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India downplaying nuclear submarine launch

In view of Indian habit of being jingoistic of its achievements, it is strange that its media is so far silent regarding the launch of its second nuclear powered submarine (S/M) of the Arihant class, the INS Aridhaman, which is likely to be launched within a month.

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.

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Cyclonic storm Gaja batters South India

A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the coast of the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu on Friday, leaving at least 15 people dead and causing widespread destruction.


Japan seeks to boost connectivity with India's Northeast

Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu has said his country is serious about boosting connectivity in India's north-eastern states by building roads and bridges.