A flight-test of subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday was “an utter failure”, informed sources in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said. Out of four Nirbhay missions so far, three, including Wednesday’s flight-test, have ended in failure. On Wednesday afternoon, after the missile […]

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Pakistan Navy today fired a live surface-to-surface anti-ship missile along the North Arabian Sea and said the successful test reaffirms its commitment to safeguard maritime frontiers “against all threats”. The front line combat unit of Pakistan Navy undertook the live firing of Surface to Surface Anti-ship missile from Sword Class frigate PNS ASLAT which was […]

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The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin today refused to offer theories behind Monday’s assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey but indicated that Moscow doesn’t believe the gunman acted on his own. “We shouldn’t rush with any theories before the investigators establish who were behind the assassination of our ambassador,” said spokesman Dmitry Peskov, […]

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In a surprise move, a top Pakistani General has invited India to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, saying New Delhi should “shun enmity” with Islamabad and jointly reap the benefit of the multi-billion dollar project. Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz, Commander of the Southern Command which is based in Quetta, yesterday said this while speaking at […]

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India has described the nexus between organised traffickers and terrorist networks through illicit financial linkages as a “dangerous phenomenon” that should be urgently addressed using counter-terrorism financing tools and sanctions regimes. “The nexus between organised traffickers and terrorist networks through illicit financial linkages is a dangerous phenomenon,” India’s Deputy Permanent Representative Tanmaya Lal said at […]

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The NIA chargesheet in the Pathankot terror attack case not only provides evidence on the strike at the IAF base but also links its perpetrator Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) with blasts in Tangdhar, Samba, Kathua and Rajbagh in J&K last year. The main handler of the Pathankot attackers, Kashif Jan, had claimed in his  Facebook messages that he had […]

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