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by wig
10 Oct 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

So can anyone tell me (and others), what are the restrictions in J&K as of today? I have lost track with all the news coming out. (Self Edited) 4 of the 6 districts in Kashmir do not have mobile or Internet access. However, there are internet kiosks, PCO's and land lines functioning, as well as...
by wig
07 Oct 2019 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/plan-in-works-for-better-deal-for-tribes-in-j-k/843714.html Plan in works for better deal for tribes in J&K excerpts Sources in the security establishment say besides structural and administrative changes, which will set in once the two UTs come into exis...
by wig
07 Oct 2019 11:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 721616

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://www.news18.com/news/india/elite-commandos-airdropped-in-kashmirs-ganderbal-forests-after-militants-sighted-on-trek-route-to-srinagar-2335661.html Elite Commandos Airdropped in Kashmir’s Ganderbal Forests After Militants Sighted on Trek Route to Srinagar excerpts The massive military operatio...
by wig
06 Oct 2019 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ulan Batori Ji Land is locally measured in Kanal. 1 Kanal = 5400 square feet. In the city of Srinagar that is a big plot and should be rather expensive to purchase. The railway line is upto Katra which is about 45 kms from Jammu by road. The rail link from Katra to Banihal is under construction Jamm...
by wig
02 Oct 2019 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3735
Views: 818534

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The Mig 29 looks beautiful in flight
by wig
02 Oct 2019 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 721616

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://theprint.in/defence/new-tri-services-special-ops-division-meant-for-surgical-strikes-finishes-1st-exercise-today/298445/?fbclid=IwA New tri services special ops division, meant for surgical strikes, finishes 1st exercise today The week-long exercise in Gujarat saw personnel of the Army, Navy...
by wig
01 Oct 2019 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/jammu-bus-stand-explosives-suspicious-object-updates-1605053-2019-10-01 15 kg explosives recovered from bus at Jammu bus stand the bus was coming from Billawar Tehsil of Kathua district. The bag full of explosives was given to the conductor of the bus in Bilawar...
by wig
29 Sep 2019 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 294
Views: 40409

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

https://www.independent.ie/world-news/b ... 44259.html
Bodyguard to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman killed in ‘personal dispute’
Major General Abdulaziz al-Fagham died in the city of Jeddah.
by wig
28 Sep 2019 19:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 503954

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/1507830/3-inc ... alochistan
a leader of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), were killed and more than a dozen others injured in an explosion that rocked the Chaman area of Balochistan's Qilla Abdullah District
by wig
27 Sep 2019 16:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Phil Camp passes away Sep 26, 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2027

Re: Phil Camp passes away Sep 26, 2019

RIP. very sad. irreparable loss to armchair aviation enthusiasts. lost sense of time gazing at photographs.
by wig
26 Sep 2019 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/35-a-gone-but-wp-refugees-still-cant-apply-for-jkp-jobs/ 35-A gone but West Pakistan refugees still can’t apply for Jammu Kashmir Police jobs excerpts This is because the Union territory of J&K and Laddakh will come in existence, after it stands notified on 31st O...
by wig
26 Sep 2019 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

either the recuritment system in J&K is deeply compromised by Pakis or this is carelessness https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/35-a-gone-but-wp-refugees-still-cant-apply-for-jkp-jobs/ 35-A gone but West Pakistan refugees still can’t apply for Jammu Kashmir Police jobs excerpts Notwithstanding the ab...
by wig
25 Sep 2019 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 376829

Re: Deterrence

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/pakistan-nuclear-capacity-india-today-investigation-1602716-2019-09-24 Pak appears to have set up some new facilty for nukes extracts High-resolution satellite images, accessed by India Today TV's OSINT team, confirm the presence of a new facility 800 meters fro...
by wig
25 Sep 2019 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 265896

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Drones from Pakistan dropped arms in Punjab: DGP this is from the 23 sep 2019 https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/news/punjab/drones-from-pakistan-dropped-arms-in-punjab-dgp/836676.html extracts from the above WEAPONS SEIZED 5 AK-47 rifles with 16 magazines and 472 rounds of ammunition 4 China-made .3...
by wig
25 Sep 2019 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 265896

