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Dogs of War

Pic Courtesy: http://www.sify.com/news/dog-march-returns-to-republic-day-after-26-years-news-national-qbskPObggjagc.htmlAs Indian Army’s 36 Labradors and German Shepherds walked down Raj Path during the Republic Day Parade without missing a step in livery of the Remount Veterinary Corps (RVC), wonder how many in the audience knew  they had been practicing three times a day since the last...
On September 12, 2014, the streets of Western Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor city were abuzz with political gossip as the constituency was slated to go for assembly by-polls the very next day. But near noon, the old city’s Jataan locality was rocked by a big explosion in a house. Neighbors...
Currently India is hosting Make In India week in Mumbai."Today India is demographically the youngest country in the world, with young dreams full of energy.""India has the potential to become the manufacturing hub for the world.""The current generation of youngsters don't want to be job seekers. The youth wants...
The army commander was addressing the media after paying floral tributes to two jawans who were killed in an encounter with militants in KupwaraSRINAGAR: The army today said infiltration from across the Line of Control (LoC) into Kashmir was down to a "trickle" when compared to earlier years, as...
Parrikar said the forthcoming offset policy will have mandatory local production with tech transfer and if not, local production with mandatory local sourcingMUMBAI: If the defence procurement system is open and transparent, it can bring down the purchase cost by at least 20-25 per cent without compromising on quality...
Chinese Navy in the Indian Ocean Region"China"s moves are of direct significance to India, which will closely monitor Chinese naval activity in the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean not least because of Chinese maps depicting claims over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands," says former senior RA&W official...

Singapore Mulls F-35

by Chris PocockHere at the Singapore Airshow the host nation is poised on a range of defense aircraft purchases which has the OEMs vying for position, displaying their wares.For example Singapore will soon decide on a replacement for its 30-year old fleet of Super Puma helicopters, but speculation about...
by David DonaldChina’s much-debated J-20 stealth fighter has now entered the low-rate initial production (LRIP) phase. Following on from two prototype/technology demonstrators and at least six pre-production development aircraft, the first of a new batch of production examples made an appearance outside Chengdu’s works in late December. It reportedly...
Baba Kalyani, CMD, Bharat ForgeIn an interview to ET Now Baba Kalyani, CMD, Bharat Forge, said Make in India event in Mumbai is a great opportunity to showcase their ability to people from outside. ET Now: Make in India event is happening for the first time in Mumbai? What does...
Isro's PSLV-C31 carrying IRNSS-1E takes off during its launch from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota on 20 January, 2016MUMBAI: In a revolutionary change in India's space scenario, the operation of ISRO's workhorse — the four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) — will be largely privatized in four years,...