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by shashankk
04 Oct 2018 13:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1040
Views: 102515

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Maldives: Abdullah Yameen tries to stay in power, discredits poll result

Read more at:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... aign=cppst
by shashankk
27 May 2018 17:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 945
Views: 118775

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Pakistan catches Chinese firm evading Rs1.12b in taxes ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s customs authorities have caught a Chinese company that supplies coal to the 1,320-megawatt Sahiwal Power Plant evading Rs1.12 billion in taxes on its imports, but the tax machinery is reluctant to file a criminal case due t...
by shashankk
17 Mar 2018 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1478
Views: 209725

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

Pouring a bucket of ice cold water over the whole ‘Rafale scam exposed’ fiasco http://www.opindia.com/2018/03/dassault-aviation-rafale-no-scam-by-modi-government-congress-rahul-gandhi-lies-expose/ In late 2017 we had penned a rebuttal to the claims regarding the 2016 Rafale deal that had emerged du...
by shashankk
27 Feb 2018 14:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 755873

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Sterlite Technologies bags Rs 3,500 crore project from Indian Navy New Delhi: Sterlite Technologies on Monday said it has been awarded a Rs3,500-crore advance purchase order to design, build and manage the Indian Navy’s communications network. “The Rs3500-crore system integration project will enable...
by shashankk
17 Feb 2018 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 53546

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

Backing New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UNSC, Rouhani asked why India, a nation with population of 1.3 billion, was not a member of the powerful club. "Why doesn't India, with a population of 1.3 billion, have veto rights? Those who had atomic bombs were given veto rights," R...
by shashankk
17 Feb 2018 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3021
Views: 206297

Re: Iran News and Discussions

I see no major news about rouhani visit to India. Looks like a rooh visited us in dark of the night and nobody wants to talk about it.
This could be a barometer of Indian Iranian relationship after sanctions were lifted, Nothing to talk about except for chabahar.
by shashankk
13 Feb 2018 20:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2381
Views: 371359

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Tried to find one thread dedicated to Infrastructure but couldnt find. Pardon me if its wrong thread.
Lots of interesting questions and answers about transportation infrastructure development in India.

by shashankk
13 Feb 2018 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1279
Views: 187290

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Karachi murder raises red flag on China's ambititious $50 billion projects Chen Zhu finished lunch last week at Karachi’s China Town restaurant before driving to buy groceries opposite Zamzama Park, an upmarket area in Pakistan’s financial capital close to diplomatic consulates and a Navy-fortified...
by shashankk
13 Feb 2018 14:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 223439

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Pakistan bans groups on UNSC terror list ISLAMABAD: The federal government has amended the Anti-Terrorism Act and the president of Pakistan has issued an ordinance for this amendment. The amendment has been brought to declare as terrorist the organisations that have been declared as such by the Uni...
by shashankk
13 Feb 2018 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3021
Views: 206297

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Iran's Rouhani to visit India this week TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani will visit India this week for three days, local media reported on Monday (Feb 12). Rouhani is due to leave for India on Thursday to discuss "the latest regional and global developments", the semi-offic...
by shashankk
12 Feb 2018 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1040
Views: 102515

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Implications of dragon’s designs in the Maldives The Maldives is facing a serious crisis since the beginning of this month when the country’s Supreme Court overturned the convictions of several opposition politicians, including the President Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s main rival exiled former President ...
by shashankk
23 Dec 2017 12:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2397
Views: 300275

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

The world is seeing the rise of a new world order with economic interdependence and cooperation amongst different nations at a level unmatched at any other instance in history. The changing dynamics have not left the Asian Continent untouched, with new, increasingly complex and multilateral relation...
by shashankk
20 Jul 2017 15:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

These Chinese vermins are even worse then their pet monster Pukistan. Sikkim standoff: Indian soldiers can withdraw, be captured or be killed, says former Chinese diplomat to India URL : http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/sikkim-standoff-indian-soldiers-can-withdraw-be-captured-or-be-killed-sa...
by shashankk
04 Jul 2017 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3021
Views: 206297

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Iran's Khamenei urges formation of policy on oppression of Muslims in Kashmir Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Monday urged his country's judiciary to extend support to "oppressed" Muslims in Kashmir, news agency IRNA reported. Khamenei called on the Iranian judiciary to firmly...
by shashankk
30 Jun 2017 16:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 172394

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

China asks India to respect side of border, pull out troops Source:Global Times Published: 2017/6/29 21:03:39 China on Thursday asked India to respect China's sovereignty and withdraw troops which entered the Chinese side of the Sikkim section of the countries' border. India should withdraw its troo...
by shashankk
30 Jun 2017 12:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 172394

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Russian version of this incidence. Tension Erupts as Chinese Troops Enter Indian Territory, Destroy Bunkers A major scuffle has erupted along the India-China border as Chinese troops entered the Indian state of Sikkim and destroyed two Indian bunkers. Chinese troops also engaged in a fight with Indi...
by shashankk
27 Jun 2017 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3021
Views: 206297

Re: Iran News and Discussions

^ Really and he knows not of how the Shias are faring in the part of Kashmir illegally occupied by pukistan. Hypocrite! Maybe he is talking about killing Sunnis who are oppressing minority Shias in Kashmir. :rotfl: on serious notes its plain stupid of us to trust any country from Muslim world. All ...
by shashankk
24 Jun 2017 14:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 289120

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid in pakiSatan. Better jihadis took the day. Congratulations team jihad (idea courtesy: mirwaiz umar fackrooq ) - (hurryrats) UPDATE: 42 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities Times now twitter handle It just got better now. :twisted: ...
by shashankk
24 Jun 2017 13:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China stops Kailash pilgrims - The Hindu The annual Kailash Mansarovar yatra, which was flagged off earlier this month by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, has been disrupted. Reports suggest that China has declined permission for the first group of 50 pilgrims to proceed to the holy Mount K...
by shashankk
29 May 2017 16:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 298765

