Thursday, 30 June, 2022
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Topic: Azerbaijan

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.

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.

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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