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by wig
30 Jul 2021 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1210
Views: 277377

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/buoyed-with-us-air-strikes-afghan-security-forces-push-back-taliban-101627641279016.html Buoyed with US air strikes, Afghan security forces push back Taliban excerpts Bouyed by support from the international community and air strikes by the United States, th...
by wig
24 Jul 2021 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/drone-shot-down-6-36-kms-inside-indian-territory-just-500-meters-short-of-akhnoor-bridge/ Drone shot down 6.36 kms inside Indian territory, just 500 meters short of Akhnoor bridge excertpts Police early today shot down a drone which had flown 6.36 kilometers inside the...
by wig
16 Jul 2021 17:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1917
Views: 312717

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

meanbhile baki hi ess hi and im da dim forge ahead Good cop, bad cop Pundits have been scratching their heads wondering why The Great Khan has let rip against the Yanks, while The Boyz are trying their best to “re-pivot” towards the West. Readers will recall The Khan’s “refusal” to give bases to the...
by wig
16 Jul 2021 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1210
Views: 277377

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

https://www.thefridaytimes.com/such-gup-380/ from the friday times, published in Pak The Taliban’s most recent demand from those who are cutting and running from Afghanistan is that they will do a three-month ceasefire in exchange for the release of prisoners and the removal of the group’s leaders f...
by wig
10 Jul 2021 20:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CDS Appointment & Command Restructuring: News & Discussions
Replies: 160
Views: 27169

Re: CDS Appointment & Command Restructuring: News & Discussions

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/the-theatre-command-debate-280695 The theatre command debate-Turf rivalries and disagreements must be brought to an end excerpted when the idea of a CDS was apparently first brought up after the 1971 War — and it was suggested that Field Marshal Sam Maneksha...
by wig
05 Jul 2021 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://theprint.in/opinion/kashmiri-pandits-facing-casual-bigotry-from-clubhouse-to-facebook/689476/ Kashmiri Pandits facing casual bigotry—from Clubhouse to Facebook. In Kashmir, those who are seen loyal to the Indian State are labeled as ‘informants’, making it easy for Pakistani terror groups to...
by wig
29 Jun 2021 09:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/rdx-with-impact-device-used-in-drone-attacks-on-iaf-station/ RDX with impact device used in drone attacks on IAF Station extracted RDX with impact device was used in yesterday’s two drone attacks on the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station at Satwari, the investigating agenc...
by wig
22 Jun 2021 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 978
Views: 212226

Re: Indian Army History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/features/recalling-the-valour-of-maulvi-bazaar-sylhet-mvcs-271298 Recalling the valour of Maulvi Bazaar, Sylhet MVCs Recalling the valour of Maha Vir Chakra recipients Sepoy Anusuya Prasad of 10 Mahar, Lt Col AB Harolikar and Rifleman Dil Bahadur Chhetri of 4/5 Gork...
by wig
16 Jun 2021 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 978
Views: 212226

Re: Indian Army History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/featu ... aka-267645

March to free Dhaka
Former Western Army Commander Lt Gen SS Mehta (Retd), who commanded a tank squadron that rolled into Dhaka as a greenhorn, remembers the epic battles beyond the brief
by wig
16 Jun 2021 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 730
Views: 145450

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

the tax rates under GST are a sum of the rates levied under the Rate Schedules notified under the erstwhile Central Excise Act, 1944 and the CST Act, 1956 and VAT Act, of the relevant State. ( VAT was introduced in 2005 - if I recall correctly) Generally the GST rate levied on most goods will be a s...
by wig
12 Jun 2021 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3276
Views: 399073

Re: Iran News and Discussions

https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-stunning-revelatory-interview-mossad-chief-warns-iran-defends-netanyahu/ In stunning, revelatory interview, ex-Mossad chief warns Iran, defends Netanyahu extracts Yossi Cohen, who retired as head of the Mossad last week, provided highly specific details of recent Mos...
by wig
09 Jun 2021 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1649
Views: 331338

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Explosion forced Indian Navy to return nuclear submarine to Russia? https://www.theweek.in/news/india/2021/06/09/explosion-forced-indian-navy-to-return-nuclear-submarine-to-russia.html#:~:text=Explosion%20forced%20Indian%20Navy%20to%20return%20nuclear%20submarine%20to%20Russia%3F,-The%20INS%20Chakr...
by wig
07 Jun 2021 07:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 20352

