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by Ashokk
04 Apr 2020 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Covid-19 testing, treatment free for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at private labs, empanelled hospitals NEW DELHI: Testing and treatment for Covid-19 will be free of cost for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at private laboratories and empanelled hospitals, the National Health Authority (NHA) said on...
by Ashokk
04 Apr 2020 14:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Digvijaya Singh shuts off phone after ‘threats from Russia' BHOPAL: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday switched off his mobile phone after allegedly receiving threat calls for the past four to five days. The former chief minister said he sent a complaint to the DGP but still the calls...
by Ashokk
04 Apr 2020 01:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

With Ministers Sleeping Over, Control Rooms To Monitor Crisis Situation, Home Ministry Turns Into Covid-19 ‘War Room’ Union Home Ministry’s office at the North Block in New Delhi has been transformed like a ‘war room’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to lead India’s fight agai...
by Ashokk
03 Apr 2020 18:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1023
Views: 213139

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Danish Kaneria requests Yuvraj, Harbhajan to help minorities in Pakistan NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria put up a special request on Twitter on Friday. Kaneria, the second hindu cricketer after Anil Dalpat and the seventh non-Muslim cricketer overall, to represent Pakistan in inte...
by Ashokk
03 Apr 2020 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4754
Views: 611639

Re: Internal Security Watch

LeT module busted in J&K; 4 terrorists, 3 terror associates held In a major boost to anti-terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the state police have busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror module in Handwara. Four terrorists and their 3 associates were arrested with a huge cache of arms and am...
by Ashokk
02 Apr 2020 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3413
Views: 548133

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ex-J&K CMs stripped of all privileges SRINAGAR: In a major setback to surviving former chief ministers of the erstwhile state of J&K, who held the post after 1984, the Centre on Tuesday evening stripped them of lifetime privileges like rent-free accommodation, free medical care, pension, Z-...
by Ashokk
28 Mar 2020 14:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

University Of Hyderabad Faculty Designs Potential Vaccine Candidates Against Coronavirus Dr Seema Mishra, faculty of the Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has designed potential vaccine candidates, called T cell epitopes, against all the structural a...
by Ashokk
28 Mar 2020 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Railways manufactures prototype of isolation ward in non-AC coaches NEW DELHI: The railways has manufactured a prototype of an isolation ward for treating coronavirus patients by converting non-air-conditioned train coaches, it said on Saturday. Once the best practices were finalised in the next fe...
by Ashokk
28 Mar 2020 14:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Coronavirus: Modi calls up Pune nurse, thanks her for efforts PUNE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up a nurse from the civic-run Naidu Hospital, which has been treating COVID-19 patients, and applauded the work done by the hospital staff to fight the pandemic, a civic official said on Saturday...
by Ashokk
28 Mar 2020 03:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

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Armed forces keep aside 28 hospitals for coronavirus cases NEW DELHI: Twenty-eight military hospitals have been earmarked to manage Covid-19 cases, while another five have begun testing for the deadly virus, even as the armed forces have readied contingency plans including “quick reaction medical t...
by Ashokk
28 Mar 2020 00:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Can We Forgive China? by Brahma Chellaney THE INCALCULABLE HUMAN and economic toll exacted by the spread of the novel coronavirus from China promises to shake up global geopolitics, including China’s position in the world. With the 21-day India lockdown—the largest national shutdown in history—near...
by Ashokk
16 Mar 2020 03:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

SBI plans FIR over leaked clip of FM pulling up brass 4R_ymJ413Fg NEW DELHI: A day after a controversy erupted over finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman pulling up SBI executives led by chairman Rajneesh Kumar in Guwahati, finance ministry officials on Sunday defended the minister’s impatience, desc...
by Ashokk
08 Mar 2020 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

