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by r_subramanian
23 May 2014 07:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 342100

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Attack on Indian consulate in Herat, Afghanistan The Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Herat has been attacked by gunmen, and the area is surrounded by security forces. A BBC reporter in the area says the assault has been going on for several hours. It is not clear who is behind the attack and...
by r_subramanian
10 May 2014 06:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2854
Views: 93221

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

2 Indian reporters told to leave Pak in a week Two Indian journalists based in Islamabad have been asked to leave Pakistan in a week’s time after their visas were not renewed for the last two months. No reasons have been given for the move. The Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi said it had not ...
by r_subramanian
11 Feb 2014 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 98684

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Ramanaji is right about Cyril Almeida A google search on 'Is Cyril Almeida of Goan origin?' returns among others, this page from Goa News (dated 02/12/2013). Assam & Pakistani writers to be highlight of 4th Goa Lit Fest ... Damodar Mauzo, whose Goa Writers’ Group has collaborated with the ICG to...
by r_subramanian
31 Jan 2014 15:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 680012

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

China is playing chicken with the US military in the South China Sea As anyone who has seen “Rebel Without a Cause” knows, playing chicken is dangerous for California teenagers in hot-rods. But playing chicken with warships, cruisers, and fighter jets — well, that’s just another level of crazy. Unf...
by r_subramanian
24 Jan 2014 05:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 509063

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Yet another Indian-Origin catch for Preet Bharara Conservative Commentator Dinesh D'Souza Indicted On Campaign Finance Fraud Charges Dinesh D'Souza, the conservative commentator, best-selling author, and filmmaker, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for violating federal campaign finance law...
by r_subramanian
05 Jan 2014 11:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 98684

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Calling on all Kudankulam protesters - Karachi needs you! Sindh opposes plan to set up nuclear power plants The Sindh government has vehemently opposed the federal government’s plan to establish two nuclear power plants on the outskirts of Karachi, citing fears of environmental degradation and the ...
by r_subramanian
17 Dec 2013 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

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Dawn reports that the explosion was 'near an Imambargah in the Gracy Lane area of Rawalpindi'. So, it was a sectarian attack.
by r_subramanian
17 Dec 2013 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Three killed, 10 injured in Rawalpindi blast As many three people were killed and at least 13 others were injured in a blast near the Gracy Lane area of Rawalpindi on Tuesday evening, Express News reported. Sub-inspector Amanat Ali of the Airport Police Station was among those killed. Four of the c...
by r_subramanian
14 Dec 2013 14:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

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My apologies. According to 'The News' the drone strike was 'on the Afghan side of the border'. So, IK can sleep well tonight!
by r_subramanian
14 Dec 2013 14:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

^^ More details on the drone strike. Short report. Posting in full. Suspected US drone strike in Khyber PESHAWAR: A suspected US drone targeted a boat in the waters of the Kabul river in the Khyber tribal region on Saturday, DawnNews reported. Sources said five people may have died in the attack. Pa...
by r_subramanian
14 Dec 2013 14:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Imran being challenged again!
Drone strike in Khyber. Report in Dawn.
by r_subramanian
03 Dec 2013 14:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 37177

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

An interesting report on China's Moon Rover launch. Agence France-Press report as published in South China Morning Post Space launch debris wrecks Hunan villagers’ homes Debris from the rocket carrying China’s first moon rover plummeted to earth in a village more than a thousand kilometres from the ...
by r_subramanian
29 Nov 2013 11:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Drone strike kills 3 in North Waziristan A drone strike in North Waziristan early Friday killed three, Express News reported. The unmanned aircraft fired two missiles in Miranshah town at a time when many in the country are protesting against the CIA drone campaign. The timing is further controvers...
by r_subramanian
29 Nov 2013 01:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

A challange to Imaran Khan Unstoppable: Drone fires two missiles in Miranshah A drone fired two missiles in Miranshah, South Waziristan late on Thursday, Express News reported. The drones were still flying around the targeted area, reported Express News correspondent Nasrum Minallah. It could not im...
by r_subramanian
15 Nov 2013 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Rawalpindi clashes: Riot leaves 7 dead, dozens injured at Ashura procession Sectarian clashes erupted at a Muharram 10 procession near Fawara Chowk in Rawalpindi that left at least seven people dead and over 50 injured, with numbers likely to go further up. ... “The clashes started when a sermon wa...
by r_subramanian
08 Nov 2013 11:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 172265

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

I am not if this is the right thread.

TOI Breaking news: Air Force plance crashes near Jamnagar in Gujarat
by r_subramanian
30 Oct 2013 04:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Ejaz Haider has an article in this morning's Express Tribune on Lal Masjid case against Musharraf. In that he says, among other things, ... In fact, Musharraf wanted to take action against the brothers much earlier but was stopped from doing so by the MI which was already worried because of large-sc...
by r_subramanian
04 Oct 2013 12:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

A short report. Posting in full. 50 University students robbed in Karachi Students of NED University of Engineering and Technology were robbed of their valuables in Nazimabad, Express News reported on Friday. There were more than 50 students on the bus. The unidentified robbers managed to get away. ...
by r_subramanian
03 Oct 2013 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

^ Re. the suicide bomber attack According to The Tribune, "Mullah Nabi Hanfi was a commander of the Hangu chapter of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) before switching sides and joining the government’s counter-insurgency efforts." So, it is just the case of more pure attacking the less...
by r_subramanian
15 Sep 2013 20:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

ManuT wrote:r_subramanian ji

A small request, I would strike out the word 'martyred' and change it killed. It is more a case of the dog biting its master.
TIA

ManuT ji

Correction done. Thanks for the suggestion.

r_subramanian
by r_subramanian
15 Sep 2013 15:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

