Leaving behind the data leak episode, the Indian Navy has finally drawn up a timeline for induction of the six French-designed Scorpene submarines and the first two vessels are expected to be commissioned by end of the year. Top Navy sources said the Kalvari, ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
Navy to induct two submarines - Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
IN 1575, a lady by the name of Gulbadan Begum set out on pilgrimage to Mecca, only to find herself delayed for an entire year in Surat. The authorities wouldn’t grant her permission to sail, and in the end she had to arrange for the town of Bulsar to be ...Open Magazine, 2 months ago
Nuclear meltdowns don't have anniversaries. In almost every other kind of industrial accident, repair, reconstruction and resumption of normal life can start from the next day. In case of a nuclear accident, the radiation spewing from damaged reactors makes ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
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His absence will be felt because of his decision taking ability and rapport with armed forces, says Sahil Makkar. Manohar Parrikar has left a mark after two-and-a-half years with the defence ministry. His absence would be felt as he has been made the Goa chief minister, for many reasons, including his decision taking ability and rapport with the three armed forces. His going would be a jolt to the 'Make in India' programme, as it would take the new minister at least a year to understand the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'The defence minister needs to focus on human resources-related issues at the same pace in 2017 as he did on acquisitions in 2016,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). As we step into 2017 new challenges and old rivalries in the geopolitical arena raise their heads to pose a threat to our strides to the goalposts of being a major power in Asia. Our geographical strengths, vast land mass and the fact of our island territories extending deep into the waters of the Indian Ocean through which ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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