Daily Archive: September 7, 2016

Lose Weight or Rank: Indian Army Takes Tough Stance on Obesity Among Troops

Too many soldiers are overweight and look “slovenly” in their uniforms, India’s military leadership said, when unleashing a tough war on obesity. From now on, puffy servicemen must lose weight and become fit, or miss out on promotions. “This issue has serious ramifications not only affecting combat readiness but also leading to avoidable ailments,” reads an internal note circulated within...

Why Does China Want to Produce the AN-225, the Largest Military Cargo Plane in the World?

China possesses nuclear weapons and numerous and well-armed ground forces. China has a fleet being fully transformed in a deep offensive spirit capable of operating far away from base. China has sufficient competitive multirole aircrafts. The largest problem is that the Chinese military’s logistical capacity is limited due to cargo aircraft fleet that is small and has reduced transport capacity....

Chinese Inflight Magazine Warns Visitors to Avoid London’s ‘Indian, Pakistani & Black’ Areas

Air China, Asia’s third largest airline, has found itself in the middle of a racism storm since its inflight magazine began advising tourists to avoid London’s ethnic minority neighborhoods. A feature article on the British capital that appeared in the latest edition of Wings of China told its readers: “London is generally a safe place to travel, however precautions are...