing co-operation between MTU and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Rolls-Royce and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) have agreed the final assembly of MTU Series 4000...

Indian Army orders for Tata Safari Storme

Indian Army orders for Tata Safari Storme

Tata Motors has signed a contract for supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4×4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles – GS800 (General Service 800). The Indian Ministry of Defence (MOD) had floated an RFP for vehicles with three basic criteria – minimum payload capacity of 800 kgs;...

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St. Petersburg Metro Bombing: Al Qaeda Redux

St. Petersburg Metro Bombing: Al Qaeda Redux

The bomb blast which ripped through the metro line in St. Petersburg on April 3, 2017, claimed 16 lives, including that of the suicide bomber, and seriously injured over 50 people. One of the bombs blew up in a tunnel just off the Technological Institute, and another, which did not go off, was placed in a fire...

Remembering the Role of Social Media in Arab Spring

Remembering the Role of Social Media in Arab Spring

It all started in Tunisia in the month of December, 2010, when Mohamed Bouazizi, a street...

 
Avian Intrusions over the Red Line

Avian Intrusions over the Red Line

According to The Asian Age, “Pigeons with Chinese tags lead to a stir in Arunachal...

 
Strategic Partnership Model – formulation of the scheme a big challenge

Strategic Partnership Model – formulation of the scheme a big challenge

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the broad contours of the Strategic Partnership...

Preference for Local Industry in Defence Contracts: What India Can Do

Preference for Local Industry in Defence Contracts: What India Can Do

In a significant development, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) has included a new enabling...

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President’s Standard to Armoured Corps Centre and School Ahmednagar

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee in a group photograph at the presentation of the President’s...

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Army Releases Book on Rashtriya Rifles

General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), on 27 March 2017 at South Block, New Delhi, released...

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COAS Gen Bipin Rawat at Army Aviation Pavilion at Aero India 2017

The Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat visiting the Army Aviation Pavilion, during the Aero India...

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COAS Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa flies the LCA Tejas at Aero India 2017

COAS Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa flies the LCA Tejas at Aero India 2017. Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief...

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68th Republic Day

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, on the occasion of the...

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