The Coup Against Napoleon in 812

in the summer of 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte embarked on his most ambitious campaign, the invasion of Russia. The Grand Army consisting of over 600,000 soldiers commenced the invasion of Russia under the personal command of Napoleon. While Napoleon was away, many generals and commanders who were opposed to Napoleon hatched a plot to remove him…

Transferred again, IAS officer Ashok Khemka says reward for honesty is humiliation

Chandigarh: Ashok Khemka, an IAS officer who has been transferred about 50 times in his career, on Wednesday reacted strongly to his latest posting, saying the “reward for honesty is humiliation”. Haryana government on Wednesday issued transfer order to 14 IAS officers, including Khemka. “Phir tabadla (transferred again),” the 1991-batch officer tweeted. Also Read: Maha…

Abu Mus’Ab Al-Suri’s Teachings on Fourth-Generation Warfare, Individual Jihad and Future of Al-Qaeda

On July 1, 2010, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first edition of its English-language online magazine Inspire. The magazine, a slickly produced propaganda document, represents an effort to engage the English-language world and to recruit English-speaking Muslims to join the cause of jihad. Inspire’s primary message to its readers is that they…

Bengaluru techie, 26, arrested for raping friend’s wife after birthday bash | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: A 26-year-old software engineer has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman minutes after she celebrated her husband’s birthday on Sunday midnight in an apartment in Kasavanahalli area, near Bellandur. Nilabh Nayan, the accused, is a resident of HSR Layout and works as a solutions management consultant with an IT major in Electronics City.…

Korea and the H-Bomb

Various laboratories and institutes detected a powerful seismic signal and concluded that North Korea had tested a more powerful nuclear device. This was the 6th nuclear bomb test by the communist regime and indicated that the North was developing its nuclear weapons technology at a fast pace. The official North Korean news agency has now…

Karnataka bypolls: True to form, leaders again invoke caste and religion | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The bypolls in Karnataka are not being fought on political issues alone. A host of senior leaders across parties are freely invoking religion, community and sentiment. Caste politics was on full display in five constituencies — Gokak, Athani and Kagwad in Belagavi district and Hirekerur and Ranebennur in Haveri district — where chief minister…