Interestingly, the fighters involved will include a Russian MiG-29K and a MiG-35 prototype, which was part of the Indian Air Force tender for 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA).
Lieutenant General Shri Krishna Singh, the Indian Army’s second senior-most officer, Tuesday took over as the new vice chief, heralding a generational change in the top brass. He is the first officer commissioned after India’s 1971 war with Pakistan to rise to the post.
Lieutenant General Sri Krishna Singh, Indian Army’s senior-most officer from the Gorkha Rifles, was Monday named as the next army vice chief.
Sri Lankans have often complained that Indian leaders rarely visit Colombo despite the many trips made to New Delhi by their leaders.
Menon and Rao, both former envoys to Sri Lanka, are likely to allude to the statement agreed on between Rajapaksa and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in May 2009. “A devolution package, building upon the 13th Amendment, would contribute towards creating the necessary conditions for such reconciliation,” says the Krishna-Peiris statement.
The Sri Lankan fishing vessel Win Marine sank in the Bay of Bengal on Friday around midnight with three crew members.
Footage of an aid center in Vanni, Sri Lanka, from the rebel-controlled area of the No Fire Zone. Some viewers may find this footage disturbing. These clips were sent to StratPost by media operating in the area.