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Chinese intruded 6 km on Dalai Lama's birthday: LocalsNEW DELHI: Chinese troop movements in the Demchok area of Eastern Ladakh on Dalai Lama's birthday have drawn attention with locals claiming that they came 6 km into Indian territory. Government sources, however, downplayed the claims saying the Chinese military stayed...
At Kargil post, only animals are welcome from across the LoCLINE OF CONTROL: The nearest Pakistani post is less than a kilometre away. Indian Army soldiers guarding the LoC on this mountain ridge, 15,000 feet above sea level, are alert to every movement on the other side. No one is...
Modi wants global warship makers to build $6.6 billion in new submarinesBy N. C. BipindraPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration has asked global warship makers to submit proposals to build six conventional submarines in India to boost local shipyard capability and plug gaps in the navy’s underwater warfare fleet. France’s Naval...
China warns US 'not to play with fire' regarding TaiwanBUDAPEST: China's foreign minister says the United States should not ``play with fire'' regarding Taiwan after the U.S. announced its intention to sell $2.2 billion in weapons to the island state. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also said Friday during a...
The S-400, Russia's high-tech air defence systemMOSCOW: Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanctions over the controversial deal. The delivery marks a new high in warming ties between Ankara and Moscow. Here is what you need...
Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile system: AnkaraISTANBUL: Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, despite repeated warnings from its NATO ally United States against the purchase. "The delivery of the first shipment of parts of the S-400...
Trump administration 'very focussed' on further cementing Indo-US ties: KushnerWASHINGTON: Batting for strong Indo-US ties, President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, has said there are very few countries like India that possess the potential for growth and the administration was "very focussed" on further cementing the bilateral strategic ties. Kushner,...
Will increase 'interoperability, information-sharing' with Indian military: Top US GeneralWASHINGTON: The Pentagon will prioritise increasing the interoperability and information-sharing capabilities with India's military and bolster continuity of the defence ties with New Delhi, a top American General has told lawmakers. General Mark A Milley, who has been nominated as Chairman...
Need to maintain strong military ties with Pakistan: US GeneralWASHINGTON: A top American general has told the country's lawmakers that the United States needs to maintain strong military ties with Pakistan. The statement comes ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White...
Rafale-Su-30MKI deadly combo will make Pakistan, other enemies worried: IAFMONT DE MARSAN: Once the French Rafale and the Russian Su-30MKI jets start operating jointly in the Indian Air Force (IAF), it will be a deadly combination and will make our enemies including Pakistan worried in case of any conflict,...