Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicAgniveer

Topic: Agniveer

Attempt to ‘Indianise’ Army is insulting. Don’t reduce it to just its colonial history

After ‘Agniveer,' now another onslaught is being made on the Army's code with the review of customs, to align with a certain ‘national sentiment.’

Agniveer recruitment rally for 10 districts in J-K and two in Ladakh begins in Baramulla

The rally began in the Haiderbeig district of Pattan in North Kashmir. Candidates participated with great enthusiasm, said the Srinagar-based PRO.

How Tour of Duty pilot project became Agnipath, a journey of 254 meetings lasting 750 hours

There has been a focus within military to bring down average age of soldiers, especially within Army, since 1980s, but actual work on it began in 2020, with an idea that germinated in 2019.

Protests over, will now give Agnipath a chance. Bihar’s tired youth return to villages

In the 'Army belt of Bihar', many Agnipath protestors are back in their villages, denying their role in the agitation for fear of losing the opportunity to apply.

On Camera

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.