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Drone flying at 20,000ft among incidents investigated near UK military bases

Metro UK 26 Mar 2023
The cases recorded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) included a pilot reporting an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at 20,000ft ... Ministry of Defence) ... A Ministry of Defence spokesperson said. ‘We have robust security measures in place at all defence sites to respond to such incidents.

India works with Saudi Arabia on creating investment bridge

Arab News 25 Mar 2023
... and Saudi Arabia are G20 economies and have experienced fast growth, this is a welcome step and can catalyze greater economic interconnectedness,” said Muddassir Quamar, Middle East expert and fellow at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi told Arab News.

CJI deplores ‘absymal’ women-men ratio in legal profession

The Siasat Daily 25 Mar 2023
Such poor pay disproportionately impacted members of marginalised communities such as SCs, STs and women, he said adding that the impact of it could be seen in the fact that “the entry-level barrier” forced young graduates to take up other work, unrelated to their branch of study, just to make ends meet.

Do Look Up! NASA Says A 'City Killer' Asteroid Is Approaching This Weekend

Huffington Post 24 Mar 2023
So, astronomers are understandably excitedly looking to study the phenomenon. The International Asteroid Warning Network even sees its as a chance to practice for planetary defence, according to Nasa, in case a dangerous asteroid does try to head to Earth ... The European Space Agency’s planetary defence chief Richard Moissl said ... Related... .

Article: COAS General Asim Munir: A Renewed Hope for Kashmiris

Kashmir Media Service 24 Mar 2023
Huzaifa Imtiaz ... Thousands of people have died as a result of these battles ... Ironically, in October 2022, India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh asserted that Gilgit-Baltistan is also a part of Kashmir and that Pakistan has illegally annexed it ... The author is a student of Defence and Strategic Studies at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad ....

China\u2019s \u2018two sessions\u2019: Xi stamps his supremacy, sets course for third term

Indian Express 24 Mar 2023
General Li Shangfu, with a military modernisation background, was named the new defence minister ... China\u2019s current defence budget of $225 billion marks a rise of 7.2 per cent ... (A war veteran, the writer has served as the defence attach\u00e9 in China and North Korea and is a professor of strategic international studies).

IMF bailout package for Sri Lanka: Pros, cons and risks involved

Financial Express 24 Mar 2023
Follow Us ... According to a study conducted by Professor Prema-Chandra Athukorala and published in Daily FT, the growth rate of the economy was significantly higher during the years of fully-implemented IMF programs ... The author is Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Disclaimer ... .

Allahabad University gets 11 new teachers, 74 non-teaching staff

Hindustan Times 23 Mar 2023
The EC held an important meeting on Saturday during which the names of 14 candidates selected for teaching positions in the Economics and Defence Studies departments as recommended by the selection committees were approved after opening the envelopes of the panels’ recommendations for these subjects.

Odisha introduces Bill to amend Central law, ease land acquisition

Indian Express 23 Mar 2023
As per the amendment Bill, SIA study will not be required for projects which are vital to national security or defence of India, infrastructure projects, including educational institutions, health infrastructure, government offices, electrification, irrigation projects and drinking water projects.

Russian soldiers stop receiving salaries: complaints coming from all over Russia

Yahoo Daily News 23 Mar 2023
In the comments, the authors of the complaints are often told that the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation officially transfers salaries from the 10th to the 20th of each month and that delays may be related to the transfer of the serviceman himself to another unit.

USA: Washington to send older M1A1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine 'to significantly expedite delivery' - Pentagon spox

Ruptly 22 Mar 2023
“After further study and analysis on how best to do this, the DOD (Department of Defence) in close co-ordination with Ukraine has made the decision to provide the M1A1 variant of the Abrams tank which will enable us to significantly expedite delivery timelines and deliver this ...

India ‘cancels’ Pakistan’s invite to SCO event

Dawn 22 Mar 2023
ISLAMABAD ... The seminar, ‘SCO Armed Forces Contribution in Military Medicine, healthcare and pandemics’, was organised by India’s Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses on Tuesday. The SCO members and observer states participated in the seminar ... Published in Dawn, March 22nd, 2023. .

Ultra-lightweight multifunctional space skin created to withstand the extreme conditions in space

Phys Dot Org 21 Mar 2023
A new nanobarrier coating could help protect ultra-lightweight carbon composite materials from extreme conditions in space, according to a study from the University of Surrey and Airbus Defence and Space ... The study has been published in Science Advances.

USA: Washington will send older M1A1 variant to Ukraine 'to significantly expedite delivery timelines' - Pentagon spox

Ruptly 21 Mar 2023
“After further study and analysis on how best to do this, the DOD (Department of Defence) in close coordination with Ukraine has made the decision to provide the M1A1 variant of the Abrams tank which will enable us to significantly expedite delivery timelines and deliver this ...

Pakistan skips SCO meet after Indian objection to inaccurate map

Hindustan Times 21 Mar 2023
India is hosting a series of official and ministerial meetings ahead of the SCO Summit that is expected to be held in July. (REUTERS) ... The Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA) hosted the conference at a hotel in New Delhi ... India is set to host the SCO defence ministers’ meeting in April and the SCO foreign ministers’ meeting in May ....

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