^ More on this from The News: " Three military officials including two senior officers of the Pakistan army were killed in a blast near Pak-Afghan border, said the Inter-Services Public Relations, media wing of the army on Sunday. Major General Sanaullah (pictured above), Lt Colonel Tauseef and...
by r_subramanian
15 Sep 2013 15:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

3 Pak army officers including a Major General killed in an IED blast Three army officers were killed, while two sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Upper Dir on Sunday, Express News reported. According to the ISPR, Major General Sanaullah, Lieutenant Colonel Tauseef ...
by r_subramanian
27 Aug 2013 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 92669

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Kufr yindus did you know that whatever little progress India has made from Rajiv Ghandhi's time was courtesy The Prophet and his foremost chela. In that sense, yindu India owes its progress to the Islamic thought. Mythmaking ... Paki style Ali (RA) on governance OT, but does anyone know what this &...
by r_subramanian
18 Aug 2013 03:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 13, 2013
Replies: 2850
Views: 101072

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 13, 2013

Is Altaf Hussain preparing his flock for his imminent arrest? In what could be a telling statement, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in an audio address on Saturday advised his followers, sympathisers and party workers to remain “committed and determined” in the event he is arrest...
by r_subramanian
14 Aug 2013 02:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Re: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 582
Views: 37962

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Navy submarine INS Sindhurakshak catches fire in Mumbai dockyard A fire broke out on INS Sindhurakshak after an explosion in the Navy submarine docked inside the restricted Lion Gate area at the Mumbai naval dockyard. ... link: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Navy-submarine-INS-Sindhuraksh...
by r_subramanian
27 Jul 2013 06:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 13, 2013
Replies: 2850
Views: 101072

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 13, 2013

Pakistan's cultural capital is catching up with the commercial capital. Extortionists gaining foothold in Lahore After Karachi, Lahore is on the verge of becoming a safe haven for extortionists, Pakistan Today learned on Wednesday. Criminals, posing to be members of the banned terrorist outfit Tehre...
by r_subramanian
24 Feb 2013 04:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013
Replies: 2844
Views: 100996

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013

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I am afraid that the above report is not true. According to Dawn, 'Australia on Thursday denied it had launched any special asylum programme for the Hazaras, the target of the recent terrorist attacks in Quetta'.
link: http://dawn.com/2013/02/22/australias-a ... -refugees/
by r_subramanian
24 Feb 2013 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013
Replies: 2844
Views: 100996

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013

On inter-sectarian differences Mr.Hussain Nadim is a lecturer at the National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad. Last year he conducted a survey. The respondents were (according to Mr.Nadim) representative of upper middle class / elite youth of Pakistan. Two interesting conclusions ...
by r_subramanian
11 Feb 2013 15:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 95172

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

Pakistan Rupee scores century First in history: Rupee weakens to 100 against dollar The Pakistani rupee on Monday sank to an all-time low against the US dollar over forex reserve fears as the country repayed $146 million to the International Monetary Fund. The rupee fell to 100.1 to the greenback in...
by r_subramanian
30 Jan 2013 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 95172

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

It can only happen in Pakistan. A PIA flight from Karachi to Islamabad is diverted to Lahore so that a daughter of a PIA official can get off the flight. Short report. Posting in full. Islamabad-bound flight lands in Lahore Islamabad-bound PIA flight, which took off from Karachi, landed at Lahore ai...
by r_subramanian
15 Jan 2013 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 95172

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

Rental power case: SC orders arrest of PM Ashraf The Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in the Rental Power Plants case on Monday, reported Express News. The court also ordered all other respondents in the case to be arrested. PM Ashraf was given the title of Raj...
by r_subramanian
29 Dec 2012 15:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 95172

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

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Apparently the blast was due to two CNG cylinders exploding! Not an act of terror
by r_subramanian
29 Dec 2012 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 95172

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

Blast heard near Karachi Cantt station Small report. Posting in full. A blast was heard near Cantt station, Karachi, Express News reported on Saturday. Police and rescue officials have reached the blast site. Injured have been taken to a nearby hospital. Buildings close to the site are also damaged...
by r_subramanian
24 Dec 2012 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011
Replies: 1052
Views: 37177

Re: People's Republic of China, Dec. 27 2011

No shark fin soup for Christmas There is a very interesting article on corruption in China that has appeared in Business Spectator ( an Aussie on-line only business newspaper, recently acquired by Rupert Murdoch ). The author is John Lee who is an academic at Sydney University; he is of Chinese ext...
by r_subramanian
26 Jul 2012 01:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 94435

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

Pak based terrorists plan to disturb peace in J&K - report in The Hindu Pakistan-based terrorists at it again The Centre on Wednesday said Pakistan-based terrorists were making concerted efforts to infiltrate Jammu and Kashmir after a brief lull. “The Pakistan-based militant groups are making co...
by r_subramanian
24 May 2012 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 91603

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

Yet another drone strike
US drone strike kills 9 in N. Waziristan
At least nine people were killed when a US drone hit a house in North Waziristan here on Thursday morning, Geo News reported.
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It was the second such strike after Chicago conference.

link
by r_subramanian
23 May 2012 06:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 91603

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

Short report. Posting in full Drone strike kills 4 in N. Waziristan Drone strike killed at least four people and injured several others in North Waziristan here, Geo News reported. The unmanned aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Miranshah as a result four people lost their lives while several...
by r_subramanian
09 Apr 2012 11:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 91603

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

Basheer Qureshi, Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz Chief, was poisoned to death This is a claim in today's edition of Dawn Initial medical report of deceased Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) Chief Basheer Khan Qureshi revealed that he had died of poisoning and not natural causes, DawnNews reported. According to ...

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