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‘Outlawed’ Digital Silk Road

China’s President Xi in his opening speech at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing in May 2017 had called for a “digital silk road” which intended to provide a space for Chinese tech companies to expand their activities in countries who are part of...

The Indian Science Congress and its Relevance

At the annual Indian Science Congress (ISC) conference in January 2015, a paper co-authored by two academics claimed that aircraft had not only been manufactured during the Vedic period but also that these planes were far superior to the ones we...

The DGCA Guidelines - A Step Forward

On 02 Nov 2018, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued the Civil Aviation Requirements (CARs) governing the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) by civilians in the National Air Space. A time period of one month...

Withdrawal from FGFA: The Decision and Way Ahead

Post-FGFA

On 13 Jul 18, the Defence Minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman informed that India has conveyed to Russia that it will not be a part of the Project to develop a Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) anymore but may join the...

One More Step towards Self-esteem in Defence

Whenever we move closer to acquiring an indigenous capability, we actually move a notch up in our swabhiman (self-esteem), in our national pride and in our celebration of "Make in India". One such event took place recently, when the...

Australia Defines Priorities of National Security Science and Technology Policy - Relevance for India

The Government of Australia, on May 1, 2018 (Australian Government 2018), released a document called ‘National Security Science and Technology Policy Agenda’. Through this, the Government of Australia has set the agenda to prioritise science and...

नीला हौज़ निर्मित झील प्रणाली (सीडब्ल्यूएस)

22 मार्च, ‘विश्व जल दिवस’ के रूप में मनाया जाता है. पृथ्वी में केवल २ प्रतिशत ताज़ा पानी उपलब्ध है. इसमें से भी 70 प्रतिशत जल दोनों ध्रुवों में हिमगिर के रूप में जमा हुआ है और बाकि असमतल रूप से बंटा हुआ है. पानी की कमी को दूर करने के लिए जल...

The Future of Batteries belongs to China

China’s rapid climb to become the second largest economy in the world in a span of 40 years has also meant that it is now the world’s largest carbon emitter. The air pollution has been so severe that in 2015, a research paper indicated that it...

Commentary: The Neela Hauz Constructed Wetland System

22nd March is commemorated as ‘World Water Day’. Only two percent of the water on the globe is fresh water. Of this nearly 70 percent is locked in the polar ice sheets and the rest is distributed unevenly. Recycling of waste water is...

Commentary: International Solar Alliance - India’s Radiant Multilateralism

On March 11 ,2018 India led the world into a new era of mutually beneficial multilateral effort, so necessary for the survival of the humanity, through the inauguration of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi by Prime Minister...

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