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Sikkim from Batang La to Chorten La: A Narrative of the Himalayan Paradise

Sikkim from Batang La to Chorten La: A Narrative of the Himalayan Paradise

By: Col Alok Mathur, SM | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 15 Nov , 2020

Sikkim, the beautiful 22nd State of Indian Union in the lap of mighty Himalayas, garnered headlines of World media on 9, May, 2020, when Indian Army troops clashed with a Patrol of the Chinese...

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Indian Space Research Organisation: From Aryabhata to Gaganyaan

Indian Space Research Organisation: From Aryabhata to Gaganyaan

By: Col Alok Mathur, SM | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Nov , 2020

The year 2017 was a watershed in the long march of space research in India when Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) achieved twin landmarks. Firstly, on 15 February 2017, it, created a world...

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Women in Combat Role: Proving their Mettle in J&K

Women in Combat Role: Proving their Mettle in J&K

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 29 Oct , 2020

Winds of change are taking place in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in more ways than one. A welcome development in recent times is enhancement in induction of women in security forces...

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Tejas: The Radiance towards Self Reliance

Tejas: The Radiance towards Self Reliance

By: Col Alok Mathur, SM | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 28 Oct , 2020

On 04 February, 2001,  the first prototype of the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) took off from Yalahanka Airbase for its maiden flight and returned safely in the presence of then Prime...

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DRDO: Steering the March towards Self-Reliance

DRDO: Steering the March towards Self-Reliance

By: Col Alok Mathur, SM | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 25 Oct , 2020

The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) an agency under the Department of Defence Research and Development in Ministry of Defence (MOD) of Government of India (GOI) is...

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Pakistan’s heart continues to bleed for Hafiz Saeed and his ilk

Pakistan’s heart continues to bleed for Hafiz Saeed and his ilk

By: Vikas Khanna | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 04 Oct , 2019

Advocacy of human rights with a carefully cultivated “holier than thou” persona has become the focus for Prime Minister Imran Khan. Amidst ranting of a nuclear holocaust his heart bleeds...

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Good advice for China: Forget Kashmir, look towards Hong Kong

Good advice for China: Forget Kashmir, look towards Hong Kong

By: Onkareshwar Pandey | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 29 Sep , 2019

China is not relenting from assisting Pakistan in its unsubstantiated posture on Kashmir. Chinese diplomats are making highly objectionable statements and attempting to raise the issue in...

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General Qamar Bajwa: De-facto dictator of Pakistan

General Qamar Bajwa: De-facto dictator of Pakistan

By: Onkareshwar Pandey | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Jul , 2019

A change in command of the Pakistan Army normally gives way to a degree of romanticism that the new Chief will be different from his predecessors, will remain within the ambit of his military...

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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 Apr , 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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Pulwama: Pakistan’s reaction and India’s options

Pulwama: Pakistan’s reaction and India’s options

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 24 Feb , 2019

While coming to terms with the horrific terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama, Kashmir, it becomes important to see Pakistan’s reaction to the carnage that it has sponsored. Pakistan has...

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Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 12 Feb , 2019

Pakistan’s propaganda against India is a 24/7 feature! It, however, peaks in the month of February with the sham of “Kashmir Solidarity Day” (KSD), an annual ritual since 1990 being observed...

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Army medical camps provide relief during harsh winters in Kashmir

Army medical camps provide relief during harsh winters in Kashmir

By: Jasbir Sarai | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 14 Jan , 2019

Kashmir is presently going through the period of Chilla-e-Kalan. This period represents the harshest 40 days of winter in the Valley marked by glaciated conditions with icicles hanging down from...

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Governors Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: The Challenge and the Ramification

Governors Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: The Challenge and the Ramification

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 10 Jul , 2018

The political churning witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir in mid-May has settled down into a new mould. It became quite apparent within the first few days that there was no possibility of any other...

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Mothers Influence will Discourage Youth from Pursuing the Path of Terrorism

Mothers Influence will Discourage Youth from Pursuing the Path of Terrorism

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 08 Jun , 2018

The unilateral suspension of operations during the holy month of Ramadan in Jammu and Kashmir has entered its third week now. Reports suggest that stone pelting and recruitment of youth into the...

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Politics of ceasefire: The nation cannot let down its security forces

Politics of ceasefire: The nation cannot let down its security forces

By: Vikas Khanna | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 29 May , 2018

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led central government’s decision to announce “suspension of operations” (ceasefire) in Jammu and Kashmir during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation

Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 26 May , 2018

The Union Government, on May, 16, declared “suspension of operations” (also termed as ceasefire) in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan! The initiative, taken at the behest of...

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The resurgence of Taliban and India’s response

The resurgence of Taliban and India’s response

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 21 May , 2018

The US has, off and on, made some tall claims of having reigned in the Taliban in Pakistan. These claims stand exposed as fatuous against the backdrop of the military success attained by the...

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Armed Forces Special Powers Act: The myth and the reality

Armed Forces Special Powers Act: The myth and the reality

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 25 Mar , 2018

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been witnessing an enhanced spiral of violence in the last month or so along the Line of Control (LOC) as also in the form of terrorist initiated activity in the...

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Initiative to de-radicalise Kashmir should come from the elders

Initiative to de-radicalise Kashmir should come from the elders

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 20 Mar , 2018

The killing of three local terrorists in a recent encounter in Kashmir, including one who was a B.Tech student has, once again, laid focus on the very significant issue of indoctrination of the...

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Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy: Changing Contours

Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy: Changing Contours

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 07 Mar , 2018

Pakistan is eliciting a renewed, more inimical and more negative interest the affairs of Kashmir of late. There have been a series of incidents in the last couple of months starting with the...

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