India, Japan to push $1.65-bn amphibian plane deal

The leaders of India and Japan will discuss ways of taking forward the $1.65-billion US-2i amphibian search and rescue aircraft deal, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the country later this month. Highly-placed sources told FE, “On Monday, ahead of the India-Japan annual summit, there was a meeting in the ministry of defence to discuss … Read more India, Japan to push $1.65-bn amphibian plane deal

Pakistan army personnel replacing Rangers as border heat escalates

In what seems to be a sign of escalating tensions, Pakistan army personnel are being increasingly deployed along the 190km international border in Jammu at border outposts and camps usually manned by the Pakistan Rangers. The change in deployment has been noted by the Border Security Force( BSF ) and is seen as a clear … Read more Pakistan army personnel replacing Rangers as border heat escalates

Sepoy Mandeep Singh’s mutilation avenged? Indian Army killed 40 Pakistani soldiers in Oct 29 strike

Has Indian Army avenged the brutal killing and mutilation of its jawan Mandeep Singh? According to a media report, India retaliated with fire assault after Mandeep Singh’s mutilation and killed at least 40 Pakistani soldiers in a strike conducted on October 29. Pakistan suffered major losses in the Oct 29 strike as maximum damage was … Read more Sepoy Mandeep Singh’s mutilation avenged? Indian Army killed 40 Pakistani soldiers in Oct 29 strike

Russia & US army officials discuss safety measures for Syria flights – Russian MoD

US and Russian defense officials have discussed additional flight safety measures in Syria during a video conference, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service told Russian media. A video conference between top US and Russian defense officials was held at “the US’s initiative” and was focused on the “implementation of the October 2015 … flight safety … Read more Russia & US army officials discuss safety measures for Syria flights – Russian MoD

IAF probes officer’s suicide after Air Marshal ticked him off for Poor Shooting Skills

The air force has launched an investigation into the circumstances under which an officer shot himself in the head after being allegedly ticked off by a three-star air marshal for poor shooting skills last week. Wing Commander Rajesh Tiwari fared poorly during an impromptu test of firing skills conducted by Western Air Command chief Air … Read more IAF probes officer’s suicide after Air Marshal ticked him off for Poor Shooting Skills

India set to withdraw 8 officials from Pakistan mission

India on Wednesday decided to withdraw eight officials from the high commission in Islamabad after they were identified in local media reports, amidst growing tension between the two countries after a Pakistani high commission staffer in Delhi was caught in an espionage ring and expelled. Indian diplomats had been “completely compromised” after their names and … Read more India set to withdraw 8 officials from Pakistan mission

Indian Air Force lands massive C-17 Globemaster transport plane close to the China border

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday successfully landed a C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft at the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Arunachal Pradesh. The move is aimed at calibrating India’s response capabilities at the border with China. ALGs are airstrips close to the international border. They play a critical role in the defense of … Read more Indian Air Force lands massive C-17 Globemaster transport plane close to the China border

Pathankot Attack: NDTV Channel to be taken off Air for a Day due to the Reveling Sensitive Information during the Attacks

An inter-ministerial committee of the information and broadcast ministry has recommended that NDTV a leading Hindi news channel be taken off air for a day after it concluded that the broadcaster had revealed “strategically-sensitive” details while covering the Pathankot terrorist attack. The ministry may now ask the channel to be taken off air for a … Read more Pathankot Attack: NDTV Channel to be taken off Air for a Day due to the Reveling Sensitive Information during the Attacks

Indian Army in standoff with Chinese troops over irrigation project in Leh

Indian troops have reportedly been locked in a stand-off with the Chinese Army in Ladakh since Wednesday, PTI reported. The People’s Liberation Army personnel is believed to have stopped an irrigation canal project in the area on Wednesday afternoon prompting Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel to rush to the spot to intervene. However, the Indian Army … Read more Indian Army in standoff with Chinese troops over irrigation project in Leh

Indian Army brigadier, in charge of bombarding Pakistan in case of war, accused of corruption, harassment

A senior Army officer posted in a fighting formation responsible for bombarding Pakistani positions in case of war is facing charges of corruption and harassment of his subordinates. “The brigadier posted at the Nasirabad cantonment near Ajmer is facing serious allegations of corruption, falsification of documents and violent harassment of his subordinates including officers and … Read more Indian Army brigadier, in charge of bombarding Pakistan in case of war, accused of corruption, harassment

