Thursday, March 30, 2023


Naval Commanders’ Conference 2023 to be held on indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

Conference will be held aboard INS Vikrant for first time. Chief of Defence Staff, and heads of Army and Air Force will be present to ensure synergy of the three services.

Army recovers 2 cr cash, 7 kg narcotics sent across LoC to J&K’s Poonch ‘from Pakistan’

New Delhi: The Army has recovered currency notes amounting to Rs 2.3 crore, foreign currency totalling $15,000, and seven kilograms of narcotics that sources...

Playing cricket, patrolling on horses — Army releases photos, videos of personnel in Eastern Ladakh

As the LAC stand-off nears its 3rd year, images & videos of army personnel patrolling the Galwan Valley, conducting half marathons on frozen Pangong Tso are released on social media.

‘Need to develop weapons for short & long-term conflicts’: CDS on lesson for India from Ukraine war

Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue, General Anil Chauhan said the paradigm of warfare has changed with the Russia-Ukraine war & India needs to be self-reliant in weapons production.

Veteran of two India-Pakistan wars, IAF’s 1st supersonic squadron completes 60 years

No 28 Squadron inducted MiG-21s in 1963 & transitioned to MiG-29s in 1987. It played major role in attack on Governor's House in Dhaka that ultimately hastened liberation of Bangladesh.

Jaishankar raises ‘abnormal’ state of LAC with Chinese FM, stalemate in eastern Ladakh to continue

After 1st meeting with new Chinese counterpart Qin Gang on sidelines of G20 Foreign Ministers’ meet, EAM Jaishankar said 'real problems need to be discussed openly & candidly'.

Jaishankar to meet China’s Qin Gang on G20 sidelines, no LAC breakthrough expected

This will be Qin's 1st bilateral meeting with Jaishankar since he became foreign minister last December. De-escalation among issues yet to be resolved with respect to LAC standoff.

After contempt warning by Supreme Court, defence ministry orders release of OROP arrears

All OROP arrears for ex-servicemen to be released by 15 March, ministry says. Top court took strong exception to letter seeking to extend timeline issued by it in January.

Air India order done, Rolls-Royce keen to partner with India for AMCA engine   

Alex Zino from Rolls Royce said the Intellectual Property Rights for the new engine will remain with India.

What Russia-Ukraine war teaches us — 5 big tactical takeaways for India

The conflict has revealed critical lessons on the nature of future warfare and what truly constitutes military power. It has also highlighted need to challenge outdated assumptions.

On Camera


PM Modi, pictured here with Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai (right) and BS Yediyurappa (left), visited the state seven times before the announcement of the assembly elections. | ANI

A decisive defeat in Karnataka will begin BJP’s exit from south...

This is not just about Karnataka. The political contest in the state would set the tone and tenor of the battle to reclaim our republic.
A man walks past a logo of Alibaba Group at its office building in Beijing, China | Reuters file photo

Alibaba Group’s breakup lifts hopes China’s regulatory winter is thawing

Alibaba said it was planning to split into 6 units & explore fundraisings or listings for most of them, in the biggest restructuring of the tech conglomerate in its 24-year history.


File photo of Bhutan’s PM Lotay Tshering | Twitter @PMBhutan

PM Tshering denies Chinese villages built in Bhutan. Expert suggests Bhutan...

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering refutes reports of Chinese villages being built on Bhutanese territory, says 'it is not for Bhutan alone' to settle Doklam issue.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’