Should military spending be increased?

India risks its national security withlow allocations to defence spending For a developing country that is committed to enhancing the quality of life of its citizens, defence is usually the last thing on the nation’s mind. Yet, no government that is committed to such a cause can ignore the existing physical and psychological security threats.
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Municipal officials work on a unique project to prevent land encroachment and property tax evasion A first-of-its-kind project to map an Indian metropolis using drones began on November 21, 2017. With it, Greater Chennai Municipal Corporation (GCMC) Commissioner D. Karthikeyan set in motion a State government initiative that had waited for years for security clearances
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3,000 shops in market complex remain shut till evening but retail trade unaffected The usually bustling Koyambedu wholesale market wore a deserted look on Tuesday as traders downed their shutters in support of the demand to set up the Cauvery Management Board. Many traders at the fruit, vegetable and flower market joined a token hunger
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Seeks response on whether the firm has utilised data of Indians NEW DELHI, MARCH 23 Emphasising on the Facebook data leak controversy, the Centre has sent a notice to data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica seeking immediate response on whether the company has been engaged in any assignment to utilise data of Indians. Meanwhile, the Indian Computer
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Technology inadequate: Home Ministry The Home Ministry has told a parliamentary panel that security forces were “unable to detect deep planted mines” with the technology available in areas affected by Left Wing Extremism. On March 13, nine CRPF jawans were killed in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district when a mine-protected vehicle they were travelling in was blown
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Zuckerberg vows steps ahead of polls Four days after details emerged of massive breach of privacy involving data of millions of Facebook users, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday apologised for a “major breach of trust” with its users. He vowed to take steps to protect user data as the social media giant faced regulatory
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Any new regulation or law that the government may bring for location-based services should ensure that the pace of innovation is not impacted, said Suren Ruhela, Director, Google Maps Next Billion Users. “The entire space around location services is very dynamic… the ecosystem is still evolving,” he said, adding that some concerns that governments had
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India needs to build upon the rights-based approach that informed the country’s adoption of universal suffrage In the debates on India’s contemporary history, the meaning and significance of 1947 and of the framing of the Constitution have always been contested. Did the Constitution mark a moment of discontinuity with the colonial past, and a desire
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Eight villageswith populationof 5,000 affected Over 1,000 civilians, including women and children, stranded due to the Pakistani shelling and firing, were rescued in guarded ambulances in Baramulla’s Uri on Saturday, as the ceasefire agreement in force in the area since 2003 started to fall apart. The Pakistan Army asked locals on the Indian side to
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The Army chief must exercise restraintand keep away from political statements Army chief General Bipin Rawat’s comments about an “inversion in demographics” and a “planned migration” from Bangladesh into the Northeast are unusual by any standards. India’s service chiefs have a long and healthy tradition of keeping away from political subjects in their public comments.
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