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The Basic Military Laws!

The Basic Military Laws!

By: Anonymous | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Feb , 2011

Try to look unimportant; the enemy may be low on ammo and not want to waste a bullet on you. •    Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than yourself. •    Never forget that your weapon was...

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'invisible Violence' that consumes India

'invisible Violence' that consumes India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Feb , 2011

On Monday, LeT militants dragged two teenaged sisters from their house in the Kashmir Valley and killed them in the most brutal manner. It served as reminder that the situation in the valley has...

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The Karmapa Controversy

The Karmapa Controversy

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Feb , 2011

The Karmapa is the head of what is known as the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism.It is claimed that the institution of Karmapa is more than 200 years older than the institution of Dalai Lama,...

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Will Egypt cost Obama a second term in White House?

Will Egypt cost Obama a second term in White House?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jan , 2011

The people’s revolt in Egypt, which has cost over a hundred lives since January 25, is showing signs of taking an anti-US turn. “Neither Mubarak nor Suleiman; we’re sick of Americans.” So...

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Internet poses threat to Authoritarian Regimes

Internet poses threat to Authoritarian Regimes

By: Maj Gen Dhruv C Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jan , 2011

The Jasmine Revolt:  The story of Tunisia gives one hope that oppressive regimes can be overthrown by the power of people mobilised to fight injustice without recourse to violence or civil war....

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CII lauds US Export Control reform effort

CII lauds US Export Control reform effort

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jan , 2011

US President Barack Obama promised India Inc during his address in Mumbai in November 2010 to work on fundamentally reforming the US export regime to allow greater cooperation with India in a...

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Fiddling in Davos while Arab World is burning

Fiddling in Davos while Arab World is burning

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jan , 2011

The prairie fire of mass protests in Tunisia continues to burn and shows signs of spreading to Libya, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. In Tunisia, protesters want the entire old leadership to...

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Fight against Terrorism and the Moral Dilemmas

Fight against Terrorism and the Moral Dilemmas

By: Anand K Verma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jan , 2011

Terrorism is a phenomenon operating on both sides of morality. Dilemmas, therefore, arise not confined to any one side. This is best apparent by examining some well known cases. Take the case...

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Awards for Gallant Air Force Pilots

Awards for Gallant Air Force Pilots

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jan , 2011

On May 8, 2010, Wg Cdr Chaturvedi saved the life of one J&K police personnel who was evacuated out of deep jungles of Lar in the Mahore-gulabgarh area at 9500 ft density altitude. Considering...

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Messages from Moscow Airport Blast

Messages from Moscow Airport Blast

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2011

Thirty-five persons are reported to have been killed in a suicide blast near the arrival area of Moscow’s Domodedovo airport at 4-32 PM local time on January 24,2011. The suspected suicide...

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Indian Flag at Lal Chowk, Srinagar?

Indian Flag at Lal Chowk, Srinagar?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2011

The ongoing march by a political party to raise the national flag in Sri Nagar is being dubbed as politically motivated by its detractors. It indeed is a move for political mobilization for...

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Army: A Need for Introspection

Army: A Need for Introspection

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal, PhD | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jan , 2011

The recent surge in incidents that bring bad name to the Army must result in an introspection in the Army, more so in the senior ranks – Army being a hierarchical organization.  What all ranks...

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A stealth aircraft with peaceful Chinese characteristics!

A stealth aircraft with peaceful Chinese characteristics!

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jan , 2011

Annexed below is an interesting article on the Chinese Stealth aircraft J-20 tested by the Chinese on January 11 before the meeting of Robert Gates, the visiting US Defence Secretary, with...

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Pakistan's Blackmail

Pakistan's Blackmail

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jan , 2011

US Vice president Joe Biden has just completed his so-called one-day secret trip to Pakistan, which, incidentally, was known well in advance to the media all over the world. Biden was in...

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US & China: Friends or Foes?

US & China: Friends or Foes?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jan , 2011

China has emerged as a leading economic power next only in importance to the US. It is seeking to achieve a military capability commensurate with its economic strength, but its military...

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Self-employed Soldier!

Self-employed Soldier!

By: Lt Gen Harwant Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jan , 2011

I was at the College of Combat, Mhow, when the India-China war of 1962 started. The course was terminated and all were instructed to forthwith rejoin their units. Army Headquarters required me to...

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Hindu Terrorism: A Journalism Agenda

Hindu Terrorism: A Journalism Agenda

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jan , 2011

Often, I get phone calls from Delhi-based journalists to discuss with me the disturbing phenomenon of some Hindus taking to terrorism and the reported confession before a Magistrate of Swami...

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Defence Production Policy: A Politive Change - CII

Defence Production Policy: A Politive Change - CII

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jan , 2011

CII has welcomed the newly released Defence Production Policy and has appreciated the remarkable work done by the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Having a prime aim of self-reliance in defence, the...

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Which direction for China in 2011?

Which direction for China in 2011?

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jan , 2011

Which direction will the Superpower that is China take in 2011? An answer to this question, lies in the Chinese press, in particular in the analyses/comments published in China during the last...

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China's brazen assertiveness

China's brazen assertiveness

By: Dr Monika Chansoria | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jan , 2011

The irritants in the Sino-Indian relationship have raised its fangs yet again barely a month after Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao concluded his visit to India. The People’s Republic of China (PRC)...

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