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/army-to-set-up-new-battle-groups-for-offensive-punch-by-next-year/articleshow/83290857.cms Army to set up new battle groups for offensive punch by next year extracted The initial lot of IBGs, each with around 5,000 soldiers and a varying mix of infantry, tan...
by wig
04 Jun 2021 17:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1649
Views: 331338

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Indian Navy’s lone nuclear attack submarine heading back to Russia, next one to take five years https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/indias-lone-nuclear-attack-submarine-heading-back-to-russia-next-one-to-take-five-years/articleshow/83229253.cms from the article it is heading back at t...
by wig
02 Jun 2021 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3885
Views: 912920

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/lac-chinas-air-defence-at-play-joint-drill-with-pak-261828 LAC: China’s air defence at play, joint drill with Pak excerpts In a new development along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), China and Pakistan are conducting a joint military exercise in Tibet. It ha...
by wig
27 May 2021 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2701
Views: 455140

Re: Military Flight Safety

https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/chandigarh-news/moga-villagers-to-install-statue-of-iaf-pilot-who-died-in-mig-crash-101622060954982.html Moga villagers to install statue of IAF pilot who died in MIG crash excerpts Residents of Langeana Nawan in Moga district have decided to install a statue of...
by wig
23 May 2021 13:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1098
Views: 220190

Re: The IAF History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/features/lightning-strikes-by-iafs-20-squadron-one-of-most-highly-decorated-units-in-1971-war-257147 Lightning strikes by IAF's 20 Squadron, one of most highly-decorated units in 1971 War excerpted, but do read the complete article linked above For some time previou...
by wig
10 May 2021 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 2152
Views: 487864

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/world/french-pilot-says-he-was-tied-to-firing-target-in-hazing-ritual-250770 French pilot says he was tied to firing target in hazing ritual excerpts The pilot said in the complaint, which was seen by Reuters, that the hazing occurred in March 2019, soon after he ar...
by wig
09 May 2021 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1098
Views: 220190

Re: The IAF History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/features/brilliant-unconventional-fearless-group-captain-chandan-singh-seniormost-iaf-officer-to-be-awarded-mvc-250238 Brilliant, unconventional, fearless, Group Captain Chandan Singh, seniormost IAF officer to be awarded MVC excerpted , but worth reading the comple...
by wig
05 May 2021 08:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 978
Views: 212226

Re: Indian Army History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/featu ... gil-243918

Maha Virs of Nubra & Kargil
The remarkable feat of Col Chhewang Rinchen, Col Uday Singh, Subedar Mohinder Singh and Brig ML Whig
by wig
05 May 2021 08:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 978
Views: 212226

Re: Indian Army History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/features/6-sikh-and-5-sikh-troops-defenders-of-poonch-chhamb-247221 6 Sikh and 5 Sikh troops: Defenders of Poonch, Chhamb the article needs to be read in full extracted Two memorable defensive battles were fought south of Banihal Pass, amidst the rigours of the Pir ...
by wig
23 Apr 2021 11:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3885
Views: 912920

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Match Chinese MRLs with Pinaka: Lt Gen. P. Ravi Shankar https://www.indiatoday.in/india-today-insight/story/match-chinese-mrls-with-pinaka-lt-gen-p-ravi-shankar-1794041-2021-04-22 do read the complete interview. insightful extracts Based on recent reports, these MRLS are either the 280 km AR- 3, the...
by wig
23 Apr 2021 08:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1917
Views: 312717

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

https://www.timesnownews.com/international/article/imran-khan-govt-incapable-of-running-country-pakistan-supreme-court/732902?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=en-article-india meanbhile shupreme korte finds Im da dim incapble of running kuntry The Supreme Court of Pakistan...
by wig
23 Apr 2021 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/task-force-formed-in-jk-to-zero-in-on-employees-involved-in-anti-india-activities/748124#:~:text=Continuing%20with%20their%20policy%20of,involved%20in%20anti%2DIndia%20activities. Task force formed in J&K to 'zero in' on employees involved in anti-India...
by wig
23 Apr 2021 08:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3977
Views: 866010

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/rafale-weaponry-prompts-china-pak-to-alter-defence-posture-101619117691126.html Rafale weaponry prompts China, Pak to alter defence posture extracts According to top South Block officials, with the IAF’s first Rafale squadron just one short of completion in ...
by wig
21 Apr 2021 10:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

village defence committees ( VDC) were formed in remote areas during the mid 1990's . amongst other areas, They were in the Reasi, Kishtwar, Doda Districts. The areas were remote and had some ex servicemen. However i recall that some training was imparted by the local Army units. if memory serves me...
by wig
20 Apr 2021 09:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/prankote-survivors-a-story-of-neglect/ this is a story that must never be forgotten Prankote massacre in J&K on 17 APril 1998 extracted 12 of the 29 people massacred in Prankote, Reasi on the night of 17 April, 1998 were children. Some were merely 3 to 4 years old....
by wig
08 Apr 2021 07:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 1109
Views: 193116

