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by Apu
12 Jun 2008 16:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 417106

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

'Scottish Islamic state plotted' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7449797.stm Plans to set up a secret Islamist state in Scotland were discussed by two supporters of jihad, a court has heard. The pair said it could provide a safe haven for those who felt "oppressed", London's Blackfriars Cro...
by Apu
07 Jun 2008 14:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 417106

Hindu state school beginning work

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7440327.stm
by Apu
07 Jun 2008 14:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1428
Views: 108606

Nepal king's 'crown' auctioned in UK? TOI KATHMANDU: More than a month before Nepal's new lawmakers formally abolished the country's 239-year-old monarchy, a priceless crown went under the hammer at an auction in London's Bond Street. Now, with deposed king Gyanendra told to vacate the royal palace...
by Apu
03 Jun 2008 23:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2475
Views: 176107

After Jaipur attack, India asks B'desh to stop infiltration Hindustan Times With investigations in the Jaipur serial blasts indicating links to Bangladesh, New Delhi has pressed Dhaka to end cross-border infiltration and launch a crackdown on anti-India elements operating from its soil. At a meetin...
by Apu
16 May 2008 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 289970

PM offers economic assistance package to Bhutan TOI THIMPU: Making his first-ever visit to Bhutan close on the heels of its transition to democracy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday offered a package of economic assistance that includes building a railway line and doubling power generation f...
by Apu
26 Apr 2008 13:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1428
Views: 108606

Chinese rail link to Nepal via Tibet in 5 years TOI KATHMANDU: China will extend its railway link from Tibet to Nepal's border in five years, Nepali officials said on Saturday, bringing the traditionally friendly nations closer and boosting trade and tourism. The rail link with China could help Nep...
by Apu
23 Apr 2008 10:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 417106

British MPs want 'US-style relationship' with India Times Of India 23/04/08 Recognising that "trade" and "takeovers" have become the buzzwords in UK-India relations in recent years, a key House of Commons committee wants the Labour government to forge a "special relationshi...
by Apu
17 Apr 2008 02:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 289970

Georgia angered by Russian move :mrgreen: BBC Georgia has accused Russia of trying to annex the breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia with its decision to seek closer ties with them. Moscow said it would intensify social and economic co-operation in the regions and recognise businesses ...
by Apu
10 Apr 2008 02:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 289970

India and Africa investment deal BBC Africa's top leaders have pushed for greater investment from India at the end of a two-day summit in Delhi. Leaders from more than a dozen African countries said that food shortages and rising oil prices are leading to a major crisis in the continent. India has ...
by Apu
26 Feb 2008 22:27
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 6
Replies: 320
Views: 51004

BJP wary of Deoband's anti-terror call TOI NEW DELHI: The BJP has refused to buy the Deoband declaration on Monday calling terrorism un-Islamic. The party cautiously said the call would be welcome if put in practice. "They said Islam does not permit terrorism. If it can be put in practice, it ...
by Apu
25 Feb 2008 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 184885

Argentina, Brazil eye joint project for nuclear submarine Times of India BUENOS AIRES: Brazil and Argentina have agreed to work together to build a nuclear submarine, laying the groundwork for a South American defence industry, Argentina's media has reported. Brazilian Defence Minister Nelson Jobim...
by Apu
28 Jan 2008 02:32
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 4
Replies: 319
Views: 49555

RSS looks to increase activities in colleges Times Of India The RSS has launched "software shakhas" in a move to induct young, upwardly mobile IT professionals into its fold. IT Milans aren’t typical shakhas involving exercise and games. "These are get-togethers where issues before...
by Apu
31 Dec 2007 14:10
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 3
Replies: 320
Views: 55261

[quote="Pulikeshi"]Shiv, Before I comment on your diagram – let me clarify some assumptions/background I am falling back on in presenting my feedback. 1. India and TSP are in a long drawn civil war This is as much a battle of blood and steel as it is for the minds and hearts of people. 2...
by Apu
30 Dec 2007 16:35
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 3
Replies: 320
Views: 55261

Thousands gather demanding scrapping of the Ram Setu project Hindustan Times Thousands of supporters of VHP and other Hindu religious organisations on Sunday assembled in New Delhi in support of their demand to scrap the Ram Setu project in Tamil Nadu. Addressing the gathering, RSS 'Sarsanghachalak...
by Apu
29 Dec 2007 23:36
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 3
Replies: 320
Views: 55261

An excellent find by Vsudhir, X posted from the psy-ops thread.....more evidence to show the sinister intentions of EJs and their sophistication..... The battle of the books http://www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10311317 The Bible V the Koran In many parts of the wor...
by Apu
29 Dec 2007 18:21
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 3
Replies: 320
Views: 55261

Added later: May I add that Dhimmis, GOI et al are paralysing our response to the terrorist onslaught on India, this by itself is a can of worms to say the least
by Apu
29 Dec 2007 18:15
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 3
Replies: 320
Views: 55261

Shiv, I agree that Hindus in India have many legitimate grievances, as do the Muslims, the Sikhs, the Christians, etc. Indeed, I haven't come across a single group in India that doesn't have grievances. Sometimes it appears that those living in relative propserity and security have the most grievan...
by Apu
24 Dec 2007 18:40
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India - 2
Replies: 319
Views: 53031

