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PM Modi and US President Trump at Hyderabad House Tuesday

There is an asymmetry at the heart of India’s complex engagement with the world

India is in the vortex of the multiple transitions the world is going through. We have entered a new decade of its own mix of promise and peril.
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India’s entry into NSG not on agenda for Kazakhstan meet, says China

China, which has repeatedly blocked India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, is yet to give a timeline on member countries arriving at a consensus on allowing states which haven't signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
File photo | An effigy of Masood Azhar ready to be burned in Mumbai | PTI

Masood Azhar just a proxy, India should have gone after real perpetrator – Pak military

Instead of expending political capital on Masood Azhar, India should have focussed on getting China to recognise our rightful place in NSG.

It’s only a month since Pulwama. Kartarpur talks came too soon

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L-R: Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs Andrea Thompson, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale | @IndianEmbassyUS/Twitter

India, US agree to build 6 nuclear power plants in India

Washington: India and the US said they have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation. The two countries said this in a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the 9th round of India-US Strategic Security Dialogue, co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Andrea Thompson, the US under secretary of state for arms control and international security, on Wednesday. "They committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six U.S. nuclear power plants in India," the joint statement said. India and the US signed a historic agreement to cooperate in civil nuclear energy sector in October 2008. The deal gave a fillip to bilateral ties, which have been on an upswing since. A major aspect of the deal was the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), that gave a special waiver to India enabling it to sign cooperation...
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Modi govt launches big revamp of official computer systems to counter hacking & cybercrime

Modi government has so far updated a large number of official websites after 700-plus instances of hacking between 2013 and 2016.

Modi and Trump have to tango despite Chinese noise on NSG

India and the US can’t allow China to hold them hostage in taking their defence partnership and trade in dual use technologies to the next level.

On Camera

BJP leader Wasim Bari | @DrJitendraSingh | Twitter

Why BJP and RSS workers are the new targets of militants in Kashmir

The murder of BJP leader Wasim Bari in Bandipora is another reminder that we must be steadfast in our resolve to completely erase militancy from Kashmir.
A man outside Yes Bank branch in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Yes Bank to raise $2 billion in share sale to raise capital

The share offering will be from 15 to 17 July, according to a stock exchange filing. Shares of Yes Bank climbed as much as 5.6% on Thursday morning.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

Armed forces to limit flying Cheetah choppers as Covid hits spares production at HAL

HAL has reduced spare production for the ageing Cheetahs, and it has been communicated to the forces that the shortage is expected to last around 3 months.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.