Wednesday, August 21, 2019
It has been understood since at least 1988, which was when the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) first started work on a road towards Yatung, that China’s primary aims in the Chumbi Valley (CV) were two-fold: First, to...
On March 27, 2019, India tested its first anti-satellite (ASAT) missile  as part of 'Mission Shakti' against a “live” satellite launched by it a few months earlier. The repercussions of this test were felt around the globe and marked...
My previous article on the performance of Chinese peacekeepers in South Sudan mentioned that two Chinese soldiers were killed during the four days of violence in Juba, prompting the rest of the Chinese troops to run away from their...
In August 2017, the New York branch of HBL Pakistan (HBL), Pakistan’s largest State-owned Bank was fined $225 million by New York State's Department of Financial Services (DFS) 'for failure to comply with laws and regulations designed to combat...
Late Sunday night, a ballistic missile (BM) hit a Saudi military camp located to the west of Al-Mazahimiyah, a town near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yemeni journalist Hussain Albukhaiti, who spoke to local sources, confirmed this to Delhi Defence Review. The...
So I came across THIS 2015 news report, some days ago. A piece that I found 'very' interesting. The headline is catchy enough – ‘UN peacekeepers refused to help as aid workers were raped in South Sudan’. But it is the second...
September 2018 saw the launch of 'The Story Of The Jodhpur Lancers: 1885-1952', a historical account of the famous cavalry unit  – that liberated the town of Haifa in Israel, on 23 September 1918 – at a ceremony in...
K. Vijay Kumar (IPS retd), is a former Director General of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and was Chief of the Special Task Force that brought down the notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan in difficult jungle terrain during Operation...
The prolonged standoff at Dolam, Bhutan between India and China has removed the facade of perpetual stability along their mutual frontier that certain quarters have sought to portray based on their unshakeable belief in the efficacy of various confidence...
  Stone pelting has become the weapon of choice for separatists in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). However, it must be noted that this tactic was actually first proposed for use in the Kashmir Valley (KV) by...

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