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22 Jun 2021 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 977
Views: 208241

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: 977
Views: 208241

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: 723
Views: 140874

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: 391970

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: 1642
Views: 321536

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: 20
Views: 6003

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: 1642
Views: 321536

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: 3793
Views: 867620

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: 447490

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: 216757

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: 2140
Views: 477929

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: 216757

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: 977
Views: 208241

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: 977
Views: 208241

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: 3793
Views: 867620

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: 1911
Views: 304335

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: 3823
Views: 796581

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: 3893
Views: 835060

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: 3823
Views: 796581

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: 3823
Views: 796581

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: 1100
Views: 186779

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: 216757

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: 1554
Views: 512755

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: 3823
Views: 796581

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: 942210

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: 723584

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: 723584

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: 942210

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: 1554
Views: 512755

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: 3823
Views: 796581

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: 1039
Views: 241959

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: 86422

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: 3823
Views: 796581

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...
by wig
25 Feb 2021 14:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1368
Views: 209052

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

https://www.iiss.org/blogs/analysis/2021/02/michael-elleman-1958-2021 this is from an obituary of Elleman, Michael extracted Among Mike’s contributions to the non-proliferation field was his investigation in 2017 into why North Korea was able to achieve success in its first-ever test launches of int...
by wig
25 Feb 2021 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion
Replies: 377
Views: 86422

Re: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/soldier-in-nagrota-accused-of-passing-secrets-to-pak/articleshow/81196620.cms extracts It is unclear how the soldier managed to smuggle out a chunk of data from the heavily guarded command but sources described it as a ‘high level breach’, which coul...
by wig
24 Feb 2021 09:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Blockchain technology
Replies: 80
Views: 23192

Re: Blockchain technology

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/state-bank-of-india-joins-jpmorgans-blockchain-based-payment-network/articleshow/81157341.cms?from=mdr SBI joins JPMorgan's blockchain-based payment network extracts The tie up is expected to reduce SBI customers’ transaction cost...
by wig
22 Feb 2021 09:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1098
Views: 216757

Re: The IAF History Thread

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/features/courage-over-srinagar-flying-officer-sekhon-215546 Courage over Srinagar: Flying Officer Nirmaljit Sekhon, PVC Recalling the ‘sublime heroism, supreme gallantry’ of Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon, IAF’s only Param Vir Chakra recipient till date extracts Srinagar du...
by wig
26 Jan 2021 09:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2701
Views: 447490

Re: Military Flight Safety

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/pilot-killed-co-pilot-serious-in-crash-landing-of-chopper/ Pilot killed, co-pilot serious in crash-landing of chopper extracted from a local newspaper pilot was killed while the co-pilot was injured seriously after an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv of the Indian...
by wig
21 Jan 2021 18:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5322
Views: 1407795

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

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/hawk-i-test-fires-smart-anti-airfield-weapon-that-can-destroy-enemy-assets-from-100km/articleshow/80385067.cms Hawk-i test fires smart anti-airfield weapon that can destroy enemy assets from 100km excerpts The indigenous stand-off weapon has been developed b...
by wig
09 Jan 2021 23:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5322
Views: 1407795

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

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/france-offers-to-shift-panther-chopper-assembly-line-to-india-rafale-too-101610181121676.html India and France have decided to intensify defence cooperation with Paris offering to shift 100 per cent assembly line for Panther medium utility helicopters as wel...

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