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A history of the papacy and its relationship with Rome

The religious institution still influences politics today, as a new book shows

Rome often seems ungovernable, and the papacy is one reason. (Unsplash)
Published on Dec 07, 2023 10:00 AM IST
The Economist

Indian Army goes for artillery firepower boost with lessons from Ukraine war

The linchpin of this capability boost, which will cost thousands of crores, is a five-pronged strategy

The strategy hinges on equipping all regiments with advanced 155mm artillery gun systems, inducting missiles and rockets with longer ranges and precision, lethal ammunition, reorganisation of surveillance and target acquisition units, and shortening the sensor-to-shooter loop for swift detection and destruction of targets, said one of the officials, asking not to be named. (Rahul Singh / HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2023 04:59 AM IST
ByRahul Singh

Explained: Why the 155 mm howitzer round is so critical in Russia-Ukraine war

Essentially, the 155 mm round is a very big bullet, made up of four parts: the detonating fuse, projectile, propellant and primer.

Ukrainian service members ride a self-propelled howitzer, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, near the front line city of Bakhmut, Ukraine April 7. (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 23, 2023 10:55 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

US announces $325 million in new arms aid for Ukraine

It is the 36th security package for Ukraine since the Russian invasion in February 2022.

HIMARS is a missile launcher mounted on a truck that can fire multiple guided missiles in quick succession. (AP)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 02:29 AM IST
Reuters |

3167 tigers in India by 2022: PM Modi reveals the latest census of big cats

The data also revealed that the number of tigers has almost doubled in last two decades in the country.

3167 tigers in India by 2022: PM Modi reveals the latest census of big cats
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 02:09 PM IST
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