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J&K :1 BSF Soldier Killed In Pakistani Sniper Fire

A BSF soldier succumbed to his injuries after he was hit by Pakistani sniper fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangdhar region.Constable SK Murmu was deployed at forward defence location (FDL) post in the Line of Control in J&K's Tangdhar.He was seriously injured after the sniper hit him in the stomach.The …

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China Upgrades Air Defence Along Indian Border: Report

India and China have been trying to reset their ties after last year's 73-day standoff between the two sides at Doklam in Sikkim section of boundaryAccording to report, China is upgrading air defence along the LAC to "confront any threat from India". China has also recently commissioned its stealth fighter, …

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Chinese Warships Enter East Indian Ocean Amid Maldives Tensions

China earlier this month advised Chinese citizens to avoid visiting the Maldives, famous its luxury hotels, scuba-diving resorts and limpid tropical seas, until political tensions subsideSHANGHAI: Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical …

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China Secretly Talking To Baloch Militants To Protect CPEC: Report

Activists in Baluchistan allege China and Pakistan are aiming to change the demography of the regionChina has been quietly holding talks with Baloch militants in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province for over five years to protect its USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative, according to a media report.The 3,000-km-long CPEC …

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Successful User Test of Nuclear Capable Agni-II Proves Indian Ballistic Missile Program Has Come of Age

Illustration of warhead separation from AGNI-II IRBMIndia Tuesday (20-Feb-2018) test-fired its intermediate range nuclear capable Agni-II IRBM with a strike range of 2,000 km from Abdul Kalam Island's Integrated Test Range missile testing facility.The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher at the Launch Complex-4 of …

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Why China Is Keen To Discuss CPEC With India

Chinese President Xi Jinping during a press briefing in BeijingBeijing is strenuously pushing the Belt and Road Initiative to dispel doubts being raised over its economic benefitsby Jayadeva RanadeFaced with growing doubts about the much-touted economic benefits of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), accentuated by the recent cancellation of …

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