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Naval chief to commission largest offshore patrol vessel

Sep 02, 2014

Naval chief to commission largest offshore patrol vessel

The vessel can help meet navy's requirement for undertaking ocean surveillance and surface warfare operations in order to prevent infiltration and transgression of maritime sovereignty and is suitable for monitoring sea lanes of communication, defence of offshore oil installations and other critical offshore national assets. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Indian Navy #Goa Shipyard Limited #Admiral Robin Dhowan #INS Sumitra #INS Saryu
Army says 150-metre long tunnel dug up to infiltrate terrorists

Sep 02, 2014

Army says 150-metre long tunnel dug up to infiltrate terrorists

The tunnel, which was discovered on 22 August, was about 150-metre long on our side of LoC, and originated from the Pakistan side, spokesman said. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Indian Army #Line of Control #Northern Command #LoC #Jammu Division
Nato aggravating tensions by boosting military presence Russia

Sep 02, 2014

Nato aggravating tensions by boosting military presence Russia

Nato is ratcheting up tensions by boosting its military presence on Europe's eastern flank and Moscow will adapt its defence policy accordingly #NewsTracker #Russia #Nato #TheySaidIt #defence strategy
Iran claims it has new surface-to-air missile, radars

Sep 02, 2014

Iran claims it has new surface-to-air missile, radars

Another new system inaugurated on Tuesday enables Iran to automatically process information on civilian airliners using Iranian airspace. #World #NewsTracker #Iran #Tehran #Surface-to-Air-Missile #Ballistics #Radar systems #Iran defence
PM Modi's visit draws support from Japan on defence, development

Sep 01, 2014

PM Modi's visit draws support from Japan on defence, development

Japanese government and business leaders are pledging support for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to modernize his country's economy. #World #Economy #India #China #Japan #Defence #diplomacy #NewsTracker #Shinzo Abe #Japanese PM #PM Narendra Modi #diplomatic visit

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Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Jan 07, 2013

Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

With the legal case now being made, gradually, against the Delhi rape suspects, it is vital the justice system and society as a whole do whatever necessary to ensure fair trials. #HowThisWorks #Defence #lawyers #Delhi gangrape case #Saket Bar Association

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Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Aug 30, 2014

MP denies comparing Israel Defence Force with ISIS

YASMIN Qureshi has vehemently denied accusations she compared young British Muslims joining terrorist organisation ISIS with Jewish people signing up to the Israel Defence Force...
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Aug 31, 2014

David Cameron urges Nato allies to spend more on defence

At this week’s Nato summit in Wales, Mr Cameron will urge members to meet their promises to spend at least two per cent of their GDP on defence...
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Aug 28, 2014

Ukraine says Russia has launched invasion

KIEV — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of mounting an invasion in the southeast of the country in support of pro-Moscow separatist rebels. Ukraine’s security and defence council said the.....