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India-China Himalayan standoff deadly for cashmere herds

Antagonisms between Indian and Chinese troops high in the Himalayas are taking a dire toll on traditional goat herds that supply the world’s finest, most expensive cashmere.This week, a deadly brawl between Indian and Chinese soldiers caused the deaths of at least 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley, an…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Kashmir

China and India Increase Mutual Violence

Tensions have risen sharply on the China-India border. The two countries – which have the largest populations and the largest armies in the world, as well as nuclear weapons – started a recent conflict in the Himalayas, causing the death of dozens of people, recovering the scene of violence experienced…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Kashmir

20 Indian troops killed in Himalayas clash with Chinese army

A clash high in the Himalayas between the world's two most populated countries claimed the lives of 20 Indian soldiers in a border region that the two nuclear-armed neighbours have disputed for decades, Indian officials said Tuesday.The clash in the Ladakh region Monday — during which Indian officials said neither…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
Kashmir

Just What 2020 Needed: A Border War Between Two Nuclear Powers

Protesters burn a poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping along with Chinese items as they protest against the killing of Indian soldiers by Chinese troops in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Sam Panthaky/Getty Images With a still-raging pandemic, a looming economic catastrophe, and tense worldwide protests over racism and police violence, about…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
Kashmir

Capturing the mainstream space

New Delhi may be effecting a phased release of leaders of Kashmir’s mainstream political parties who were arrested since Jammu and Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status was revoked in August 2019, but that is hardly an indication of its softening approach. Many released leaders complain that their security has been withdrawn and…
bubmag
June 7, 2020
Kashmir

Swiss cheese and defence reforms

The Swiss cheese model is associated with accident investigation in an organisation or a system. A system consists of multiple domains or layers, each having some shortcomings. These layers are visualised in the model as slices of Swiss cheese, with the holes in them being the imperfections. Normally, weaknesses get…
bubmag
June 4, 2020