Home Tags Howitzers

Topic: howitzers

An Army convoy moves along the Srinagar-Leh National highway, in Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir, 17 June, 2020. | PTI

China rolls out new cheap and lightweight howitzers amid tensions at LAC

The howitzers are designed for rugged terrains and border regions. They also have an edge in engine speed, endurance and flexibility, especially in Himalayan border areas.
Representational image for China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: Justin Chin | Bloomberg

Beijing equips troops in Tibet with vehicle-mounted howitzers: state-run China daily

Indian experts say development not alarming, but long-term implications need to be kept in mind given China is beefing up security in the region.

On Camera

An empty Corso Umberto street, on the sixth day of an unprecedented lockdown in Italy imposed to slow the outbreak of coronavirus in Naples Sunday | ANI vie Reuters

Lockdowns — can’t live with or without them in these Covid times

Without excellent testing and tracing, it takes a very strict lockdown to get infection numbers falling, whereas achieving explosive growth in Covid cases is very easy.
Representational image | Credit: Unilever.com

Hindustan Unilever sees biggest revenue spike since 2011 on rural demand

The optimism, though, is yet to translate into gains for investors as Hindustan Unilever’s shares underperform while the IMF further slashed India's economic growth forecast.

Defence

Indian Army vehicles driving through the snow in Ladakh (representational image) | Photo: AFP via Getty Images via Bloomberg

India releases Chinese soldier who ‘strayed’ across LAC in eastern Ladakh

The incident comes amid a massive deployment of troops by Indian and Chinese military in the region following the border standoff since May.
Illustration by Soham Sen

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.