In yet another diplomatic victory for India and continuing the trend of international embarrassment for Pakistan, the South Asian Speaker’s Summit unanimously supported India on the entire Kashmir issue. What has happened? The South Asian Speakers Summit was being held in Male, the capital of the island nation of Maldives. The South Asian Speakers Summit ..
Indo-Pakistani wars: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
The Line of Control (LoC) is a ceasefire line and not an international boundary. Under international law, it is defined and protected by a bilateral treaty, the 1972 Simla Agreement, executed in writing between India and Pakistan following the 1971 war, and subsequently ratified by both parliaments. The Shimla agreement makes it clear that the ..
Recently the UNSC held a closed-door meeting on the situation in Kashmir. Even though no official communiqué was released, it is said the attempts by Pakistan and its all-weather ally China to internationalise the issue did not gain much traction. This is seen as a diplomatic victory to India which time and again has stated ..
Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, who has vast experience in counter-terror operations, will be the next Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army. He will succeed Lt Gen Anil Chauhan on October 15. Currently, he is serving as General Officer Commanding of the Army’s Nagrota-based XVI Corps. As DGMO, Lt Gen Singh will ..
The book titled “Indo-Pak Relations: Beyond Pulwama and Balakot” has been authored by Dr. U V Singh. The book deals with the fundamental causes of the Indo-Pak conflict—why it is difficult, if not impossible, to have peace between the two neighbors. Also it explores the short spurt of Pulwama-Balakot stand-off or a game of one-upmanship.
The book titled “A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief” has been authored by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar. The book is about the huge impact that the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had on the armed forces of India. The author called Kargil as the finest hour of Vajpayee ..
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recently signed a deal worth around Rs 300 crore for buying more than 100 SPICE bombs from Israel. The IAF fighter jets used these bombs to target Jaish-e-Mohammed training camps in Pakistan’s Balakot on 26th February 2019 after the ghastly Pulwama terror attack in which over 44 CRPF jawans ..
Islamic State (IS) has claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group. The new ‘province’ is called “Wilayah of Hind ” by the militant group. IS’s Amaq News Agency ..