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Rajnath Singh says China to move behind Finger 8 at Pangong-tso

Rajnath Singh informed the Rajya Sabha that the Indian and Chinese troops in the Pangong-tso area stand-off will disengage and move back in a phased, coordinated and verified manner. Read More

Beijing says India, China disengaging troops from Ladakh’s Pangong-tso

The Chinese defence ministry said Indian and Chinese troops have started to disengage from the stand-off sites in the north and south banks of the Pangong-tso (Pangong lake) in eastern Ladakh. Troops from both the countries have been engaged in a tense stand-off in the area. Read More

Navy’s largest war game, TROPEX, on in Indian Ocean Region

The Navy’s largest war game, the biennial Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX-21), with the participation of all its operational units as well as those of the Army, Air Force and the Coast Guard has completed the weapon work-up phase and the tactical scenario phase was under way, the Navy said on Wednesday. Read More

The fallacy of false flag operations

At a time when Pakistan desperately needs focussed leadership to ameliorate its internal problems, the Imran Khan led PTI government is frittering away its mandate in diverting public attention from core issues by empty rhetoric for which there are very few takers. In recent weeks Mr Khan has stepped up his vituperations on social media accusing India of conducting “false flag operations against Pakistan”. Read More

Indian Army dogs trained to detect Covid-19 using sweat and urine samples

The Indian Army has trained two of its dogs – a chippiparai and a cocker spaniel – to detect Covid-19 cases by smelling urine and sweat samples of individuals. Read More

Assam Rifles seizes illegal consignment in Mizoram

In yet another success in its crusade against smuggling activities, Serchhip Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), recovered 120 bags of human hair without any valid documents in General Area Chhungte in Mizoram on Sunday. Read More

China’s hydropower strategy: threats, challenges and responses

As per its 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), the Chinese government is planning to construct a ‘super hydropower dam’ on the Yarlung Tsangpo river. The report claimed that the hydropower dam would be “meaningful for the environment, national security, living standards and international cooperation.” Read More

Aero India 2021 begins in Bangalore, 601 exhibitors taking part

The Aero India 2021 started in Bangalore’s Yelahanka airbase. A total of 601 exhibitors, including 523 Indian exhibitors and 78 foreign exhibitors from 14 countries, are taking part in the event this year. There are over 284 virtual exhibitors taking part this year. Read More

IOR Defence Ministers’ Conclave to take place on February 4

The Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers’ Conclave will take place on February 4. In the event, which will be held physically and virtually, over 25 ministers and delegates would participate. Read More

Air Force and HAL to sign mega LCA Tejas deal worth ₹48,000 crore

The Indian Air Force and the state-owned aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited will sign a mega deal crore for 73 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk-1A and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 trainer jets. The deal would be worth ₹48,000 crore. Read More


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