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Pakistani-origin doctor racially abused after saving Manchester victims LONDON: A 37-year-old Pakistani-origin doctor, who spent 48 hours saving the lives of victims of Manchester terror attack, was racially abused and called a terrorist after being told to "go back to your country", media...
by shashankk
12 May 2017 23:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 298765

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

25 killed as Deputy Chairman Senate Haideri's convoy hit by explosion in Mastung At least 25 people have been killed and over 40 others injured in an explosion in Balochistan's Mastung district, which is around an hour's drive from the provincial capital, Quetta. https://www.dawn.com/news/1332670/25...
by shashankk
03 May 2017 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 591
Views: 47063

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

I am still wondering what did India or Turkey achieve out of this visit by ErdoGan. Unless there are some undeclared understanding between two leaders I dont see any achievement of this trip. He came, shook hands ate food, reiterated Old stance for NSG and UNSC and went home. We achieved Zilch out o...
by shashankk
29 Apr 2017 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 298765

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

http://www.defencenews.in/article/Pak-Sunni-Terrorists-Kill-10-Iranian-Soldiers-at-border---Iran-Pak-ties-tense-251841 Pakistan's relations with Iran have nosedived after the recent killing of ten Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh on the Sistan-Baluchistan border by the Pakistan-based Sunni terror ...
by shashankk
06 Apr 2017 09:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 298765

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Party time in Lahore. A Taliban suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying census workers in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing two data collectors and four soldiers who were escorting them, officials said. http://www.firstpost.com/world/taliban-attack-6-killed-in-lahore-including-pakistani-census...
by shashankk
31 Mar 2017 15:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

http://defencenews.in/article/China-is-heaving-in-anger--Threatens-India-with-strict-action-if-Dalai-Lama-visits-Tawang-251289 China will be forced to take measures against India and that will affect co-operation and ties between us," Ma said in no uncertain terms. He described the Dalai as &q...
by shashankk
04 Mar 2017 00:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://sputniknews.com/asia/201703031051236942-china-india-dalai-lama/ Language of this article seems to be pro India. In November, Indian and Chinese military got involved in major standoff at the Line of Actual Control (de facto border) when more than 50 Chinese troops tried to halt ongoing civi...
by shashankk
11 Jan 2017 21:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China likely to pressure Vietnam leader to stop missile deal with India "If the Indian government genuinely treats its enhancement of military relations with Vietnam as a strategic arrangement or even revenge against Beijing, it will only create disturbances in the region and China will hardly ...
by shashankk
09 Jan 2017 09:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 573414

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

India reply to China concern: Another Nuke missile test BHUBANESWAR: Amidst rising concern of China over successful test firing of ICBM Agni-V, India is contemplating a fresh test of its longest range submarine-launched ballistic missile, code named K-4 , which is capable of delivering nuclear warh...
by shashankk
31 Dec 2016 23:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1279
Views: 187290

Re: Analyzing CPEC

The Chinese state newspaper Global Times says: China should tackle CPEC disputes by inviting more countries to join and invest http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1026461.shtml There is an endless demand for investment in Pakistan, and although it is possible that Chinese investment in the economic c...
by shashankk
31 Dec 2016 13:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Just wondering why India is not very enthusiastic about having a small naval base in Vietnam. Few years back I read some articles about Vietnam willing to allow India to their naval bases. Also opening consulates in Taiwan would cause some severe heartburn in China. I still feel we are holding our ...
by shashankk
31 Dec 2016 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 53546

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

India is still not responding to China in way china would have done to any country when it was not an economic powerhouse. We are too cautious in our approach. If China openly defies our security and sovereignty concern why we are not trying to improve our relationship with Myanmar. An open visit or...
by shashankk
30 Dec 2016 23:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Just wondering why India is not very enthusiastic about having a small naval base in Vietnam. Few years back I read some articles about Vietnam willing to allow India to their naval bases. Also opening consulates in Taiwan would cause some severe heartburn in China. I still feel we are holding our p...
by shashankk
30 Dec 2016 16:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 336945

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Wanted to post it in CPEC thread. Its somehow linked to CPEC as well.
UAE Deputy Prime Minister's convoy attacked in Balochistan, Pakistan red faced
http://ummid.com/news/2016/December/29.12.2016/uae-deputy-pm-attachked-in-balochistan.html
by shashankk
17 Oct 2016 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 301645

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016

'We are on verge of global isolation', Pakistani media warns government and security agencies NEW DELHI: International isolation "appears to be looming over" Pakistan all thanks to its inaction against terrorism, wrote The Nation today, in what is its second hard-hitting editorial in two ...
by shashankk
15 Oct 2016 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Kind of noise coming from chinese media about India makes me feel we are pressing the right nerves and they are slowly getting rattled. India is adamant against free trade agreement within BRICS and chinese cancelled a trade related talk today. First they ignore you, then they talk about you and the...
by shashankk
14 Oct 2016 22:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

I am not able to locate the source or verify authenticity but on Fb I read about sale of Brahmos to Vietnam.If its true we have sent a message across.
Hope its true.
by shashankk
14 Oct 2016 22:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 948713

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Ahead of Xi Jinping's visit, China refuses to budge on India's NSG bid, Masood Azhar's banning BEIJING: On the eve of President Xi Jinping's India visit, China on Friday stuck to its guns saying that there was no change in its stand on India's NSG membership bid and New Delhi's attempts to get JeM ...
by shashankk
03 Oct 2016 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2045
Views: 222881

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

One BSF Jawan Martyred . :(

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