Articles in Issues

Lockheed Martin has appointed William Blair as Vice President and Chief...

Lockheed Martin has appointed William Blair as Vice President and Chief...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2019

Lockheed Martin has appointed William Blair as Vice President and Chief Executive for India. In this role, Mr. Blair will lead the growth and development of Lockheed Martin’s business in India...

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Desperate for Internet in Kashmir    

Desperate for Internet in Kashmir    

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2019

On August 5, the central took the major decision of bifurcating the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories and abrogated Article 370. Restrictions on communications and...

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J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2019

Time ticks very fast and so does the mood of the people. The initial euphoria over the abrogation of Articles 35A, 370 and reorganisation of the state is fast dying down with stark realities...

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Xi Jinping's many problems: Hong Kong to Xinjiang

Xi Jinping's many problems: Hong Kong to Xinjiang

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 03 Dec , 2019

Since his visit to Mamallapuram, Chinese President Xi Jinping has been facing a rough sea at home. The 4th plenary session of the 19th Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee was held in...

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Importance of Data Mining for Operational Efficiency

Importance of Data Mining for Operational Efficiency

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Dec , 2019

As world in general begins to move towards widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI for short) authentic data becomes increasingly important. Battlefields of the future are no exception. But...

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Theological War that Tears India

Theological War that Tears India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Dec , 2019

For India, the Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands serve as an aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean. Strategically, India has been investing in the Islands in enhancing its defence potential and as...

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1971 War: Battle of Bogra

1971 War: Battle of Bogra

By: Lt Gen JBS Yadava | Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 01 Dec , 2019

The capture of Bogra was a landmark victory in which every soldier of 5/11 GR played a vital role against the enemy, which was entrenched in fortified positions. It was a classic battle in a built...

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India-Bhutan-China

India-Bhutan-China

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Nov , 2019

Speaking to the media in June 2019, Prime Minister Lotay Tshering of Bhutan had called upon China to maintain status quo in the Doklam region, saying “no side” should do anything...

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US ‘Country Report on Terrorism’ comes down heavily on Pakistan, praises...

US ‘Country Report on Terrorism’ comes down heavily on Pakistan, praises...

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2019

The United States of America (US) has released its annual “Country Reports on Terrorism” for the year 2018 on 22 November 2019. The report assesses all major nations of the world in terms of...

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Is China the Neo-Colonial Power in Africa?

Is China the Neo-Colonial Power in Africa?

By: Ellington Ngandu | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Nov , 2019

China has been successful in making inroads into Africa with reciprocal warm gestures from many African countries. China has remained Africa’s largest trading partner from 2008 onwards, while...

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HKDC Elections: Sound a death knell to China

HKDC Elections: Sound a death knell to China

By: VBN Ram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Nov , 2019

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest currently in its sixth month is unprecedented for more reasons than one. Firstly, no other protest anywhere in the world has continued unabated for such a long...

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From Net Defence Importer to Net Exporter?

From Net Defence Importer to Net Exporter?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Nov , 2019

On November 11, 2019, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stated, “Looking at the talent India possesses, I am pretty confident that we can become a $10 trillion economy in the next 10-15 years”....

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Mumbai 26/11: A day of infamy

Mumbai 26/11: A day of infamy

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: Mumbai 26/11 | Date: 26 Nov , 2019

Even while holding talks with the US on peace in the Pacific, the Japanese Empire secretly and treacherously planned and carried out massive surprise attacks from the air and the sea on Pearl...

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Mumbai 26/11: Islamabad's brazen attack

Mumbai 26/11: Islamabad's brazen attack

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: Mumbai 26/11 | Date: 26 Nov , 2019

The war of civilization between the Muslims and the infidels has begun in Indian territory. So said the first statement issued in the name of the so-called Indian Mujahideen (IM) in November,...

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Technology in Warfare: Is India Lagging Behind?

Technology in Warfare: Is India Lagging Behind?

By: Sumit Walia | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 25 Nov , 2019

There are more than 250 government or private drone developers or manufacturers in China. Some are working closely with technical universities and the government. China is investing heavily in...

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INS ‘Vishal’ – next aircraft carrier

INS ‘Vishal’ – next aircraft carrier

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2019

Reports in media indicate UK is in talks with the Indian government on building a new state-of-the-art aircraft carrier on the lines of Britain’s HMS ‘Queen Elizabeth’ as part of ongoing...

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Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2019

On April 19, 2019, Yemen rebels shot down a Chinese-built medium-altitude and long-endurance Wing Loong drone with a surface-to-air missile. The drone, operated by Saudi Arabia, was reportedly on...

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Defence for the 5 Trillion Indian Economy

Defence for the 5 Trillion Indian Economy

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Nov , 2019

The “challenging but realizable” desire/target/goal/ambition of India becoming a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024-25 from the existing USD 2.69 trillion economy, as articulated by our finance...

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Election of Rajapaksa rings alarm bells in India

Election of Rajapaksa rings alarm bells in India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Nov , 2019

In keeping with the trend world over, Sri Lankans have also chosen a hard-liner as their next President, though the voting pattern is divided with the minorities voting overwhelmingly against him...

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So-called bi-partisan US Congressional Hearing on J&K stands exposed

So-called bi-partisan US Congressional Hearing on J&K stands exposed

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Nov , 2019

A remarkable narration by Sunanda Vashisht, on Pakistan sponsored barbarism in Kashmir in 1990 that led to the exodus of the Kashmiri Pundit community from their millennium old homeland, deserves...

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