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/baptism-row-takht-summons-ckd-chief-232284 this article is dated 30 mar 2021 Baptism row: Akal Takht summons Chief Khalsa Diwan chief extracts Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh has summoned Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) president Nirmal Singh and several ot...
by wig
28 Mar 2021 19:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1098
Views: 220190

Re: The IAF History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/features/remembering-the-co-of-16-squadron-wing-commander-padmanabha-gautam-mvc-bar-231635 Remembering the CO of 16 Squadron, Wing Commander Padmanabha Gautam, MVC & Bar excerpts Gautam took over command of 16 Squadron, also known as the Black Cobras, in Novembe...
by wig
28 Mar 2021 09:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1569
Views: 522533

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/pakistan-armys-special-service-group-looking-to-buy-high-quality-weaponry/738017 Pakistan Army's Special Service Group looking to buy high-quality weaponry excerpted from above The SSG, which often supports terrorists in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir in their a...
by wig
28 Mar 2021 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/pakistani-peacenik-warriors-changing-strategy-not-heart/ Pakistani peacenik warriors: Changing strategy not heart excerpted The truth behind accepting ceasefire is that ISI is now convinced that it has fully established the base headquarter of Kashmir-centric Theo-fasc...
by wig
16 Mar 2021 17:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3611
Views: 954350

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

INS Dhruv that can track satellites, strategic missiles, to join navy soon https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/ballistic-missile-tracking-ins-dhruv-to-join-india-s-strategic-assets-in-2021-101615886801327.html 16 March 2021 The 15,000-tonne ship, part of a classified project, will not only cr...
by wig
12 Mar 2021 08:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 732692

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.wionews.com/south-asia/how-minorities-in-pakistan-continue-to-suffer-from-forced-conversions-marriages-369801 How minorities in Pakistan continue to suffer from forced conversions, marriages In the last 26 days, three minor girls have been abducted and converted into Islam in the country...
by wig
11 Mar 2021 13:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 732692

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/amp/1611822?_twitter_impression=true this accursed nation is capable of such acts. and we are gifting them vaccines. disgraceful the abduction of 13 years girl named Kaveeta from Tangwani Sindh & forcefully converted through Miyan Mithoo. This girl is innocent & har...
by wig
09 Mar 2021 09:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3611
Views: 954350

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/lightweight-torpedo-test-fired-successfully/article34022882.ece Lightweight torpedo test-fired successfully extracts The indigenously-instrumented Advanced Light Torpedo (TAL), developed by the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), s...
by wig
06 Mar 2021 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1569
Views: 522533

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

https://www.livemint.com/news/world/chinapakistans-all-weather-multi-role-fighter-jf-17-turns-out-to-be-failure-11614999689626.html China-Pakistan's all-weather multi-role fighter JF-17 turns out to be failure extracts "In the Air Defence role, it indigenous Link-17 data link is not only unreli...
by wig
03 Mar 2021 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/major-terror-funding-hawala-racket-involving-nepal-traders-up-bihar-youth-busted/ Major terror-funding hawala racket involving Nepal traders; UP, Bihar youth busted extracts Security agencies have come across a major terror-funding hawala racket which was pumping funds...
by wig
28 Feb 2021 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1210
Views: 277377

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/the-geopolitics-of-durand-line-and-the-question-of-pakistan-occupied-pashtunistan/articleshow/81228970.cms The geopolitics of Durand Line and the question of Pakistan-Occupied-Pashtunistan the article brings various historical aspects at one place Th...
by wig
26 Feb 2021 17:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion
Replies: 377
Views: 87742

Re: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/army-northern-command-espionage-case-data-breach-details-1773365-2021-02-26 Army probes data breach as massive Northern Command espionage case could see heads roll soon extracts The Indian Army is probing a data breach in the Northern Command after a soldier was...
by wig
25 Feb 2021 19:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834272

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

LoC ceasefire outcome of ‘behind the scenes’ contacts: Pakistan’s de facto NSA extracts Moeed Yusuf, who holds the post of special assistant to Khan on national security and strategic policy planning, said in an audio statement released in Islamabad that the ceasefire, which began at midnight on Feb...

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