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.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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.