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Women officers in the Indian Army

Army opens ‘risky’ roles for women but Indian Navy won’t have women sailors anytime soon

Indian Navy is examining ways to induct women sailors, but officials say 'infrastructure in not adequate' currently for such a move.

Why India wants to buy the MH-60 ‘Romeo’ helicopters from the US

The multi-role MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters are advanced naval machines with sensors, missiles and torpedoes. India wants to buy 24 from the US.
MH-60 Romeo

India to buy 24 MH-60 ‘Romeo’ anti-submarine helicopters for Navy for $2 billion

India has wanted these formidable anti-submarine hunter helicopters for more than a decade.
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Indian-origin Singapore woman faces jail for data leak in ‘biggest scam’ to hit US navy

'Contract specialist' Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur allegedly got $95,000 to sell information used to sway defence bids.
A Chinese Navy vessel. The Chinese Navy is building warships to add to its fleet much faster than imagined.

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

INS Vikramaditya shows its mettle, US Commander says it was “chilling to see MiGs approaching”

MiGs, F/A 18s carried out practice runs for landing on each other’s mothership    Manu Pubby

Logistics pact signed over a year ago couldn’t be utilised at Malabar

US Ships were berthed at Chennai but pact to make logistics easier has not been operationalised yet. Manu Pubby

India, US & Japan aircraft carriers conduct their biggest joint naval war game

Indian Navy maintains the exercise in the Bay of Bengal not directed against China. Manu Pubby

Lonely Australian ship to track Malabar war games from other side of Bay of Bengal

Frigate RAN Newcastle is docked in Kochi, indicating the Australian Navy was prepared for a last minute entry if India changed its mind and allowed it to join the exercise. MANU PUBBY

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Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

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An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.