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by Ashokk
22 Oct 2020 19:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831981

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Quick Covid-19 test from IIT Kharagpur: How it works, why it matters FOiiarfnk6Q A new diagnostic test for Covid-19 from IIT Kharagpur, called COVIRAP, can be a potential game-changer in bringing high-end molecular diagnostics from the lab to the field. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)...
by Ashokk
12 Oct 2020 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1019385

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/TheHemantRout/status/1315571783743889409 #BigBreaking: New version of #Nirbhay missile develops snag seconds after taking off, mission aborted mid air. "The engine used in the missile had not cleared ground tests," sources inform @NewIndianXpress . It was India's 1st in...
by Ashokk
10 Oct 2020 19:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Well prepared to take on adversaries, say IAF pilots deployed in Ladakh LEH: Amid border tensions with China, Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots deployed close to Line of Actual Control say that the force is adequately prepared to deal with any situation and equipped to tackle any threat. ANI team visit...
by Ashokk
09 Oct 2020 02:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831981

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Centre to map out cold chain storage facilities for Covid-19 vaccine delivery NEW DELHI: With the likelihood of a vaccine against coronavirus being available within months, the government has begun a massive exercise to map out cold chain storage facilities to ensure the vaccine is delivered quickl...
by Ashokk
08 Oct 2020 01:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045789

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

India's Own 'Space Shuttle': ISRO Likely To Test Ground Landing Of Its Reusable Launch Vehicle By End Of This Year "We are planning to test the Reusable Launch Vehicle's landing in Chitradurga District in Karnataka. We want to do the test in November/December this year," S Somanath, Direc...
by Ashokk
03 Oct 2020 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1019385

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Hemant Kumar Rout @TheHemantRout 17m #BigBreaking. #India test fires surface-to-surface nuke capable hypersonic #missile Shaurya, land version of SLBM K-15 (B-05), from a defence facility off #Odisha coast. Flying at a speed of Mach 7.5, it can destroy targets 750 km away. @XpressOdisha @NewIndianX...
by Ashokk
30 Sep 2020 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1019385

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Hemant Kumar Rout @TheHemantRout · 1h #BigBreaking: #India successfully flight tests extended range supersonic cruise missile #BrahMos with indigenous booster from a test facility off #Odisha coast. An Indo- Russian joint venture the #missile has a strike range of 450 km. #CruiseMissile @XpressOdis...
by Ashokk
29 Sep 2020 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069092

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Congress asks party-ruled states to bring laws to negate Centre's agri legislations NEW DELHI: The Congress Monday asked states under its rule to enact legislations to bypass the three Central farm-related laws that have triggered protests by farmers in some parts of the country. The Congress is st...
by Ashokk
23 Sep 2020 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069092

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Wonderful Speech About #PMCaresFund At Parliament 2020
by Ashokk
21 Sep 2020 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Army commanders of India, China hold over 12-hour-long talks to ease Ladakh standoff NEW DELHI: India on Monday pressed for an early and complete disengagement of Chinese troops from friction points in eastern Ladakh as their senior Army commanders held a sixth round of talks that primarily focused...
by Ashokk
21 Sep 2020 21:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069092

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Oppn parties hit out at govt over suspension of 8 MPs, hold protest on Parliament premises Carrying pillows and blankets at the protest site, the MPs said "we will not budge". :roll: Meanwhile, Mamata Banerjee also spoke to the eight suspended MPs and lauded their efforts towards “upholdi...
by Ashokk
20 Sep 2020 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

LAC stand-off: Indian Army has occupied six new major heights "The Indian Army has occupied six new heights between August 29 and the second week of September. The new hill features being occupied by our troops include the Magar hill, Gurung Hill, Recehen La, Rezang La, Mokhpari and the domina...
by Ashokk
19 Sep 2020 23:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/arrested-journalist-passed-on-secrets-to-chinese-cops/20200919.htm Arrested journalist passed on secrets to Chinese intel: Cops Edited By: Utkarsh MishraSeptember 19, 2020. The Delhi Police on Saturday said it has arrested a Chinese woman and her Nepalese associat...
by Ashokk
18 Sep 2020 20:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964784

