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by gunjur
18 Feb 2016 13:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 28414

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Meanwhile https://twitter.com/IndiaToday/status/700231276565934080 @IndiaToday :: AFSPA removal not a ground for govt formation in J&K: Govt sources So looks like everyone i.e. political parties, army, central govt is out"source" ing their own news. ------------------------ EDIT: This ...
by gunjur
18 Feb 2016 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 28414

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

As per Rediff. FWIW BJP to lift AFSPA to end J&K stalemate? BJP general secretary Ram Madhav met PDP president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence on Wednesday and, according to sources, conveyed to her the Centre's willingness to lift the contentious Armed Forces Special Powers Act on a trial basis...
by gunjur
01 Feb 2016 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3888
Views: 552810

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

Hopefully the right thread (admins can move this to off topic thread if they feel so). -------------------------------------- I have started trading in stocks. A newbie to trading. Please let me know some indian defense related companies of which i can buy shares. Please note that my primary intenti...
by gunjur
27 May 2015 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Central Asia - News & Discussions
Replies: 83
Views: 6644

Re: Central Asia - News & Discussions

Apologies if already posted on BRF. Two developments. Dry Run Study of INSTC Trade Route As per the recommendations of the 5th Coordination Council meeting of the International North -South Transport Corridor (INSTC) held in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2013, a dry-run of the INSTC was successfully conducted...
by gunjur
06 Apr 2015 22:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246969

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CBy3brkUsAAUhuh.jpg * This coalition is only for governance in JnK(developmental issues) and not a political one, else pdp would be in nda by now . Yesterday ram madhav told in bengaluru that coalition with pdp is only for JnK govt for development of JnK and not a politi...
by gunjur
05 Apr 2015 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246969

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

^^ Good summary. Question I have is what exactly does BJP mean by strictly telling TSP to not enetertain the Harried rats. How will it be enforced. Actually the person who was sitting behind me was telling the same i.e. whatever the indian govt may say, will the pakis care?? or something to that ef...
by gunjur
05 Apr 2015 16:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246969

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CBy3brkUsAAUhuh.jpg Today i attended the talk by ram madhav on JnK government formation. Few things * It was supposed to start at 10:30 but he didn't turn up untill untill 11 or so. Few people were saying now that ram madhav has become "neta" he is making publi...
by gunjur
10 Dec 2014 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 82272

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian s

Hopefully these articles aren't off topic and also not yet posted on brf. --------------------------- All is not well within the unity govt in Afghanistan. Unable to form a new government, the new president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, settled for the next best thing on Sunday: He fired the old one...
by gunjur
23 Oct 2014 15:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 540902

Re: Internal Security Watch

Rediff says TMC leader shot at in Basirhat rly station premises: A local Trinamool Congress leader was shot at and critically injured inside Basirhat railway station premises in North 24 Parganas district this morning. Superintendent of Railway Police, Sealdah, Utpal Naskar said Ashok Bairagi was sh...
by gunjur
22 Oct 2014 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Afghan President's First Trip Abroad Will Be to China Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will travel to China this month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, marking what will be the leader's first foreign trip since being sworn in in September after a protracted election stalemate. China had ho...
by gunjur
22 Oct 2014 14:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 540902

Re: Internal Security Watch

It seems a sena worker was killed by <you know who> in mumbai. https://twitter.com/I_am_Mumbai/status/524851447595159552 @I_am_Mumbai ::: Last night a Shiv Sena worker was killed at Malad after he asked 2 groups don't fight. He & the accused r accidently from different religion. https://twitter....
by gunjur
15 Oct 2014 15:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Central Asia - News & Discussions
Replies: 83
Views: 6644

Re: Central Asia - News & Discussions

Arab Spring heading for Tashkent - By MK Bhadrakumar Uzbekistan is the key country in Central Asia — although Kazakhs intensely dislike hearing this — and what happens in that country will be of immense consequence to regional security and stability of the vast space between the Caspian and the wes...
by gunjur
10 Oct 2014 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: NoKo after "Dear Leader" Kim
Replies: 149
Views: 5617

