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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Mortgages Nation’s Future to China
Dr Subhash Kapila | 25 Aug , 2020 3 comments
Pakistan PM Imran Khan Mortgages Nation’s Future to China

Pakistan PM Imran Khan in a riposte to Saudi Arabia’s hardened stand snub against Pakistan consequent to Pakistan Foreign Minister’s threats to the Head of OIC on Kashmir issue has post-haste despatched Foreign Minister Qureshi to China along with a public assertion that Pakistan’s future lies with China and that China too needs...

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White Lies of Pakistan Regarding 1965 War
BD Sharma | 22 Aug , 2020 1 comment

Pakistan is notorious for projecting wrong facts about its history. She has been telling a blatant lie that all the four wars fought with its neighbour India were thrust upon her by India. Reality, on the other hand remains that all the wars were started by Pakistan and India had no option but to fight them back in order to defend itself....

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Origin of Cavalry in Indian Army and the Silladar System
Sumit Walia | 21 Aug , 2020 6 comments
Origin of Cavalry in Indian Army and the Silladar System

The story of modern cavalry of the Indian Army started in 1796 when the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) raised first of the three, European styled, native cavalry regiment in Bengal Army. At that time, there were three presidencies in India – Bombay, Bengal and Madras. Each presidency had its own army. By 1857 Company had 10 regular...

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Tibetans recruited for Ladakh
Claude Arpi | 20 Aug , 2020 1 comment
Tibetans recruited for Ladakh

What did Xi achieve by attaching Ladakh? Nothing.  Can he equate 1962? To achieve National rejuvenation of 1.4 billion Chinese; should be his aim. Related Posts These days, Xi Jinping seems to take all the wrong decisions. Did he need to attack India in Ladakh? Ultimately what was achieved except the grabbing of a few hundred meters? When his...

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Pakistan: An ‘Eternal Victim’ of India’s Propaganda Machine!?!?
Nilesh Kunwar | 19 Aug , 2020 1 comment
Pakistan: An ‘Eternal Victim’ of India’s Propaganda Machine!?!?

Having been frequently accused of trying to show Pakistan in poor light, I’ve decided to try and make amends. So, for starters, I don’t agree with Pakistani media’s unanimous view that army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s sudden trip to Riyad is an attempt to mend fences with the House of Saud after Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood...

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