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

Trump administration to ban Americans from downloading TikTok, WeChat on Sunday The Trump administration announced Friday morning that it will ban Chinese-owned messaging and payment app WeChat effective Sunday and block new downloads of video-sharing app TikTok on the same day over national securi...
by Ashokk
16 Sep 2020 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Indian Army fully geared to fight full-fledged war in eastern Ladakh: Northern Command The Army's Northern Command made these assertions after reacting to China's official media Global Times reports that India's operational logistics is not geared up adequately and it will not be able to fight thro...
by Ashokk
16 Sep 2020 16:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Three firing incidents between India-China in last 20 days in Eastern Ladakh "The first incident happened when the Indian Army preempted the Chinese attempt to occupy heights near southern bank of Pangong Lake between August 29-31 while the second incident occurred near Mukhpari height on Sept...
by Ashokk
16 Sep 2020 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

LAC face-off: Indian Army busts myth of PLA's might After the Pentagon's annual report on China declared the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) as "the largest navy in the world" and highlighted its increasing capabilities, the former Director of National Security Council Secretariat of...
by Ashokk
08 Sep 2020 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2372
Views: 389884

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Rishirishi wrote:
...Between Indian and China, which country has more weaponry and which country has bigger military budget, can't Indians count out? :((

https://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1200226.shtml

Sounds almost pleading :mrgreen:
by Ashokk
06 Sep 2020 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045789

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

Chandrayaan-3 launch may take place in early 2021, mission will not have orbiter: Union minister NEW DELHI: Chandrayaan-3, India's mission to Moon, is likely to be launched in early 2021, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday. However, unlike Chandrayaan-2, it will not have an orbiter, but w...
by Ashokk
04 Sep 2020 16:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Rajnath Singh likely to meet Chinese defence minister in Moscow this evening NEW DELHI: In the midst of heightened tensions in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe on Friday evening in Moscow on the sidelines of a ministerial...
by Ashokk
03 Sep 2020 04:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

LAC stand-off: Indian Army occupies heights, wrests upper hand at Pangong Tso NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has quietly wrested the advantage in the Pangong Tso area — a sector witnessing heightened India-China military tensions — with the occupation of heights on the south bank of the lake and reposi...
by Ashokk
01 Sep 2020 02:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Army thwarts PLA bid to seize heights near Pangong NEW DELHI: In yet another sharp escalation in the ongoing military confrontation in eastern Ladakh since early-May, Indian soldiers thwarted an attempt by Chinese troops to occupy some heights near the southern bank of Pangong Tso on Saturday night...
by Ashokk
31 Aug 2020 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Gobar times also confirming action on LAC China urges India to withdraw troops illegally crossing the border line A Chinese military spokesperson said on Monday that Indian troops have violated the consensus reached at the multi-level talks between India and China and again crossed the line of actua...
by Ashokk
30 Aug 2020 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Post-Galwan clash, Indian Navy quietly deployed warship in South China Sea NEW DELHI: Acting swiftly after the Galwan valley clash on June 15 in Eastern Ladakh, the Indian Navy sailed out its frontline warship for deployment in the South China Sea much to the displeasure of the Chinese who raised o...
by Ashokk
29 Aug 2020 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India not to take part in multinational exercise with China, Pakistan on Russian soil NEW DELHI: In a big step in the backdrop of an ongoing conflict with China in eastern Ladakh, India is likely to convey to Russia that its troops would not be participating in the multinational military exercise K...
by Ashokk
27 Aug 2020 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045789

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

Building satellites to save Hirakud Dam: the story of Team VSLV Head of Avionics Anas Ahmad Khan explains that the team has developed an indigenous, highly modular, portable, and reusable rocket VSLV which uses LiDAR technology to perform real-time bathymetric (the study of water bodies, beds, or f...
by Ashokk
27 Aug 2020 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045789

