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Why is India perpetually going soft on Pakistan?

All said and done enough is enough and we must come out of our comfort zone to teach Pakistan read Pakistani Army a lesson. Only then they will start singing peace songs.

TV: The New Guardian

It is estimated that 75 per cent of everything on TV, both programming and commercials, is created by approximately 100 large corporations whose only intention is to maximize their profits for their shareholders in whatever ways are legal.

Remembering Operation Vijay – in Kargil

The whole Nation salutes the valour and sacrifices of Bravehearts who did the Impossible at Kargil

Decoding the Dragon strike – 3

It must be clear that China needs India more than India needs China, particularly in the next decade or so. India’s youthful population and growth, indicate the accumulation of the world’s largest middle class and its economic trajectory. The challenge lies in managing China both in peace and war, which requires collaborative military, economic, informational, diplomatic, and political levers.

Corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)

India has the dubious distinction of being one of the top arms importers. This undue dependence on imported military hardware often comes at a price and time India cannot afford as it happened during the Kargil war when India had to pay through its nose for inadequate and substandard weapons. Would corporatization of the Ordnance Factory Boards help heal India's age-old pain in the neck? Why can’t India produce the adequate quantity and quality of the weapons and equipment demanded?

Islam, Jihad, and Terrorism

Jihad is one of the most misunderstood concepts in Islam. There is no such thing as holy war, in Islam.The Quran and Sunnah encourage Muslims to respect the life and property of all mankind.

Armoured fighting vehicles – the future of combat

Armoured fighting vehicles AFV’s are expected to be the largest segment of the future global armoured vehicles markets. Future Armoured vehicles would be powered by active protection systems and stealth technologies that can destroy incoming weapons, and make vehicles harder to locate, target and destroy while reducing the need for heavy armour

Trunk calls to mobile — the journey from dumb to smart phones

There was a time there were many barriers for people who wished to communicate. People had to book trunk call and patiently wait for the operator to connect to the other party. There was no privacy; technically the operator could eavesdrop on the entire conversation. Then came the PCO. But people still had to walk a little distance away from their homes. The mobile phone now has transformed everything where it does not matter whether you are lying on bed or in the toilet-- it’s possible to communicate without any barriers of time, space or distance.

Death -the ultimate reality

Death is an eternal enigma. Even though humans have stretched the frontiers of science to invent every imaginable comfort for their body yet they have failed to understand death and conquer it.

Modernising the Indian defence forces

During the last few years 119 contracts involving Rs 1,16,523 crore have been signed with Indian vendors and 68 contracts involving Rs.1,24,291 crore have been signed with foreign vendors for procurement of aircraft, helicopters, artillery guns, missiles, radars, rockets, simulator, ammunition, and component-level repair facility for tanks.

Cyber warrior: the way to the future

Today we have hidden enemies within us. The Cyber Warriors need to identify these hidden enemies, expose them and finally annihilate them. The Government needs to have a strict regulatory mechanism in place to guard against any anti-national propaganda or an attempt to incite passions on account of religion, caste or creed.

Who betrayed the Mahatma?

Was there a British angle in Mahatma's assassination? Another indication of a British hand in the plot was Apte’s refusal, at the height of the Great Depression, of a full-time job in the Royal Indian Air Force.The most likely explanation is that he was probably already occupied -- as a British agent. Maharashtra ATS Chief Hemant Karkare’s investigation into that nexus was cut short when he was killed in the September 2008 attack on Mumbai, giving rise to a widespread belief that the attack was primarily aimed at eliminating him.

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