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  1. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Pakistan accountable for deaths of 9 Iranian border guards: Iranian Ministry

    SOURCE: PRESS TV Iran says Pakistan should stand accountable for letting armed bandits operate on its soil after they killed nine...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  2. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Israel’s F-35s may have already flown a combat mission against Russian air defenses in Syria

    SOURCE: BUSINESS INSIDER Israel received three F-35s from the US on Tuesday, bringing its total inventory of the revolutionary fighter...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  3. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: INS Vishal: Should Indian Navy stop chasing White Elephant?

    SOURCE: Anand SG / FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant will begin its Sea trials from 2018, Exactly 9...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  4. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: India, Japan, Australia, and the US: The Return of Asia’s ‘Quad’

    SOURCE: THE DIPLOMAT After making a pitch for an observer status during this year’s Malabar trilateral naval exercises scheduled to be...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  5. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Govt in advanced stage of formulating defence manufacturing policy: Jaitley

    SOURCE: LIVEMINT Finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government is in the advanced stage of formulating a...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  6. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: 8,000 innovations added on China's first home-made aircraft carrier

    [IMG]China's ambition to build aircraft carriers will boost the country's economic development and industrial upgrade, and will benefit...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  7. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Pakistan man flies in, tells IGI airport officials he is from ISI

    [IMG]Taken aback by Muhammad Ahmad Sheikh Muhammad Rafiq statement, the lady quickly informed security officials who detained him...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  8. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: US military support to Pakistan must be conditional on terror crackdown, says International...

    [IMG]In its first 'Watch List 2017' of the year- what the ICG calls "early-warning publications" - it said "the US is best placed to...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  9. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Donald Trump's demand Seoul pay for THAAD will test ties as Moon presidency looms

    [IMG]In an exclusive interview, Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion Terminal High...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  10. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Pakistan ISI supporting terrorist groups, US lawmakers told

    [IMG]Representatives of the World Muhajir Congress met members of The House Foreign Affairs Committee and briefed them on the...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 6:02 AM
  11. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: RIR’s Top 5 science and technology stories

    Top Russian inventions that changed the world By Viktor Kuzmin Russian inventors have contributed generously to the development of...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  12. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Russia, India Shake Hands on Production of 200 Ka-226 Helicopters for New Delhi

    SOURCE: SPUTNIK Russia will supply India with 200 Ka-226 helicopters under a contract worth over $1 billion, the head of Russia’s Rostec...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  13. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Sukma attack: Another Maoist’s body recovered, death toll at 11

    SOURCE: ANI The police has recovered the body of another Maoist from the Sukma attack site in Burkapal, taking their death toll to...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  14. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: US should review its options for dealing with Pakistan: Experts

    SOURCE: PTI The US should review its options for dealing with Pakistan, including taking unilateral actions against terrorist safe...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  15. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Kerala ‘IS man’ refutes deaths in Afghan blast

    SOURCE: THE HINDU Ashfak Majeed, 27, one among the 21 youth from the State who was reported to have joined the Islamic State nearly a...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  16. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Anger In Kashmir Valley After Blackout On Social Media

    SOURCE: NDTV There is anger in the Kashmir Valley after the state government blocked 22 social media and instant messaging sites on...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  17. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: India in advanced stages of formulating defence manufacturing policy: Arun Jaitley

    [IMG]With its growing global clout, India is looking at self-reliance in aerospace and defence industry. Continue reading...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  18. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: China warns North Korea of sanctions over nuclear test: Rex Tillerson

    [IMG]They (Chinese) confirmed to us that they had requested that the regime conduct no further nuclear test, said US Secretary of State...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  19. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: ASEAN to express grave concern over North Korea's nuclear tests

    [IMG]"ASEAN expresses its grave concern over the escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula," said the draft statement, which is due...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  20. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Sukma attack retaliation for 2016 encounters, say Maoists

    [IMG]The DKSZC claimed the Chintagufa-Burkapal attack on Monday April 24 was in retaliation against last year’s encounters that had...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  21. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: US should review its options for dealing with Pakistan: Experts

    [IMG]Washington could sketch out a vision of an improved relationship with Pakistan if Islamabad cuts its ties with militant groups...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  22. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Army Opens Fire At Stone Throwers During Kupwara Anti-Terror Op, 1 Dead

    SOURCE: NDTV Three Armymen, including a captain, have died in a suicide attack by terrorists early today at an army camp in Jammu and...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  23. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: All-women battalion in Jammu and Kashmir to deal with stone pelters

    SOURCE: PTI An all-women India Reserve Battalion will be raised in Jammu and Kashmir to primarily deal with incidents like stone...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  24. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: As China’s goes Aircraft Carrier Frenzy,India starts work on ‘Carrier-Killer’ Missiles

    SOURCE: ASHOK VERMA / FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG As China launches its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own and now also has...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  25. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Tata Safari Storme joins the Indian Armed forces’ fleet

    SOURCE: INDIA TODAY Tata Motors has signed a contract for supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4×4 to the Indian Armed Forces,...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  26. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: No credibility to former Taliban spokesperson’s claim: India

