Thursday, August 22, 2019

Baluchistan – and the spy next door

In September 2015 when Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations went public about Indian plans to build a wall along the Line of Control allegedly to convert it “into a quasi-international...

Achievements made by DRDO

Arjun TankDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is a Mission Mode Organisation, which is primarily engaged in design and development of strategic, complex and security sensitive systems for the Armed Forces. DRDO has developed...

Nuclear Terrorism – and the Nostradamus predicate

President Obama carries a Hanuman idol in his pocket which he says is for luck. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook recently revealed that Apple’s Steve Jobs had advised him to visit the Hanuman Temple...

China sounds ‘Action Stations’ in South China Sea

While the US DoD posted a clip on the internet showing a Russian SU-24 attack aircraft conducting a simulated attack on USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea flying just 30 feet away from...

Saudi-Iran conflict: India needs to safeguard its interests

The execution of Shia religious scholar Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia set in motion a series of unfortunate events that have the potential to deepen instability in the volatile Middle East, and whose reverberations...

India Set to Boost the Lift-Off Power

In a major breakthrough in the quest of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to build a heavy lift capability, the cryogenic engine, forming a part of the upper stage of the next generation,...

UCAVs – post Nishant fiasco

Nishant UAVPost dumping of DRDO’s Nishant UAV by the Army after successive failures with decades of development and at least Rs 90 crores (official figures) behind it, now comes the news that India is...

Govt nod to raise 8 more ITBP battalions for deployment along China LAC

Force to get equipments at par with ArmyIn a bid to strengthen positions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China in Ladakh and other sectors, the Centre Government has given nod for...

New Aircraft Carrier: Is Multiple Approach Feasible?

INS VikrantIndia launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, built in Cochin Shipyard, on August 12, 2013 two days after the activation of India’s first nuclear submarine ‘Arihant’.  Though launch of INS...

Islamic State in India

On the eve of the visit of French President François Hollande to India as Chief Guest of the 67th Republic Day, there has been a massive flow of intelligence from Western sources regarding the...