310,000 dead, 4.8 million refugees: Syria’s war in numbers

Syria’s conflict has killed more than 310,000 people, uprooted over half the population and left much of the country in ruins since it erupted almost six years ago. Here are some key statistics: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said last week it had recorded the deaths of 312,001 people since the conflict began with … Read more 310,000 dead, 4.8 million refugees: Syria’s war in numbers

Pakistan’s UN Representative Replies To Captured Indian Rashtriya Rifle Soldier’s Brother who accidentally crossed the LoC during the Surgical Strike

Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, here is a story of a brother, who is currently serving the Indian army, trying to get back his brother from Pakistan. Chandu Chavan, a soldier with the Rashtriya Rifles in Kashmir, had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control on September 29. Since then, his brother Bhushan Chavan … Read more Pakistan’s UN Representative Replies To Captured Indian Rashtriya Rifle Soldier’s Brother who accidentally crossed the LoC during the Surgical Strike

After India’s retaliation for Killing three Indian Soldiers, an alarmed Pakistan moves UN

Asks the world body to act before the situation along the LoC snowballs into a “full-fledged crisis.” Alarmed by the escalation of tension with India along the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan on Thursday asked the United Nations to act before the situation snowballed into a “full-fledged crisis.” This follows India’s strong retaliation a day … Read more After India’s retaliation for Killing three Indian Soldiers, an alarmed Pakistan moves UN

UN members favour UNSC permanent seat for India

India’s bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council has received a strong support from many UN member states, including the UK and France, who emphasised that the world body’s top organ must reflect the emergence of new global powers. More than 50 speakers shared their suggestions, perspectives and concerns over reform … Read more UN members favour UNSC permanent seat for India

Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along the Crimean coast in preparation for World War 3

Until recently, missile bunkers along Crimea’s southern coast were a destination for tourists, costing $50 to visit. But the crumbling and abandoned former Soviet sites, which served during the Cold War as a defence against naval attack from the Black Sea, are coming back online. Known locally as Object 100, signs placed around the site … Read more Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along the Crimean coast in preparation for World War 3

Russia brings super-secret spy sub back into service after 16 years

RUSSIA has released a ballistic missile spying submarine back into service after 16 years, as experts warn the country is assembling a fleet which could topple NATO. The Podmoskovie was commissioned in 1986 and has been modified over the last 20 years to conduct special missions. Podmoskovie was pictured leaving its port in Severodvinsk Russia … Read more Russia brings super-secret spy sub back into service after 16 years

Ready for World War 3? Russia Tells US to Get Ready for War

 Russian military experts have threatened the United States and asked it to be prepared for World War 3 to commence soon. The tension between Russia and the US has been increasing, with a series of attacks and counter-attacks taking place between them. America has also accused the former of “war crimes” in Syria earlier that … Read more Ready for World War 3? Russia Tells US to Get Ready for War

Russia Silent on Pak terror, India stung

China blocked India’s attempts to name JeM and LeT in the Goa Declaration, wherein the BRICS member states pledged to “relentlessly pursue” outfits designated terrorist groups by the UNSC, but what has hurt the government more, sources said, is Russia’s disinclination to argue India’s case. The result, of course, was a declaration which failed to … Read more Russia Silent on Pak terror, India stung

Indian Army to go full throttle against militants in J&K

After 100 days of unrest, security forces have decided to go full throttle against the militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The decision to resume the counter terrorist operations in the hinterland comes in the backdrop of growing number of militant attacks and intelligence inputs that the ultras are regrouping to take advantage of the current … Read more Indian Army to go full throttle against militants in J&K

Pakistan tells UN that India has ‘closed doors to bilateral dialogue’

Even as they again urged the UN to interfere in Kashmir, Pakistan’s special envoys on Kashmir reportedly told a top UN official yesterday that India has closed the doors to bilateral dialogue, Pakistani media reported. “India has closed all doors to bilateral dialogue , scuttled a regional summit+ and refused to implement United Nations Security Council … Read more Pakistan tells UN that India has ‘closed doors to bilateral dialogue’

Pak Army in Damage Control Mode: Flies International Media to LoC to ‘prove’ no Surgical Strikes conducted by India

In a major damage-control exercise, the Pakistani army yesterday flew international and local media to the Line of Control (LoC) to ‘prove’ India didn’t conduct any surgical strikes across it in Pakistan, local and other international media reported today. In fact, French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) called the ferrying of journalists by air “a … Read more Pak Army in Damage Control Mode: Flies International Media to LoC to ‘prove’ no Surgical Strikes conducted by India

Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide. As … Read more Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish

5 diplomats, 5 hours: Story behind India’s reply to Sharif

Five Indian diplomats worked for five hours and 15 minutes in New York’s Permanent Mission to the UN office, off the 43rd street in Manhattan, before they crafted India’s sharp response to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the UN General Assembly, sources have told The Sunday Express. And the decision to field 2005-batch … Read more 5 diplomats, 5 hours: Story behind India’s reply to Sharif