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  • ‘Friendly’ fatalities

    ‘Friendly’ fatalities

    The bungled training exercise has raised questions about the readiness of the Islamic Republic’s armed forces amidst heightened tension with the US in the aftermath of the shooting down of the Ukranian jetliner.

    May 13, 2020
  • 19 killed after Iran warship hit by ‘friendly fire’ during naval exercise at gulf of Oman

    19 killed after Iran warship hit by ‘friendly fire’ during naval exercise at gulf of Oman

    The Konarak is a logistical support vessel made in the Netherlands and purchased by Iran before the 1979 Islamic revolution.

    May 11, 2020
  • The Day After

    The Day After

    The overwhelming darkness is as literal as it is figurative in a state that has made the grade as an investment destination and now boasts a unique plan of action. Puri exemplifies the grot of poverty and the glitz of tourism; the devastation has been quite total in the Golden Triangle ~ Puri, Konarak, and Bhubaneswar. For now, Odisha shows the way. It really does. Let India help Odisha. Will she?

    May 12, 2019
  • Dodgy over Konarak

    Dodgy over Konarak

    It is deeply unfortunate in terms of cultural history that Odisha’s Konarak Sun Temple, declared as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, should now be at the centre of an unseemly controversy. Central to the discord between the state government on the one hand and the Centre’s Department of Culture and the Archaeological Survey of …

    November 17, 2018