Re: NoKo after "Dear Leader" Kim

Kim Jong-un misses North Korea party event North Korean leader Kim Jong-un missed a key political anniversary ceremony, state media said, amid speculation over his absence from public view. On Friday his name was not on a list of those who visited a mausoleum to mark the ruling party's anniversary....
by gunjur
08 Oct 2014 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

One more article on the same subject in the current edition of the week. A tale of betrayal - GUEST COLUMN By Natwar Singh Our American friends betrayed us on Afghanistan after our support brought the Cold War in south Asia to an end. But we did not leave our friends in Afghanistan unattended. A few...
by gunjur
08 Oct 2014 14:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Apologies if already posted on BRF. It seems magazine "The Week" has some article on how regan(usa) betrayed rajiv gandhi(India) during the last phases of soviet withdrawal and left kabul to be run over by warlords. Maybe nothing new for folks here, but extra details maybe available based ...
by gunjur
06 Oct 2014 16:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: NoKo after "Dear Leader" Kim
Replies: 149
Views: 5617

Re: NoKo after "Dear Leader" Kim

TIFWIW. Also apologies if already posted on BRF. Has North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Been Toppled? Hwang Pyong So must be feeling pretty good about himself right now. At the latest Supreme People’s Assembly meeting, he was made vice chairman of the National Defense Commission. This was after his promotion...
by gunjur
21 Sep 2014 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

What the Afghan power-sharing deal means The deal that ends almost six months of wrangling was finally agreed late on Saturday night. It is expected to be signed by the two candidates on Sunday - in the presence of outgoing President Hamid Karzai and the two international officials who have kept th...
by gunjur
21 Sep 2014 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/TOLOnews/status/513594564477607938 @TOLOnews ::NUG agreement signed. AA and AG shake hands. #Afghanistan #AfghanElections https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ByCoPNyIYAAWJMw.jpg =============== Afghan presidential contenders in election deal A deal to form a government of national unity ...
by gunjur
17 Sep 2014 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 920
Views: 103625

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

A Turkish Perspective on the Rise of the Islamic Caliphate - PDF file ------------------------- Arabs: Turkey's new minority Which is more important for Turkey: joining the coalition against the [Islamic State] or dealing with the new minority in its lap? The question arises from the reality that T...
by gunjur
08 Sep 2014 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Afghan elections: Deadlock continues Afghanistan’s political crisis deepened Monday as one of the presidential challengers insisted he was the rightful winner and pledged to block his rival from taking power through “fraudulent results.” The declaration by Abdullah Abdullah could unravel a U.S.-bro...
by gunjur
05 Sep 2014 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Deadlock remains even after audit ends As the month-long vote auditing process finally comes to an end, the presidential candidates remain in deadlock over a particular issue - the role of the Chief Executive - despite numerous attempts at direct and indirect negotiations. Both candidates have at t...
by gunjur
01 Sep 2014 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1351
Views: 104126

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

Apologies if already posted on BRF Newly declassified documents reveal how U.S. agreed to Israel's nuclear program The Obama administration this week declassified papers, after 45 years of top-secret status, documenting contacts between Jerusalem and Washington over American agreement to the existen...
by gunjur
28 Aug 2014 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 971
Views: 66427

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Hi. There was a thread "Indian Media Watch & Analysis" in strategy forum. I am unable to see that thread. Is it just me or was the thread locked??
by gunjur
28 Aug 2014 15:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 540902

Re: Internal Security Watch

Twitter is abuzz that Swami Aseemanand has been granted bail.
by gunjur
27 Aug 2014 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Candidates walk-out; Afghan election audit disrupted Afghanistan's disputed presidential election veered further off course on Wednesday after both candidates withdrew their observers from a U.N.-supervised audit of votes that was meant to resolve the crisis. The crisis over the outcome of the vote...
by gunjur
26 Aug 2014 19:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336159

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Karzai Will Leave Office on September 2 Afghan President Hamid Karzai, in an attempt to ramp up pressure on presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, declared that he will leave office on September 2. “The Afghan government is totally ready for the inauguration ceremony of the new...
by gunjur
22 Aug 2014 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 540902

