• 06 December, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security
Pavithran Rajan
Pavithran Rajan

Pavithran Rajan is a military veteran, tech entrepreneur and academic. He is a former Advisor at the MHA; GoI and Adjunct Faculty at the Cyber Security Research Centre; Punjab Engineering College and Advisor for Cyber Peace Foundation.  Author of Engaging China: Indian Interests In The Information Age. His research fields are Information Warfare, Information Security and Privacy, National Security and International Relations.

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Israel’s military hits 250 Gaza terror targets, some found based in schools

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 6 (ANI/TPS): The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) reported that over the last day, the Israel Air Force attacked about 250 targets in the territory of the Gaza Strip and that its fighters continue to locate and destroy weapons, underground shafts, explosive charges and other t

Hungarian Defense Minister reaffirms ‘unwavering solidarity with Israel’

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 5 (ANI/TPS): On Tuesday, Israel's Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant hosted his Hungarian counterpart, Minister of Defense Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky, at the Ministry of Defense headquarters in Tel Aviv. The Ministers held a one-on-one discussion, followed by a bilateral

NIA files chargesheets against five in Islamic State of Khorasan Province terror conspiracy case

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday charge-sheeted five persons associated with the Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP), thus unravelling a major conspiracy by the proscribed Afghan terrorist organisation to unleash acts of terror and violenc

Financial crisis looms over China as hidden debt woes intensify: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): China is facing a looming financial crisis as it endeavours to address a colossal hidden debt problem within its banking system, The Wall Street Journal reported. Cities and provinces across the nation have amassed a staggering amount of undisclosed debt through y

15th Indian-Russian Business Dialogue to be held on December 19 in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], December 5 (ANI): The 15th Indian-Russian Business Dialogue is scheduled to be held in Moscow on December 19, reported TV BRICS. The 15th Indian-Russian Business Dialogue will bring together representatives of business, heads of federal ministries, agencies and constituent entities

Kenya shows interest in trading in national currency with India, wants to learn about UPI: MEA secretary

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (Economic Relations) Dammu Ravi on Tuesday said that Kenya showed interest in trading in national currency with India and the Kenyan authorities want to hold a meeting regarding it. "This (national currency) is a big intere

Indians travelling to West, Middle East can get 4-day stopover visa, perform Umrah or visit any Saudi city

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Indians travelling to the West, or the Middle East can obtain a stopover visa for four days that will allow them to visit any city in Saudi Arabia or perform Umrah, said Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Tawfiq bin Fawzan, adding that it is part of the Saudi Visi

“Strong and excellent”: UAE envoy lauds India-UAE collaboration in addressing climate change at COP28

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): UAE Ambassador to India, Abdulnasser Alshaali said on Tuesday that the India-UAE collaboration in addressing climate change was "strong and excellent." The UAE envoy in an interview with ANI underscored the alignment of efforts between the G20 summit and the COP

Nigerian military drone attack mistakenly kills 85 civilians

Abuja [Nigeria], December 5 (ANI): The Nigerian Military that uses drones to target rebels, mistakenly killed at least 85 civilians gathered for a religious celebration in Tudun Biri village of Kaduna state's Igabi council area, Al Jazeera reported. According to the authorities, the attack happened

Chandrayaan-3 Propulsion Module moved from Lunar orbit to Earth’s orbit

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): In another unique experiment, like the hop experiment on the Vikram Lander, the Propulsion Module (PM) of Chandrayaan-3 was moved from an orbit around the Moon to an orbit around Earth, said the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). "Chandrayaan-3 Mission:

“India, Kenya great friends”: Visiting Kenyan President William Ruto calls for consolidation of bilateral ties

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Terming India and Kenya as "great friends," visiting Kenyan President William Samoei Ruto has called for the need to consolidate the relationship between the two countries, which had diplomatic engagement at different levels since 1948. Addressing reporters afte

Israel strikes Hamas positions in refugee camp, Hezbollah facilities

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 5 (ANI/TPS): Israeli forces continued their attacks on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, and completed their encirclement of the Jabaliya refugee camp, the Israel Defense Forces said on Tuesday morning. Israeli forces also raided Hamas's General Security Headquarters insi