Tag: CPEC

India of 2017 will resist China’s old encroachment strategy: Both need adjustment to realities

Major General S B Asthana, SM, VSM Tom McGregor, CCTV.com commentator and editor, based in Beijing in Sputniknews,  June 29, 2017, observes that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stand tall as charismatic leaders, who seek to lead their nations with patriotic sentiments. Beijing and New Delhi see themselves as giants

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Gwadar Military Base a reality: CPEC not Benign

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM China’s handing over of two combat ships to Pakistan on January 14, 2017, for ‘safety of Gwadar Port’ (Dawn, 15 January,2017) and later the headline was changed to ‘for Maritime Security’, on clarification from Pakistan Maritime Security Agency. It opens a new line of argument, which China has been avoiding

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Pakistan will soon blow up into pieces says Baloch freedom fighter

  25-year-old Mazdak Dilshad Baloch appears much more assured and confident than his age. Living in Canada since 2014, Mazdak and his wife arrived in India a few months ago to build public opinion in favour of freedom struggle for Balochistan. He spoke to Shitanshu Shekhar Shukla in an exclusive interview. Edited excerpts: Are you

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Sharif hails Modi’s gesture, says the two countries cannot live as enemies

Newsroom24x7 Desk Islamabad : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has described his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s last week’s visit to Lahore as a good will gesture and called for the two countries to set aside their hostilities.’The Indian Prime Minister came to Lahore and spent a few hours with us. It was high time that two

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