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by wig
19 Jan 2019 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

on the intervening night of 19 and 20 Jan ,1990 the Kashmir Pandits were terrorized out of Kashmir.
and the Supreme Court fixed the hearing on Art 35A today knowing it was a Saturday.
by wig
18 Jan 2019 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4032
Views: 642177

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/page1/india-to-raise-its-own-seals.html we will have a Special Ops Div by Nov. excerpts India to raise its own SEALs India will soon have an elite unit of commandos drawn from the three Services to conduct special missions of strategic interest to the country. Named...
by wig
13 Jan 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-s-tank-crew-finds-extreme-cold-climate-clothing-unsuitable/712814.html Army’s tank crew finds extreme cold climate clothing unsuitable extracted Extreme cold climateclothing issued to troops is bulky and cumbersome Makes it unsuitable for use in the clos...
by wig
29 Dec 2018 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/there-is-a-way-change-tack/705424.html Radicalisation in the Valley can be countered with out-of-the-box approach by Lt Gen DS Hooda (retd) excerpted from the above write up One key area in the fight against radicalisation is the government’s communication s...
by wig
29 Dec 2018 11:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/panel-recommends-reserve-force-to-cut-down-army-size/story-gaxBnZzqpteXs6KTUj5QiJ.html Panel recommends reserve force to cut down army size The single-member panel of former Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General DS Hooda (retd), under whose watch the 20...
by wig
18 Dec 2018 12:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 128
Views: 12011

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/indian-pows-the-unfinished-business-of-71-war/699918.html I fervently hope that somebody does something to get these brave Soldiers of ours home -Indian POWs, the unfinished business of ’71 war excerpted It was only by 1974-end, when the issue of repatriatio...
by wig
18 Dec 2018 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

having completed the course of the National Defence College is no longer necessary to be promoted from Brigadier to Major General. 11 Brigs have made it as Maj Gen without having gone through the NDC https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-changes-promotion-norms-for-major-general/700228.html ...
by wig
13 Dec 2018 10:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 974
Views: 181206

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/navy-inducts-deep-sea-sub-rescue-vehicle/697594.html a brief on the commissioning of the DSRV in Mumbai The trials of the DSRV were successfully completed on October 15. “The DSRV (induction) is a landmark event and it marks the culmination of years of focuse...
by wig
13 Dec 2018 10:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2097
Views: 390816

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

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/in-a-first-iaf-to-fly-plane-with-bio-fuel-blend/697596.html In a first, IAF to fly plane with bio-fuel blend excerpts The plane will fly from the IAF base at Chandigarh with a blend of around 10 per cent bio-fuel. Trials have been on since mid-November and th...
by wig
12 Dec 2018 19:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

this is a good read - the author has succinctly narrated some facets of the accession of J&K https://www.dailypioneer.com/2018/columnists/accession-of-j-k--breaking-myths.html excerpts at the time of Independence, while British India was divided on the basis of religion, the Princely States were...
by wig
11 Dec 2018 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5070
Views: 325473

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/haryana/rors-have-roots-in-eurasia-research/696480.html Rors have roots in Eurasia: DNA-based study published in American Journal of Human Genetics excerpts “Our study, based on DNA profiling of over 200 persons in Haryana and Pakistan, reveals that Rors have strong...
by wig
06 Dec 2018 19:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2047
Views: 226628

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/govt-to-set-up-special-surgical-strike-force-for-swift-ops/ Govt to set up special ‘Surgical Strike Force’ for swift ops excerpts Government is contemplating to set up 250-member strong special ‘Surgical Strike Force’ to carry out operations deep inside Pakistan’s terri...
by wig
29 Nov 2018 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3834
Views: 528999

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/chinook-delivery-to-start-in-feb/690589.html Chinook delivery to start in Feb from the above article “The helicopters would be shipped to India in a partially disassembled state and would be off-loaded at Okhla port in Gujarat,” an IAF officer said. The Ameri...
by wig
24 Nov 2018 10:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2097
Views: 390816

