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As 16th round of India-China talks begin, Depsang Plains remains a challenge

Lt Gen. A. Sengupta, Commander of the 14 Corps, led the Indian delegation for the 16th round of talks held on the Indian side of Chushul Moldo Meeting Point.

As Indian Navy launches another indigenous ship, Dunagiri, a look at the building process

The 4th ship of the Project 17A Frigates, the in-house initiative of the Indian Navy as part of India's 'self reliance' objective, Dunagiri was launched in the Hooghly River at Kolkata Friday.

IAF chief against Air Defence Command without offensive abilities, calls it ‘ineffective’

Speaking at Centre for Joint Warfare Studies seminar, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said air power characteristics which give planner freedom to swing roles must be capitalised on.

Army likely to file for intellectual property rights over new digital-pattern uniform

Uniform designed by National Institute of Fashion Technology — ‘in close coordination’ with Army — described as unique in creation with ‘exclusive digital camouflage pattern’.

Army to conduct trials of AI enabled unmanned all-terrain vehicles in Ladakh next month

Trials will also be held in deserts before the Army selects its final product and goes for large scale acquisition.

Soft skill to tame the Dragon — Chinese interpreters for Territorial Army

Better language skill will help Indian teams to exchange viewpoints and to understand PLA during interactions such as Corps Commander-level talks, flag meetings, and joint exercises

India’s defence exports touch Rs 13,000 cr, private sector leads way with aerospace manufacturing

The Modi government has set a target of Rs 35,000 crore export in aerospace, and defence goods and services in the next five years.

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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