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by kancha
22 Jan 2019 12:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2641
Views: 341675

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

‘To tell its story better to the world’, Xi’s China ramps up India propaganda effort With the coming of 2019, there has begun a Beijing-directed media blitzkrieg in India: effective Friday, January 4, with the introduction of an English edition of China Daily Global Weekly. “Imported in India for d...
by kancha
22 Jan 2019 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1838
Views: 224866

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

A car bum explosion in Londonderry (NI) has revived fear of Irish unrest for united Ireland. MPs have been quick to comment that those behind attack do not represent any one, but police did express concerns over ability to quickly assemble bum. Acc to experts bum was unstable & crude but explos...
by kancha
15 Jan 2019 11:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3669
Views: 452145

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Was reading India Today latest issue which has interview with IA Chief worth reading the whole thing but 2 points that stand out 1 ) Shocked to know when Army Chief says 87 % of IA Budget expenditure is for OPEX which is Salaries,Fuel etc and just 13 % left of modernisation , if left unchecked in f...
by kancha
14 Jan 2019 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3669
Views: 452145

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Unfortunately the film will be fighting with Rajinikanth in TN, the film is currently fighting 3 heavy weights & there are 2 rajini films in that FWIW Sniper @avarakai Chennai. Tamil Nadu. #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister & #UriTheSurgicalStrike both movies are running housefull. All shows. No t...
by kancha
12 Jan 2019 14:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-France news
Replies: 84
Views: 13915

Re: India-France news

@IndiaToday
#BREAKING
A massive explosion struck Central Paris causing several injuries
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by kancha
05 Jan 2019 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@timesofpak123

Six people, including a woman, were injured in a blast in #Peshawar’s Kali Bari market in Saddar area this morning. As per initial reports, the explosive material was installed in a car which was parked near a mosque which was completely destroyed in the explosion.
by kancha
02 Jan 2019 20:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1838
Views: 224866

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

@PrisonPlanet

14-year-old girl raped outside a shopping center in Burnley, UK. Culprit still on the loose.
Sky News says he's a man with a beard and a "tanned complexion".
Is this a new politically correct term or are we talking about someone who recently returned from holiday?
by kancha
02 Jan 2019 19:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 21968

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/opinion/china-rise-series-declining-economy.html I thought about The Economist story while reading a deeply reported and thought-provoking series in The Times about another country of the future: China. The phrase “rise of China” has now become so commonplace that...
by kancha
02 Jan 2019 13:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 813
Views: 73017

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei The arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, by Canadian authorities in Vancouver, on December 12 excited quite a furor in China. The United States, under an extradition treaty with Canada, ordered the arrest on the charg...
by kancha
31 Dec 2018 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3834
Views: 215725

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lanka initiates action against Chinese firms using Mandarin on banners The government of Sri Lanka has initiated action against several Chinese firms in the country that have put up banners in the Mandarin language instead of the local Sri Lankan language. Sri Lankans see this as an onslaught o...
by kancha
27 Dec 2018 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 21968

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

Just look at the guy driving the white car at the 4:40 mark. He comes back atleast FIVE times just to ensure that the other guy is dead. Thankfully, that guy lives. This is truly barbaric. This is not normal human behavior. There used to be posts some time back on internet and videos showing Chines...
by kancha
27 Dec 2018 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan loses another international legal battle; slapped with $21m penalty Pakistan has lost another legal battle at the international forum as the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) awarded a penalty of $21 million (Rs2.92 billion) to the country in the infamous Broadsheet LLC case...
by kancha
26 Dec 2018 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 21968

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

There's even a video of a car driver deliberately chasing and banging into a two wheeler! That car driver hitting the two-wheeler is psychotic and needs help! Indeed. But if you think that is a one off event, you'd be mistaken. Came across this one as well. Now I myself grew up in Delhi, so I know ...
by kancha
26 Dec 2018 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 21968

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress



And then there is this one. Bus driver misses woman's stop. She starts hitting him. Bus goes down a bridge into the Yangtse River, killing everyone on board.
by kancha
26 Dec 2018 07:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 21968

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

9_BFB-hwCvc Not quite sure which is the best thread to post it, but here is something I stumbled upon yesterday. Do check out this video, not for the accidents per se but for a rare glimpse into the Chinese society - drivers deliberately running over policemen, driving away with metal barriers. The...
by kancha
24 Dec 2018 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3669
Views: 452145

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

There does seem to be a deeply ingrained 'complex' in some folks of some other govt services against the forces. This gent in question seems to be an IPS officer, quite a young one by the way he looks. I doubt these views are personal and not organisational, or at the very least, endorsed by atleast...
by kancha
24 Dec 2018 08:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Qureshi asks IMF to now show flexibility Talking to the media men here, he added that after announcement of financial support from brotherly countries, the IMF should show flexibility. He said that it was PTI government’s policies that the strain in relations with the UAE ended and it had announced...
by kancha
22 Dec 2018 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Crypto Bible @Karachi_Post

