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Japan and India agreed several high-profile deals on Saturday including on high-speed rail, defence technology and civil nuclear cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in New Delhi.Following talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, Modi said the pair had agreed plans for Japan to build India’s first bullet train...
After completion, Wendelstein 7-x will be the most modern fusion reactor of the stellarator type, and is intended to investigate this model’s suitability as a power station, in particular its capability for long pulse operation. It has taken the Physicists 20 years to develop the ReactorNuclear fusion entails fusing...
Manohar Parrikar, on his maiden visit to the US, is seen with Ashton Carter on the deck of USS Dwight D Eisenhower Aircraft CarrierIn an embarrassment, PoK and Aksai Chin were not shown as India’s territory in a map by the Pentagon website ahead of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s...
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo AbeAs Shinzo Abe begins his crucial visit to India today looking to clinch a slew of deals including bullet trains and amphibious defence planes, Chinese media today said the Japanese premier is trying to rope in India as part of a strategy to contain arch...
Afghan Crisis Response Unit members at the site of a Taliban attack in Kabul on FridayA loud explosion rocked Kabul on Friday in a heavily protected area close to many foreign embassies and government buildings, with initial police reports suggesting at least three attackers had targeted a guesthouse close...
The girl in her mid-20s was radicalised online and deeply influenced by the activities of ISIS. Reuters file photo for representationA girl from Hyderabad, who was allegedly in touch with the arrested executive of Indian Oil Corporation, has been kept under surveillance for her suspected links with ISIS."The girl...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an eight member country regional grouping- India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal & Sri Lanka. Apart from permanent members, SAARC also has nine observer countries (Thirteenth SAARC summit, Dhaka 2005) namely, Australia, China, European Union, Iran, Japan, Republic of  South...
Starting with the early part of the last decade, the Chinese had been carving out a plan that analysts in many parts of the world had assessed as a move to “contain” India. In India, the string was seen as a clever way of using excess money and excess...

Recollections of the 1971 War

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“Rockline Control from 202, request permission to start-up.” “202 from Rockline Control, standby for permission.” “202 from Rockline, permission denied, vacate cockpits and contact on land line.” It was the 3rd of December, 1971 and I had strapped up in the front cockpit of the Sukhoi-7U trainer aircraft with...
Source:-AKASH Missiles – The Protector of Indian skies. The Akash (sky) is a mid-range indigenous supersonic short-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. It is one of the five missile projects of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) of the DRDO. The objective of the project Akash was to develop critical...