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With all eyes on Inter-Korean Summit, a forgotten slice of history about Indian Army’s role in Korean War

With all eyes on Inter-Korean Summit, a forgotten slice of history about Indian Army’s role in Korean War Apr 27,2018

On Friday, the world will watch when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Panmunjom village in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that divides both their countries. Also keeping a watchful eye on this Inter Korean Summit will be India-a country whose role in bringing the Korean War to an end in 1953 was recognised internationally at that time with even United Nations observers having paid tributes to India’s voice that had called for moderation to end the

India and Saudi Arabia have very strong anti-terror cooperation’

India and Saudi Arabia have very strong anti-terror cooperation’ Apr 27,2018

Saudi Arabian ambassador to India Dr Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati said that the kingdom has a very strong cooperation with India on countering terrorism, extremism and against terror financing. Speaking at an interactive meeting with academics during his visit to Calicut University on Wednesday, Al Sati said that the Middle East region was going through a turbulent period and facing lot of challenges including terrorism. “Saudi Arabia is doing all its best internally, regionally and

US shouldn’t sanction India if it buys defence missiles from Russia: American lawmakers

US shouldn’t sanction India if it buys defence missiles from Russia: American lawmakers Apr 27,2018

Top American lawmakers and experts have warned that imposition of sanctions on India under a newly-enacted law if it buys the S-400 air defence missile system from Russia could be disastrous for the Indo-US ties. Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which was signed into law in August 2017 and went into effect in January this year, mandates the Trump administration to punish entities engaging in significant transaction with the defence or intelligence sectors of

Paks JF-17 aircraft of present, but Tejas aircraft of future : IAF chief

Paks JF-17 aircraft of present, but Tejas aircraft of future : IAF chief Apr 27,2018

Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa today said if Pakistans fighter jet JF-17 is an aircraft of the present, then indigenously developed Tejas is the future. JF-17 is a lightweight, single-engine, multi-role combat aircraft developed jointly by Pakistan and China. “There is a very good article in one of the aviation journals. He (the author) says JF-17 is not as technologically advanced as Tejas. So, he said JF-17 aircraft is of today because they have fielded much more squadrons than us, and Tejas

India reveals P-17A frigate configuration

India reveals P-17A frigate configuration Apr 27,2018

Indian naval shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDSL) unveiled a scale model of the Project 17A (P-17A) frigate at the Defexpo 2018 exhibition. MDSL is building four ships in the class, while the remaining three are being constructed by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE). The P-17A platform has been described as an enlarged, stealthier variant of the three-ship Project 17 (P-17) Shivalik class frigates. The new ships are 149 m long, with a beam of 17.8 m, a draught of

Can’t afford to put my children in Ivy league colleges like Pakistani generals: IAF chief

Can’t afford to put my children in Ivy league colleges like Pakistani generals: IAF chief Apr 27,2018

Indian Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa Thursday took a dig at the Pakistani military, saying in most countries the “state has an Army but in Pakistan the Army has a state.” “Pakistan is a different kettle of a fish…I can’t afford to put my children in Ivy league colleges and settle in London like many of their generals do,” he said in an address at a think-tank in New Delhi. He said India needs to work on deterrence on sub conventional domain to thwart attacks originating from

Mega boost to India’s firepower likely as army looks to seal Israel missile deal

Mega boost to India’s firepower likely as army looks to seal Israel missile deal Apr 27,2018

A mid ongoing efforts to further boost ties between India and Israel, the defence ministry on Friday will decide on an army proposal worth over Rs 2,000 crore to buy around 5,000 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Tel Aviv, which will meet the urgent requirement of these missiles for the force. “To meet the immediate requirements of the infantry battalions of the army, a high-level meeting of the defence ministry chaired by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to discuss the

We are ready to manufacture the MiG-35 in India’

We are ready to manufacture the MiG-35 in India’ Apr 27,2018

Ilya Tarasenko, Director General, JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation ‘MiG’ is looking to offer its latest MiG-35 warplanes under the Indian Air Force’s global tender to acquire 110 fighters for around $20 billion. In an interview to BusinessLine, Tarasenko said the company is ready to build the fighter planes here under the transfer of technology at a competitive price. Excerpts: Are you going to respond to the global tender floated by the Indian Air Force to acquire 110 fighter jets? Of

Significant increase in Chinese aircraft in Tibet Autonomous Region: IAF Chief

Significant increase in Chinese aircraft in Tibet Autonomous Region: IAF Chief Apr 26,2018

In the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s China visit to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa here today said that a significant increase in Chinese aircraft and aircrew has taken place in the Tibet Autonomous Region as compared to other military regions. He added that China’s deployment of its Sukhoi-27 and J-10 fighter aircraft fleets for continuous operations during winter months gives them a “year round

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: China is 'wooing' India because Donald Trump's moves have left it no choice

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: China is 'wooing' India because Donald Trump's moves have left it no choice Apr 26,2018

As Narendra Modi lands in Wuhan for a much-anticipated one-on-one with Xi Jinping, it is worth exploring the motivations that have driven China to the discussion table. It is a stretch to assume that Beijing, which refuses to consider India as its equal and never fails to be condescending about the economic and military power differential, would suddenly warm up to its neighbour out of  "goodwill". China doesn't do "goodwill". Its actions (not just under Xi but

