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by wig
19 Nov 2019 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff
Replies: 44
Views: 9231

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/new-chief-of-defence-staff-will-direct-three-service-chiefs/story-r9sHOKiMmIoYemSlXODWPK.html India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is expected to be announced next month excerpts The people cited above also said that the CDS “will not be a paper tiger”...
by wig
19 Nov 2019 04:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4008
Views: 627888

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/six-feared-dead-after-avalanche-hits-army-positions-in-northern-siachen/articleshow/72114684.cms Six dead after avalanche hits Army positions in Northern Siachen Four soldiers and two civilian porters were killed after their eight-member patrol was hit by an...
by wig
15 Nov 2019 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Pity - waiting for some broadband connectivity to return to Jammu (at the very least, the city) soon. The conflict economy seems to have just shifted from one industry to the other. mmasand ji presently land line based internet is functioning normally in Jammu it is the broadband internet that work...
by wig
13 Nov 2019 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3400
Views: 489736

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2019/11/12/japanese-navy-first-with-new-technology-for-submarines/#70786a3c5a89 Japanese Navy May Have Gained Tactical Edge With New Submarine excerpts In a ceremony on November 6, Japan launched its latest submarine, the Toryu, its second to be equipped with li...
by wig
12 Nov 2019 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 53512

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/centre-may-create-single-agency-for-cyber-defence/story-pD3QUcNvU2a9THFCF01SMO.html Centre may create single agency for cyber defence excerpts The new policy – National Cyber Security Policy 2020 - will emphasize cybersecurity awareness and hygiene. It is li...
by wig
12 Nov 2019 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

art 35A was introduced on 14 May 1954. it was never passed by Parliament but issued through a Presidential order. As a consequence it is not published as a part of the Constitution in deference to the privileges of Parliament. Art 35A is published separately. In its absence Art 370 would not have ha...
by wig
12 Nov 2019 10:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3859
Views: 538392

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/drdo-grants-free-patent-access-to-boost-indigenous-production/859684.html DRDO grants free patent access to boost indigenous production To boost indigenous production and give a fillip to the ‘Make in India’ policy, the Defence Research and Development Organi...
by wig
08 Nov 2019 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/no-barrier-for-kashmir-now/ No barrier for Kashmir now y the article is lengthy. it should be gone through in its entirety. brings out the devious mechanism evolved by Kashmir Muslims to ensure that all classes of society were denied rights while Muslims benefitted exc...
by wig
03 Nov 2019 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/kp-asks-for-answers-from-her-former-neighbour/ KP asks for answers from her former Neighbour posted excerpts but I submit that the article must be read in full excerpts I grew up hearing the wails of why it happened to us. No one ever asks why our neighbors did this to...
by wig
31 Oct 2019 10:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 53512

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/n-plant-hit-by-malware-attack/854162.html N-plant hit by malware attack-For first time, govt owns up to full-scale compromise of critical sector extracted The affected unit of Indo-Russian Kudankulam plant has been shut The official reason, though, is drop in...
by wig
29 Oct 2019 17:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1838
Views: 208691

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/world/pak-generals-dance-with-pop-singer-to-mark-kashmir-black-day--get-fired-on-social-media/853481.html kashmir din shelebrashun top officers of the Pakistan Army danced along with Punjabi pop singer Humaira Arshad at the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistan...
by wig
25 Oct 2019 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/governor-satya-pal-malik-transferred-to-goa-ladakh-and-jk-get-new-lgs/articleshow/71764634.cms J&K governor Satya Pal Malik is transferred to Goa Girish Chandra Murmu is given the charge of of UT Jammu and Kashmir Radha Krishan Mathur is appointed the ne...
by wig
24 Oct 2019 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 329886

Re: Military Flight Safety

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/army-chopper-with-northern-army-commander-on-board-crash-lands-in-j-k/articleshow/71738549.cms Army chopper with Northern Army commander on board crash-lands in J-K An Indian Army helicopter with the Northern Army commander, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, on b...
by wig
23 Oct 2019 09:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 371157

