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Decommissioned Submarine Languishes In Chennai

    Decommissioned Submarine Languishes In Chennai
    Decommissioned Submarine Languishes In Chennai

    Naval Submarine INS 'VAGLI' has arrived Chennai Port from Vizag and would be handed over to the Government of Tamilnadu by Navy | Photo Credit: K. Pichumani

    The submarine was to be the centrepiece of the maritime heritage museum planned by the Tamil Nadu government in the tourist town of Mamallapuram.

    She served the Indian Navy and the nation for

    PAK SCAN: Sticking It To Pakistan

      PAK SCAN: Sticking It To Pakistan
      PAK SCAN: Sticking It To Pakistan

      by Munir Akram

      THE Trump administration is about to complete its much-awaited comprehensive review of US policies on Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. There is widespread speculation that the new policy will involve intensified US military operations in Afghanistan, including the addition of several thousand troops, a tougher posture towards

      Sushma Swaraj To Hold Talks With Iraqi Counterpart On Indians Abducted From Mosul

        Sushma Swaraj To Hold Talks With Iraqi Counterpart On Indians Abducted From Mosul
        Sushma Swaraj To Hold Talks With Iraqi Counterpart On Indians Abducted From Mosul

        NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold extensive talks with her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari tomorrow during which focus is expected to be on the issue of 39 Indians kapped by the ISIS three years back from Mosul city.

        Al-Jaafari's visit from July 24 to July 28 to India comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister

        Snakes In The Backyard: China And Pakistan Betray Grand Delusions

          Snakes In The Backyard: China And Pakistan Betray Grand Delusions
          Snakes In The Backyard: China And Pakistan Betray Grand Delusions

          The US State Department’s July 20 report on terrorism was stark in its assessment of Pakistan’s role in the fight against terrorism. Pakistan, the report said, provided “safe havens” for terrorist groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

          The annual US "Country Report on Terrorism 2016" articulates mounting US

          Bullet Train: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi May Visit Ahmadabad In September

            Bullet Train: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi May Visit Ahmadabad In September
            Bullet Train: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi May Visit Ahmadabad In September

            A high-level delegation of the Gujarat government is in Japan for a week-long visit to give final touches to Abe’s plan to make his maiden trip to Gujarat

            by Kapil Dave & Himanshu Kaushik

            In Ahmedabad, details are being finalized for the station for the bullet train. Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi will also take part in the launch of two Japan

            How India Should Deal With China

              How India Should Deal With China
              How India Should Deal With China

              by Harsh V Pant

              Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hugging US President Donald Trump in Washington earlier this month, a tense standoff was underway between the armies of two of Asia's major powers - China and India. Two units of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army have been at loggerheads at the tri-junction between India,

              Don't Forget 1971, VP Candidate Venkaiah Naidu Warns Pakistan

                Don't Forget 1971, VP Candidate Venkaiah Naidu Warns Pakistan
                Don't Forget 1971, VP Candidate Venkaiah Naidu Warns Pakistan
                A lasting cause of humiliation for Pakistan - Pakistani troops lay down their arms in East PakistanNEW DELHI: Hitting out at Pakistan for "aiding and abetting terror", NDA's Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday reminded it not to forget what happened in 1971 in a reference to the Bangladesh War in which it faced a humiliating

                Committed To Non-Discriminatory, Verifiable Nuclear Disarmament: India

                  Committed To Non-Discriminatory, Verifiable Nuclear Disarmament: India
                  Committed To Non-Discriminatory, Verifiable Nuclear Disarmament: India

                  India today said it was committed to non-discriminatory and verifiable nuclear disarmament, nearly a week after it along with some other nuclear powers like the US, China and Pakistan boycotted the negotiations on a treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons in New York.

                  India believes that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in no

                  Sri Lanka Navy Receives The Largest Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel From India

                    Sri Lanka Navy Receives The Largest Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel From India
                    Sri Lanka Navy Receives The Largest Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel From India

                    The Goa Shipyard Ltd ceremoniously delivered the 1st Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel, constructed at the Indian ship building facility, to Sri Lanka Navy yesterday.

                    The ceremony to handover the vessel was presided over by the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in India, Chitranganee Wagiswara.

                    Meanwhile, the Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy, Rear

                    Indian, Chinese Diplomats Must Prevent War: Chinese Expert

                      Indian, Chinese Diplomats Must Prevent War: Chinese Expert
                      Indian, Chinese Diplomats Must Prevent War: Chinese Expert

                      "China does have many domestic problems, nonetheless they are no more serious than what's facing India internally."

                      BEIJING: War between India and China over Doklam is a possibility and diplomats from both sides must prevent an armed conflict, a Chinese expert has said.

                      Long Xingchun, a research fellow at The Charhar Institute and director of the

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