Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicPLAN

Topic: PLAN

Chinese navy is planning ahead. India’s approach doesn’t match up, above sea or below

While China has been focusing on its naval build-up, from carriers to destroyers, Indian Navy’s budget keeps decreasing.

China, India signal each other on might in Indian Ocean Region, amid tensions on land

A PLA Navy task force is understood to have entered Indian Ocean Region as China seeks to project its dominance. India is keeping a close watch on waters around the country.

This secret facility is helping China’s navy become a submarine superpower

The PLAN’s Submarine Academy is located in Qingdao, and seems equipped to train sailors for whatever situation crops up in submarine warfare.

China gets closer to its dream of a blue-water navy with rapid expansion of African base

From laser-dazzling US pilots to the construction of a new navy pier, the country has done a lot at its Djibouti base in Africa over the last year.

Up-close with Yulin, China’s most vital nuclear sub base that’s a big threat to India

An analysis of Google Earth images of 1 September 2017 shows that Yulin remains as important today as it was in 2001, when construction work began.

China takes the dive, puts thrust on building nuclear submarines

Xi Jinping’s ‘China Dream’ gave boost to its Blue Water navy ambitions and funds were made available for the expansion of the nuclear submarine programme.

High-speed production: Chinese navy built 83 ships in just eight years

Chinese experts produce designs which surpass the most modern ships of the US navy in size, volume, armament and quantity

On Camera

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The Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi

Don’t make distinction between India’s fallen heroes. Find a fitting way to pay tribute

The entire stretch from the India Gate to the National War Memorial must be dedicated to recognise our fallen soldiers as the Amar Jawan Park.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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