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Thursday, January 17, 2013

India And Vietnam Encouraging Joint Scientific Research - Seeking Your Proposals And Ideas

Joint partnership & co-operation between two nations with shared values, common interests and similar threat perceptions.


Inspector Sujata Patil, You Were Anguished, Feeling Helpless But, You're NOT Communal

"Bhool Gaye Woh Ramzan, Bhool Gaye Woh Insaaniyat" Translation: "They've forgotten [the Muslim festival of] Ramzan [Ramadan], They forgotten humanity"

 

[In response] Arif Naseem Khan, minorities affairs minister: "This is shocking. Its very sad to hear that a police officer is promoting communalism."

 

[In response] Muslim "Activist" Ameen Mustafa Idrisi: "We want a case of spreading communal hatred registered; if they fail to do so, we will file a PIL"


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

China's Xian Y-20 Military Transport Aircraft - An Appraisal

Article from the latest issue of the 'Flight International' magazine, summarising news of the latest revelation of China's military programme - its Y-20 transport aircraft.


India Set To Transfer A Newly Built Dornier Do-228 Aircraft To Seychelles

The Dornier Do-228 Transport Aircraft, made by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited [HAL], will soon be transferred for operation by the Seychelles Air Force.


Saturday, January 12, 2013

Indian Navy Warship Entering Shanghai, China [Image Of The Day]

Old, yet so cool - Indian Navy's Shivalik-Class Frigate, INS Shivalik [F47], making a port call to China, as part of the Navy's annual deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.


Friday, January 11, 2013

China's Satellite & Missile Tracking Ship Alongside Its Latest Type 052D Destroyer [Image Of The Day]

Satellite imagery showing China's Yuan Wang 5 Space Tracking ship alongside what is believed to be a Type 052D Destroyer, as China gets ready to conduct an ASAT test.


Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Honeywell's F125IN Engine To Upgrade India's Jaguar Fighter Aircrafts [Video]

Indian Air Force's [IAF] SEPECAT Jaguar Fighter Aircrafts require a more powerful engine to power its upgraded capabilities. Honeywell Aerospace is the only contender with a solution - its F125IN Engine.


Tuesday, January 08, 2013

SPOTTED: Another Airframe Of IAF's AgustaWestland AW101 VIP Helicopter

This airframe, with British serial number ZR343, is the fifth helicopter under construction, that would eventually be inducted into the Indian Air Force [IAF].


Monday, January 07, 2013

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Il-78MKI Aerial Refuelling Tanker Aircrafts Of The Indian Air Force [IAF]

Article covering the Indian Air Force's [IAF] operation of the Russian-origin IL-78 MKI Aerial Tanker Aircraft.


Saturday, January 05, 2013

Indo-Japanese Defence Co-Operation

"India is located in the center of sea lanes which connect Japan with the Middle East and Africa, making it an extremely important country in a geopolitical sense for Japan"


Thursday, January 03, 2013

IAF Mirage 2000 Fighters Hooking-Up With An Il-78 Tanker To Perform Mid-Air Refuelling

Indian Air Force's [IAF] French-origin Mirage 2000 fighters performing Aerial refueling, from a Russian-origin Il-78 tanker aircraft.


400 Years Of The Indian Navy [Illustration]

Roots of present-day Indian Navy can be traced back to the establishment of the 'Honourable East India Company Marines' in 1612. Thus, 2012 marked its 400th anniversary.


Wednesday, January 02, 2013

"Modern equivalent of Leonardo da Vinci": Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha

Words of Nobel Laureate Sir C.V. Raman of the man widely recognised as the 'Architect of India's Atomic Energy programme'.


Monday, December 31, 2012

"The fact is everyone has more to learn, and in the scheme of things we all know nothing. But the last thing you want is for this to discourage you from trying. We learn best by trying, and if you start by looking for complexities and potential problems, trust me you'll find them, and you'll end up trying very little."

- Stay Young Enough To Try Anything via Lifehacker

Wish you a very happy & prosperous 2013. May you summon the powers to work hard to realise your dreams, achieve your goals, enriching your environment with your conduct. See you next year. Once again, a very Happy New Year.

Godspeed