Russia’s Rubin responds to Indian submarine tender RFI with Amur-1650

Russia’s Rubin responds to Indian submarine tender RFI with Amur-1650 Apr 26,2018

Rubin Central Maritime Design Bureau has prepared the necessary information on Amur-1650 submarine to bid in the 75I tender for six non-nuclear submarines for the Indian Navy, Rubin CEO Igor Vilnit told TASS. “According to the tender rules and Make in India logic the choice of a foreign partner belongs to Indian enterprises. Our proposal for the Indian Navy is based on non-nuclear Amur-1650 submarine and meets all the customer requirements,”he said. The Indian government sent a Request

JeM commander killed in Tral gunfight, says J-K?Police chief

JeM commander killed in Tral gunfight, says J-K?Police chief Apr 26,2018

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said that one of the four militants killed in Tuesday’s gunfight in the Tral forest area was a Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) operational commander. Four JeM militants, one soldier and a state police constable were killed in the over eight-hour long gunfight. The picture had been taken in Pakistan few years ago by the media there. Azhar was released from Kotbalwal jail in Jammu district in 1999 and taken to Kandahar in Afghanistan where he was swapped with the

India hands over memorabilia to Bangladesh

India hands over memorabilia to Bangladesh Apr 26,2018

An Mi-4 helicopter and two PT-76 tanks, used in the 1971 Liberation War, were handed over by the Indian government to Bangladesh Air Force and Bangladesh Army yesterday at Bangladesh Air Force Base Bashar. Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla handed over the memorabilia to Bangladesh authorities, said an ISPR release yesterday. Chief of General Staff of Bangladesh Army Lt General Md Nazimuddin and Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Admin) Air vice Marshal M Abul Bashar

Indian Army issues national alert on recruitment process over forged documents

Indian Army issues national alert on recruitment process over forged documents Apr 26,2018

The Army has issued a national-level alert among its recruitment officers following the arrest of nine Uttar Pradesh natives who tried to pass off as Keralites with forged documents during an army recruitment rally in Thiruvananthapuram. As the fudged documents included fake Aadhaar cards, Central Government agencies have also been notified, senior Army officers said.‘’This has the potential to become a national-level menace. We are trying to nip it in the bud. All Army Recruiting Officers

2 killed in Indian army firing across LoC: Pak

2 killed in Indian army firing across LoC: Pak Apr 26,2018

Pakistan claimed today that Indian forces fired across the Line of Control, killing two civilians and wounding two others. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that Indian troops this morning resorted to “unprovoked firing” in Thub and Banchiran sub sectors of Padhar Sector and targeted village Bramla. Two civilians were killed and two others, including a woman, injured in the firing, he added.

Kashmir Valley to see more bloodshed in 2018 than previous year, claims former J-K DGP

Kashmir Valley to see more bloodshed in 2018 than previous year, claims former J-K DGP Apr 26,2018

Former Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda said the killing of over 200 terrorist in the Valley would not “restore normalcy” in the state and predicted that the year would see more bloodshed than 2017. Khoda, who was J&K’s top cop between 2007 and 2012, was in New Delhi to attend a security conclave. “The year 2018 is bound to be worse than 2017, where casualty of security forces is likely to cross 100,” he told The Indian Express. Eighty-two security personnel

World Bank urged to schedule talks on water dispute with India : Pakistani Media

World Bank urged to schedule talks on water dispute with India : Pakistani Media Apr 26,2018

Islama­bad has asked the World Bank to schedule a meeting with a Pakistani team in Washington later this month for talks on water dispute with India, official sources told Dawn on Wednesday. Early this month, Pakis­tan asked the World Bank to address its concerns over India’s two hydropower projects — the 330-megawatt Kishanganga and 850MW Ratle plants. Islama­bad believes that both plants violate the Indus Water Treaty that distributes water of Indus River and its tributaries between

Stymieing Red terror – Indian Defence Research Wing

Stymieing Red terror – Indian Defence Research Wing Apr 26,2018

It’s a major victory for the Maharashtra police for being able to significantly reduce the threat of Naxalism in Gadchiroli district. The two fierce gun battles that led to the death of 37 Maoists underscored a do-or-die struggle for the two sides – one upholding the law, the other making a mockery of governance and the country’s democratic institutions. It should also be a case study on how accurate intelligence on the ground can be a decisive factor in the war against Red

Pakistani, Indian troops to conduct first-ever military drills together

Pakistani, Indian troops to conduct first-ever military drills together Apr 26,2018

Pakistani and Indian forces will conduct military drills together for the first-time ever in August this year. According to a report in an Indian newspaper, the two arch-rivals will participate in a multi-nation military exercise to be held in in Russia’s Ural Mountains. The exercise, Peace Mission 2018, is a part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and will focus on counter-terrorism operations. Eight countries, including Pakistan, India, China and Russia, will participate in the

Pakistan dismisses worries over Indian missiles activities : Pakistani Goverment

Pakistan dismisses worries over Indian missiles activities : Pakistani Goverment Apr 26,2018

Pakistan has no frustration regarding Indian missile activities but international community must take notice of such aggressive behavior, says foreign office.During his weekly media briefing foreign office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said that Pakistan possess full capacity to answer Indian actions in same manners. Dr Faisal said that Indian official including its Prime Minister keep giving provocative statements against Pakistan even in other countries. “Pakistan has always