Bank frauds and the HR factor in PSU banks

Context: One common strand running through the cacophony on the bank frauds making the news is the human resource (HR) failure in implementing measures for “preventive vigilance”. So much so that the central vigilance commissioner has had to step in and order the transfer of all officers who have exceeded Read More …

Russia test-fires ‘ideal’ hypersonic missile

Context: Russia  has successfully launched a hypersonic missile which President Vladimir Putin called “an ideal weapon” as he unveiled a new array of next-generation arms earlier this month. More details: The high-precision Kinzhal (Dagger) missile was launched from a MiG-31 supersonic interceptor jet that took off from an airfield in the South Read More …