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How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

Aug 27, 2014

How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. But Sharif only listened in silence as legislator after legislator denounced the protesters seeking his government's resignation. #United States #Brazil #Technology #France #Army #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #military #Latin America #opinion
BSF to get over 700 automatic firing systems

Aug 26, 2014

BSF to get over 700 automatic firing systems

The decision in this regard has been taken after over two decades and it has been prompted by the new doctrine of modern warfare and challenges of securing sensitive borders. #India #ThisisNext #Defence #Pakistan #Indian Army #Border Security Force #Automated Mortar Fire Direction Controller
Firing by Pakistan along border worst since 1971 war BSF

Aug 26, 2014

Firing by Pakistan along border worst since 1971 war BSF

BSF said that it was for the first time after the 1971 war that Pakistan troops were firing at Indian posts on such a massive scale. #Pakistan #border #Army #Border Security Force #Line of Control #BSF #firing #LoC #1971 war #ceasefire violations #TheySaidIt. India
J&K Army jawan killed in encounter with militants in Kupwara district

Aug 25, 2014

J&K Army jawan killed in encounter with militants in Kupwara district

An army jawan was killed today in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #J&K #Kupwara #encounter #jawan #army jawan #killed
Tanks empty? Indian Army faces grave shortage of ammunition

Aug 25, 2014

Tanks empty? Indian Army faces grave shortage of ammunition

In a grim reality check, reports say that India's war wastage reserve is well short of prescribed levels. #Pakistan #Indian Army #Line of Control #Bikram Singh #War #International Border #Army reserve
Thailand's king endorses military leader as PM

Aug 25, 2014

Thailand's king endorses military leader as PM

Prayuth, who is due to retire as the Thailand army chief in September, moved quickly to silence dissent and deployed troops to quell protests in the weeks after the coup. #Corruption #NewsTracker #Yingluck Shinawatra #Junta #Thaksin Shinawatra #Nepotism #King Bhumibol Adulyadej #General Prayuth Chan-ocha #Prayuth Chan-ocha #self-exile #Thailand Army #Thai military
BSF approached Pakistan 16 times for flag meet, got no response

Aug 25, 2014

BSF approached Pakistan 16 times for flag meet, got no response

BSF has approached the Pakistan Rangers at least 16 times for flag meetings but got tepid response, a top officer of the force said. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Army #Line of Control #BSF #Pakistan Rangers #LoC #ceasefire violations
Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani national

Aug 24, 2014

Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani national

The Indian Army posted along the LoC in Uri apprehended Mangta Gujjar, but provided him immediate medical care after realizing his deteriorating health. #India #Pakistan #Inpraiseof #Arun Jaitley #Indian Army #PoK #BSF #Ceasefire violation #LoC #INS Kamorta #Mangta Gujjar #Uri Brigade
Brigadier allegedly sodomises sahayak, faces sacking

Aug 23, 2014

Brigadier allegedly sodomises sahayak, faces sacking

The Brigadier was commanding troops in the Poonch sector along the LoC and was in-charge of the sensitive area where Pakistani ceasefire violations are frequent. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Defence #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #Indian Army #Brigadier #Line of Control #Poonch #ceasefire violations #Sahayak