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Hear the General speak

In recent months, we have witnessed an unfortunate assault on some of our hallowed institutions. The Indian Army and its chiefs have been targeted. This process has degenerated to heaping invective and abuse.

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Nirmala effect: Notwithstanding signs of thaw, India must prepare for assertive China

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s unscripted interaction with Chinese border troops during a visit to Nathu La has drawn praise from several quarters in China.

New Pattern Of Urban Terror

The sniper attack by a “lone wolf”, which took a heavy toll of innocent lives at a Sunday night country music concert in Las Vegas, has been described as the deadliest shoot-out in modern US history.

Sitharaman greeting sends warm signal

Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held friendly exchanges with Chinese soldiers at the Sino-Indian border in Nathula Saturday.

India: Failure to agree on anti-terrorism pact lets terrorists go free in

The global organisation's failure to agree on a pact against terrorism is letting terrorists go free in third countries, India has warned.

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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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