Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicNuclear power

Topic: nuclear power

INS Arihant is a strategic asset but has little utility for India in conventional conflict

Modi govt’s self-complimentary message on INS Arihant does not obscure the fact that the submarine alone isn’t enough.

Nuclear power’s big problem isn’t what you think

Since nuclear energy is a risky business for commercial operators , it's crucial to get government assistance through regulated cost recovery & price guarantees.

Pakistan saw change this week: Trans community has a manifesto and Sikhs can legally marry

Pak transgenders push for political representation, prepare election manifesto. Pakistani entrepreneur’s solar revolution to combat nation’s power woes. Punjab assembly passes historic bill that gives Sikh marriages legal status. Karachi nuclear power plant praised for ‘security infra’ 

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.