We can destroy Israel in ‘less than 12 minutes’:Pakistani commander

A senior Pakistani military commander has claimed that Pakistan is capable of destroying Israel in under 12 minutes, the latest of a long series of threats against what it deems as the “Zionist regime.” “If Israel tries to invade our land,we will raze the Zionist regime in less than 12 minutes,” said Zubair Mahmood Hayat … Read more We can destroy Israel in ‘less than 12 minutes’:Pakistani commander

Here’s why PM Modi likened Indian Army to that of Israel’s

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday likened the Indian Army to the Israeli forces. “Everyone is talking about our Army, we used to hear about similar feats of Israel. But now everyone knows the Indian Army is no less,” the PM said, addressing a rally in Mandi on Tuesday. Here’s possibly why he compared the Army … Read more Here’s why PM Modi likened Indian Army to that of Israel’s

Pampore Encounter Ends After Nearly 60 Hours, 2 Terrorists Killed

A gun-battle with two terrorists who barged into a government building in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore ended today after nearly 60 hours. Both terrorists were killed. They were from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, said the army. One terrorist was killed yesterday and another was shot dead today at the seven-story Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building in the … Read more Pampore Encounter Ends After Nearly 60 Hours, 2 Terrorists Killed

India’s efforts to exploit Brahmaputra waters may have harmed Bangladesh’s interests: China’s state-run media

India’s “increasing efforts to exploit the Brahmaputra river through various forms,” may have harmed Bangladesh’s interests, China’s state-run media said today. And Bangladesh, Global Times wrote, can’t do anything about it because it is economically dependent on India, which takes away its “bargaining power.” These statements from the government-run media come in the wake of reports … Read more India’s efforts to exploit Brahmaputra waters may have harmed Bangladesh’s interests: China’s state-run media

Indian Army thanks Kashmiri youth for saving soldier’s life

The Indian army on Sunday thanked the local youth for rescuing soldiers stuck in an accident vehicle near the Pantha Chowk in Srinagar. The thank you note came in form of a tweet from the official account of the Northern Command of the Indian Army. Earlier today,  a youth rescued an Indian soldier trapped inside … Read more Indian Army thanks Kashmiri youth for saving soldier’s life

As it Happens: Attack by Terrorists on 46 Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters in Baramulla, J&K

A gun battle has erupted between terrorists and security forces at the 46 Rashtriya rifles camp in Janbazpora area in Baramulla district of North Kashmir late on Sunday evening. The terrorist opened fire on army camp in Baramulla and hurled grenades even as the exchange of fire continues. According to locals massive firing has been … Read more As it Happens: Attack by Terrorists on 46 Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters in Baramulla, J&K

India hopes Russia will rethink drills with Pakistan

India is hopeful that Russia will not offer military supplies or hold joint military drills with Islamabad, keeping Delhi’s sensitivity in mind. Even as geopolitics is evolving fast with Moscow making certain military overtures to Islamabad, Delhi is expanding its strategic partnership with Russia that will be showcased during President Vladimir Putin’s visit for the … Read more India hopes Russia will rethink drills with Pakistan

Missing AN-32: IAF Aircraft Search Operation in 15 locations

Fifteen probable points, where the debris of the Indian Air Force transport aircraft AN32 that went missing with 29 crew members aboard on July 22, might have been left, have been located by the Geological Survey of India’s research vessel Samudra Ratnakar along with the National Institute of Technology vessel Sagar Nidhi, according to the … Read more Missing AN-32: IAF Aircraft Search Operation in 15 locations

Aspirants spend night on pavements at Indian Air Force recruitment camp

Hundreds of candidates who are attending an Indian Air Force drive to recruit Airmen are spending the night outside the Dr. M G R Stadium here stadium, the venue of the rally. The candidates, some of whom had come with their parents, have to sleep on the pavement of Race Course road. For candidates from … Read more Aspirants spend night on pavements at Indian Air Force recruitment camp

‘Alternative’ to pellets already in use, says CRPF affidavit

Kashmir Unrest

AVA shells (Pelargonic Acid Vanillylamide), which are reportedly being considered as a replacement to pellet guns, have been used in the ongoing unrest in the Valley, an affidavit filed by CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir High Court has said. The expert committee constituted by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to find an alternative for pellet guns … Read more ‘Alternative’ to pellets already in use, says CRPF affidavit

