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After 55 years, still no memorial for India’s war heroes

No country for dead soldiers. India may well be that country. Sixty-nine years ago, India won independence from the British.

16 Aug 2016 2:25 AM

China rail lines reach close to Uttarakhand and Sikkim

With the Centre’s rail and road connectivity plans for the Sino-India border areas still on the drawing board, Chinese trains, traversing the lofty Himalayas, will almost touch the Indian border in le

10 Aug 2016 1:47 AM

Sukhoi-BrahMos combo soon

In about eight months’ time, a deadly combat platform, the Russian-made supersonic Sukhoi fighter (Su-MKI 30) aircraft integrated with the lethal BrahMos missile, will join the ranks of the Indian Air

08 Aug 2016 6:47 AM

Hawk crashes in West Bengal

An IAF aircraft crashed at the Kalaikunda Air Force Station near Kharagpur in West Midnapore immediately after takeoff on Thursday morning.

05 Aug 2016 2:34 AM

All aircraft flying over sea to be fitted with ULBs

Amid reports that the missing IAF Antonov-32 (AN-32) transport aircraft flying over the Bay of Bengal to Port Blair did not have signalling equipment on board that could function underwater, the gover

02 Aug 2016 1:46 AM


Exodus from Uttarakhand’s China border region

Amid reports of heightened Chinese troop activity across the Uttarakhand border with China, what is of much bigger concern is the silent exodus taking place from the upper reaches of the Uttarakhand b

01 Aug 2016 2:02 AM

Many tragedies later, SOPs for ammo dumps in offing

There is a subtext in the narrative of the May 31 inferno at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) at Maharashtra’s Pulgaon that claimed the lives of at least 19 bravehearts and wounded at least another

30 Jul 2016 2:24 AM

E-auction: CAG lauds efforts of coal ministry

Apart from determining whether cartelisation had taken place in the e-auction of coal fields, another objective of the CAG audit of coal block allocations was to determine the robustness and efficienc

26 Jul 2016 6:10 AM

CAG suspects cartels in coal mine e-auctions

The Comptroller and Auditor General, in a report that is expected to be laid in Parliament on Tuesday, has found that in 11 out of 29 coal mines successfully e-auctioned in two lots, a number of quali

26 Jul 2016 1:32 AM

China piqued by tanks in Ladakh

China has expressed annoyance over recent Indian media reports that about 100 battle tanks have been deployed in eastern Ladakh.

22 Jul 2016 7:05 AM


India aggressive on roads to China

China’s easy road access up to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has India worried.

21 Jul 2016 6:36 AM

MoD for partnership with 2 firms for each sub-sector

In a major step to spur up the “Make in India” effort and to open up big-ticket collaboration with private companies that can offer their expertise in five critically important sectors for defence, th

20 Jul 2016 1:33 AM

‘US weapon affecting Indian crops’

What is common to a reportedly controversial “weapon” being developed by the United States government and crop yields of major crops in India

19 Jul 2016 2:11 AM

Pooja Thakur, who led Barack Obama’s guard of honour, sues IAF

This is one controversy the Indian Air Force (IAF) could have done without.

15 Jul 2016 1:06 AM

INDU draft bill goes online

The US has it, China has it and even Pakistan.

13 Jul 2016 6:47 AM


Over 100 Dhaka boys are missing: Minister

More than 100 city-bred boys in Dhaka and much greater numbers of rural youth have been reported missing by their parents in Bangladesh, the country’s information and broadcasting minister, Hasanul Ha

10 Jul 2016 4:07 AM

Bangladesh is caught between Bengali and Muslim identities: Veena Sikri

Veena Sikri, a former Indian high commissioner in Dhaka well-known for her expertise and body of work on Bangladeshi affairs, is shocked at the Dhaka carnage. She spoke to Sanjib KR Baruah on the recent terrorist attacks in Bangladesh.

10 Jul 2016 1:34 AM

Sushma Swaraj gets wrong Shah Rukh Khan on Twitter

It is not every day that a senior Union minister gets caught on the wrong foot over a case of mistaken identity, that too when the person involved is the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

08 Jul 2016 3:20 AM

Priority is trains up to border with China: Rajen Gohain

Newly-appointed minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain on Wednesday said extending rail connectivity up to the India-China border would be a key priority.

07 Jul 2016 4:03 AM

Brics NSAs to meet on September 15-16

The National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) will host a two-day meeting of five national security advisers (NSAs) of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in the national capital on Septe

06 Jul 2016 12:32 AM