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One of the major intentions of the Chinese in this area has been to build a road from its TWD battalion headquarters opposite the DBO sector to the Karakoram pass area and connect the battalion there.
Officials said the policy is aimed at developing a dynamic, robust and competitive defence industry, including aerospace and naval shipbuilding, to cater to the needs of the armed forces.
India has firmly told Pakistan that the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been, is and shall continue to be an integral part of India. Issues related to Jammu and Kashmir are an internal matter of India, the Ministry of External Affairs has reiterated.
Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell tweeted Thursday that he told India's Minister of External Affairs that China's moves were "destabilising and could provoke escalation."
Some 30 militants involved in the attack on the prison, where some 2,000 prisoners were held, according to Sohrab Qaderi, a lawmaker in the capital of Nangarhar province.
The MoD had announced that ‘invalid pension’ would now also be given to those military personnel boarded out before completing their 10 years of qualifying service due to disability that was “neither attributable to, nor aggravated by military service (NANA)”.
Sources said that the disengagement process has been stalled due to the hard position taken and there has been no further cooling down of tensions in the past fortnight as PLA troops have not vacated the heights in the Finger area and maintain a limited presence inside the Indian...
“Myanmar’s army is presently engaged in cleaning up the camps of north-eastern militants inside Myanmar. This operation is considered to be the biggest ever operation undertaken by the army, forcing the rebels to flee deep inside the jungles,” a senior intelligence official told ET.
Five Rafale jets out of 36 arrived India last week at a time India is in the midst of a bitter border row with China in the high altitude eastern Ladakh region.
"Jamshid Sharmahd, who was leading armed and sabotage operations inside Iran, is now in the powerful hands" of Iran's security forces, state television said, citing an intelligence ministry statement. It did not elaborate on where or when the alleged leader of the opposition royalist group known as the...