February 23, 2017
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India to announce soon about special privileges for Male in India in defence segment   Russia may open dialogue with Taliban soon          China forms a new directorate for underwater naval surveillance          India-Pakistan secret talks may take place next month          China is ready to send more defence personnel to PoK for CPEC          Saudi Arabia planning to change US Dollar as solo currency basket          China to hurt economies of smaller ASEAN countries which are claimants in SCS          Indo-US cooperation may take a fresh into naval operations in Indian Ocean          China may impose ban on flying of foreign military aircraft in South China Sea          IS is keen to lure jobless youth from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan for recruitment into terrorism          The US to monitor Chinese submarine movement in Malacca Strait and Indian Ocean          Two Chinese state owned companies are suspected to have paid USD 5 million to Rajapaksa during election campaign          Iran warns Pakistan not to intervene in Yemen          Taliban to send 5000 recruits to Afghanistan this summer          Telangana wants to be India's next defence and aerospace hub          Sri Lanka may deny China further submarine access          The US may offer USD 4.5 billion arms package to India during Obama visit           ISIS is recruiting cadres from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, mainly students from universities and software professionals          China may send 3 more submarines to Sri Lanka and Pakistan in near future          China may follow Russian model to annex Hong Kong as fully integrated with mainland          China warns India on South China Sea investment and offers partnership for energy exploration, India shuns its Asia Pacific policy          Pakistan may dump Taliban soon over a new outfit that is more loyal to Pakistani military          Nepal will go for a new treaty with India by end of November          India may reorient its foreign and strategic policy towards Central Asia soon          Manohar Parrikar may be next Defence Minister          Iraqi government asks India to deal with Sunni insurgents directly to free hostages          Western intelligence agencies could be behind attack on Indian mission and kidnapping of Indian aid worker in Herat, Afghanistan          Malaysian flight MH370 could be victim of high level intelligence operations          UPA Government is trying to appoint Vice Admiral Dhowan before May 15 as next Navy Chief to clear last moment small deals          Corruption in sub-standard wiring led to Sindhuratna mishap, Indian MoD officials could be involved          Sri Lanka to expand naval presence in Indian Ocean in near future          Nepal to give access to Chinese military for bilateral cooperation          CIA may have tried to trap Indian diplomat         Russia is closely monitoring Chinese ADIZ in East China Sea          Japan may deploy missile defence to counter China in East Sea          China may set up air defence identification zone in South China Sea by April 2014          US and EU may impose sanctions on Bangladesh if violence is not contained          India puts pressure on Sri Lanka to implement devolution of power and protect Tamil minorities interests           India's Mars mission gives Indo-US hi-tech ties a fresh momentum           India warns international community that Maldives will plunge into a civil war if it fails to handle the present crisis          To outsmart Chinese vision, India and Russia will implement a project to connect Asia-Europe strategic, energy and trade corridor in future          The US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio, which is now seized by Indian authorities for carrying illegal weapons, is suspected to be supplying weapons to Somali pirates          US will thin down troops from Middle East and look for a more proactive role in Africa to fight terrorism           If US continues to maintain military offensive posture towards Syria, Russia may deploy anti-missile system in the Mediterranean Sea to send a strong message of its role          China to integrate ASEAN region by road, rail and sea to enhance sphere of influence by 2020                    Iran will enhance presence along Iran-Afghan border to keep close watch on Taliban activities            The US asks India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to form a joint regional mechanism to deal with Taliban in post-troop withdrawal period starting next year
   
COVER STORY
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Toddler's lab

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: Today, start-ups depict the growing entrepreneurial culture encouraging youth to become the leaders of tomorrow. Start-ups are increasingly achieving success in every sector-be it technology, healthcare, e-Commerce, services, etc.

However, defence sector is yet to witness the entry of budding entrepreneurs as well as investors.

Lack of funding, lack of trained technical manpower, unfavourable procurement policy of government and restriction on the export of defence items etc are some of the key challenges that affect the bright prospect of starts ups.



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MILITARY

Still in dilemma

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: The Indian Air Force has projected a requirement of an additional 200 aircraft to be able to put up a credible defence of Indian air

Clear vision

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2016: The one instrument that revolutionized warfare is the night vision device. Offensive and defensive operations no longer depended

Tough soldiers

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2016: Whatever else that is happening to the elite Special Forces of India one hears a lot about restructuring and reorganisation even

Coordinated act

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: India has long had expertise in creating and using nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) weapons. But it has voluntarily abjur

Flying support

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: India is in the process of replacing its military heavy lift capability to be able to manage, with some credibility, the emergin

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ARMAMENT

Robotic vigilance

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: There are drones in the sky, in R(D centers and more varieties are making their debut as the advantages of pilotless aircraft are b

Keeping a tab

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: The easy manner in which Indian land frontiers have been breached in recent times by terrorists bent on inflicting damage on mil

Integrated approach

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) are central to the conduct of warfare both in attack and defence. India has ov

Long wait

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: The tactic that helped the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance gain political ascendancy during and after the Rajiv Gandhi inv

Horizons of spectrum

JULY-AUGUST 2016: The saturation of multispectral beams and increasing presence of electromagnetic radiations in the modern battlefield can be handy on

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STRATEGY

Dealing by proxy

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: Missiles and nuclear war fighting were the flavors of January of the new year. China has launched a nuclear blitzkrieg against India

No identity

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: The issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is making headlines for quite some time but it is dangerously brewing a deadly cocktail

Brides for utopia

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2017: Perhaps Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is the most powerful, ruthless, horrific and well-funded terrorist group in recen

Great hopes

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2016: The surprising victory of Donald Trump as the next US President elect, defying all expert predictions, has sent the whole world

Safe haven

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2016: South East Asia is fast becoming a potential threat to the world commerce due to rising incidents of sea piracy. In past few yea

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SPECIAL REPORT

Opening front

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: Political turmoil is rampant on both sides of the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. China and Pakistan have held joint military exercises in Pakistan

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EXCLUSIVE

Sharpening paws

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: India is planning to upgrade INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier to give it a special capability to hit the targets with more accurately and high level of lethality

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EDITORIAL

US-China relations facing new flashpoint

While United States, under the presidency of Donald Trump, is looking for revitalizing its prowess and attempting to regain lost glory, China is in a hurry to attain the new global

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