India successfully tested an indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle on September 07, 2020. This test is an essential step towards building next-generation hypersonic cruise missiles. DRDO’s successful demonstration has helped in validating various critical technologies such as the aerodynamic configuration of hypersonic manoeuvres, usage of scramjet propulsion for ignition and sustained combustion at hypersonic flow.
India's relations with Bangladesh have perhaps been more scrutinised in recent times. While the two countries focused on ironing out their differences, India promised to look into these nagging issues that have emerged as a challenge during Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s recent visit to Dhaka.
This paper seeks to analyse the current situation of Rohingya refugees and the threat to their security in the ongoing pandemic situation. It also aims to answer some important questions such as whether they are struggling to access basic necessities and if they are being forced to convert their religion to protect themselves.
The substance of the India-Bangladesh relationship is much more critical and should be assessed on the basis of what the relationship has achieved vis-a-vis what the two countries are capable of attaining.
This paper explores the emergence and growth of AQIS, South Asian affliate over almost six years of its existence starting from September 2014 through June 2020. It examines how AQIS strives to influence the jihadist movement in the region to achieve its core objectives.