3 Video Footages from SEMI Encounter that will make you Question what Really Happened There…

Eight members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were gunned down in an “encounter” with the Anti-Terrorism Squad on the outskirts of Bhopal on Monday morning, around nine hours after they killed a head constable, scaled a 32-foot-high prison wall and escaped from the high-security Bhopal Central Jail. Questions were Raised about the … Read more 3 Video Footages from SEMI Encounter that will make you Question what Really Happened There…

Indian Army retaliates after civilian deaths: 2 Pakistani jawans killed, 14 posts damaged

After eight civilians were killed today in an indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army retaliated inflicting heaving damages on the Pakistani posts. Two Pakistani posts too were killed in the retaliatory fire by Indian Army. Pakistan troops violated ceasefire in Samba and Nowshera sector. 16-year-old … Read more Indian Army retaliates after civilian deaths: 2 Pakistani jawans killed, 14 posts damaged

Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along the Crimean coast in preparation for World War 3

Until recently, missile bunkers along Crimea’s southern coast were a destination for tourists, costing $50 to visit. But the crumbling and abandoned former Soviet sites, which served during the Cold War as a defence against naval attack from the Black Sea, are coming back online. Known locally as Object 100, signs placed around the site … Read more Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along the Crimean coast in preparation for World War 3

Russia’s Idea of Summer Camp? Boxing and Assembling AK-47s

Ah, summer camp. Who doesn’t look back fondly on lazy days spent riding horses. Playing tug-of-war. Hiking through the woods. Field-stripping an AK-47 and heaving dummy grenades. That’s how they roll in Russia, where some 200,000 students between the ages of 11 to 19 hone their survival skills and learn a little history in free camps and after-school clubs … Read more Russia’s Idea of Summer Camp? Boxing and Assembling AK-47s

Russia preparing for final assault on Aleppo, Western officials warn

A fleet of eight Russian warships, led by the aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, is currently south of Sardinia and sailing towards the eastern Mediterranean. They are expected to arrive as early as Wednesday although other estimates predict that could slip to later in the week. In recent days pilots on board have been practising taking … Read more Russia preparing for final assault on Aleppo, Western officials warn

Indian Navy scouting for corvettes under ‘Make in India’ banner

The Indian Navy is scouting for seven “next generation” heavily armed Corvettes that will come as a boost to the domestic industry since it will be a ‘Make in India’ project running into several thousand crore of rupees. Private shipyards like the Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) are likely to respond to the navy’s … Read more Indian Navy scouting for corvettes under ‘Make in India’ banner

Rolls-Royce paid Sudhir Choudhrie £10 million for India Hawk deal: BBC investigation

THE BBC reported on Monday that an investigation conducted by its Panorama team and The Guardian has found evidence that suggests Rolls-Royce made secret payments of around 10 million pounds to firms linked to arms dealer Sudhir Choudhrie that may have helped the company win a major contract for engines on Hawk aircraft to India. … Read more Rolls-Royce paid Sudhir Choudhrie £10 million for India Hawk deal: BBC investigation

Indian Army to soon have Russian T-90 tanks with ‘Make in India’ element as Tensions between India and Pakistan Escalate

The Indian Army plans to buy 464 advanced T-90 battle tanks from Russia for deployment on its western borders with Pakistan. The Rs 13,448-crore contract will include a Make-in-India element for integration at the Heavy Vehicles Factory in Avadi near Chennai. The 10 new regiments of T-90MS tanks, equipped with thermal imaging night sights to … Read more Indian Army to soon have Russian T-90 tanks with ‘Make in India’ element as Tensions between India and Pakistan Escalate

Pakistan considers pulling out 4 embassy officials from Delhi

Pakistan is considering pulling out from India four of its officials posted in the High Commission in New Delhi, days after Indian authorities declared one diplomat persona non grata. “This is under consideration. A final decision would be taken shortly,” a source at the Foreign Office told Pakistani paper Dawn on Monday. The names of … Read more Pakistan considers pulling out 4 embassy officials from Delhi

After Failed Attempt by Army to ensure Indian soldier’s release, government to approach Pak foreign ministry

After the Indian Army’s requests fell on deaf ears on the Pakistan side regarding the return of a soldier, who had “inadvertently” crossed into PoK, the Indian government will now take up the case directly with the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan. Chandu Babulal Chavan, a 37 Rashtriya Rifles soldier, had crossed into PoK on September … Read more After Failed Attempt by Army to ensure Indian soldier’s release, government to approach Pak foreign ministry