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Topic: Armenia

India can learn from Azerbaijan how to spend smart on military when budget is thin

Modi govt's capital budget allocation for 2021-22 is lower than the amount armed forces had sought in 2014-15. But spending more is not the answer, spending right is.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to swap all prisoners captured during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan has said the two countries will partake in a prisoner swap and stressed the importance of preserving peace.

Drones won the war for Azerbaijan. India must spend military modernisation money wisely

India has always focussed on military strength. Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict shows why it’s not a good game plan.

How drones helped Azerbaijan defeat Armenia, and the implications for future modern warfare

In episode 618 of #CutTheClutter, ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta highlights military lessons from Armenia-Azerbaijan war, and their significance for India.

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to cease-fire over disputed region, after two failed truces

US State dept says Armenia & Azerbaijan foreign ministers met Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun Saturday and agreed to abide by the terms of cease-fire negotiated on 10 Oct.

Russia in talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan on mechanism to monitor ceasefire agreement

The worst violence in decades over Nagorno-Karabakh is in its fourth week with no sign of easing, amid reports of intense fighting close to Azerbaijan’s border with Iran.

Armenia-Azerbaijan ceasefire broken again hours after truce

It’s the second truce brokered by Russia this month that has failed to stop fighting between the countries over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

12 civilians killed & over 40 injured after missile hit city of Ganja in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's foreign affairs ministry suggested that Armenia was responsible for the shelling. The two countries have been fighting over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of ceasefire violations after Russia brokers truce

The accusations came after Moscow hosted the first talks between the bitter rivals to seek a halt in fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.

What’s Nagorno-Karabakh and why it’s led to clashes between Armenia & Azerbaijan after 30 yrs

The roots of the conflict go back to 1921, when Armenia and Azerbaijan became Soviet Republics.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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