Friday, July 12, 2024

Topic: NAVY

Not just ‘period pain’ — endometriosis a women's health issue that must be prioritised, says study

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by INDIANEXPOSE this week.

Why some Navy veterans are opposed to the introduction of kurta-pyjama in the dress code

The adverse reaction to the introduction of the kurta-pyjama lies not so much in the dress itself but in the interpretation of this particular action by veterans and civil society.

Navy to deploy women Agniveers on ships next month

The first batch, comprising 273 women Agniveers, will head out to their respective postings based on their profession once they complete their shore-based attachment.

All about INS Imphal, Brahmos-armed warship to be commissioned in December

Designed by Navy's Warship Design Bureau, the Imphal is 3rd ship in Navy's Project 15B or Visakhapatnam class, sanctioned in 2011 at a cost of Rs 29,700 cr. It was delivered in October.

India and France explore partnership for next ‘ambitious' submarine plans

India has a 30-year plan that ends in 2030, to induct 24 submarines including 18 diesel-electric and six nuclear-powered SSNs. Only 6 conventional submarines have been made so far.

ALH ditching off Mumbai coast gave Navy record a salty wash. HAL, Services must fix fatal flaws

Cheers to the brave crew of IN 709 who kept their calm, overcame startle effect, fell back on an unscripted manoeuvre practised in the simulator, and ditched the helicopter.

New IAF doctrine advertises aerospace power too much. It overshadows focus on core beliefs

The cutting-edge elements of the IAF are fraying. The operational strategy has to be anchored in what is going to be available; calling it aerospace is aspirational for now.

Thailand navy hunts for 33 missing marines after warship sinks

HTMS Sukhothai suffered an engine malfunction & sank in the Gulf of Thailand Sunday. 73 of 106 aboard were rescued in an overnight mission while remaining 33 were forced to abandon ship.

How Cholas, Mings dominated Indian Ocean before INS Vikrant

The idea of dominating the Indian Ocean is not new. Naval interactions between South India and Sri Lanka date back to the 11th century.

Colonial St. George’s Cross dropped for Chhatrapati Shivaji’s seal on Indian Navy's new flag

This is the fourth time since 1950 that the naval ensign has undergone a change.

On Camera

Zomato has become the brand ambassador for food cheating between couples

Zomato’s new ‘order delete’ feature is teaching young people to pull off a nearly perfect lie in front of their parents and handing spouses the perfect weapon for food infidelity.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.