Monthly Archives: October 2022

SPFS: SCO’s response to SWIFT

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By Interaction Desk SPFS “Financial Message Transfer System” is the Russian equivalent of the SWIFT financial transfer system developed by the Central Bank of Russia. The system has been in development since 2014 when the United States government threatened to

SCO: Military & sports cooperation

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By Interaction Desk The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has emerged as a strong alternative to the western alliance but its effectiveness is yet to be determined. Having established its roots now the members leading members namely China and Russia intend to

Danger ahead

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Unresolved land border issues continue to shackle India in the north By Pravin Sawhney A good method to assess India’s military power is to understand the dynamics of its two military lines with Pakistan and China. The Line of Control

US trails China in key tech areas, new report warns

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Ex-Google, DOD leaders paint dire picture unless US organizes to win technology races By Lauren C. Williams & Patrick Tucker Imagine a future in which the most skilled U.S. tech workers can’t find jobs, authoritarian regimes exert more power than

Why Putin is threatening a Nuclear War


By Bharat Karnad ‘When the war against Ukraine that Putin started is not going the way he was expecting it to and his military options are getting onerous, a bit of nuclear sabre rattling is what he hopes will turn

‘China wants to keep India on the hook’

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‘This was Indian land the PLA advanced on and occupied’ ‘The Chinese then ‘negotiated’ a pullback of their troops a small distance on Indian Territory even as Indian jawans draw back further into India from the forward position’ ‘An apparently

China could overtake us in space without ‘urgent action,’ warns new Pentagon report

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America needs a long-term goal in space to be able to compete with Beijing, Pentagon industrial-base group By Jacqueline Feldscher The United States could be eclipsed by China in orbit unless it unites around a common goal for space, as

India can live with US – Pakistan make over

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By M. K. Bhadrakumar The US state department spokesman Ned Price has put External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on the mat as regards the latter’s remarks questioning the raison d’etre of the US-Pakistan relationship. Yet, some national dailies have rushed

PAF documentaries commemorate 1965 War

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In honor of PAF’s vital role in the 1965 War, the documentaries tell a thrilling tale of the valor and professionalism of PAF and briefly explain the significant events of the seven days Directorate General Public Relations (Air Force) released

77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, USA

PM Shehbaz Sharif highlights Pakistan’s plight and

PM Shehbaz Sharif highlights Pakistan’s plight and urges global leaders to ‘act now’ on climate change Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, in his address to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Friday, highlighted