Agusta Westland Choppers Out, Russian Chopper To be VVIP helicopter of Indian Air Force

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The Prime Minister and other VVIPs like defence minister and home minister now have refurbished Russian Mi-17 V5 helicopters to ferry them around. These helicopters were modified at the Indian Air Force”s repair depot in Chandigarh to meet the requirements of the VVIPs since after the Agusta Westland choppers contracted during the UPA government were … Read more Agusta Westland Choppers Out, Russian Chopper To be VVIP helicopter of Indian Air Force

China tells India to focus on border peace while India deploys BrahMos in Arunachal Pradesh

China Warns India

China on Thursday urged India to do more to reinforce peace and stability along the border, following reports that New Delhi was deploying advanced cruise missiles in the eastern sector. “We hope the Indian side can do more for peace and stability in the border region…,” Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Wu Qian said at … Read more China tells India to focus on border peace while India deploys BrahMos in Arunachal Pradesh

ISRO successfully test launches Indigenously Developed scramjet engine from Sriharikota

ISRO Scramjet

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday conducted a five-minute flight to test a scramjet engine – which takes atmospheric oxygen to burn engine fuel – developed at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota. Isro scientists said that the engine will eventually be used to power its Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) at hypersonic … Read more ISRO successfully test launches Indigenously Developed scramjet engine from Sriharikota

Syria on Kashmir issue: India has the right to solve it in any manner

Syria has firmly backed India’s position on Kashmir saying the issue is an internal matter of the country and New Delhi has the right to solve it in any manner. Syrian ambassador to India Dr Riad Kamel Abbas told Mail Today that the problem between India and Pakistan has to be solved by the two … Read more Syria on Kashmir issue: India has the right to solve it in any manner

“His newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat”, Australian Journalist

submarine data leak

Australian investigative journalist Cameron Stewart, who broke the sensational story on the leak of data on Indian Scorpene submarines, has questioned the Indian Navy’s attempt to downplay the leak, saying his newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat. In an email response to questions from IANS, Stewart, … Read more “His newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat”, Australian Journalist

Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole Army says Ali Gilani

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The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in Indian held Kashmir, has said that the Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole army to suppress their ongoing freedom movement. Syed Ali Gilani was addressing over the  phone from Srinagar huge pro-freedom rallies at Verinag in Islamabad … Read more Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole Army says Ali Gilani

BSF sets up Camps in Schools in Kashmir as Kashmir Unrest Continues

BSF in Kashmir

Border Security Force (BSF), which was deployed in Srinagar on Monday after a gap of 12 years, on Tuesday, occupied several school buildings in Srinagar to set up their camps. The force occupied buildings of government and semi-government schools like SP Higher Secondary at MA Road near Lal Chowk and DAVP School at Jawahar Nagar, they said. … Read more BSF sets up Camps in Schools in Kashmir as Kashmir Unrest Continues

France launches an Investigation into the Massive Submarine Data Leak

Scorpene Submarine

France will formally investigate the devastating leak of secret French documents on India’s new submarine fleet, as the Turnbull government faces calls to bolster security for Australia’s $50 billion submarine project. The move came as India last night expressed “grave concern’’ at the revelation in The Australian yesterday that 22,400 pages of ­secret French documents … Read more France launches an Investigation into the Massive Submarine Data Leak

Classified Data of Scorpene-Class Submarines Leaked overseas, not in India: Indian Navy

Amidst speculation over where the major data leak pertaining to India’s Scorpene-class submarines occurred, Indian Navy has clarified, “It appears that the source of leak is from overseas and not in India.” “A case of suspected leak of documents related to Scorpene submarines has been reported by a foreign media house. The available information is … Read more Classified Data of Scorpene-Class Submarines Leaked overseas, not in India: Indian Navy

5 things you should Know about the Scorpene-Class Submarines

The Scorpene class submarines being built in India – Kalvari – went for sea trials in May, 2016 and is expected to be inducted in the Indian Navy soon. Indian Navy officials have said the six submarines, once inducted, would form the core of the Navy’s submarine arm for the next two decades.  Here’s all … Read more 5 things you should Know about the Scorpene-Class Submarines