Technological and Scientific Studies
Research and Development in Cyber Domain and Indian Perspective

… India has to develop its own technologies, an electronic manufacturing base, R&D infrastructure and a highly skilled human resource… talented professionals available in the cyber eco system have to be brought in for research on indigenization o....

CDS Appointment: An Opportunity to Streamline Defence Acquisitions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day announcement from the ramparts of Red Fort to create Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) constitutes a major milestone in the history of India’s defence reforms1. The appointment of CDS was one....

5G Infrastructure for Global Digital Economy: US and China in Race to Redefine the World Order

5G Key Features
5G is the next generation of wireless technology. ‘Generations’ are technically defined by their data transmission speeds and in encoding methods, or ‘air interfaces’. These promise greater speed (to move more data....

Shaping Strategies for Space Encounters - An Assessment

Brief Premise
This article flows out from the following three developments that took place in the recent past”:-
  1. On 27 Mar 2019, India conducted Mission Shakti, an anti satellite missile test destroying a live satellite in L....

A Look at the Boeing-Bloomberg’s Bloomer on 737 Max Aircraft

A Bloomer!
In claiming that cheap Indian coders brought down the plane, here is the actual Bloomberg headline: ‘Boeing’s 737 Max Software Out-sourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers’(https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-28/boein....

What Can India Learn from China’s ‘Indigenous Innovation’ Policies

In recent years, ‘indigenous innovation’ has become the buzzword in China’s industrial paradigm for promoting the development of Chinese domestic standards and technologies. Outlined in the 2006 National Medium-and Long-Term Program for Science....

Release of VIF Task Force Report: Towards More Effective Education: Emergence of STEM Education in India

On 22 April 2019, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) released the Task Force Report on “Organisation of STEM Education in India”. The task force report was released by Dr. V K Saraswat, former chairman Defence Research & Development O....

27 मार्च 2019 का ए-सैट परीक्षण

भारत ने आखिरकार उपग्रह रोधी प्रौद्योगिकी (ए-सैट) का परीक्षण कर ही लिया। भारत की क्षमता दर्शाने क....

Chinese Companies Marching to Lead in Digital Economy

Freedom of Expression Invoked by a Chinese Company Tik-Tok – Strange but True!
Byte-Dance, a Chinese company, is one of the most valued start-ups at $75 billion with investors that include Soft-Bank. It is reported to have been funded ....

Vimarsha: DRDO’s Achievements in Defence Indigenization

On, Dr G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defence and Chairman DRDO was invited for a talk on ‘Achievements in Defence Indigenization’ under the aegis of the Vivekananda International Foundation’s Vimarsha lecture series. Dr Reddy ....

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