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Russian International Army Games 2019

Russian International Army Games 2019

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 April 2019

Russia’s Defence Ministry is making vigorous preparations for the International Army Games ‘ARMY-2019’ which are scheduled to be held from August 3 to August 17, 2019. As per available...

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Mission Shakti and Space War

Mission Shakti and Space War

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 April 2019

27 March, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a live broadcast to the nation on March 27, 2019, stated that India had shot down a low-earth orbit satellite in space, propelling itself into an...

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Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 April 2019

The design bureau VR-Technologies, subsidiary of Rostec’s Russian Helicopters holding company, presented a mockup of the light multi-purpose helicopter VRT500 at the Fuorisalone exhibition (part...

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Kishtwar Killing Part of a Bigger Game Plan

Kishtwar Killing Part of a Bigger Game Plan

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 April 2019

The broad daylight cold blooded murder by jihadi terrorists of a devoted Rashtriya Swayam Sevak (RSS) leader and his police guard in Kishtwar town of Jammu cannot be treated as a stray incident...

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Reigniting AFSPA

Reigniting AFSPA

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 April 2019

Diwali is once a year but fireworks equivalent to 10 years during Diwali have been fired in run up to general elections 2019 – not actual firecrackers but through verbal abuse. But the Armed...

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Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems...

Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 April 2019

Kalyani Group and Thales have formalized a new collaboration for the design, development and manufacture of next generation weapons systems for the Defence and Law Enforcement sectors in India and...

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Qureshi bares Pak plan of another Pulwama

Qureshi bares Pak plan of another Pulwama

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 April 2019

The foreign minister of Pakistan, SM Qureshi, in a press briefing emphatically maintained that India will launch an offensive into Pakistan between April 16 and 20, and will stage a Pulwama type...

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Masood Azhar: Albatross around China’s neck

Masood Azhar: Albatross around China’s neck

By: Vikas Khanna |Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 07 April 2019

China is finding itself increasingly isolated due to its blind support to Pakistan in repeatedly thwarting the United Nations efforts to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief, Masood Azhar, a...

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Congress Manifesto on Reforms towards National Security (Un)Justified

Congress Manifesto on Reforms towards National Security (Un)Justified

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 April 2019

Besides emphasis on job creation, farmers’ distress, poverty elimination by giving Rs 72,000 per annum to the poorest families, single moderate GST rate and minorities’ welfare, the Congress...

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China's Panda Diplomacy

China's Panda Diplomacy

By: Ankit Kumar |Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 06 April 2019

In 2010, China expressed its discontent byrecalling one of its Panda Tai Shan from United States after US provided €4.6 billion weapons assistance package to Taiwan. This was further catalysed...

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Let’s Not Read the Lines, Let read in-between Them

Let’s Not Read the Lines, Let read in-between Them

By: Shaumik Samar Ghosh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 April 2019

As the International Court of Justice (ICJ) out rightly refused to accept the so-called confession video of Kulbhushan Jadhav as evidence, India isn’t leaving any stone unturned to secure the...

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India's Nuclear Policy has destablised South Asia: A Pakistani view

India's Nuclear Policy has destablised South Asia: A Pakistani view

By: Rabia Javed |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 05 April 2019

Remember “Atoms for Peace”? US President Dwight Eisenhower believed that arms reduction wouldn’t be sufficient and floated an idea of using nuclear energy as a way to redeem...

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No Peace in Palestine

No Peace in Palestine

By: Dr Amarjit Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 April 2019

The recent rocket attacks from Gaza on Tel Aviv, no matter how “accidental”, are no excuse.  Coming on 52 years, now, Arab countries ganged up on Israel, forcing Israel’s hand against...

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XI Jinping’s World-Class Military: Not Only Fights, But also Wins Wars

XI Jinping’s World-Class Military: Not Only Fights, But also Wins Wars

By: Dr Amrita Jash |Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 04 April 2019

“You fight your way and I fight my way” – 2015 White Paper on China’s Military Strategy1 At the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, held in October 2017, Chinese...

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India has entered an Elite Space Club with Mission Shakti

India has entered an Elite Space Club with Mission Shakti

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 April 2019

India has entered an elite space club with the accomplishment of ‘Mission Shakti’ when the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) blew up an Indian satellite in a Low Earth Orbit...

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Ageing China goes in search of new growth

Ageing China goes in search of new growth

By: Lauren Johnston |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 April 2019

Demographic pressures help explain Beijing’s outbound agenda To the displeasure of other European Union nations and the USA, Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday hosted Chinese...

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SAM Manekshaw on Leadership and Discipline

SAM Manekshaw on Leadership and Discipline

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 April 2019

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s Lecture at Defence Services College, Wellington on Leadership and Discipline 11th November, 1998. Commandant, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am fully conscious of the...

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Kashmiri Youth and the Democratic Process

Kashmiri Youth and the Democratic Process

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 April 2019

Kashmir, despite being in the throes of a very unfortunate environment of violence, has witnessed a steady improvement in literacy levels over the last few decades. The 2011 census recorded a...

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Research and Technology has been the Major Game Changer

Research and Technology has been the Major Game Changer

By: Shaumik Samar Ghosh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 April 2019

As India entered the league of Space Superpowers with the launch of its first ever A-SAT (Anti Satellite Missile), the heat has turned on with former DRDO Chief V.K Saraswat claiming that under...

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ASAT Test: Despite?

ASAT Test: Despite?

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 April 2019

Recently, when India demonstrated her ASAT capability, the import of the achievement was hardly grasped within the country, much less its strategic and geopolitical facets. We live in very cynical...

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