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Indian Army to establish 5G network along borders for high-speed data | Mint

Live Mint 06 Aug 2022
A detailed Joint Services Study was carried out on the implementation of 5G in Defence Services under the aegis of the Corps of Signals. The study after deliberating upon the issue has recommended a roadmap for the induction of 5G into the Defence Forces.
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Indian Army plans to use 5G to boost frontline troops communication

The Times of India 06 Aug 2022
The is planning to use 5G services to boost frontline troops communication services that will be essential in a tactical battlefield area, sources in the defence establishment said on Saturday.
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Xi’s army has the numbers but not the know-how to trigger a full-scale war

Irish Independent 05 Aug 2022
... said Meia Nouwens, a senior fellow on Chinese military and defence for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a think tank.China’s drills this week are instructive rehearsals in whether the military could indeed operate effectively if push came to shove.
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Amnesty accuses Ukraine of basing troops in residential areas

The Irish Times 05 Aug 2022
Zelenskiy says group ‘trying to shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim’ ... Photograph. EPA Fri Aug 5 2022 - 09.30 ... Ukrainian deputy defence minister Hanna Malyar said failing to criticise Russia’s actions in the report “is like studying the actions of the victim without considering the actions of an armed rapist”.
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China tries to reel in its overfishing habit

Asiatimes 05 Aug 2022
Global fish stocks face a crisis, with nearly all classified as either fully ... Chinese fishing vessels set sail for the Spratly Islands. Photo. AFP ... Dr Hongzhou Zhang is Research Fellow in the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore ... ....
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Amnesty International accuses Ukraine of basing troops in residential areas

The Jerusalem Post 05 Aug 2022
The human rights group, he said, was "trying to shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim." ... console.log("BODY1 ... console.log("BODY2 ... Ukrainian Deputy Defence Minister Hanna Malyar said failing to criticize Russia's actions in the report "is like studying the actions of the victim without considering the actions of an armed rapist." ... .
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Amnesty 'stands by' accusation Ukraine endangering civilians

The New Arab 05 Aug 2022
"Well played Amnesty. I gather office space in Moscow is quite cheap now, for your new headquarters," retorted Art Newspaper columnist Bendor Grosvenor on Friday ... Well played Amnesty ... Jack Watling, senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, criticised Amnesty's understanding of the issues at hand.
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China’s military exercises are an intel bonanza — for all sides

Politico 05 Aug 2022
Defense China’s military exercises are an intel bonanza — for all sides ... Huizhong Wu, File/AP Photo ... Link Copied ... It will likely be a “bonanza of intelligence,” that could yield insights into “the strengths and weaknesses of PLA mobilization,” said Collin Koh, a research fellow at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies in Singapore ... POLITICO.
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Amnesty accuses Ukraine of basing troops in residential areas, angering Kyiv

FX Empire 04 Aug 2022
The human rights group, he said, was “trying to shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim” ... Ukrainian Deputy Defence Minister Hanna Malyar said failing to criticise Russia’s actions in the report “is like studying the actions of the victim without considering the actions of an armed rapist” ... Advertisement ... Sign Up. Latest Articles ... ....
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A large strain of viruses beat diseases with their Aztec-like shield

Interesting Engineering 04 Aug 2022
Researches used new technologies to conduct the study ... As reported by phys.com, the study’s co-author Joe Pogliano, a professor in the Dapartment of Molecular Biology, has been studying these phages for more than 10 years ... Study abstract. "Bacteria encode myriad defences that ...
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China flexes military muscle as departing Nancy Pelosi vows US will not abandon Taiwan’s ‘security’

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2022
Arthur Zhin-Sheng Wang, a defence studies expert at Taiwan’s Central Police University, said three of the areas infringe on Taiwanese waters.Using live fire in a country’s territorial airspace or waters is risky, said Mr Wang, adding that “according ...
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Explainer: A look at the missile that killed al-Qaeda leader

NewstalkZB 04 Aug 2022
For a year, U.S ... Last weekend, the U.S ... Although U.S ... and other countries, according to Ryan Brobst, an analyst at the Foundation for the Defence of Democracies, a Washington think tank ... "I would say this is by far a lower-risk option," said Tom Karako, an expert on missile defence at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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New research proves Covid-19 causes heart inflammation

Indian Express 04 Aug 2022
The other mechanism is by causing widespread inflammation, by stimulating the host’s own defence mechanism as is borne out by the new study,” added Dr Chandra ... Budget Business Other Companies Economy Market Education Students Voice Study Abroad More Elections Brand Solutions.
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Al-Qaeda chief killing exposes top-level Taliban tensions

Asiatimes 04 Aug 2022
The killing of the al-Qaeda leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in Kabul by a US drone strike on July 31 raises some crucial questions ... But did someone in their hierarchy turn him in to the US – and if so, who and why? ... Photo. Twitter ... Michele Groppi is Teaching Fellow in Challenges to the International Order, Defence Studies Department, King’s College London.
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Ukraine Recap: grain and gas were problems the west should have seen coming

The Conversation 04 Aug 2022
Read more ... But Matthew Sussex, a fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University, remains convinced that it would make no sense for Russia to resort to using its nuclear weapons and says the Russian military doctrine around their use is quite clear that they are weapons of last resort in an existential crisis ... .

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