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

ISRO Annual Report 2019-20 page 76 Indigenisation Launch vehicles and satellites use various critical materials and components which are space qualified. Even though Indian industries are supplying a majority of the materials, few critical materials and electronics components & packages are sti...
by Ashokk
25 Aug 2020 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964784

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

Exclusive: US rudely unpacks official furniture ordered by Chinese Mission to UN :(( The US has brutally unpacked a container with 60 pieces of furniture (official supplies) ordered by the Chinese delegation to the United Nations and dismantled the wrappings of 12 pieces, the Global Times learned. ...
by Ashokk
25 Aug 2020 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069092

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Greta Thunberg voices support to calls for postponement of NEET, JEE exams :shock: LONDON: Swedish teen climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg on Tuesday threw her weight behind postponing the NEET and the JEE exams in India in view of the coronavirus, saying it is “deeply unfair” that students a...
by Ashokk
25 Aug 2020 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Indian troops with shoulder-fired air defence missiles deployed on heights near China border "Indian troops armed with the Russian-origin Igla air defence system have been deployed on the crucial heights along the border to take care of any enemy aircraft trying to violate the Indian air space...
by Ashokk
25 Aug 2020 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831981

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

India inches closer to the beginning of the end of COVID-19 pandemic Following India’s assiduous fight against the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic since the past six months, the country finally sees signs of green shoots with the faster recoveries and sharp decline of new cases. Tracking the cor...
by Ashokk
24 Aug 2020 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069092

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

CWC meeting live updates: 'Were within limits in raising concerns, but ready to face action,' say leaders who wrote to Sonia 17:19 (IST), Aug 24 Party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma said they were within limits in raising concerns, still, if someone feels it is a breach of discipline action...
by Ashokk
24 Aug 2020 11:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India has 'military options' to deal with Chinese transgressions if talks fail: CDS Rawat NEW DELHI: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Monday stated that India has "military options" to deal with the Chinese on the issue of transgressions if talks between both the countr...
by Ashokk
24 Aug 2020 01:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3824
Views: 697172

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Technicality, not China link, led to scrapping of Vande Bharat tender: Railways NEW DELHI: The tender for manufacture of 44 semi-high speed Vande Bharat train sets was scrapped because three bidders had revealed the price in their technical bids and not because a Chinese company had bid for the pro...
by Ashokk
23 Aug 2020 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8053
Views: 1069092

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chidambaram urges J&K parties to stand resolutely behind demand for restoration of special status NEW DELHI: Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday welcomed a joint resolution of six national and regional parties in Jammu and Kashmir, and appealed to them to st...
by Ashokk
23 Aug 2020 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India rejects China's suggestion of 'equidistant disengagement' from Finger area in Ladakh
"The Chinese side had made a suggestion that both India and China should go back equidistantly from the Finger-4 area. The suggestion is not acceptable to the Indian side," Sources told ANI.
by Ashokk
23 Aug 2020 14:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459497

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan's ISI using crime syndicates in France, Thailand to further its agenda BANGKOK: Pakistan's intelligence agency, ISI, has been using the services of Pakistan crime syndicates operating in several countries, including France and Thailand, to further its agenda, according to a report in the G...
by Ashokk
22 Aug 2020 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965740

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

China must restore status quo ante in eastern Ladakh to resolve border standoff: Sources NEW DELHI: The Chinese military is not serious about resolution of the border standoff in eastern Ladakh and it is faced with an "unanticipated" consequence for its "misadventure" due to a s...
by Ashokk
22 Aug 2020 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459497

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Javed Miandad has a change of heart, apologises to Imran Khan :roll: KARACHI: Doing a volte-face, Pakistan's legendary batsman Javed Miandad on Friday apologised to his former teammate Imran Khan, days after slamming his leadership as the country's Prime Minister. The rapid change of heart happened...

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