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pak strategy seems to be use of drones to deliver materiel for terrorists https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/half-burnt-pak-drone-seized-cm-speaks-to-shah/837669.html excerpts Two days after the recovery of arms and ammunition and busting of a terrorist module, the Punjab Police today recovere...
by wig
25 Sep 2019 09:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Article 370 was used as shield to secretly enable ethnic cleansing of Hindus in Valley - Satellite pics https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/article-370-was-used-as-shield-to-secretly-enable-ethnic-cleansing-of-hindus-in-valley-satellite-pics/493884 excerpts from the above article. it displays...
by wig
18 Sep 2019 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2227
Views: 500331

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

CSIO develops targeting, navigation system for Navy -Marine Bearing Sight gives instantaneous direction of identified target extracts Marine Bearing Sight (MBS), it provides instantaneous azimuth of identified targets, whether on shore or in sea, other vessels and even astronomical bodies. Azimuth i...
by wig
17 Sep 2019 17:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 265896

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Promotions of four major generals to three star rank were announced on September, 11, 2019. extracts They are Major General Chiragh Haider, Frontier Force Regiment, currently director general, military training, Major General Mohammad Aamer Nadeem, EME, chairman, space and upper atmosphere research ...
by wig
17 Sep 2019 11:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Brig Pritam Singh was a distingusihed participant in the battle of Poonch in 1947-48 . it was said that without Brig Singh there would be no Poonch. However his career went astray later Five years later, as a Lt Col, on October 30, 1947, he visited the Army Headquarters while on leave. When he heard...
by wig
31 Aug 2019 08:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff
Replies: 48
Views: 11116

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/making-the-cds-effective-is-crucial/824244.html making the cds effective earlier attempts to have a CDS Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was to announce the CDS on November 30, 1984. Gen AS Vaidya was to be made the CDS, but unfortunately, Indira Gandhi was assa...
by wig
31 Aug 2019 08:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff
Replies: 48
Views: 11116

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/idea-of-carving-theatre-commands-is-flawed/825487.html Idea of carving theatre commands is flawed extracts India needs to be seen as one theatre, much like the entire US landmass which is three times larger than India and organised under one single theatre c...
by wig
28 Aug 2019 18:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 376829

Re: Deterrence

https://zeenews.india.com/india/us-reveals-9-secret-locations-housing-pakistans-nuclear-weapons-raises-takeover-alarm-2045237.html US reveals 9 secret locations housing Pakistan's nuclear weapons extracted The report, authored by Hans M. Kristensen and Robert S. Norris, estimates that Pakistan has s...
by wig
26 Aug 2019 10:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4249
Views: 790620

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/bus ... 787285.cms

Do bond yields hold telltale signs of an impending recession
by wig
25 Aug 2019 19:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

J&K state flag removed from atop Srinagar’s Civil Secretariat building, replaced with tricolour


https://www.timesnownews.com/india/arti ... our/475733
by wig
23 Aug 2019 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 449
Views: 115532

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/indigenous-light-combat-aircraft-targeted-by-2022/story-MGy2MXsapn8H6IDjUNt12H.html Long-awaited indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas Mk II targeted by 2022 extracts on Tejas Mark 2 Sanctioned by the government in 2009, the Mk II will be equipped with stat...
by wig
23 Aug 2019 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3735
Views: 818534

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Indian Air Force probe finds friendly fire caused February 27 Budgam chopper crash, 5 officers in dock https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/indian-air-force-budgam-chopper-crash-friendly-fire-officers-guilty-1590764-2019-08-23 The helicopter was shot down around the same time when Indian and Pakist...
by wig
21 Aug 2019 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2227
Views: 500331

