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Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha to provide for strict action, including death penalty, against piracy. This comes in response to the kidnapping of 18 Indians off the coast of Nigeria a few days back. India still does not have separate law to deal with piracy. Previously, IPC related to armed robbery and ..
Taliban in Afghanistan have launched a major offensive in the Kunduz city, killing six people and wounding more than 50. The attack was launched by the Taliban fighters from various directions after midnight. As stated by the head of the council of Kunduz, Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, has said that the forces of the Taliban attacked ..
The Taliban has announced their spring offensive which happens annually even though the peace talks with the US are underway. The announcement has come even though the meeting with representatives of the Afghan government is slated for an end of the month. Taliban has announced the launch of operation Fath which in Arabic stands for ..
Topics: Anti-Shi'ism • Decades • Government of Afghanistan • Helmand province campaign • In Afghanistan • Military history by country • Politics by country • Taliban • Taliban insurgency • Totalitarianism • War in Afghanistan
On December 7, the 2nd edition of Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2018 was held in Chandigarh with an aim to offer an opportunity for the younger generation to get acquainted with India’s glorious military heritage. It also brought a host of cultural activities, food cuisines and competitions to the public. Besides, marshal dances, weapons display, ..
Topics: Amarinder Singh • Battle of Saragarhi • Chandigarh • Country subdivisions • India • Military history by country • Military history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa • Military of British India • Punjab • Punjab, India • Tirah Campaign
The 3rd edition of Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) 2018 has started in Hanoi, Vietnam on August 27 with theme ‘Building Regional Architectures’. The 2-day conference was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj along with her Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Binh Minh. Ms Swaraj also unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in the Chancery building at ..
Topics: Anarchist theory • Community building • Foreign relations of India • Hanoi • Indian independence movement • Man-made disasters • Military history by country • Sushma Swaraj's tenure as External Affairs Minister • Swaraj • Vietnam War • Warfare
India has been ranked 136th among 163 countries in Global Peace Index 2018 due to a reduction in the level of violent crime driven by increased law enforcement. The Index is prepared by Sydney-based international think-tank Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). The report provides a comprehensive analysis on the state of world peace. It ..