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March of an Empire

Zangmu Hydroelectric Station Much of our earth is covered by the water in oceans, rivers, wells, underground reserves, snow on mountains and moisture in the atmosphere. Water is the principal source of life and commerce. Discovery of new lands in search of wealth and adventure across oceans is a part of history. …

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India Attaches Highest Priority to Ties With China: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today kicked off his first visit here by holding talks with Chinese counterpart Gen Chang Wanquan stating that India attaches highest priority to its relationship with China and is committed to further develop the ties. “India attaches highest priority to relations with China and committed to …

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INS Arihant Undergoing Sea Acceptance Trails: Top Navy Official

VISAKHAPATNAM: Country’s first armed nuclear submarine, INS Arihant, is currently undergoing sea acceptance trials, a senior Naval official said on Sunday. INS Arihant is now undergoing sea acceptance trials as it had already passed several deep sea diving drills, Flag Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Vice-Admiral HCS Bisht told reporters here. …

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A ‘Much-Needed Message’ to India’s Neighbors

‘India Needs More Support as it Cannot Stand against China on its own’ by Dinakar Peri The many strategic decisions agreed upon during U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter’s visit last week to India opens up not just new possibilities but also challenges, say specialists in the defence sector. Many of …

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Indian Air Force Prepares 10-Year Modernization Plan

Combat Aircraft of the IAF either retired or in the course of being number-plated NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force has prepared a 10-year modernisation plan that identifies technologies and services that it requires and is set to share it with the private sector. But just 10-15% of the over …

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Power Pak-ed with Military and Mullah

by G Parthasarathy Criticising the military in Pakistan could be dangerous for Pakistanis. It is, therefore, rare to see Pakistani authors pick on the country’s military frontally, spelling out how disastrous and costly military rule and dominance have been for the evolution of Pakistan as a united, viable, peaceful and …

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