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The Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad on Sunday detained a former army havildar from Pokhran in Jaisalmer on suspicion of spying for Pakistani intelligence agencies, an official said.The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), state intelligence and military officials are questioning the former army man, who is presently working as a patwari (revenue official),...
To make up flagging warship numbers, the Navy has initiated the purchase of three Grigorivich-class frigates from Russia. The earlier vessels were built in Yantar Shipyard at Kaliningrad. Now India insists the new frigates be built in an Indian shipyard. With the major shipyards occupied with building seven stealth...
The last edition of Vajra Prahar was hosted by the Indian Army at Nahan in Himachal Pradesh in 2012. (File Photo) The last edition of Vajra Prahar was hosted by the Indian Army at Nahan in Himachal Pradesh in 2012. (File Photo)In another sign of increasing military cooperation between...
Ahoy, Hello, Namaste,” the theme song for the International Fleet Review (IFR), has set the tone for the biggest-ever review to be hosted by the Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam in February next year. More than 100 warships from 50 countries, including India, will take part in the gala event...
Let there be no doubt that rise of the terror organisation ISIS in middle east, its current control of a large swath of Iraqi and Syrian territory, more than the size of United kingdom and its leader Abu Baghdadi declaring this area as a Caliphate with him as Caliph...
The war crime trials in Bangladesh are the unfinished agenda of the Liberation War of the Bangladeshi people who had won their liberation from Pakistan on 16 December 1971. The country is now trying to complete this by bringing some of the worst-grade war criminals to justice. In this...

The Great Wall(s) of China

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Over the past 65 years, China has erected psychological walls with all its neighbors.  First, China shut itself from the world while it carried out internal purges.  Today, China has walls of intransigence with Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and India.  With Russia, the relationship is hot now and...
New Delhi: Strategic experts on Saturday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic, surprise visit to Pakistan as a major step aimed at rebuilding the derailed bilateral peace process.Former diplomats and retired generals who have dealt with Pakistan said Modi's dramatic gesture of flying to Lahore from Afghanistan on Friday...

Russia Rearms for a New Era

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Illustrations by Guilbert Gates/The New York Times|Source: IHS Jane’s      by Catrin Einhorn, Hannah Fairfield & Tim WallaceRussia has bolstered its military and asserted itself on the world stage with a forcefulness not seen since the Cold War, ratcheting up tensions with the West. Here is what Russia...
by Abhishek BhallaWith ISIS trying to lure young Indian Muslim men into its fold by spreading propaganda material in Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati and Urdu on cyber space, the Indian government is all set to create a war room to monitor social media. The plan is to set up a 24/7...