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BEIJING: On a key visit to China after his predecessor was denied visa, the head of Indian Army's Northern Command has held talks with top defence officials, focussing on fighting terror and maintaining peace on the Ladakh border, where many PLA incursions have occurred.Lt Gen D S Hooda, who...
NEW DELHI: In a rare, official admission of the dismal state of the combat aircraft fleet, the government has admitted that at any given point of time, just over half of the planes in the air force inventory are in a state to fly, with a large number of...
WASHINGTON: The Obama Administration today ruled out any India-type nuclear agreement with Pakistan as top American lawmakers expressed serious concerns over the growing Pakistani nuclear arsenal."We are not negotiating a 123 agreement with Pakistan," Richard G Olson, Special US Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, told lawmakers during a hearing...
LCA TejasWhen I hear the sudden roar of the LCA fighter jet’s engines in the skies above here in Bangalore, I often wonder why did the LCA programme take so long to reach the stage in which it is now. India is often termed as a nation, which has...
The Ufa Joint Statement issued by the prime ministers of India and Pakistan had envisaged a preliminary framework to address the issues of terrorism, ceasefire violations and to find out “ways and means” to expedite the 26/11 trial underway in Pakistan. At least some progress was to be made...
An Indian Navy MiG-29 Jet lands on INS VikramadityaAn impressive array of warships, including nuclear capable submarines, and about 8000 men and officers of Indian Navy presented an exquisite display of operational capabilities in an exercise reviewed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi off the Kochi coast in Kerala on...
USS JFK is a Gerald R Ford Class of Super Carriersby Dave MajumdarIndia hopes to build its own indigenous nuclear-powered aircraft carrier—complete with electromagnetic catapults—with the cooperation of the United States. In recent years, Washington and New Delhi have drawn closer together in the maritime security realm, due in part...
United Nations: India has called for a truly global convention to fight cyber crime and to ensure cyber security.India’s Electronics and Information Technology Secretary J.S. Deepak told a high level meeting of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that various stakeholders have to be involved to face the challenges...
Here’s a prediction for 2016: Defence ties will continue to be the main driver of Indo-US relations and may even be the catalyst for the Make in India initiative.Why? Because 2015 ended with the most successful bilateral visit. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s four days to the United States, stretching...
NEW DELHI: India and Russia are keen to utilise PM Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Moscow to strengthen ties beyond defence with creation of a joint innovation fund, besides prospective investments from Russia in National Infrastructure Fund as well as expanding bilateral trade basket beyond diamonds and pharmacy. Officials...