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RUDRA ALH-WSI
INS Mumbai and INS Trikand exercise VARUNA 2018
The Indian T-72 Ajeya Tank
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Indian ATG on trial
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Indian-American scientist Anita Sengupta is the brain behind NASA’s latest project

Indian-American scientist Anita Sengupta is the brain behind NASA’s latest project May 23,2018

he cold environment is crucial for a number of experiments but NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) takes this to extreme levels. The laboratory is now heading to the ISS to study what happens when atoms get really cold. The main brain behind this project of US space agency is the Indian-American scientist Anita Sengupta. THE COLDEST SPOT IN THE UNIVERSE: COLD ATOM LABORATORY (CAL)   Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) is expected to be 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space. The

Corridors will help various individual MSMEs with their special expertise: DRDO Chairman Dr Christopher

Corridors will help various individual MSMEs with their special expertise: DRDO Chairman Dr Christopher May 23,2018

Stressing that quality is crucial for precision products in Defence products, S Christopher, Chairman, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has said that the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) can help in producing small fabrications and various components that can be integrated. He was speaking recently during an event in which L&T Defence handed over Integrated 1000th Akash Propulsion System Hardware for the Akash Missile at L&T’s Precision

Israel’s defence expertise drives tech boom for autonomous cars

Israel’s defence expertise drives tech boom for autonomous cars May 23,2018

Technology that has helped Israel’s military drive tanks, guide and intercept missiles, and keep its computer systems secure is being redeployed in the development of driverless cars.Investment from firms seeking access to Israeli expertise in automated driving, much of it gathered by engineers during their conscription, is pouring into startups. US chipmaker Intel, German auto supplier Continental, Samsung, Daimler, Ford Motor Co and GM are among

In Kishanganga dam security, more than Pakistan shelling, sabotage a concern

In Kishanganga dam security, more than Pakistan shelling, sabotage a concern May 23,2018

In November 2016, as India-Pakistan tensions escalated in the weeks after the attack in Uri and India’s much publicised strike-back, workers at the Kishanganga Hydel Electricity Project in Gurez in North Kashmir experienced for the the first time the dangers of the Line of Control. In all, 18 shells fell from across the LoC, just a kilometre away over the hills, on both sides of the dam, which was then close to completion. “All of us just left whatever we were doing and ran into

Indus Water Dispute: No agreement reached on water treaty between World Bank and Pakistan

Indus Water Dispute: No agreement reached on water treaty between World Bank and Pakistan May 23,2018

No agreement was reached during the meeting held between World Bank and a four-member Pakistan delegation on May 21-22 on Indus Water Treaty. The World Bank told the delegation from Pakistan that its role is limited and procedural.However, it will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the Treaty provisions, it added. The Pakistani delegation raised the issue of India’s alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty and

Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in Myanmar: Amnesty

Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in Myanmar: Amnesty May 23,2018

Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during 2017 uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said The killings took place on the same day that the insurgents staged raids on police posts that tipped the state into crisis The UN says the army crackdown amounted to "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said today in a report that sheds fresh light on the complex

US bolsters Asia ballistic missile defence system

US bolsters Asia ballistic missile defence system May 23,2018

The USS Milius, one of the US Navy’s most advanced guided missile destroyers, arrived in Japan on Tuesday to reinforce defences against any ballistic missile attacks by North Korea, or anyone else in East Asia. The warship’s arrival at Yokosuka Naval Base comes three weeks before an unprecedented meeting is supposed to take place in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The show of force is a reminder of the military pressure that can be

Modi tells Putin won’t go back on $4.5 billion S-400 deal, gets re-assurance on Pakistan

Modi tells Putin won’t go back on $4.5 billion S-400 deal, gets re-assurance on Pakistan May 23,2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘will not walk back’ from India’s intention to buy the S-400 air defence systems from Russia, even as president Vladimir Putin assured the PM during his day-long visit to Sochi Monday that Moscow’s relationship with Delhi is far, far better than anything with Pakistan can ever be. After spending six-and-a-half hours out of eight in ‘one-on-one’ conversations with the prime minister at his Black Sea resort, Putin capped his day-long wooing of Modi by

India 'Copied' Our Economic Reforms, Says Pakistan Minister

India 'Copied' Our Economic Reforms, Says Pakistan Minister May 23,2018

Pakistan has squandered the economic growth opportunity in the past because of political instability, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said, asserting that "tanks and missiles" alone cannot save a country. Iqbal, who is also the Minister for Planning and Development, claimed that during the 90s then Indian finance minister Manmohan Singh copied economic reforms strategies from his Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz and successfully implemented them in India, the Express Tribune Reported. He

U.S. may sell armed UAVs to India

U.S. may sell armed UAVs to India May 23,2018

The U.S. is close to selling armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to India and the legislative process for that is under way, a diplomatic source said. India has long sought the capability which could be used to target terrorist camps and launchpads across the border. “A waiver is required to enable the sale of armed UAVs to India and the legislative process is under way. It is likely to be the big outcome of the India-U.S. two-plus-two dialogue to be held in July in Washington,” the