UP 'name & shame' posters: Recovery hoardings unjust, encroach on personal liberty, says Allahabad HC ALLAHABAD: Terming the action of the state in putting up the posters of alleged CAA Protestors (against whom recovery orders were passed by ADMs) as highly unjust, the Allahabad High Court on S...
by Ashokk
02 Mar 2020 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Thinking of giving up social media accounts this Sunday: PM Modi NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday tweeted that he is thinking of giving up all his social media accounts this Sunday, but stopped short of providing any further details. "This Sunday, thinking of giving up my soci...
by Ashokk
28 Feb 2020 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

HAL hands over 50th set of L-40 stage of GSLV BENGALURU: Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Friday said it has handed over the 50th L-40 stage of Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MKII) to the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro). “This L-40 stage is meant for GSLV MKII- F12 ...
by Ashokk
28 Feb 2020 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

World’s first phone with Isro’s NavIC, suspense continues Just days after Xiaomi India MD and global VP Manu Kumar Jain announced that Xiaomi will be the first smartphone brand in India to offer support for India-made GPS alternative Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC), Realme’s India head...
by Ashokk
24 Feb 2020 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad sends resignation letter to king: Sources KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted his resignation to the king, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday, amid talks of forming a new coalition to govern the coun...
by Ashokk
24 Feb 2020 00:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4623
Views: 343479

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Some restrictions imposed on export of medical equipment to China: India NEW DELHI: India on Sunday said some restrictions were imposed on export of certain medical equipment to China in view of their short supply within the country and asserted that precautions taken by authorities were in accorda...
by Ashokk
17 Feb 2020 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3041
Views: 482844

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

British MP Debbie Abrahams who leads Kashmir group denied entry into India NEW DELHI: Indian officials denied a British lawmaker entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to an accompanying aide. Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party Member of Parliame...
by Ashokk
10 Feb 2020 21:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Gaganyaan astronaut-elects begin training in Russia BENGALURU: The four Indian astronaut-elects, who left for Russia on Friday, have begun their 12-month long training on Monday. The four Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilots, picked after thorough screening, have been put on the planned training prog...
by Ashokk
06 Feb 2020 00:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2606
Views: 715209

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

We needed all of these ASAP. Prahar Weapon System https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/1224964356015706112 P.S. But seriously, we need to proof read posters before putting them up in international events like this. +- 45 degrees has changed to +- 450! And then ergonomic? Looks like someone has c...
by Ashokk
31 Jan 2020 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1023
Views: 213139

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

schinnas wrote:It's called self preservation. Pakis know they don't have any healthcare facilities. They don't want to risk things.

Pakistan suspends direct flights to China as novel coronavirus claims more lives
by Ashokk
30 Jan 2020 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1023
Views: 213139

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan not to evacuate its citizens from virus-hit Wuhan to show 'solidarity' with China: Official :shock: ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government has decided not to evacuate its citizens from the coronavirus-hit Wuhan city to show "solidarity" with its all-weather ally, a senior official announ...
by Ashokk
28 Jan 2020 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 961
Views: 228515

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

Bengaluru: IISc builds tiny radar to pierce walls https://static.toiimg.com/thumb/msid-73684917,imgsize-168099,width-400,resizemode-4/73684917.jpg BENGALURU: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here have developed a through-the-wall radar built on a chip smaller than a grain of ri...
by Ashokk
24 Jan 2020 10:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3592
Views: 594062

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Pay me Rs 2L/month, I’ll fix railway systems, scamster tells RPF NEW DELHI: In an interesting twist to the multi-crore rail e-ticketing racket, its mastermind has reached out to the Railway Police Force (RPF) chief claiming “huge gaps” in the transport behemoth’s IT security system. The main accuse...
by Ashokk
22 Jan 2020 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3986
Views: 438447