Hearing that 2 to 3 retired generals living in the West are in contact with Western intelligence agencies and are willing to become international witnesses in OBL and Mumbai attack case #Pakistan
by kancha
19 Dec 2018 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 21968

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

China’s Crisis of Overconfidence: The Diplomat Exactly 40 years ago, on December 18, 1978, the Third Plenum of the 11th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) opened in Beijing. The event marked the formal kick-off of the country’s “reform and opening” policy, and the beginning of i...
by kancha
16 Dec 2018 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569233

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

By the way, just remembered this blog post too - SOUTH SUDAN – WHO KILLED THE CHINESE PEACEKEEPERS? I have good reasons to believe that it was Chinese supplied weapons that directly, or indirectly caused the deaths of the Chinese peacekeepers in South Sudan. Coming back to the topic at hand – who ki...
by kancha
16 Dec 2018 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569233

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Talking of grief on the LAC, the first instance came soon after 1962, at Nathu La in 1967 I came across this article by Sheru Thapliyalfrom 2011 who describes the Nathu La skirmish in detail. Its a long but interesting read. Is this your source? See link below. The Nathu La skirmish: when Chinese w...
by kancha
16 Dec 2018 07:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569233

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

ArjunPandit wrote:^^^@kancha, just double checking, you wrote these articles???I had exactly that articles in my mind when I had posted rhetorically, came across these articles earlier this year


Yes.
by kancha
15 Dec 2018 19:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569233

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^dont they participate in UN peace keeping missions?Anyways, they might be the ones keen to step into Afghanistan. And I already posted many times on how that turned out. The PLA needed to be saved by our jawans. They won’t be going into Afghanistan. They’d rather negotiate and buy off the Taliban...
by kancha
12 Dec 2018 15:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2641
Views: 341675

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

Dumal, I have them. Great, SSridhar! Reminded me of a blog post I had put out in the aftermath of the Doklam Crisis! :mrgreen: Blog Link Twitter Link Sharing some ramblings on the way the #Doklam standoff has played out so far. I say ‘so far’ because it is still not over. Far from it! Will not go i...
by kancha
06 Dec 2018 19:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1193
Views: 123597

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China launches strong financial support for firms to keep stable employment China will return 50% of the unemployment insurance fees in the previous year to firms that are under financial strain yet refuse to lay off their employees, as part of the measures to prioritize steady employment amid incr...
by kancha
06 Dec 2018 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2641
Views: 341675

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

Xi has tied his own hands in the trade war As the world watched the high-profile dinner meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump in Buenos Aires last Saturday, news broke from an unexpected source. So it was CGTN that told the world that the Trump-Xi dinner had g...
by kancha
06 Dec 2018 19:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2641
Views: 341675

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

[quote="SSridhar"]Canada arrests Chief Financial Officer of China’s Huawei Technologies - AP

Apparently, she's not just the CFO, but also the daughter of the 'founder'!
by kancha
06 Dec 2018 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Clock ticking on FATF action plan implementation A meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is just weeks away but Pakistan is still grappling to cope with a critical deficiency in its legal regime that could leave a question mark over the country’s demonstrable capacity to seize propertie...
by kancha
02 Dec 2018 06:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Blogged some thoughts on the Kartarpur Corridor Blog Link Twitter Link This brings us to the question – Why in the world was a corridor not established in the 71 years that both India and Pakistan have existed as independent nations? The answer to this question should be clear enough to all of us, o...
by kancha
25 Nov 2018 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Crypto Bible @Karachi_Post So Pak establishment and PTI Govt are unwilling to pay back Chinese Debt , hence they have lost interest in CPEC and other Chinese projects, plus West is unwilling to pay hard cash as long as Pak is Chinese proxy, in that context the Chinese consulate attack could be a mes...
by kancha
23 Nov 2018 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1908
Views: 181397

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Breaking!!
Gunfight between police and some gunmen outside the Chinese consulate in Karachi. 2 policemen killed thus far
by kancha
15 Nov 2018 19:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 452
Views: 111089

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

@scramble_nl On 9 Nov'18, a C-130 Hercules of the Pakistan Air Force experienced burst tyres during a take-off run from Nur Khan (Islamabad Int'l AP (Pakistan). All crew could escape the incident without injuries. https://i.postimg.cc/9MNJcZHt/Drj-A2-UWs-AAWu9m.jpg [/url] Looks like this one isn't g...
by kancha
13 Nov 2018 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 376
Views: 182618

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

Admins, have sent an email on gentleman cadet id. Pl have a look

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