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NSA Doval defends Memon hanging, counters Tharoor remarks

NSA Doval defends Memon hanging, counters Tharoor remarks

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, PM Narendra Modi's go-to person in the government today defended the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon.Doval said it the popular opinion that Yakub was hanged in the absence of his brother Tiger Memon, the mastermind of the attack, was wrong. Doval said this while delivering a lecture at Mumbai's Yashvantrao Chavan Centre, yesterday. "It was completely wrong to say India could not catch Tiger and therefore caught Yakub. Yakub and Tiger ..., 3 hours ago

Why India still hasn't built a combat vehicle

Defence ministry incompetence hobbles development of battle-taxis for the Indian Army, discovers Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: The Future Infantry Combat Vehicle project was approved in 2008, but has seen practically no progress since then Incompetence dogs the defence ministry's plan to harness Indian defence companies to develop a 'Future Infantry Combat Vehicle' -- FICV, an armoured battle-taxi for the infantry to keep pace with tanks. The ministry started out well by deciding to buy the FICV in the ...
 Rediff.com23 hours ago India-Japan-US ties need to include China: expert  The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago 'Indian Ocean cannot be India's backyard,' says China  Rediff.com1 month ago Officials from India, US and Japan meet over Malabar exercise  Business Standard1 week ago

Loyalists retake Yemen's biggest airbase: Defence Ministry

The Al-Anad base, housed US troops overseeing a drone war against Al-Qaeda in Yemen until shortly before the Shiite Huthi rebels overran it in March.
 Economic Times23 hours ago
The Malaysian Times

U.S. defence secretary calls for review of security policies

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has reminded the military service chiefs that Defense Department policy does allow some military personnel to be armed while working at recruiting centres and ROTC offices. Carter directed the ...
 Metro Canada4 days ago Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in US after shooting  The Malaysian Times5 days ago US Defense Secretary Ash Carter to advise senior leaders on military budget  Economic Times1 week ago India starts defence equipment export, US, Russia, UK in list of importers  United News of India1 week ago
Business Insider India

DRDO and IITs entering to a most deadly collaboration of sorts for advanced defence-related aerospace research

In a bid to kick-start advanced defence-related aerospace research and development in India's top educational institutes, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) would be spending around Rs 400 crore. According to Economic Times, ...
 Business Insider India4 days ago DRDO to invest in IITs to kick-start aerospace defence technology  Times of India5 days ago
Al Jazeera

US concerned over Turkey-China missile deal

US reacts with alarm to news that Turkey chose Chinese company, slapped with US sanctions, to build air defence system. The United States has reacted with alarm to news that Turkey has chosen a Chinese company, slapped with US sanctions, to build ...
 Al Jazeera1 week ago UPDATE 2-Heading to China, Turkey's Erdogan eyes improved missile defence bid  Reuters1 week ago REUTERS - Turkey's Erdogan says open to improved bid from China in missile defence tender  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago SIDEBAR Turkey keeps China, NATO guessing on missile defence contract  Europe Online Magazine1 week ago

Celtic set for Premiership defence

Celtic are 1-50 odds-on favourites to win their 11th league title of the millennium as the Scottish Premiership gets under way on Saturday. Ronny Deila's side, who won their fourth successive title by 17 points from Aberdeen last season, kick off ...
 BBC4 days ago
Reuters India

US militarising south sea by staging patrols, military drills: China

BEIJING: China's Defence Ministry on Thursday accused the United States of militarising the South China Sea by staging patrols and joint military drills there, ramping up the rhetoric ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia next week. ...
 Navhind Times5 days ago Defence Minsitry comments by US officials on South China Sea issues  Xinhua News Agency5 days ago CHINA COMCERNED ABOUT US MOVES IN SOUTH CHINA SEA, SAYS DEFENCE MINISTRY SPOKESMAN  NAM News Network5 days ago 31/07/2015: WORLD NEWS: China slams US drills, patrols in disputed sea  Cape Times E-dition5 days ago
Turkish Daily

AFP - Ukraine-Russia-conflict-Latvia-US-defence

Ukraine-Russia-conflict-Latvia-US-defence Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. Latvia to buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from US Riga, July 31, 2015 (AFP) - Latvia said Friday it would buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from the United States next ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 days ago Russia declares US foundation undesirable under new law  Metro Canada1 week ago Russia names US foundation first 'undesirable' foreign group  Yahoo! India1 week ago AFP - Russia-US-politics-rights  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

In defence of tradition

This season, I met up with friends from the fashion world after a gap of some years to see the kind of work theyre doing in bridalwear and couture (the two are mostly interchangeable in India) to find that not all that much has changed. Heavy ...
 Outlookbusiness.com4 days ago
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