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India’s ‘Cold Start’ Warfighting Doctrine Courts the Risk of a Nuclear War with Pakistan : Chinese Media

The Indian Armed Forces’ “Cold Start” warfighting doctrine makes a nuclear war against Pakistan all but certain and is arousing fierce debate in government and military circles. The controversial Cold Start Doctrine prepares the Indian Armed Forces for a short, intense and “blitzkrieg” war against Pakistan. It posits the rapid mobilization of the Indian Army’s…

India to deploy the newly ordered T-90MS Tanks close to Pak border

  The Indian Army (IA) plans to deploy about 464 newly ordered T-90MS main battle tanks (MBTs) along India's western and northern borders with Pakistan, military officials told IHS Jane's on 19 January. The T-90MS MBTs, which are being acquired in kit form from Russia for INR134.80 billion (USD2 billion), will in the coming years…

India to Continue Its Efforts With The Indigenous Nirbhay Cruise Missile Program

India’s troubled nuclear-capable Nirbhay long-range cruise missile program has been given an 18-month grace period to address technical problems following a failed December 21 test launch of the missile, according to local media reports. Indian Minister of Defense Manohar Parrikar recently agreed to let Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) engineers continue to work on…

Third party has no role in Kashmir row: India to UK

India brushed aside a debate in UK Parliament on the Kashmir issue saying no third party had any role to play in resolving the dispute. The debate came a day after mourning was observed by the Kashmiri Pandits Cultural Society in a committee room of the House of Commons. India brushed aside a debate in…

India focused on Chabahar as Japan reiterates commitment to port project

India focused on Chabahar as Japan reiterates commitment to port project

Highlights Japan has committed investment to help improve Afghanistan's access to the port. Indian and Japan are working out details for development of infrastructure and connectivity for Chabahar. India is looking to construct 2 terminals at Chabahar Port. Japan and India are finally moving to fructify their partnership for development of the Chabahar port in…

This throwback video of Indian Army at Siachen will give you goosebumps

This throwback video of Indian Army unfurling India flag at the world's most difficult battlefield will give you goosebumps. On Indian Army Day, salute these nation heroes. This throwback video of Indian Army unfurling India flag at the world's most difficult battlefield is sure to bring tears to your eyes. Climate change is making the…

IAF and Royal Air Force of Oman to hold joint exercise

A five-day joint exercise by Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) commenced on Monday at IAF base in Jamnagar. This is the fourth bilateral air exercise named "Ex Eastern Bridge-IV" between the two countries. The Royal Air Force of Oman contingent arrived at the IAF station in Jamnagar on January…

What Parrikar needs to focus on in 2017

Our geographical strengths, vast land mass and the fact of our island territories extending deep into the waters of the Indian Ocean through which some of the busiest sea lanes run compel us to have the strength to ensure stability in the region. Under the circumstances, what would be the nation's and neighbours' expectations of…

Use of nuclear weapons in South Asia can’t be ruled out: Biden

South Asia is among a few regions in the world where nuclear weapons could be used in a regional conflict, the outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden warned on Saturday. In a recent speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, Mr Biden hoped that the incoming Trump administration would continue America’s leading role…

China wants India to go soft on Port investment in Sri Lanka

India should rethink its opposition to Chinese investments in Sri Lanka and join the port development in the island nation instead of feeling "jealous", China's state media said today. "It is understandable that the cooperation has left some Asian countries vigilant as media reports suggest that an 80 per cent share of the port, which…

BrahMos Aerospace bags orders worth Rs 300 crore

BrahMos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited (BATL), which was declared a sick company, will be out of the woods in 1-2 years, said its CEO and MD Sudhir Kumar Mishra. Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace is BATL's parent company. BATL has received production orders worth Rs 300 crore from Isro, DRDO and European agencies, Mishra said adding…

India ‘incomplete’ without Pakistan’s Sindh: BJP patriarch LK Advani

BJP patriarch LK Advani feels that India appears "incomplete" without Sindh in its territory. The 89-year-old leader made the remarks at an event here today while lamenting that Karachi, the capital of the Pakistani province, where he was born in a Sindhi family was not a part of India anymore. "At times I feel sad…

MTCR Membership brought enormous benefits to India

Amid huge hue and cry over the Indian bid to the NSG membership, India silently went on to become member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in mid 2016 — an Indian diplomatic achievement which was undermined when India entered the elite MTCR group and the membership is still undermine even by the Indian…

Can China’s Army Really Capture New Delhi in 2 Days?

“It would take China's motorised troops 48 hours and its paratroops 10 hours to reach India's capital if war broke out,” a Chinese State television channel boldly proclaimed. This is not the first time China has tried to use rhetoric as a deterrence strategy but it comes as probably the first one that is so…

Military to propose setting up US-style Unified Commands

Highlights PMO is keen on a proposal that would establish unified commands in different areas of the country. 2Each command would have one officer in charge of the resources of all the three services. 3Currently, such a command is in place only in Andaman and Nicobar. 4US military functions on the basis of such theatre…