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Chief of Army Staff Gen M M Naravane with his Italian counterpart Lt Gen Pietro Serino (left), and Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini (right) in Rome, on 8 July 2021 | Twitter/@adgpi

The glorious battle Indian soldiers fought in Italy, on a terrain as tough as the Himalayas

Indian troops are held in very high regard in Italy. I heard it first hand at Monte Cassino itself while talking to old timers in 1975.
Army Chief General M M Naravane addresses an annual press conference at the Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi on 12 January 2021 | Vijay Verma| PTI

Strike Corps reorientation comes for Ladakh but Army needs larger restructuring

At last the Army has recognised that it is China, and not Pakistan, that is the principal threat to India’s national security.
Jawaharlal Nehru

1962 war was unavoidable. Goa liberation lulled India into false pride about military prowess

Operation Vijay to liberate Goa was all over in two days. However, great publicity was given to this ‘feat of arms’ with high-pitch political rhetoric and public adulation.
Representational image of Pakistan flag | Pixabay

On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.