Monday, 4 July, 2022


India’s new headache far from Doklam: Chinese troops seen near Tuting sector incursion

Indications about 2 PLA brigades at Nyingchi town, new railway line could start this year; Chinese incursion in Tuting sector came to fore on 28 December.

MiG 29K crash followed 8 years of engine troubles & frustration about performance

The crash occurred at the Goa airbase after a pilot aborted take-off during a training sortie. The pilot managed to exit the cockpit.

Madhya Pradesh ‘ISI espionage racket’ was discovered during surveillance after Uri attack

Agencies stumbled upon case after they found suspicious calls being made to military facilities in Kashmir seeking sensitive info after Uri terror attack.

Pictures show it’s time to question China’s alibi on Brahmaputra pollution

Latest satellite images suggest that the width of the river has reduced considerably in Tibet with an indication of dam construction activity in China.

With third successful test this year, desi missile shield coming of age

Endo-atmospheric- ndigenous advanced area defence (AAD) test for ballistic missile defence programme in Odisha scores direct hit.

Images of Pakistan’s Gwadar port do not match all the hype around it

No signature of a Djibouti style base but signs of expansion plans; road, access still limited.

3-ft tall JeM commander who became a nightmare for security forces killed in Kashmir

The “dwarf” militant was the divisional commander of JeM who masterminded several attacks on security forces in the Valley.

भारतीय मिसाइल कार्यक्रम को बड़ा धक्काः एक सप्ताह में दो असफलताएं

22 दिसंबर को सतह से हवा में मार करने वाली मिसाइल का और उससे पांच दिन पहले पनडुब्बी का असफल परीक्षण न्यूक्तियर ट्रायड के विस्तार के लिए चिंताजनक है.

Setback for Indian missile programme: Two failures in a week, submarine version stuck

Surface-to-air missile test fails on 22 December, submarine test failure five days before raises major concerns over India’s nuclear triad expansion.

Up-close with Yulin, China’s most vital nuclear sub base that’s a big threat to India

An analysis of Google Earth images of 1 September 2017 shows that Yulin remains as important today as it was in 2001, when construction work began.

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Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.