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

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/indigenous-bomb-for-air-force-by-march/688228.html Indigenous bomb for Air Force by March excerpts Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed a 500-kg class bomb that would be manufactured by the local industry. “The design and development of...
by wig
24 Nov 2018 10:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/natio ... 88225.html

Army aims to cut troop strength by 1 lakh - Focus on automation, the number of officers could be brought down by at least 4,500
by wig
19 Nov 2018 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 889
Views: 136357

Re: Indian Army History Thread

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/tribute-dogra-soldiers/ The Dogra in World War 1 - Tribute to Dogra Soldiers excerpted from the above Over 2500 Dogra soldiers fought Britain’s war. 76 % of them never returned home. I was glad to see a decorated bus with a collage of Indian soldiers and inscription, “T...
by wig
18 Nov 2018 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1962 Indo-China War: News & Discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 905

Re: 1962 Indo-China War: News & Discussion

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/battle-rizangla-glorious-chapter-1962-war/ The Battle of Rizangla – A Glorious Chapter of 1962 War extracted from the above article Major Shaitan Singh Bhatti, PVC and the soldiers under his command faced up to the Chinese. Outnumbered and outgunned the men died where t...
by wig
18 Nov 2018 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 128
Views: 12011

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/laungewala-battle-hero-brig-kuldip-singh-chandpuri-passes-away-at-78/684625.html Obituary of one of the great sons of India Brig. Chandpuri, MVC, VSM extracted “We were given a choice to stay put and defend the position or go in for a tactical retreat. We cho...
by wig
17 Nov 2018 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 128
Views: 12011

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/1971-india-pakistan-war-hero-brig-chandpuri-dead/articleshow/66664353.cms 1971 India-Pakistan war hero Brig Chandpuri dead on the intervening night of 5/6 Dec 1971 then Maj Chandpuri led something like a 100 men of the 23 Bn, The Punjab Regt. to force a 3000...
by wig
17 Nov 2018 09:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jammu-kashmir/sc-to-hear-plea-challenging-validity-of-art-370-in-april/684268.html SC to hear plea challenging validity of Art 370 in April excerpts A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said it would hear the matter in the first week of April 2019 after At...
by wig
17 Nov 2018 09:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/bandwagoning-at-bomdila/684324.html Bandwagoning at Bomdila The Chief of Army Staff has already announced that the soldiers, if found guilty, would be punished. Do I hear a similar announcement from the state police or the IPS ‘association’ about their offic...
by wig
09 Nov 2018 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4773
Views: 623244

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Army to induct K9 Vajra, M777 howitzers today https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-to-induct-k9-vajra-m777-howitzers-today/680312.html excerpted from the article The induction of 100 K9 Vajra at a cost of Rs 4,366 crore is to complete by November 2020. The first batch of 10 guns will be del...
by wig
06 Nov 2018 19:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1638
Views: 133987

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

Most major Pakistani banks hacked, customer data stolen https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/most-major-pakistani-banks-hacked-customer-data-stolen/articleshow/66526700.cms excerpts “Data of almost all Pakistani banks has been hacked. According to the reports gathered by FIA, most of t...
by wig
05 Nov 2018 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/new-battle-groups-to-face-pak-says-army-chief/678928.html New battle groups to face Pak, says Army chief For China too | Gen Rawat says organisational structure old, needs change excerpts In a major tweak to the existing deployment and readiness levels of the...
by wig
26 Oct 2018 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/jk-army-jawan-succumbs-to-injuries-from-stone-pelting-three-others-killed-in-anti-militancy-ops-5420202/ J&K: Soldier injured in stone-pelting dies, Army pays tribute Rajendra Singh (22) was part of a Quick Reaction Team (QRT) that was providing security t...
by wig
14 Oct 2018 08:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-to-constitute-unified-battle-groups/668032.html Army to constitute unified battle groups excerpts A decision to form integrated battle groups (IBGs), which will be validated in field exercises, has been taken at the ongoing commanders’ conference (Octobe...
by wig
13 Oct 2018 18:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Qazi Yasir, a Kashmiri cleric and preacher was caught performing obscene act on camera. In the video, the qazi from south Kashmir can be seen masturbating while he video chats with female follower. Qazi Yasir is the same man who campaigns for Kashmiris azadi and calls for boycott of elections. from...
by wig
01 Oct 2018 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4032
Views: 642177