US wants to jointly build India’s indigenous defence eco-system: Envoy

US wants to jointly build India’s indigenous defence eco-system: Envoy May 23,2018

Stating that defence-related sales from the US to India have increased from zero to $15 billion in the last 10 years, US Consul General in Kolkata Craig L. Hall on Tuesday said the US looks forward to jointly develop India’s defence infrastructure to further strengthen the ties between the two nations. “The defence sales have increased dramatically from being zero 10 years ago, to $15 billion last year. But to further strengthen our ties we would like to jointly develop India’s

MDL Seeks Land For Submarine Project

MDL Seeks Land For Submarine Project May 23,2018

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), which constructs warships and submarines for the Indian Navy and smaller vessels for Coast Guard, is in talks with the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) for huge tracts of land for its new and expanding projects. Mumbai Port Trust Secretary Rajendra Pai Bir told Mumbai Mirror: “We are discussing the modalities of leasing land to Mazagon Dock. They are asking for the Mumbai Port Trust workshop which is underutilised. We used to service our cranes and cars at the

India’s Status As Major US Defence Partner” Affirmed At Argentina Meet

India’s Status As Major US Defence Partner” Affirmed At Argentina Meet May 23,2018

India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh and US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan discussed the strategic partnership between the two countries at their meeting in Buenos Aires on Monday. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said: “The two leaders affirmed the strong US-India strategic partnership and India’s status as a major defence partner of the US.” Meeting on the sidelines of the G20 ministerial meeting in the Argentine capital, they also discussed

China upgrading air bases closer to India

China upgrading air bases closer to India May 23,2018

China has been swiftly upgrading its air bases closer to Indian border, a development that not only could facilitate sustained military operations but also protect Beijing’s assets such as fighter jets and ground equipment from aerial attacks. Indian security agencies have apprised the government how major work was on at Hotan airfield in Xinjiang, just north of Jammu and Kashmir; at Lhasa and also at the base at Heping-Shigatse, both in Tibet. Already last year, Heping-Shigaste, located 220

Pro-Khalistani groups planning to target Punjab police officers with ISI’s support: Intelligence report

Pro-Khalistani groups planning to target Punjab police officers with ISI’s support: Intelligence report May 23,2018

Pro-Khalistani groups are compiling a list of police officers who have been involved in the interrogation of arrested terrorists in Punjab, as per an intelligence report. These groups are also trying to collect details about members of the families of police officers living or studying outside India, particularly in Canada, US, UK and Europe. Details of the report submitted to Ministry of Home Affairs, accessed by Zee Media, reveals that Pakistan’s ISI, with the support of pro-Khalistani

Defence Ministry Okays Simpler Weapons Buying Process to Cut Undue Delays

Defence Ministry Okays Simpler Weapons Buying Process to Cut Undue Delays May 23,2018

In a major move, the Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved a series of measures to simplify procurement of military platforms and weapons for the three services with an aim to speed up their modernisation. The decision to cut procedural delays in the procurement process was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.”To streamline defence procurement procedures and to reduce timelines so as to ensure timely delivery of equipment

BSF not first line of defence but first wall of defence: Rajnath

BSF not first line of defence but first wall of defence: Rajnath May 23,2018

Appreciating the supreme sacrifice made by the Border Security Force (BSF) jawans in the line of duty, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there is no sacrifice bigger than laying down one's life for the nation. Presenting the Police Medals for Gallantry and Meritorious Services to the BSF personnel at an Investiture Ceremony held here on Tuesday, Singh said that the country is proud of the sacrifices made by the Security Forces while defending the country. He said the BSF is not the

BrahMos missile successfully test fired with new indigenised components

BrahMos missile successfully test fired with new indigenised components May 22,2018

Indo-Russian joint venture supersonic cruise missile BrahMos is slowly but steadily turning into an indigenous system. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday conducted a developmental trial of the world class missile with several indigenous components incorporated for the first time. The missile was test fired from a ground-based launcher at the launching complex -III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off Odisha coast at about 11.30 am. Defence sources

Pakistan resorts to sinister tactics to target Indian troops

Pakistan resorts to sinister tactics to target Indian troops May 22,2018

Pakistan Army and Rangers are now resorting to sinister tactics to deceive the Indian surveillance measures of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Armed Forces, here.It has come out that the Pakistani rangers and the Army along the International Borders(IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) have changed their tactics to not only hoodwink the Indian border surveillance measures but also to target the Indian security forces. The Pakistani troops have

Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35 in combat

Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35 in combat May 22,2018

Israel is the first country to have used the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military’s official Twitter account. Local media further quoted Major-General Amikam Norkin as saying in a speech to the chiefs of 20 foreign air forces convening in Israel: “We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East and have already attacked twice on two different fronts”. Norkin also displayed a photograph of an