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India launches third Scorpene submarine

The third French-origin Scorpene-class submarine constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) for the Indian Navy, was launched today,31 January 2018 by Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association, who also  named it as ‘Karanj’ and wished her good fortune. Present at the launch were Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba. 

Agni-5 is India's strategic deterrence against China, Pakistan

The long range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Agni-5, was successfully flight tested for its full range on January 18, 2018 from Dr Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. This was the fifth test of the missile and the third consecutive one from a canister on a road mobile launcher, writes Anil Bhat

India has credible deterrence-capability against China; no need for alarmism or scaremongering over Doka La

Doka La temperatures are rising again. Several reports in Indian media claim China is rapidly scaling up military infrastructure close to the faceoff site and now occupy almost the entire northern region of the disputed plateau.

Myanmar is just a game for China

As the Myanmar government’s violent policy towards its Rohingya Muslims drew increasing international condemnation in 2016, the country’s sometime icon of democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, declined to speak out for the persecuted minority.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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