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In all fairness it should be admitted that India had given enough provocation to Pakistan to open the Western Front, and the war. Given the Indian incursions in the East, it would appear surprising why Pakistan waited so long at all, until 3 December, by which time India was...
Declassified US records show that India’s objectives during the 1971 Indo-Pak war were greatly curtailed following an instance of high treason committed by a member of Indira Gandhi’s government.Exactly 45 years ago this day, Pakistan surrendered to the Indian Army and the Mukti Bahini in what was then East...
Official sources said that while jet engine for AMCA developed by Defence Research and Technology Organisation (DRDO) may take years to develop, the F 414 Enhanced Engine used by F-18 multi-role fighters could be used as a bridge subject to US government approvalby Shishir GuptaIndia and the US will...
Antonov An-225 - The Largest Aircraft ever builtAN-2The An-2 is used as a light utility transport, parachute drop aircraft, agricultural work and many other tasks suited to this large slow-flying biplane. Its slow flight and good short field performance make it suited for short, unimproved fields.Antonov’s first and most...
Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to China (November 18 to 23) can be seen as a testing step to see China’s real commitment to earnestly combat terrorism in its entirety. Till now, Beijing’s track record on this issue has been patchy, narrowly focussed and politically maneuvered.The Chinese side was...
NEW DELHI: The Centre has called a meeting of the governments of Maharashtra, Telangana, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Meghalaya, Manipur and Delhi to create a central database on terror funding. The eight states have recorded movement of funds for terror activities by members of ISIS, Lashkar-e-Taiba and IM,...
KOCHI: Stating it was "sad" that many defence reform measures in the past have not been implemented, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today identified reforms in the armed forces as a priority as he pitched for a military that was agile, mobile and driven by technology, not just human valor.He also...
Manohar Parrikar with HAL Chairman Suvarna RajuDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday that India would need 4,000 to 6,000 helicopter engines in the next 15 to 20 years.“If you make it in the time frame allotted, it will be a big achievement,” he said. Mr. Parrikar was speaking...
BEIJING: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization's meeting on Tuesday saw two would-be members, India and Pakistan, taking strident stance on terrorism.India's representative V K Singh, minister of state for external affairs, made oblique criticism of the role of Pakistan in the battle against terrorism."Political convenience can no longer provide an...
Representational Image      NEW DELHI: The Indian airspace has been violated thirty times by foreign aircraft in the past two years, the government said today.In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said since January 2013 till November 30, 2015,...