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The exercise will see the participation of the integrated battle groups, which are the brainchild of Army Chief General Bipin Rawat | PTI file

Army to debut its Mountain Strike Corps next month, at HimVijay exercise in Arunachal

The exercise will be held at over 10,000 ft next month and will see, for the first time, Army's integrated battle groups that are self-sufficient agile units.
File photo of Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj, Rahul Gandhi and LK Advani at Parliament House on December 13, 2017 in New Delhi | Getty Images

Modi will win 2019 thanks to Rahul Gandhi, and rifle-hunting for the Indian Army

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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Mountain Strike Corps shelved, and Arun Jaitley makes Modi soften stand on Section 377

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
An M777 Ultra Light Howitzer underslung from a Chinook helicopter | YouTube

Indian Army puts Mountain Strike Corps aimed at China in cold storage

The instant order to stop ‘new raisings’ – create battalions with fresh recruits – has been prompted by financial constraints.

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Scuba divers are turning plastic waste in the oceans into Covid face masks

Diving organisation PADI has teamed up with a watersports clothing company to recycle bottles recovered from the ocean to make a range of face coverings.

Refining industry enters ‘age of consolidation’ with ‘catastrophic’ margins

A refinery thrives on the price difference between crude oil and fuels like gasoline, earning a profit that’s known in the industry as a cracking margin.

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Graphic by Ramadeep Kaur | ThePrint

1962 was national failure of which every Indian was guilty: Late Brig Dalvi wrote in his book

Late Brig J.P. Dalvi fought the 1962 war against China and was taken prisoner of war. His scathing words in his book, Himalayan Blunder, ring aloud on his 100th birth anniversary.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.