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Indian Navy ship makes second arms seizure off Somalia coast

An Indian Navy ship deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden made a second arms seizure in six days from a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia. 

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Graveyards of Bangladeshi freedom fighters along borders to be protected

Indian and Bangladeshi authorities will jointly develop and protect the graveyards of Bangladeshi freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives during the 1971 Liberation War, a Bangladeshi envoy has said.  

Immortalising the Battle of Haifa: A tribute to Indian soldiers

"Major Singh and the bold Indian soldiers are very dear to us and this centenary celebration is special to us……(Major)Dalpat Singh not only changed the history of my city but the history of the Middle East…We have changed the whole textbooks to insert the story of the Indian troops because this is an important part of our history and legacy.

Two heart-warming stories of our forces

There are no dearth of stories in media about bad, sad, horrible or disgusting incidents or developments. For a change here are two feel-good stories  -  one impressive and the other touching - concerning the Indian armed forces.

S-400 deal will give India high-tech air-defence capability

India’s major threat is from China, which has an ambitious stealth fighter programme and a sophisticated surface to surface missile arsenal.  They have clear anti-access/area denial doctrines, which use a combination of ballistic and cruise missiles launched from air, land and sea to cover targets in the Asia-Pacific region, writes Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd.) for South Asia Monitor    
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Fighting the climate change apocalypse: West should practise what it preaches

The Pew study survey found that 24 percent of Indians believe that technology can solve the climate-change problem – and definitely that's the way forward as technology is bringing down the price of green energy. And China and India can make the most significant contributions as they leap-frog to greener technologies –

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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.

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