That was beautifhully put shiv!!! Hit the nail on the head...
by Apu
04 Dec 2007 02:33
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India
Replies: 320
Views: 47486

Worst case, Hinduism will die. Folks here today will convert to whatever destroys Hinduism. Life will go on. Like it did in Indonesia and BD and Sindh and Pakjab. Scores of religions, faiths cults and systems have fallen by the wayside, unsung in history after x amount of centuries. Vsudhir, I disa...
by Apu
30 Nov 2007 01:41
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Tackling Islamic Extremism in India
Replies: 320
Views: 47486

Islamist extremism thrieves in India due to the nature of the political climate. Muslims vote in blocks, the Hindu majority is paralysed due to differences in caste and language and thus has fractured voting Given that the islamic vote is important for the majority of political parties (all but the ...
by Apu
25 Jul 2007 17:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2138
Views: 200115

or conversely, one can say that your blood is only boiling because he is an Indian Muslim. Either way, if an Australian or British citizen was going through same thing in India, I am sure you would hear all sorts of whining from their respective governments. Using the analogy with Pakistan is meani...
by Apu
16 Jul 2007 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2138
Views: 200115

India asks Australia to treat Haneef 'fairly' :roll: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India_asks_Australia_to_treat_Haneef_fairly/articleshow/2207873.cms NEW DELHI: India has conveyed its concern to Australia over the issue of Mohammad Haneef, who has been held in connection with failed UK terror...
by Apu
14 May 2007 22:45
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan forces watch -arms sales, operations, doctrine, etc
Replies: 315
Views: 109662

US gives Pakistan 18 Sniper spy pods for F-16s http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/US_gives_Pakistan_18_Sniper_spy_pods_for_F-16s/articleshow/2045845.cms WASHINGTON: The US government has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin for 18 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP), a part of the new advanced bl...
by Apu
12 May 2007 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1059
Views: 106691

Hope for uranium mining in Meghalaya http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=afa2b41a-eeb1-42d8-89cd-7b8db234e887&&Headline=Hope+for+uranium+mining+in+Meghalaya After over 15 years of uncertainty, uranium mining in Meghalaya took a step towards reality with the State’s P...
by Apu
07 May 2007 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1059
Views: 106691

Arunachal CM denies Chinese incursion in state :roll: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Arunachal_CM_denies_Chinese_incursion_/articleshow/2012347.cms ITANAGAR: The Arunachal Pradesh government on Monday denied reports of any Chinese incursion into the frontier north-eastern state. "There is ...
by Apu
24 Apr 2007 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1059
Views: 106691

YAWN......... 'ISI creating trouble in India' http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ISI_creating_trouble_in_India/articleshow/1942504.cms NEW YORK: Pakistan's Inter Service Intelligence is working with Bangladesh's intelligence agencies to facilitate cooperation between northeast militant groups like U...
by Apu
14 Apr 2007 17:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1059
Views: 106691

ULFA suffers heavy casualties in military crackdown :twisted: :twisted: http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=329b2ca1-847a-4d25-8a1d-294f6d7a11e4& The Indian Army on Saturday claims to have killed 48 guerrillas of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) since a ...
by Apu
12 Apr 2007 15:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Second Agni-III test -1
Replies: 343
Views: 81514

Congrats to DRDO for producing a beauty :twisted: !! Long live the Mother land 8)
by Apu
07 Apr 2007 13:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Second Agni-III test -1
Replies: 343
Views: 81514

India may test Agni-III missile next week :shock: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India_may_test_Agni-III_missile_next_week/articleshow/1869674.cms BALASORE (ORISSA): India may test its homegrown nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-III from a military base in Orissa next week, official source...
by Apu
06 Jan 2007 17:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2138
Views: 200115

India's growth figures make us jealous: Cavaco Silva http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1889964,00050003.htm It is not only India's growth figures, "which make us jealous," but the need to contribute to change and build on the "excellent" political relations Portugal has with...
by Apu
04 Dec 2006 00:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test
Replies: 322
Views: 71635

I feel that the missle shield should it become operational will dent a major tool of paki foreign policy...Nuclear blackmail, up till now a major obstacle impeding Indian action on paki land was the nuclear card (providing the political will is there), with a reliable missle defence India can now us...
by Apu
12 Nov 2006 15:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2943
Views: 144619

India bullish on disputed glacier 8) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/6140346.stm India's army has ruled out a compromise with Pakistan over the disputed Siachen glacier, days before a new round of talks between the two countries. A spokesman said India was in a position of strength on t...
by Apu
09 Aug 2006 12:01
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil War Thread - IV
Replies: 325
Views: 96754

there will b no later......India will nuke their brains out thereafter....it will only be india who will be left to do the talking even in the current military balance :twisted:
by Apu
08 Aug 2006 18:54
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil War Thread - IV
Replies: 325
Views: 96754

Destroying power facilities would sure bog down the enemy installations and command and control..but mobile nuke launchers will still be active and so the threat remains. Also dont ask me how or what but just assuming the significance of such facilities it would make me think they have some back up ...

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