A large body of evidence in China’s official military and party media indicates the nation’s senior civilian and uniformed leaders recognize significant shortcomings in the warfighting and command capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). However, most of this evidence is not translated into English for public consumption and is […]

Why does the United States get war wrong? Why does its use of force rarely achieve national security objectives? And how can this situation be remedied? The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder, by Dr. Sean McFate, takes on the mammoth task of addressing these […]

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing last year, and it’s worth recalling the memo that then-Vice President Lyndon Johnson wrote to President John F. Kennedy: “If we do not make the strong effort now, the time will soon be reached when the margin of control over space and over men’s minds through space accomplishments will have swung so far on the Russian side that we will not be able to catch up, let alone assume leadership.”

The Indian military is expected to be reorganised under five theatre commands by 2022 with defined areas of operation and a seamless command structure for synchronised operations. With the department of military affairs soon to have additional and joint secretaries after Cabinet clearance, the task of reorganisation of the three […]

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced the dates and venues for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 knockout matches, including the final. The playoffs and the final will be played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from November 5-10. The Qualifier 1 will be played in Dubai on […]

In the ensuing two years, “Mirzapur” the series which first streamed on Amazon Prime Video in 2018 has found its own cult following. Directors Gurmeet Singh and Mihir Desai know what reeled them in and are serving more of it in season 2 as well. ‘Mirzapur’ 2’ has that ‘killer’ […]

The BJP should think why its foundation stones are coming off when it is reaching the pinnacle of success, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Wednesday after Eknath Khadse quit the BJP to join the NCP. Talking to reporters in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad, Mr Thackeray said Eknath Khadse is “definitely […]

The government is working on the next stimulus package to support the economy amid positive signs of a fall in COVID-19 cases, news agency Reuters reported quoting a senior finance ministry official. The development comes five months after the government rolled out the first stimulus package, called Aatmnirbhar Bharat, to […]

“Civil war in Pakistan. Reported clashes between Karachi Police & Pak Army,” The International Herald tweeted as it also posted a video. The report, however, haven’t been confirmed by reliable sources so far.

“Heavy fire between Pak Army and Sindh Police in Karachi after Pak Army tried to take custody of a Superintendent of Sindh Police Md Aftab Anwar. 5 Pak Army officers died in firing,” another tweet read.

The Army chief on Tuesday directed an inquiry into the circumstances to determine the facts and file a report as soon as possible, news agency PTI reported.

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