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Complacency Results in Avoidable Casualties
Complacency Results in Avoidable Casualties

The last fortnight has been troublesome for the security forces involved in counter insurgency operations. Two major attacks by different group of insurgents in two areas far apart, have left a large number of personnel martyred. There have been avoidable casualties of security forces personnel in both. Except for the large number of casualties...

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अनुच्छेद 370 पर बहस जरूरी क्यों
अनुच्छेद 370 पर बहस जरूरी क्यों

अनुच्छेद 370 की आड़ में जम्मू कश्मीर राज्य के लोगों से किये जा रहे इस अन्याय पर एक आध को छोड़ कर कमोवेश सभी राजनैतिक दल और सामाजिक...

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Solar power can be for India what shale is for the US
Solar power can be for India what shale is for the US

The new government has unfurled plans to build 100 gw of solar power by 2022. Here are a few suggestions to execute this grand vision: First, it’s time the general perception that solar energy is expensive is removed. India gets 70% more solar radiation than European countries. This means the same solar panels yield 70% more power in India. In...

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National Security Voids in Geospatial Apps

National security implies protecting a nation’s population, economy, critical infrastructure, borders and prosperity in general. In order to implement national security, there is therefore a need to coordinate action and exchange information between various agencies which include National Intelligence, Defence, Law enforcement, Disaster...

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Terrorism in J&K: Mindless and futile violence
Col Jaibans Singh | 06 Dec , 2014 1 comment
Terrorism in J&K: Mindless and futile violence

The euphoria caused by a large voter turnout for the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir has been responded to by the terrorists with a spate of attacks across the state in the last week or so.  The suicide attack in Arnia , district Jammu on November, 27, followed by the second suicide attack at Uri  in  Kashmir  on December, 05; the...

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