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UAE spends billions on failed regional military plans

Arab Gulf countr­y aims to achiev­e politi­cal influe­nce in region by arming allies in field Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan attends the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi February 17, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS ISTANBUL: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has spent tens of billions of…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
IDEX

Poetry Protest Photo Crowned World Press Photo of the Year

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the winners of its prestigious annual photojournalism competition, crowning a World Press Photo of the Year, a World Press Photo Story of the Year, and honoring winners and runners up in eight separate categories. The coveted title of World Press Photo of the…
bubmag
April 17, 2020
IDEX

Poetry Protest Photo Crowned World Press Photo of the Year 2020

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the winners of its prestigious annual photojournalism competition, crowning a World Press Photo of the Year, a World Press Photo Story of the Year, and honoring winners and runners up in eight separate categories. The coveted title of World Press Photo of the…
bubmag
April 17, 2020
IDEX

World Press Photo 2020: Image from Sudan uprising wins

Image copyright Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP An image from last year's popular uprising in Sudan has won the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year Award.The photo, titled "Straight Voice", was taken by AFP photographer Yasuyoshi Chiba.It shows a demonstrator reciting protest poetry, while a crowd of fellow protesters illuminate him with…
bubmag
April 17, 2020
IDEX

World Press Photo 2020: Image from Sudan uprising wins

Image copyright Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP An image from last year's popular uprising in Sudan has won the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year Award.The photo, titled "Straight Voice", was taken by AFP photographer Yasuyoshi Chiba.It shows a demonstrator reciting protest poetry, while a crowd of fellow protesters illuminate him with…
bubmag
April 17, 2020
IDEX

IASbaba’s 60 Day Plan [Day – 29]

Dear Students, The 60 Days Training has finally begun:) DAY 29 is here! It is time to Introspect, Ideate and Improve!! We have come-up with articles to instil confidence, motivate you in the present situation. Do read these articles. Mark the words/lines in your dairy. These very lines can be the…
bubmag
April 3, 2020
IDEX

Press Information Bureau (PIB) IAS UPSC – 15th March to 23rd March – 2020

ARCHIVES Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2020 stands passed in Parliament  (Topic: Society, Culture) This bill will convert  (i) Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi (ii) Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi (iii) Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati into Central Sanskrit Universities The Central University status awarded to these 3…
bubmag
March 24, 2020
IDEX

Modernisation of Defence Industry

The following steps have been taken by the government which would help in bringing in critical technologies and modernize the Defence Industry in the country:- Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) has been revised in 2016 wherein specific provisions have been introduced such as ‘Buy Indian Designed Developed and Manufactured (IDDM)’ for…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
IDEX

Russia Hopes Arms Sales Can Throw Its Economy A Life Line

Key point: When it comes to establishing a foothold in the highly competitive, politically fraught Gulf market, Rosoboronexport has their work cut out for them. Since 2010, Rosoboronexport-- Russia’s state defense export agency-- has made great strides in breaking into the Southeast Asian arms market. However, parts of the Middle-East present…
bubmag
March 17, 2020
IDEX

Efforts to Boost Defence Sector

The efforts made by Government to boost country’s defence sector during the last two years are as follows:- Industrial licensing: Industrial licensing regime for Indian manufacturers in Defence sector has been liberalized.  Defence Products list requiring Industrial Licences has been rationalised and manufacture of most of the parts and components…
bubmag
March 16, 2020