    SOURCE: ANI India on Wednesday shrugged off former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsaan’s claim that New Delhi and...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  27. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Three army men killed in Fidayeen attack in Kupwara

    [IMG]This is the first fidayeen attack this year similar to Nagrota and Uri attacks on army camps last year. Two militants were...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  28. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Pakistan to decide on India's request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav 'on merit'

    [IMG]Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that India has sought consular access to 46-year-old Jadhav. Continue reading...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  29. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Arms, ammunition recovered in Manipur

    [IMG]Two AK-47 rifles, one MA-3 assault rifle, one pistol, seven magazines, 215 live rounds and three camouflaged pouches were seized...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  30. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Election Commission seeks 74,000 paramilitary personnel for Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll

    [IMG]The EC has conveyed to the Home Ministry that 740 companies of paramilitary forces should be put at its disposal by May 12,...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  31. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: China revamps its military to make it more modernised

    [IMG]China is also flexing its military might specially in the neighbourhood over the territorial disputes with India, Japan & countries...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:04 AM
  32. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: RIR’s Top 5 economic stories

    Russia ready to “Make in India” by Natalia Shvabauer In 2016, India was the partner country of INNOPROM, an international exhibition...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  33. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: ‘People under foreign occupation’: Pakistan raises Kashmir at UN forum, India objects

    SOURCE: PTI India has strongly objected to Pakistan raising the Kashmir issue at a UN General Assembly session in New York, asserting...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  34. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Pak FM, U.S. NSA discuss Kashmir at White House

    SOURCE: ANI In the first official meeting between representatives of Washington and Islamabad, all thorny issues including...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  35. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Maoist brutality in Sukma is warning to India: Chhattisgarh may degenerate into theatre of...

    SOURCE: FIRST POST The news from Sukma continues to disturb and depress. Reports indicate that six of the 25 bodies of CRPF jawans, who...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  36. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Taiwan’s Pursuit of F-35 Tests Trump’s Early Rapport With Xi

    SOURCE: BLOOMBERG Taiwan’s push to include F-35 fighter jets in its first arms deal with President Donald Trump could pose the next...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  37. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Kupwara: Stone pelting after terror attack on Army camp

    SOURCE: ANI Stone pelting returned to haunt the Valley on Thursday, as a mob was seen hurling stones and bricks at Army personnel near...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  38. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Fighter jet variant jointly built by China, Pakistan makes debut flight

    [IMG]The JF-17B was developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China to meet the requirements of international customers and the...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  39. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: India asks Pakistan for certificate on Kulbhushan Jadhav's health condition

    [IMG]MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that the well being and state of Kulbhushan Jadhav's health is a "matter of great concern" to...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  40. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Russian naval ship collides with vessel in Black Sea

    [IMG]The research ship Liman "sustained a hull breach due to a collision" with the ship Ashot-7, 40 kilometres (25 miles) northwest of...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  41. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Matter of concern that even after 8 years, 26/11 perpetrators enjoy freedom in Pakistan: India

    [IMG]External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay's remarks came amid reports that Pakistan has rejected a re- investigation of...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  42. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Poland backs India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat

    [IMG]Polish Prime Minister Beata Syzdlo conveyed the message to Vice President Hamid Ansari when the two leaders met here to discuss...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:32 AM
  43. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: India seeks consular access to Jadhav, Pakistan denies

    SOURCE: TNN India on Wednesday demanded consular access to its citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav to further pursue his case, including launching...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  44. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: This 24-year-old guerilla could be mastermind of Sukma ambush that killed 25 CRPF men

    SOURCE: HINDUSTAN TIMES A 24-year-old battle-hardened Maoist commander has emerged as the likely mastermind behind the massacre of 25...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  45. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Another Fake Confession ?? : Former TTP, JuA spox claims terrorist organisations being...

    SOURCE: DAWN The Army on Wednesday released the confessional statement of Liaquat Ali, infamously known as Ehsanullah Ehsan, a former...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  46. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Govt contracts needed to jump-start defence manufacturing in India: Airbus

    SOURCE: THE HINDU Pierre de Bausset, Airbus India’s President and Managing Director, said the government has to start placing...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  47. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Kabul for talks with India, U.S.

    SOURCE: THE HINDU Pushing for greater collaborative efforts to defeat terrorism in the region, Shaida Abdali, Afghanistan Ambassador in...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  48. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Government to buy nearly 250 bullet, mine protected vehicles for anti-Naxal ops

    [IMG]It also said 45,000 central paramilitary personnel and 20,000 state policemen were deployed in Bastar region, which saw maximum...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  49. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: China has fundamentally altered landscape in South China Sea: Top American admiral

    [IMG]Chinese military modernisation is focused on defeating the US in Asia by countering US asymmetric advantages, Admiral Harry Harris,...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  50. The Watcher posted a new thread.

    News Feed: Congress demands law on uniform compensation to martyrs

    [IMG]The demand was made in the wake of "no uniformity" among states in providing compensation to families of martyrs killed while...

    Forum: Defence News

    Apr 27, 2017 at 6:03 AM