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Unravelling the Mystery of Brahmaputra River Issue

Unravelling the Mystery of Brahmaputra River Issue

Any activity by China on the Brahmaputra River creates a furore in India. China is the upper riparian state, has not entered into any water sharing agreement and is carrying out projects for hydroelectric power in her territory. She is also expected to divert the waters of Brahmaputra River to the North from Great Bend. It is necessary to take a balanced and holistic view of the issue and how India should handle it.

Calling the Rafale Deal ‘exceptional’, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha says IAF will like to have more of it

Calling the Rafale Deal ‘exceptional’, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha says IAF will like to have more of it

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said the recently signed contract for 36 fighters was better than other such deals and offers that India received.The 7.878 billion Euros (Rs 59,000 crore) deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets was signed on September 23. The new planes will give a big boost to IAF’s defence and strike power.

Chief of Army Staff Reviews Operational Readiness Of South-Western Command

Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff visited Jaipur based Headquarters South Western Command on 05 Oct 16 and reviewed the operational preparedness of the Sapta Shakti Command. Upon his arrival at Jaipur, the Chief of the Army Staff was received and briefed in detail on the operational state of the Sapta Shakti Command by Lt Gen Sarath Chand, GOC-in-C, South Western Command.

Pakistan Had It Coming. By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan (Retd)

Pakistan Had It Coming. By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan (Retd)

Relations between India and Pakistan have never been good in the best of times. With the recent happenings in Uri, a lot of uncertainty has crept into this relationship and the emotions have been running high throughout India. Considered opinions and not so well considered ones, started proliferating through the social, visual and print media. […]

Need to keep updating our cyber doctrine: Dy NSA

Need to keep updating our cyber doctrine: Dy NSA

Asserting that the country has a comprehensive cyber doctrine in place, India’s Deputy National Security Advisor Arvind Gupta underlined the need to keep updating it to keep up with the developments in the cyber space. The Deputy NSA also said that India, the second largest user of the medium now, needs to participate in rule making rather than just being a passing spectator. He noted that in few years, India will become the largest user of the cyber space in the world. Delivering the valedictory address at the three-day CyFy 2016, the India conference on cyber security and internet governance, organised by Observer Research Foundation in Delhi, the Deputy NSA also made a strong case for improving our cyber laws and cyber diplomacy. Pointing out that terrorist groups, especially ISIS and others, are using the medium to spread their ideologies and recruit followers through effective strategies, the Deputy NSA said that though the Indian government is for multi-stakeholderism model of control for the cyber space, but the government should have a clear role in national security.

ICG high speed boat that intercepted Pakistani boat has been manufactured by L&T, 28 delivered and 26 more being made

ICG high speed boat that intercepted Pakistani boat has been manufactured by L&T, 28 delivered and 26 more being made

The high speed interceptor boats deployed by the Indian Coast Guard for intercepting the Pakistani boat and capturing a dozen odd crew members, were built by Larsen and Toubro Limited at its Hazira shipyard. L&T has already delivered 28 interceptor boats and these are put in operations by the ICG. Order for 54 interceptor boats was placed by ICG on the company. The Pakistani boat along with 9 crew members was caught by ICG off the Gujarat coast on October 2nd.

Parrikar Headed DAC Clears Defence Proposals for Rs. 1900 crore

Parrikar Headed DAC Clears Defence Proposals for Rs. 1900 crore

In an important decision that comes within 10 days of the tragic terror attack on the army camp at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday gave its approval to defence proposals worth Rs 1900 crore. This includes a go ahead on the procurement of Rs 330 crore worth of electronic warfare systems for Jammu and Kashmir. Equipment like jammers and other security systems are being procured for army to deal with low intensity conflict in the J&K region.

Army’s Surgical Strikes at LoC: How it Happened

Army’s Surgical Strikes at LoC: How it Happened

Based on specific intelligence input of terror groups ready to infiltrate into India and carry out terror attacks, Army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads at the LoC on Wednesday night.

2 Pak soldiers killed as India responds to ceasefire violation with punitive strikes

2 Pak soldiers killed as India responds to ceasefire violation with punitive strikes

Pakistan Army today violated a ceasefire agreement and resorted to indiscriminate firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

India strikes terror launch pads along LoC: This is how it unfolded

India strikes terror launch pads along LoC: This is how it unfolded

The day begun with the postponement of the review meeting on Most Favoured Nation status to Pakistan..