A new arms race in the offing: China stuns the world with an earth-circling nuclear-capable hypersonic missile test

The hypersonic missile being tested circled the globe before cruising towards its target demonstrating the advanced space capabilities that China possesses. Continue reading A new arms race in the offing: China stuns the world with an earth-circling nuclear-capable hypersonic missile test

“Indian Space Association (ISpA)” comes into existence in a bid to make India-a global leader in the space industry

Indian Space Association (ISpA) is a premier industry association of space and satellite companies that have been formed to become a collective voice of the Indian space industry which has been long waiting for a platform to launch its outer space endeavours. Continue reading “Indian Space Association (ISpA)” comes into existence in a bid to make India-a global leader in the space industry

Decoding India’s Energy Crisis

The energy crisis in India is not surprising in entirety as many structural problems in the power sector have contributed to the present situation- like long time monopoly in coal mining operations which sums up to an over-dependence on a single entity for domestic supply, failure to find long term alternatives for the rising energy demands the renewable energy scale-up is still far from achieving it’s desired ends. Continue reading Decoding India’s Energy Crisis

Pandora Papers: The biggest ever financial data leak reveals secret wealth and dealings of influentials from across the world

Pandora paper leaks are significant in many ways, as the name suggests, it opens the pandora box of financial records of the super-rich and popular personalities from all across the world. It is the most voluminous record ever produced, that consists of around 12 million files(mostly from the 1990s to 2019) in 2.94 TB of data from 14 global corporate service firms with details of around 29,000 offshore companies and private trusts being set up in tax haven territories. Continue reading Pandora Papers: The biggest ever financial data leak reveals secret wealth and dealings of influentials from across the world

Project Cheetah: India locks a deal to buy 4 Heron-TP drones from Israel, to be weapon armed for tactical missions

Project Cheetah is a nearly 5000 crore venture to upgrade the drones in use with Indian armed forces to enable them in carrying out offensive operations against the adversaries. Continue reading Project Cheetah: India locks a deal to buy 4 Heron-TP drones from Israel, to be weapon armed for tactical missions

NASA undergoes a major rejig, splits human spaceflight unit into two, in an adaptation to new realities of space economy

The splitting makes NASA go back to it’s previous structure. It was only in 2011, when the agency created Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) by combining the Space Operations and Exploration Systems mission directorates. Continue reading NASA undergoes a major rejig, splits human spaceflight unit into two, in an adaptation to new realities of space economy

Pakistan and China enters into a new nuclear agreement, renewed n-threat for India and the region

The Framework Agreement on Deepening Nuclear Energy Co-operation was signed by Pak Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and Chinese CCP owned Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation for transfer of nuclear technology, uranium mining and processing, nuclear fuel supply & for setting up of research reactors. The agreement will therefore, help Pakistan increase its nuclear weapons stockpile. Continue reading Pakistan and China enters into a new nuclear agreement, renewed n-threat for India and the region

AUKUS: Australia, UK and US seals a new Indo-Pacific pact to counter China, France calls it a “stab in the back”

Under the agreement, the US and UK will provide at least eight nuclear-powered submarines to Australia by transfer of technology and capabilities alongside including artificial intelligence and cyberspace technology cooperation. Continue reading AUKUS: Australia, UK and US seals a new Indo-Pacific pact to counter China, France calls it a “stab in the back”

Cyber warfare: India reportedly spied on China, Pakistan using windows vulnerability software, claims US cyber tech firm

Earlier this year, a coalition of newspapers and nonprofits called the “Pegasus Project” has also alleged that phones of leader of opposition leader Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, and some of his close associates had been targeted, leading to claims of treason against Prime Minister Modi’s government, the spyware in question has been made by NSO group of Israel. Continue reading Cyber warfare: India reportedly spied on China, Pakistan using windows vulnerability software, claims US cyber tech firm

India mulling to raise a new “rocket force” for missiles in wake of the two-front threat on borders : CDS Bipin Rawat

Taking note of Chinese aggression all over the world CDS said, as China continues to be more and more aggressive, the challenges are not only going to be in conventional theatres of war because an adversary like China will also look to disrupt our strategic networks like energy, banking, transport and communication grids. Continue reading India mulling to raise a new “rocket force” for missiles in wake of the two-front threat on borders : CDS Bipin Rawat

UN Human Rights Chief censures India on blatant use of UAPA, communication blackouts ,calls the situation “worrying”

India in a rebuttal said human rights in the country is a fundamental right enshrined in the Constitution and country’s independent judiciary and free media enjoys full human rights. Continue reading UN Human Rights Chief censures India on blatant use of UAPA, communication blackouts ,calls the situation “worrying”