Alarmed On An Aircraft Carrier

INS Viraat was decommissioned in Mar 2017, after 30 years of exemplary National Security duty

A Prime Minister and a shriek

by Raj Mohindra

In 1969, Indira Gandhi spent a day at sea with the Navy. She embarked on board INS Vikrant, which was flying the flag of Vice Admiral S.M. Nanda, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command. Captain Chandy Kuruvilla was Flag

May 18, 2019
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New John the Ripper Cracks Passwords On FPGAs

Long-time Slashdot reader solardiz has long bring an advocate for bringing security to open environments. Wednesday he contacted Slashdot to share this update about a piece of software he’s authored called John the Ripper: John the Ripper is the oldest still evolving password cracker program (and Open Source project), first released in 1996. John the Ripper 1.9.0-jumbo-1, which has just been announced with a lengthy list of changes, is the…

May 18, 2019
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India’s Betrayal of Iran Is Only the Beginning

The running theme is that India’s strategic ties with Iran, Russia and China are challenged by Washington. Are the ruling elites so thoroughly compromised with the Americans?

by MK. Bhadrakumar

The sudden visit to New Delhi by the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif for a meeting on May 14 with the outgoing External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the dying days of the

May 18, 2019
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India Waits Warily For A U.S. Trade Salvo

The prospects of a U.S.-India trade war — which would be marked by U.S. tariffs on a wide range of Indian imports — will hinge on the outcome of a possible U.S. investigation into India’s trade practices. India, which recognises it’s a lower priority in U.S. trade negotiations, will be more likely to negotiate a trade package once a new government is formed after its national elections

May 18, 2019
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Balakot Air Strike: Pakistan Still Wary About Safety of Its F-16 Assets

Sources said the Pakistan Air Force has been at forward locations all along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) after Balakot strikes and its failure to counter India. Pakistan has been in a state of high alert for more than two and a half months now

New Delhi: More than 75 days after the Indian Air Force (IAF) struck Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) targets in Pakistan’s

May 18, 2019
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India’s 2nd Moon Mission To Be Cheaper Than Half of Avengers Endgame’s Budget

The total cost of the Chandrayaan 2 mission is about $124 million, which includes a $31 million price tag for the launch and $93 million for the satellite. The cost is less than half the budget of the Hollywood blockbuster Avengers Endgame, which had an estimated budget of $356 million

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has started to offer details about its most

May 18, 2019
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ECONOMY: Watch Out India’s Next Govt, Modi Regime Is Leaving Behind An Extremely Weak Economy

The banks have not yet been nursed back to health even though $28 billion has already been injected over the past two years in the banking system. Bank credit growth has somewhat accelerated in the past few months, but the aggregate credit growth is still weak

by Jayshree Sengupta

With more information about the state of the economy coming out, it is clear that the new government will

May 18, 2019
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Kashmir Issue ‘Myth’ Created By Congress, NC: MoS Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: The so-called Kashmir issue is a political "myth" created by the Congress, the National Conference and other such political groups which have a vested interest in the region’s electoral vote bank, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said Saturday.

He said Jammu and Kashmir is very much like any other state of the Indian union.

There is no such issue as “Kashmir issue” and the

May 18, 2019
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ISRO Planning Space Shuttle: Dr K Sivan

ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan said there will be space shuttle in space in the near future similar to the one being run by the NASA and they had conducted the RLV-TD experiment two years ago

Nellore: ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan said there will be space shuttle in space in the near future similar to the one being run by the NASA and they had conducted the RLV-TD experiment two years ago. He also

May 18, 2019
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India Offers Sri Lanka Full Support To Fight ‘Jihadi Terrorism’

Both the Mahanayake Theras deeply appreciated India’s unconditional and strong support for Sri Lanka including in the security sphere

COLOMBO: India has offered full support to Sri Lanka in dealing with the common threat of "Jihadi terrorism" following the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed nearly 260 people, including 11 Indians.

Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka

May 18, 2019
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