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Father Soldier Son review: An intimate, gut wrenching portrait of an American family, manhood, and a nation at war
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Father Soldier Son review: An intimate, gut wrenching portrait of an American family, manhood, and a nation at war

A New York Times documentary, Father Soldier Son spans 10 years in the lives of American soldier Barry Eisch and his sons Isaac and Joey.

Chinese military gets approval to run clinical tests of experimental Coronavirus vaccine on human being
science

Chinese military gets approval to run clinical tests of experimental Coronavirus vaccine on human being

AMS’ candidate, named ARCoV, uses mRNA technology, an approach also used by Moderna Inc in the United States and German firm CureVac.

Boeing pulls out of DARPA's spaceplane program to cheaply launch satellites into LEO
science

Boeing pulls out of DARPA's spaceplane program to cheaply launch satellites into LEO

The company's statement, "We will now redirect our investment from XSP to other Boeing programs that span the sea, air and space domains."

Scientists take to the stage and make science relatable to the general public
science

Scientists take to the stage and make science relatable to the general public

A research poll showed that the scientific community is the second most trusted institution in the US after the military,

Amazon, Microsoft developing killer robots, might start third warfare revolution
science

Amazon, Microsoft developing killer robots, might start third warfare revolution

Microsoft employees opposed US Army contract for HoloLens, aims at "increasing lethality" on battlefield.

Supriya Sule introduces bill in Lok Sabha proposing Rs 2 crore ex-gratia, job quota, annual vacation for kin of martyrs from armed forces
India

Supriya Sule introduces bill in Lok Sabha proposing Rs 2 crore ex-gratia, job quota, annual vacation for kin of martyrs from armed forces

A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of martyrs of armed forces, was introduced in Lok Sabha

Indonesia's Joko Widodo gets re-elected as president; additional security forces deployed amid fears of unrest
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Indonesia's Joko Widodo gets re-elected as president; additional security forces deployed amid fears of unrest

There was a heavy security presence in Jakarta, Indonesia on Tuesday, including in front of the election commission office, which was barricaded with razor wire and protected by scores of heavily armed troops.

United Nations urges countries to cut off business ties with Myanmar military, likens its actions to ethnic cleansing
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United Nations urges countries to cut off business ties with Myanmar military, likens its actions to ethnic cleansing

A United Nations fact-finding mission urged that countries cut off all business with Myanmar's military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights' abuses

Fruit fly inspires new model of smaller, quicker, more efficient military drone
science

Fruit fly inspires new model of smaller, quicker, more efficient military drone

Insect-inspired drones developed by Purdue engineers give Uri's eagle drone competition.

Downsizing the military can’t be India’s defence mantra
India

Downsizing the military can’t be India’s defence mantra

India faces a unique security situation that dictates strong and large armed forces.

Pakistan Army jackboots now march over oil, mines
World

Pakistan Army jackboots now march over oil, mines

Pakistan’s economy is in a crisis, with a $100-bn debt and inflation at a four-year-high of nearly 9%, but the army is pushing for expanding its businesses and budgetary allocations

Diksha Dagar's success reinforces the importance of military's golf courses, but Indian golf can do well without power tussle
Sports

Diksha Dagar's success reinforces the importance of military's golf courses, but Indian golf can do well without power tussle

Diksha needs top class coaching to really carve out a name in pro golf. But the real challenge for India and Indian golfers to make a mark in the Olympics would be to get the army to put their shoulder to the wheel. Right now they are just sitting back and waiting for champs to land in their lap.

Pulwama: No easy options for India; diplomacy, international isolation of Pakistan key to strategic policy
India

Pulwama: No easy options for India; diplomacy, international isolation of Pakistan key to strategic policy

Should our military options be directed more specifically at the Pakistan army? The ISI and Pakistan military leadership is the real driving force behind terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and unless they feel real pain, they will have no reason or incentive to change their ways.

Donald Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria as
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Donald Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria as "peacekeeping group", says White House as US withdraws force from war-torn country

"A small peacekeeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for a period of time," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement after the call between the two leaders

As 'conservative' Indian Army shies away from admitting homosexuals, world's major powers roll out welcome wagon
India

As 'conservative' Indian Army shies away from admitting homosexuals, world's major powers roll out welcome wagon

Let's examine the stand of some of the world's major powers on homosexuals serving in the military

Indian Army 'upset' over govt rejecting its long-standing demand for higher pay, say military sources
India

Indian Army 'upset' over govt rejecting its long-standing demand for higher pay, say military sources

The demand was to increase the monthly military service pay from Rs 5,500 to Rs 10,000 and the total annual financial outgo would have been Rs 610 crore if the government had accepted the demand

100th anniversary of end of World War-I: Participation of Indian soldiers helped build army's leadership capabilities
India

100th anniversary of end of World War-I: Participation of Indian soldiers helped build army's leadership capabilities

Indians of a particular type get prickly about native troops who went to either World War-I or World War-II. The most merciless label has been to call them 'mercenaries.'

Defence ministry sends spokesperson on leave after controversy breaks out over his tweet criticising ex-navy chief
India

Defence ministry sends spokesperson on leave after controversy breaks out over his tweet criticising ex-navy chief

The defence ministry's tweet, posted in response to a comment by Admiral Arun Prakash, was on the subject of misuse of an Army Command's insignia by a civilian.

Too fat to fight: America's obesity crisis affects Pentagon; nearly one-third of youth too overweight to join army
World

Too fat to fight: America's obesity crisis affects Pentagon; nearly one-third of youth too overweight to join army

The new report says the Pentagon has recognised the long-standing obesity problem, and is taking steps to improve the health of its troops.

China tests three types of hypersonic aircraft missiles at the same time
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China tests three types of hypersonic aircraft missiles at the same time

The 'wide-speed-range vehicles' can fly from hypersonic velocity to lower than the speed of sound.