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  • INS Viraat’s final farewell set in Mumbai
  • INS Viraat’s final farewell set in Mumbai
  • INS Viraat’s final farewell set in Mumbai
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INS Viraat’s final farewell set in Mumbai


Its last refit, euphemistically called essential repairs and dry docking in which the ship’s rudders and propulsion were taken out, over at Cochin Shipyard, the 56-year-old aircraft carrier INS Viraat, which served the Indian Navy for nearly three decades, will be taken to Mumbai under tow later this month for decommissioning early next year. “By… Read More

North Korea’s Bomb Made in Pakistan


Both the nuclear explosions that took place in North Korea this year are “made in Pakistan”, according to those silently, and in total secrecy, tracking the nuclear trajectory of the East Asian country. “Silently” because most governments are chary of publicly naming and presumably shaming the military establishment in Pakistan for its drive to weaponise… Read More

Govt. could sign more Military Logistic Pacts with friendly nations like Russia, France and Germany


Notwithstanding criticism from Opposition parties over India signing military logistic support agreement with the US (LEMOA), PM Narendra Modi will go ahead and sign similar agreements with other friendly nations including Russia, France and Germany. Considered a significant strategic shift, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar during his last month’s visit to Washington signed the Logistics Exchange… Read More

India-Russia relationship moved from being ‘Special’ to ‘Regular’


This week India-Russia relationship moved from being ‘special’ to regular. As Russian troops landed in Pakistan for a two-week counter-terrorism joint exercise, the ‘degree of separation’ of the original strategic partners only increased, coming as it did in less than a week after the Uri terror strike. Even though India and Russia are also engaged… Read More

Japanese MP’s welcome Modi’s call for isolating Pakistan


Against the backdrop of Uri attack emanating from Pakistan, a Japanese Parliamentary delegation today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for greater international cooperation against terrorism and for coordinated efforts to isolate the countries sponsoring terrorism including Pakistan. The Japanese MPs conveyed this to the Prime Minister when they met him here as part of… Read More

Congress now criticizes Rafale Deal, urges Govt. to make the deal public


Congress criticized the Rs 59,000-crore Rafale fighter jet deal on September 24 while raising several questions on it. Further, the party claimed that the absence of any provision of technology transfer has the ability to cost India “very heavily”. Former Defence Minister A K Antony also demanded that the inter-governmental agreement with France should be… Read More

Indian Army kills 6 militants in North Eastern Assam


At least six militants belonging to Karbi Peoples Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militant outfit were killed Friday in a gunfight with joint contingents of Indian army and police in India’s northeastern state of Assam, officials said. The gunfight broke out early Friday at Karbi Anglong district, about 250 km east of Dispur, the capital city of… Read More

Tezpur air base ready to face any challenge: IAF official


The Tezpur air base in Assam is ready to face any challenge, be it facing the enemy or conducting peace time operations, Tezpur Air Force Station’s Air Officer Commanding Commodore K V R Raju said on Friday. “The Air Force station in Tezpur is always ready to face any challenge. It is well equipped to… Read More

China will back Pak in case of aggression: Report


China has assured Pakistan of its support in the event of any foreign “aggression” and also supported the country’s stance on the Kashmir dispute, a media report has claimed. Beijing conveyed the message during a meeting of its top diplomat in the provincial capital with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Dawn reported. “In case… Read More

Nailing Pakistan For Lasting Peace


Pakistan has done it yet again and no wonder the kind of responses emanating from our media have been all too naive, especially the print media. Every time there is a terror strike on India we see all too familiar talk on ‘Why India should not exercise hot pursuit against Pakistan’ and so on. Reputed… Read More