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Tag Archives: India

India Begins Constructing Movable Bunkers on Border With China

The construction of bunkers has been a flashpoint in Sino-India ties. India was embarrassed by Chinese soldiers protesting one such attempt during Xi Jinping’s visit to Delhi in 2015. India is now building ‘movable’ bunkers to get around this issue. New Delhi (Sputnik) — Newly appointed Indian Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat has expedited the process to build modern bunkers …

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Southeast Asia’s first blockchain startup incubator launched in Delhi

A FIRST-of-its-kind blockchain incubator providing a three-month intensive program and US$50,000 in investment for startups is launched in Southeast Asia. The programme, called Satoshi Studios, is named after the creator of bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto. Blockchain was invented for bitcoin in 2008 by Satoshi. Through the use of a peer-to-peer network and a distributed timestamping server, a blockchain database is managed …

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India activates nuclear submarine, joins select group of countries

In a giant step towards boosting its defence capability, India has activated nuclear reactor on-board country’s indigenous nuclear submarine (INS Arihant), thus becoming the 6th world power to have  such capability. Defence sources said the nuclear reactor on Arihant was made critical last evening and the submarine was on its own power now. “The activation of nuclear reactor was a …

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Free school lunch kills at least 22 #children in #India; #insecticide suspected

PATNA, INDIA—At least 22 children died and more than two dozen others were sick after eating a free school lunch that was tainted with insecticide, Indian officials said Wednesday. It was not immediately clear how chemicals ended up in the food in a school in the eastern state of Bihar. One official said the food may not have been properly …

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New chief of India’s military research complex reveals brave new mandate

As Defence Minister A.K. Antony leaves on a 4-day official visit to China on Thursday, the first by a Defence Minister in seven years, new facts about the direction India’s nuclear missile programme is taking could send out an unprecedented message. In details revealed for the first time in an exclusive interview to Headlines Today, the new chief of the …

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As China offers funds to Iran, India set to fast-track Chabahar pact

China is quietly intruding into India’s geopolitical space in Iran. It recently offered Tehran credit facility of Euro 60 million — almost equal to the proposed Indian investment in the revamp of Chabahar port — which may muscle out India from the project. Beijing’s covert credit offer is seen by the Indian foreign office as a first step by China …

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