Re: Deterrence

Pakistan's nuclear proliferation in news again amid Turkey's quest for nukes https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/pakistans-nuclear-proliferation-in-news-again-amid-turkeys-quest-for-nukes/articleshow/71706257.cms excerpts Recep Tayyip Erdogan was reported conveying his desire for Turk...
by wig
23 Oct 2019 09:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 53512

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2019/oct/23/post-article-370-government-identifies-over-500-urls-generated-by-isis-cyber-jehadis-2051486.html Post Article 370: Government identifies over 500 URLs generated by ISI's Cyber Jehadis excerpts As "cyber jehadis" of Pakistan's spy agency, ...
by wig
23 Oct 2019 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 371157

Re: Deterrence

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/india-needs-to-amend-its-nuclear-doctrine/850838.html India needs to amend its nuclear doctrine by Lt Gen Harbhajan Singh ( Retd) excerpted Our nuclear doctrine suffers from serious infirmities. It only deals with a nuclear conflict scenario. It does not get...
by wig
21 Oct 2019 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/pakistan-used-satellite-phones-to-communicate-in-valley-after-article-370-abrogation-report/505772 Pakistan used satellite phones to communicate in Valley after Article 370 abrogation excerpts The intel report claims that there had been a massive spike in t...
by wig
21 Oct 2019 09:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/muzaffarabad-dc-admits-killings-warned-by-army/ TFTA Bak Jernail hands out a warning to the POK Muzaffarabad DC when he admits killings Pakistan Army spokesperson Asif Ghafoor’s lie was today caught red handed as he was exposed by none other than Deputy Commissioner Mu...
by wig
21 Oct 2019 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/4-terror-launch-pads-destroyed-6-10-pak-jawans-about-20-militants-killed/ 4 terror launch pads destroyed; 6-10 Pak jawans, about 20 militants killed excerpts “Number of casualties on Pakistan side could be more as there was kind of radio silence on the other side of th...
by wig
18 Oct 2019 09:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 53512

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/untold-saga-of-stuxnet/848611.html Untold saga of Stuxnet a good read on how Stuxnet was planted in Iran. the virus operation were conduted by US , Israel, Netherland, Germany and France and codenamed Olympic games identifying the mole The Natanz plant was ‘...
by wig
18 Oct 2019 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4008
Views: 627888

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-restructuring-put-on-hold/848590.html Army restructuring put ‘on hold’ Would have meant merger of important directorates, slashing officer strength in Delhi extracts Called the Government Sanction Letter (GSL), the first two parts were issued on August 2...
by wig
17 Oct 2019 18:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 53512

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/army-hit-by-silent-wall-in-loc-intelligence-ops/story-lYjwhcENIJKRqHIeP2VXsM.html Army hit by silent wall in LoC intelligence ops excerpts The Indian Army’s monitors along the Line of Control with Pakistan have fallen silent for over two months now, affectin...
by wig
17 Oct 2019 18:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 195019

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/bsf-soldier-shot-dead-by-bangladesh-border-guards-after-flag-meeting/story-DFu6neVo5qdO2cFF8vfKtN.html BSF soldier shot dead by Bangladesh border guards after flag meeting excerpts This meeting took place at about 10.30 am; the BSF’s Post Commander along wit...
by wig
15 Oct 2019 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4054
Views: 715089

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://zeenews.india.com/india/national-security-guard-nsg-hub-at-pathankot-soon-500-commandos-to-tackle-terror-threats-2240283.html NSG hub at Pathankot soon, 500 commandos to tackle terror threats The Special Action Group of NSG also known as 51 SAG will be deployed in Pathankot. The hub will hav...
by wig
14 Oct 2019 10:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4008
Views: 627888

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Bengaluru Firm Makes India's First Indigenous Sniper Rifles SSS Defence is hoping to lead the way for India to become a arms manufacturing and exporting hub. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/in-a-first-bengaluru-based-sss-defence-makes-indias-first-indigenous-sniper-rifles-2116296 excerpts Explaining...
by wig
14 Oct 2019 10:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 797447

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2019/oct/13/iaf-wants-new-russian-mig-29s-to-be-equipped-with-indigenous-weapons-2047030.html IAF wants new Russian MiG-29s to be equipped with indigenous weapons Sources said there are other indigenous equipment and weapons which would be integrated with the a...
by wig
14 Oct 2019 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4008
Views: 627888

