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Peshawar Attack: Hitting at Soft Underbelly
Ashwani Gupta | 22 Dec , 2014 0 comments
Peshawar Attack: Hitting at Soft Underbelly

The horrific attack on Army school at Peshawar on 16 December 2014 underscored the ruthlessness and the viciousness of leaders of Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP). The attack purportedly against Pakistan Army’s operations in North Waziristan led to death of over 141 innocent children and civilians with almost 100 injured. The hideous attack also...

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Pakistan: The Jihad Factory
Bharat Verma | 19 Dec , 2014 2 comments
Pakistan: The Jihad Factory

Pakistan ultimately turned out to be the most dangerous place in the world. After witnessing the massacre of thirty-five innocent Indian citizens in the Valley, the American President travelled to Islamabad in a decoy plane. Unusual security precautions were in order as the visit was to the Jihad Factory, famous for export of terrorism...

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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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