Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicIndia pakistan ceasefire

Topic: India pakistan ceasefire

Hurt badly since 2019, Pakistan Army beefs up positions at LoC, terror launchpads full

Pakistan Army bringing in private firms to strengthen positions to withstand Indian artillery fire. Indian Army, too, is adding latest weaponry, surveillance systems.

We are mediating between India, Pakistan to help ease tensions, claims top UAE diplomat

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba to the United States says they don't expect India & Pakistan to become 'best friends', but are aiming to reach a level of communication that's functional.

Imran Khan’s U-turn on trade with India puts Delhi in a spot — who to talk to in Pakistan

Will the Modi government be taken in by the sob stories that are going to be told on the back-channel and bite the bait, or will it stick to its guns?

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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

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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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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