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Navy fully capable of defending nation, says defence minister

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman "transited" through a simulated "multi-threat" environment on board aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya along with "escorts" during Indian Navys operational manoeuvres in the Arabian Sea. On Monday and Tuesday, Sitharaman ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

Pawan Hans chopper crashes off Mumbai coast, 5 bodies found

Mumbai: A Pawan Hans helicopter with seven people on-board, including five ONGC officers and two pilots, crashed off the Mumbai coast minutes after it took off for the state-owned companys oil installation in the Arabian sea. So far, five bodies have been ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago Pawan Hans chopper carrying ONGC officers crashes off Mumbai coast, 5 bodies found  DNA2 months ago

PHOTOS: Rare Titanic items go on display

On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic -- the 269.06-metre-long iconic British luxury passenger liner with 2,224 passengers and crew -- sank, killing over 1,500 people and in course becoming one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th century. A 106 years later, rare and never-seen-before Titanic memorabilia will go on display at The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, Cornwall as part of the ‘Titanic Stories’ to examine tales of survivors, victims and descendants of the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Maya Jasanoff: The World Is What It Was

MOST OF US first encountered Joseph Conrad as high school students. His novella Heart of Darkness , published in 1899, exposed us to ideas of civilisation and modernity, empire and colonialism. Written over a mere seven weeks, Heart of Darkness maps ...
 Open Magazine2 weeks ago

China plans to build nuclear aircraft carrier

China plans to build its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and submarines as part of the People's Liberation Army Navy's  transformation as a major blue-water force, the state-owned defence company said, amid growing Chinese assertiveness in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.China commissioned its first-ever aircraft carrier, Liaoning, a refurbished Soviet ship it bought from Ukraine, in 2012.Its second carrier and the first domestically built carrier, known as Type 001A, was launched ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Will India clash with China over the Maldives?

Would it serve India's interest to go to war with China over the Maldives, asks Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen greets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, December 7, 2017. Photograph: Fred Dufour/Pool/Reuters The Opposition alliance led by the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) swept the election and all observers saw this as the forerunner of the presidential election due later in 2018. This would have been just another election, but ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Once Upon A Time in the Maldives...  Rediff.com1 month ago

India must engage, not confront, China

'Our equations with China require engagement and not confrontation; its interfaces with Pakistan and with some other South Asian neighbours also add to the complexities,' says Vice Admiral Premvir Das (retd). IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a brief interaction with Chinese soldiers during her maiden visit to the Nathu La border post in Sikkim, October 9, 2017. Several recent developments have further highlighted the need for India to develop a holistic national security strategy.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

SC adopts new roster system, CJI to hear all PILs

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday put in place a roster system for allocation of cases in the Supreme Court in what could be a move to address the grievances by four-senior most judges over assigning matters that sparked an unprecedented judicial crisis. Justice Misra has kept to himself the public interest litigation cases under the roster system that will come into effect from February 5.   Previously, the cases in the apex court were assigned by the CJI in his capacity as ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Modi meets Suu Kyi, Vietnamese PM; discusses bilateral, regional issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held bilateral meetings with three ASEAN leaders, including his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, and discussed key bilateral and regional issues. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, in Hyderabad House, New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Photo After the meeting between Modi and the Myanmarese leader, external affairs ministry spokesman ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Don't judge China with a fossilised mindset

'There is no Buddha or Gandhi among countries, existing for the service of others; they all exist for the good of themselves.''For each country, its own interests should be paramount, and it is futile and churlish to expect China to be an exception to this rule,' says B S Raghavan, the distinguished civil servant and long-time China-watcher. People's Liberation Army soldiers at a drill in Beijing. Photograph: Peter Kujundzic/Reuters Ever since China rediscovered itself after the first few ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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