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/plan-b-to-save-abhilash-tomy-was-to-para-drop-4-commandos-into-ocean-1924548 Plan B To Save Abhilash Tomy Was 4 Commandos Would Parachute Into Ocean extracts On September 21, as Commander Abhilash Tomy lay incapacitated in the bunk of his battered sail boat, a 46-year...
by wig
22 Sep 2018 14:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 974
Views: 181206

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/newsindia/navy-sends-warship-to-rescue-injured-officer-abhilash-tomy-drifting-in-indian-ocean/ar-AAAsN5z?ocid=spartandhp Navy sends warship to rescue injured officer Abhilash Tomy drifting in Indian Ocean INS Satpura to rescue navy officer Abhilash Tomy who is severely...
by wig
16 Sep 2018 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 526
Views: 43913

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/sunday-special/columns/16-squadron-badin-radar-raid/653654.html 16 Squadron & Badin radar raid excerpts No. 16 Squadron of the IAF entered the war on September 7, 1965, which marked the beginning of a new phase of war with Pakistan. As I joined the squadron on J...
by wig
14 Sep 2018 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3485
Views: 735647

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Propaganda piece from the statesman deleted

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by wig
12 Sep 2018 08:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4032
Views: 642177

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/leopards-urine-helped-army-in-surgical-strike/articleshow/65775327.cms Leopards urine helped army in surgical strike excerpted The Indian Army troops used leopard’s urine and faeces to throw off dogs while carrying out surgical strikes, 15km inside Pakis...
by wig
08 Sep 2018 18:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1638
Views: 133987

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

bious mayour car goes for a dribe https://www.dawn.com/news/1431718/mayor-karachis-car-snatched-in-defence-area Amid rising street crimes and a significant spike in theft of governmental vehicles, Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar's official car was snatched on gunpoint in Karachi's upscale Defence locale...
by wig
04 Sep 2018 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2063
Views: 238892

Re: Military Flight Safety

by wig
03 Sep 2018 10:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 128
Views: 12011

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

informative write up How naval commandos defeated Pakistan in 1971 excerpts In the early hours of August 15, ‘Operation Jackpot’ was executed: Nine ships in Chittagong harbour were blown up by commando frogmen using limpet mines. This operation nearly crippled the crucial port of Chittagong. Operati...
by wig
02 Sep 2018 13:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 727
Views: 45531

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

The church in India uses child care homes for conversion. https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/most-shelter-home-children-non-christians-claim-police/646359.html Most shelter home children non-Christians, claim police Probe reveals they were followers of religion practised by tribal people excer...
by wig
02 Sep 2018 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 423
Views: 125375

Re: Profiles in Heroism: Archive

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/spectrum/the-one-who-refused-to-retreat/645860.html The one who refused to retreat - Brig Hoshiar Singh’s is a story of courage and grit. The war hero died fighting in the 1962 War even when he had a chance to escape Maniki Deep On October 20, 1962 at 5.00 am, China...
by wig
31 Aug 2018 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

reg Art 35 A. today is the hearing in the SC. the state govt has not however filed anything in the case. https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jammu-kashmir/4-yrs-gone-detailed-objections-not-filed-in-article-35a-case/645180.html excerpts even as the state government has approached the Supreme Court see...
by wig
31 Aug 2018 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3666
Views: 450832

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/fb-post-triggers-outpour-for-comatose-braveheart/645555.html excerpts from the article on Lt Col Karanbir Singh Natt who lies comatose Almost three years after suffering brain damage caused by a bullet injury during a counter-insurgency operation in Jammu and...
by wig
30 Aug 2018 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2364
Views: 395602

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

JK Govt seeks adjournment of hearing on 35-A http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/jk-govt-seeks-adjournment-hearing-35/ extracts The Jammu and Kashmir Government today approached the Supreme Court seeking adjournment of the August 31 hearing on petitions challenging the validity of Article 35-A of the Cons...

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