Monday, 8 August, 2022
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Ukraine war must teach India’s ‘bygone’ Army to use same military model to stalemate China

The biggest lesson is how Ukraine defeated the superior information warfare capability of Russia. In India, our false narratives look comical at best.

Army’s education push in Kashmir: Schools for kids with mental disabilities, ‘Super 50’ coaching

Besides its focus on anti-terror operations, the Army is boosting education, skilling, sports and culture in Kashmir under its Sadbhavana Project.

Kashmir terrorist numbers & local recruitment dip, but ‘dormant’ Pakistan intruders resurface

South Kashmir, known as the den of terrorism for years, had about 140-150 terrorists operating over the last five years but there are only 74 left in the list maintained by security forces.

Northern Army Commander visits Galwan, Army tweets rare pictures with tricolour

This is the first time the Army has released photographs of a top officer visiting the Galwan Valley, which had witnessed a deadly clash between Indian and Chinese troops in June 2020.

Decrease military pension, salary bill without reinventing wheel. Just look at other armies

There is scope to reduce the size of the armed forces by 30-40 per cent. And increasing retirement age and reducing pension is not the solution.

Finance ministry’s ‘assured funds’ is old story. Army can utilise land to generate revenue

Smart defence budgeting has become important with China encroaching on India. This revenue model of the Army workforce can help.

India-Pakistan army-to-army talks are long time coming, Gen Naravane and first NSP show

The fact is that Pakistan's army is its most important player. The Army is the only institution that it will sit with and listen to.

Remembering Major H.P.S Ahluwalia — mountaineer, army man, social worker… a fighter forever

The 85-year-old, who passed away Friday, was part of India's first successful expedition to the Everest, but was wheelchair-bound soon after, following injuring received during 1965 India-Pak war.

Army to unveil new NIFT-designed combat uniforms during 15 January parade

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

General Rawat was a transformer and not a mere reformer – a tribute from a vocal critic

General Rawat, like all soldiers, understood that critique is never personal, it is professional. He even wrote to me when I criticised him.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

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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