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Read the lips of Army Commander Northern Command
Col Jaibans Singh | 20 Oct , 2018 0 comments
Read the lips of Army Commander Northern Command

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (Army Commander), Northern Command, Indian Army, made some significant observations on the politico-strategic situation obtainable in Jammu and Kashmir, especially the Kashmir Valley. He spoke on the subject on Wednesday, October, 17, in the backdrop of the closing ceremony...

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Surgical Strike Day Celebrations !!!
Sumit Walia | 16 Oct , 2018 4 comments
Surgical Strike Day Celebrations !!!

On 2nd May 2011, US Navy Seal Team 6 conducted Op Neptune’s Spear. They flew in two helicopters from Afghanistan and raided a secured safe house of Osama Bin Laden deep inside Pakistan. The house was just 600 meters away from Pakistan Military Academy. The operation lasted for about 40 minutes and they killed the top rated terrorist –...

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Afghan Peace: A Process of Contradiction
Gaurav Dixit | 14 Oct , 2018 0 comments

The concept of peace talks at some point in time is imminent in every conflict discourse. However, in the case of Afghanistan, it is intrinsically contradictory in nature. Primarily for two reasons– inconsistency in what the parties in conflict say and how they act, as well as the contradiction in the set of objectives and vision for peace of...

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BIMSTEC can usher in a New Asian Order

The BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Co-operation) Summit was held in Kathmandu on August 30-31 amid contentions that India is losing its influence and goodwill within the immediate neighbourhood, while Chinese political influence is on the rise, through economic assistance.  When Indian Prime Minister...

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India and the Dalai Lama's Successor
Claude Arpi | 12 Oct , 2018 0 comments

Recently, an article titled The Dalai Lama has chosen his successor appeared on an Indian Web site. Tibet watchers did not take the content seriously because the same author had earlier announced the Dalai Lama’s imminent death. One has just to look at the report of the Dalai Lama’s recent visit to Europe to understand that the Tibetan leader’s...

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