Tag: India

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  • Welcome to the Club

    Welcome to the Club

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 March announced the success of ‘Mission Shakti,’ an operation that demonstrated India’s anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite.

    April 4, 2019
  • India seeks consular access to Jadhav; release of Indian fishermen in Pak

    India seeks consular access to Jadhav; release of Indian fishermen in Pak

    India said there were 385 Indian fishermen whose nationality has been confirmed and conveyed to Pakistan and who have been languishing in Pakistan jails despite completing their sentences.

    April 3, 2019
  • Spare the soldier

    Spare the soldier

    Only a handful of ex-Generals spoke out against Adityanath’s shameful comment ~ and that too only when “pressed” by the media.

    April 3, 2019
  • Russia backs India’s NSG membership

    Russia backs India’s NSG membership

    India has already become a member of three other export control regimes like the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), Wassenaar Arrangement and the Australia Group with the firm support of countries like Russia and the United States.

    April 2, 2019
  • Fake news in India | WhatsApp unveils Checkpoint Tipline number

    Fake news in India | WhatsApp unveils Checkpoint Tipline number

    People in India can submit misinformation or rumours to the "Checkpoint Tipline on WhatsApp" at +91-9643-000-888.

    April 2, 2019
  • Ola and Gramalaya to build toilets for underprivileged across India

    Ola and Gramalaya to build toilets for underprivileged across India

    For this programme, Ola has partnered with Gramalaya, an approved key resource centre from the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation who will use the proceeds in their on-going efforts to build toilets for the underprivileged across India.

    April 1, 2019
  • Energy for Renewal

    Energy for Renewal

    It hardly needs to be emphasised that water is a scarce and endangered resource with both rivers and groundwater in India running dry. Thus most atomic power stations are located near the sea, changing the ecology of the shoreline and also driving away fishermen.

    April 1, 2019
  • Nightmare that is Brexit

    Nightmare that is Brexit

    Brexit is turning to a nightmare, now threatening to bring down yet another British Prime Minister. There is no sign of light yet in the dark tunnel. The British have made a mess of the issue, the House of Commons once a dazzling, sparkling ground of the greats of the empire, is now like a school with quarrelling kids. The lingering desire of hanging on to memory and nothing much else, the parliamentarians, now referred to as lawmakers, can’t even produce a sensible law. To me, like many others of my generation, the spectacle is terribly sad, the worst thing that can happen to any nation is not to be able to take any positive decision.

    March 31, 2019
  • India, US renew triangular development cooperation in Asia and Africa

    India, US renew triangular development cooperation in Asia and Africa

    India and the United States on Friday signed the First Amendment to the Statement of Guiding Principles (SGP) on Triangular Cooperation for Global Development in Asia and Africa as part of their Indo-Pacific cooperation.

    March 29, 2019
  • India disappointed with Pak response to its dossier on Pulwama attack

    India disappointed with Pak response to its dossier on Pulwama attack

    In a briefing for the Pakistan-based diplomatic community on Islamabad’s initial findings on the Indian dossier on the Pulwama attack, the Pakistan foreign office said 54 detained individuals were being investigated in connection with the incident but no details linking them to Pulwama have been found so far.

    March 29, 2019
  • India’s ASAT test more of ‘show,’ still long way to go: US Experts

    India’s ASAT test more of ‘show,’ still long way to go: US Experts

    "China has formidable counter space capabilities and Indian space systems are still highly vulnerable both in peacetime and in conflict. Yesterday's A-SAT test does not alter this basic reality," said Tellis.

    March 28, 2019
  • A good minister and a kind man

    A good minister and a kind man

    Manohar Parrikar was a good Defence Minister and a kind human being who had endeared himself to the rank and file and the veterans of the armed forces and their families.

    March 28, 2019
  • Pakistan shares its preliminary findings on Pulwama attack with India

    Pakistan shares its preliminary findings on Pulwama attack with India

    Pakistan has acted with a high sense of responsibility and extended full cooperation. “We do so in the interest of regional peace and security. We have sought further information/evidence from India to take the process forward,” it added.

    March 27, 2019
  • India, Australia to hold joint exercise on maritime security from 2 April

    India, Australia to hold joint exercise on maritime security from 2 April

    AUSINDEX is the cornerstone of a wider Indo-Pacific endeavour deployment which will see the Task Force conduct port visits to Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

    March 27, 2019
  • India must become most powerful because it doesn’t think of harming anyone: PM Modi

    India must become most powerful because it doesn’t think of harming anyone: PM Modi

    PM Modi congratulated the scientists involved in the Mission Shakti programme, which was successfully accomplished today with the test of an anti-satellite missile.

    March 27, 2019
  • It’s time to fix the steel frame

    It’s time to fix the steel frame

    Incidentally, there are not many Ashok Khemkas (transferred over 50 times in 27 years’ service and counting) who have the guts to stand up against hidden agendas, ill-desired policies, corruption, exploitation etc. to remain aligned with democratic ideals.

    March 27, 2019
  • India avers it did not deny overflight to Malaysian PM en route to Pak

    India avers it did not deny overflight to Malaysian PM en route to Pak

    The Pakistani airspace remains partially closed since 27 February after its Air Force violated the Indian airspace to target Indian military installations.

    March 26, 2019