Re: Internal Security Watch

As per Rediff West Bengal BJP leader shot dead: A local BJP leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Friday, when he went out for a morning walk at Baghmundi in west Bengal. Anil Gope, BJP Bagmundi Block President, died on the spot when gunmen shot at him from point blank range near his home a...
by gunjur
22 Aug 2014 12:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 920
Views: 103625

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

As per rediff. Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu named next prime minister: Turkey's ruling AK Party has chosen Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as its next prime minister. The party's central committee announced its choice Thursday, fulfilling widely-held expectations that Davutoglu, Preside...
by gunjur
07 Aug 2014 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3057
Views: 171951

Re: Positive News from the USA

Posting it here though don't know where exactly to put this.

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by gunjur
16 Jul 2014 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 18110

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

Posting the article for as it is for your reference. Note: The parts in bold is not by me but there in article itself. BRICS Bank: worthless at best, a disaster at worst - By Mihir sharma Has India just promised Shanghai Rs 60,000 crore to spend on China's national interest in Africa? The BRICS Bank...
by gunjur
16 Jul 2014 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 18110

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

Don't forget most of Radia media were left in India and are bad nothing NaMo visit. Timesnow has a correspondent in brazil covering the event, maybe even ndtv has sent one as well. But yes, they had to go on their own. :mrgreen: ======== BRICS Bank: Your 10-Point Cheatsheet 1. The $100 billion deve...
by gunjur
16 Jul 2014 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 18110

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

Meanwhile putin who spoke 1st, it seems has proposed a brics energy association to increase the energy security of emerging nations or something like that. ========= https://twitter.com/MEAIndia/status/489124446905856000 @MEAIndia :: .@imsachinraut @monsieur_inde 1st Prez of New Development Bank is ...
by gunjur
15 Jul 2014 23:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 18110

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/DDNewsLive/status/489118397079117824 @DDNewsLive:: #BRICS Bank: First CEO- President to be from India. @MEAIndia ============== EDIT: Modi finished his speech and now chinese president is speaking(not being telecast on DD). One thing i could get from modis speech is proposing a b...
by gunjur
15 Jul 2014 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 18110

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

http://webcast.gov.in/live/

Currently modi is making his speech.



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EDIT: Just before modi's speech began, a babu was still saying that we have put proposal for the bank to be HQ in india and we are hopeful of getting it.
by gunjur
15 Jul 2014 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 548662

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Vashishtha wrote:^^Yeap, this will be the first batch after the service is made mandatory.

Thanks. I was not sure what exactly it meant as the heading said "for first time in history".
by gunjur
15 Jul 2014 10:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 371920

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

Apologies if already posted Iron Dome: the public relations weapon With the latest rounds of rocket fire from Hamas fighters in the Gaza strip, Israel's missile defense system, known as Iron Dome, is getting a lot of press again, much of it positive. As with much reporting on missile defense, howeve...
by gunjur
14 Jul 2014 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 548662

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Guru's sorry if it seems very noobish one. What exactly does this article conveys?? Is it that this would be the 1st batch of armymen after service was made mandatory or??

Young Emiratis Signing Up for Military Service for First Time in History

Wiki says UAE defence forces consist of 70K people
by gunjur
14 Jul 2014 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1351
Views: 104126

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

Apologies if already posted. Russia, Saudi Arabia to Sign Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Deal ----------------- A long read. AQ Khan says North Korea paid bribes for Nuclear know-how - WaPo The founder of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb program asserts that the government of North Korea bribed top military of...
by gunjur
14 Jul 2014 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kurdistan - An Indian National Interest
Replies: 194
Views: 14095

Re: Kurdistan - An Indian National Interest

Apologies if already posted Kurdish Independence: Harder Than It Looks - By Joost Hiltermann The jihadist blitz through northwestern Iraq has ended the fragile peace that was established after the 2007-2008 US surge. It has cast grave doubt on the basic capacity of the Iraqi army—reconstituted, trai...

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