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Why INS Vajrakosh's commissioning is BIG deal

Spread out over 1000 acres, INS Vajrakosh, Indian Navy’s latest establishment which was commissioned by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday, would be the home base for a bulk of......

How Parrikar is failing the armed forces

Our large military requirements make for an enormous buyer's leverage, which the defence ministry fritters away in piecemeal purchases Few tears will be shed, especially in the corridors of power,......

How US Javelin missile spoiled Israeli party in India

The United States is rising steadily up the list of India's top military suppliers. The defence ministry is finalising a decision to allow the FGM-148 Javelin missile, built by US companies......

US Admiral caught in ministry protocol for appointments

Defence Minister A K Antony has turned down Admiral Sam Locklear's request for a meeting, directing Locklear instead to Defence Secretary R K Mathur. Ajai Shukla reports......

'Bureaucracy a major impediment to Indo-US military ties'

Dr S Amer Latif, a senior Pentagon policy expert, has said the civilian bureaucracy with the Indian Ministry of Defense 'is a significant impediment to close US-India military ties'. Aziz Haniffa......

2G irregularities happened during NDA rule: Sibal

Refusing to be defensive on the 2G spectrum scam, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday hit back at BJP for raking up the issue, alleging that "irregularities" had taken place during the......

Why Deutsche Bank India CEO has a thing for Mumbai

 Ravneet Gill, Deutsche Bank India CEO thinks the banking regulator and the government are doing an earnest job of building the blocks for future growth and regaining the trust of......

Is Vijay Mallya on the comeback trail?

After being forced to resign as chairman of MCF, Mallya is now keen on increasing his stake in the company Vijay Mallya never fails to amaze you. After losing Kingfisher Airlines, Mallya is......

India, China moving in right direction? Both must be more proactive

Indian and Chinese firms recently signed joint work plans. That is the way to go - compete, but also cohabit if feasible, says Kishan S Rana. The ecosystems of India and China today jostle against......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......

Russia ready to cooperate with WADA in doping scam

IMAGE: Sportsmen train at a local stadium in the southern city of Stavropol, Russia (This image is used for representational purposes). Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters The Russian Sports Ministry said......

TRAGIC! 22 people killed outside Cairo soccer stadium

‘I'd told him: leave soccer matches’ A soccer fan is seen near a police car, which was set on fire by fireworks, during clashes between soccer fans and security forces in front of a......

Sports Shorts: India drawn with Germany in Champions Trophy hockey

VR Raghunath of India celebrates after scoring from a penalty corner during the Mens Hockey match between India and Wales. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images The Indian hockey team has been......

World Cup chit-chat: Brazil deploys troops to secure borders for World Cup

Brazil began deploying 30,000 troops on Saturday to patrol its borders and beef up security for the World Cup soccer tournament that will kick off in 12 Brazilian cities next month, the Defense......
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Ban warns against cuts in development aid to finance response to refugee crisis

The Continent: Reducing development assistance to finance the cost of refugee flows is counter-productive, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has... ...
Iraqi Kurdistan minister says no link between oil sales and Islamic State

Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - The Iraqi Kurdish minister for natural resources said on Tuesday reports that the regional government was helping... ...

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Merkel cabinet backs German role in military campaign against IS

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