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Financial Times: 'Giving cold shoulder to Amazon's Bezos could backfire for India' :(( NEW DELHI: India's cold shoulder to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos during his recent visit made for "poor optics" at a time of economic slowdown, especially when the Modi government wants foreign firms to inves...
by Ashokk
21 Jan 2020 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Qualcomm launches three chipsets with Isro's Navic GPS for Android smartphones NEW DELHI: In a major push to Made-in-India GPS alternative, chip major Qualcomm has launched three new chipsets -- Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 -- with support for Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC). NavIC has...
by Ashokk
09 Jan 2020 02:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

New data relay satellites to keep Gaganyaan crew in touch with Earth Astronauts can be fully and continuously in touch with mission control throughout their travel India plans to ring in its own era of space-to-space tracking and communication of its space assets this year by putting up a new satel...
by Ashokk
04 Jan 2020 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1023
Views: 213139

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

'If Iranian general can be droned for terrorism, why not a Pakistani general?' Indeed, the assassination of general Suleimani opened a can of worms for the Trump administration with some Af-Pak experts asking why Washington should not target Pakistani generals who have a more established record of ...
by Ashokk
01 Jan 2020 19:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Chinese smartphone company may be the first to add Desi GPS Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is in advanced level negotiations with Xiaomi, a Chinese mobile phone maker to include NaVIC chipsets — which will provide India’s own version of GPS services to users in the sub-con...
by Ashokk
28 Dec 2019 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658318

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

CAA protests: Bulandshahr locals ‘repent’, pay Rs 6 lakh as stir damages The delegation led by a local politician Shakilullah and other dignities from the Muslim community in Kotwali city area also handed over a letter to the DM pledging that arepeat of the violence would never occur in future. Unl...
by Ashokk
05 Dec 2019 02:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 539214

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

Rafales must fly in with Meteor air-to-air missiles, India tells France by Rajat Pandit NEW DELHI: India has asked France to arm the first four Rafale fighters with the top-notch Meteor air-to-air missiles, which, with a strike range of 120 to 150-km, can outgun any missile that can be unleashed by...
by Ashokk
03 Dec 2019 14:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3604
Views: 623542

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Navy drives away suspicious Chinese vessel from Indian waters http://www.shipspotting.com/photos/middle/9/7/3/1555379.jpg NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Indian Navy recently drove away a suspicious Chinese vessel operating in the Indian waters near Port Blair. The Chinese research ves...
by Ashokk
25 Nov 2019 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658318

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Maharashtra govt formation live updates: Murder of democracy in Maha was when Cong extended support to Shiv Sena "Wo horse-trading ki kya baat karnege unhone pura tabela hi Kharid kiya, (Who are they to talk about horse-trading, they bought the whole stable),” says Amit Shah. :mrgreen: Shah ad...
by Ashokk
20 Nov 2019 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Chandrayaan-3 plans indicate failures in Chandrayaan-2 BENGALURU: The changes the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is making in the proposed Chandrayaan-3 mission are indicative of the things that may have gone wrong with Chandrayaan-2 that failed to soft-land a probe on Moon in September ...
by Ashokk
20 Nov 2019 00:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1023
Views: 213139

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Why tomatoes are the new show off items at weddings :eek: https://static.toiimg.com/thumb/imgsize-59032,msid-72120790,width-400,resizemode-4/72120790.jpg Tomato prices are skyrocketing in Pakistan. The prices have touched Rs 300 mark per kg tomato. While most of Pakistan is struggling to buy tomato...
by Ashokk
19 Nov 2019 03:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948879

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Isro to launch 3 satellites in November-December to boost military’s space surveillance NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is gearing up to launch three earth observation or surveillance satellites — one on November 25 and two in December — to beef up the country’s border and coas...
by Ashokk
16 Nov 2019 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2601
Views: 353026

Re: Military Flight Safety

MiG fighter aircraft crashes near Goa, both pilots safe https://static.toiimg.com/photo/imgsize-237875,msid-72082846/72082846.jpg PANAJI: At about 11:45 am a MiG 29K twin seater aircraft on a routine training sortie crashed about 15 kilometres from the capital after it encountered a flock of birds ...

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