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Russia-Ukraine Talks will Unlikely Succeed

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine talks on the Ukraine-Belarus border are unlikely to succeed for the simple reason that the West does not want them to. Same is likely to happen in successive rounds also, if there are any. America’s protégé, Ukrainian President Zelensky (American protégé), has instructed his delegation leader for the talks to...

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Why Indian Army Chief’s Ceasefire Statement Antagonised Rawalpindi?
Nilesh Kunwar | 10 Feb , 2022 0 comments
Why Indian Army Chief’s Ceasefire Statement Antagonised Rawalpindi?

With Pakistan army’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations [ISPR] tweeting that “Indian COAS [Chief of Army Staff] claiming LOC [Line of Control] ceasefire holding because they negotiated from position of strength, is clearly misleading,” it’s apparent that this statement has touched some raw nerve in Rawalpindi. Similarly,though...

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Kashmir: People realise evil intent of Pakistani propaganda in the name of Afzal Guru
Col Jaibans Singh | 09 Feb , 2022 0 comments
Kashmir: People realise evil intent of Pakistani propaganda in the name of Afzal Guru

Mohammad Afzal Guru, a native from Sopore, Kashmir and an active member of the  Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was arrested and charged for his role in the planning and execution of the attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001. Complete judicial process was followed in the ensuing case against him and he received a death sentence....

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Biden in a Bind
Biden in a Bind

US President Joe Biden is in a bind. Despite beating the war drums on Ukraine and breathing fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell Russian blood in my personal victory and that of America, things are not moving in the direction he wants. The UNSC meet on Ukraine demanded by the US ended without a breakthrough as expected, leave aside cowing Russia down as the...

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BrahMos: The success story of the Indian Cruise Missile
BrahMos: The success story of the Indian Cruise Missile

On 11 Jan 2022, the Supersonic BrahMos NV was test fired from Indian Navy Ship, INS Vishakhapatnam, a stealth guided missile destroyer somewhere in Bay of Bengal and precisely hit the designated target almost 300 kms away within 15 minutes of its launch. The prime minister and defence minister have congratulated the Indian Navy for its mission...

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