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/army-increases-troops-at-loc-to-fend-off-infiltration/story-CKMka4qUONw20ip21yag2K.html Army increases troops at LoC to fend off infiltration Northern Army commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh said anger over scrapping Article 370 was subsiding in the K...
by wig
14 Oct 2019 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 797447

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/iaf-base-in-pathankot-to-get-impregnable-shield-by-dec/articleshow/71572319.cms IAF base in Pathankot to get 'impregnable' shield by Dec excerpts “The pilot project of the integrated perimeter security system (IPSS) at the Pathankot airbase will be completed...
by wig
10 Oct 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

So can anyone tell me (and others), what are the restrictions in J&K as of today? I have lost track with all the news coming out. (Self Edited) 4 of the 6 districts in Kashmir do not have mobile or Internet access. However, there are internet kiosks, PCO's and land lines functioning, as well as...
by wig
07 Oct 2019 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/plan-in-works-for-better-deal-for-tribes-in-j-k/843714.html Plan in works for better deal for tribes in J&K excerpts Sources in the security establishment say besides structural and administrative changes, which will set in once the two UTs come into exis...
by wig
07 Oct 2019 11:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4054
Views: 715089

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://www.news18.com/news/india/elite-commandos-airdropped-in-kashmirs-ganderbal-forests-after-militants-sighted-on-trek-route-to-srinagar-2335661.html Elite Commandos Airdropped in Kashmir’s Ganderbal Forests After Militants Sighted on Trek Route to Srinagar excerpts The massive military operatio...
by wig
06 Oct 2019 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ulan Batori Ji Land is locally measured in Kanal. 1 Kanal = 5400 square feet. In the city of Srinagar that is a big plot and should be rather expensive to purchase. The railway line is upto Katra which is about 45 kms from Jammu by road. The rail link from Katra to Banihal is under construction Jamm...
by wig
02 Oct 2019 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 797447

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The Mig 29 looks beautiful in flight
by wig
02 Oct 2019 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4054
Views: 715089

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://theprint.in/defence/new-tri-services-special-ops-division-meant-for-surgical-strikes-finishes-1st-exercise-today/298445/?fbclid=IwA New tri services special ops division, meant for surgical strikes, finishes 1st exercise today The week-long exercise in Gujarat saw personnel of the Army, Navy...
by wig
01 Oct 2019 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/jammu-bus-stand-explosives-suspicious-object-updates-1605053-2019-10-01 15 kg explosives recovered from bus at Jammu bus stand the bus was coming from Billawar Tehsil of Kathua district. The bag full of explosives was given to the conductor of the bus in Bilawar...
by wig
29 Sep 2019 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 294
Views: 38837

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

https://www.independent.ie/world-news/b ... 44259.html
Bodyguard to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman killed in ‘personal dispute’
Major General Abdulaziz al-Fagham died in the city of Jeddah.
by wig
28 Sep 2019 19:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/1507830/3-inc ... alochistan
a leader of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), were killed and more than a dozen others injured in an explosion that rocked the Chaman area of Balochistan's Qilla Abdullah District
by wig
27 Sep 2019 16:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Phil Camp passes away Sep 26, 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1868

Re: Phil Camp passes away Sep 26, 2019

RIP. very sad. irreparable loss to armchair aviation enthusiasts. lost sense of time gazing at photographs.
by wig
26 Sep 2019 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/35-a-gone-but-wp-refugees-still-cant-apply-for-jkp-jobs/ 35-A gone but West Pakistan refugees still can’t apply for Jammu Kashmir Police jobs excerpts This is because the Union territory of J&K and Laddakh will come in existence, after it stands notified on 31st O...
by wig
26 Sep 2019 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419328

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

either the recuritment system in J&K is deeply compromised by Pakis or this is carelessness https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/35-a-gone-but-wp-refugees-still-cant-apply-for-jkp-jobs/ 35-A gone but West Pakistan refugees still can’t apply for Jammu Kashmir Police jobs excerpts Notwithstanding the ab...

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