Monday, 5 December, 2022
Topic1965 war

Topic: 1965 war

From WW-II to 1965 victory against Pakistan, the legacy of IAF’s only 5-star officer Arjan Singh

Marshal Singh’s service to the force will remain a hallmark in India’s and the subcontinent’s military history. A look at his life and achievements on his 103rd birth anniversary.

Shastri-Ayub Tashkent pact ended 1965 War. And brought Russia into South Asian politics

The Tashkent pact set the stage for Indian and Pakistani militaries to start withdrawing troops. Those days, tough negotiations could still end with a game of golf.

Failure of India-Pakistan military leadership was a common factor in 1965 War: Gen VP Malik

Shiv Kunal Verma has managed to knit together the political and the military aspects of the extremely complicated 1965 War in his new book 'A Western Sunrise’, writes Gen VP Malik (retd).

The truth of Galwan must come out, unlike the 1965 battle with Pakistan in Khemkaran

A key question surrounding the Galwan clashes is that if the soldiers were carrying weapons, as informed by S. Jaishankar, then who gave orders not to use them?

Role Adnan Sami’s father played for Pakistan in 1965 that has landed his Padma Shri in row

Adnan Sami's father, Flight Lieutenant Arshad Sami Khan, was part of the raid by Pakistan Air Force that destroyed Pathankot air base during 1965 war.

Rs 30,000 pension soon for men who fought in 1965, 1971 wars but didn’t get absorbed in Army

2,000 short-service & emergency commissioned officers played big roles in India-Pakistan wars. Army Commanders' Conference discussed a pension scheme for them.

India remembers 1965 PVC winner Abdul Hamid, and here’s how many Pattons he really smashed

Even govt authorities & Army can’t agree on how many Pakistani Patton tanks Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hamid ‘killed’ before his death on 10 Sept 1965.

Pakistan’s stock market to stop trading tomorrow to mark start of 1965 war with India

The move to repeatedly suspend trading on the bourse is part of Imran Khan’s wider strategy of attempting to harden international opinion against India.

Why the Pakistani deep state sponsors terrorism in India

Peace with India would be very expensive for the Pakistani army and come in the way of its idea of Pakistan.

When mule-drivers, villagers and NCC cadets hunted down elite Pakistani paratroopers

The amazing thing is how this is a chapter in the 1965 war where chroniclers of both sides agree. Both say the operation was...

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Protests sparked by draconian lockdowns may thwart China's plans to become a global superpower

Why China’s protests against Zero Covid won’t challenge Xi Jinping yet

Scholars and diplomats at the prestigious Institute of Chinese Studies conference discussed Socialism with Chinese characteristics in the New Era last week. Here’s what they said.
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Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
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Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.