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

‘Make in India’ Software Defined Radio: ‘Mother’ of all solutions for tactical communications of armed forces extracts Indian Navy’s Tactical Data Link will be the immediate beneficiary of this indigenous SDR Technology which is very critical as it will help for achieving better transfer rates for a...
by wig
21 Aug 2019 10:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/its-a-very-explosive-situation-donald-trump-again-offers-to-mediate-on-kashmir/1681520/ US pres will meet our PM at the G7 meet in France extracts US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would discuss the tense situation in Kashmir with Indian Prime M...
by wig
21 Aug 2019 10:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4009
Views: 635961

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-revamp-orders-issued/820197.html Army revamp orders issued extracts The Ministry of Defence on Tuesday issued formal instructions on restructuring of the Indian Army headquarters that will result in reducing some 200 officers from Delhi besides creation ...
by wig
20 Aug 2019 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3735
Views: 818534

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/on-mig-fighters-air-chief-bs-dhanoa-says-no-one-drives-even-cars-that-old-2087702?pfrom=home-livetv IAF chief on the Mig 21. he mentions the basic version will be phased out this year "We are still flying MiG-21 which is 44 year old but nobody driving cars of tha...
by wig
19 Aug 2019 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 452759

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/spectrum/banished-from-his-own-land/818375.html Banished from his own land the author has covered some aspects of the accession Maharaja Hari Singh acceded J&K to India but was expelled two years after the accession. He breathed his last in exile poignant April ...
by wig
16 Aug 2019 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 376829

Re: Deterrence

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/us-cables-show-how-it-took-eye-off-pakistan-nukes-amid-soviet-war/story-0f8i2N6Ew79QXrTK5tZRPM.html US cables show how it took eye off Pakistan nukes amid Soviet war Over the space of months during 1979-80, the US went from intense efforts to slow down or re...
by wig
15 Aug 2019 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff
Replies: 48
Views: 11116

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/arm ... 86769.html

Army chief Bipin Rawat may be first chief of defence staff
Speculation is that the current army chief Bipin Rawat could be named to the post
by wig
15 Aug 2019 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1840
Views: 213620

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

https://www.timesnownews.com/internatio ... art/468831

blease to read hiyar
Pak President Arif Alvi provokes India, calls for 'social media war' against New Delhi for revoking Art 370
by wig
13 Aug 2019 10:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1666
Views: 281411

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

news from other news sites on the nuclear leak https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/12/russia-indicates-rocket-engine-exploded-in-test-of-mini-nuclear-reactor excerpts Russian scientists have indicated that they were working on miniaturised sources of nuclear energy when a rocket engine explod...
by wig
13 Aug 2019 09:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2227
Views: 500331

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/to-match-china-s-pace-navy-adopts-new-ship-making-tech/817208.html To match China’s pace, Navy adopts new ship-making tech from the above The ongoing project, 17-A, which is using modular construction, is what the Navy thinks will be its future and set the pa...
by wig
13 Aug 2019 04:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1666
Views: 281411

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49319160 some interesting details on the rocket engine explosion. this was a nuclear powered engine The Russian state nuclear agency, Rosatom, said the experts had been testing a nuclear-powered engine. But it gave no further technical details. The test was on a...
by wig
13 Aug 2019 03:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4009
Views: 635961

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/army-may-trim-27000-from-non-core-units/articleshow/70651072.cms Army may trim 27,000 from non-core units extracted The Army plans to reduce its manpower by around 27,000 soldiers in organisations not part of its regular field formations and units, which wil...
by wig
12 Aug 2019 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 265896

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/pakistan-deploying-fighter-jets-to-skardu-near-ladakh-india-watching-closely/articleshow/70638615.cms Pakistan deploying fighter jets to Skardu near Ladakh, India watching closely extracted from the above "Three C-130 transport aircraft of the Pakistan ...
by wig
09 Aug 2019 16:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1840
Views: 213620

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

meanbhile from the bious pholks at fridin times Bedouin brethren A fly on the wall of BG tells us that in the matter of the annexation of Kashmir by Monstrous Moody, The Great K has felt the “betrayal of the Bedouin brethren” most deeply. The fly says he is most cut up about the Gent whom he drove l...

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