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View: India's Face-Off With China In Sikkim Is A Sign of The Future

    View: India's Face-Off With China In Sikkim Is A Sign of The Future
    View: India's Face-Off With China In Sikkim Is A Sign of The Future

    Clashes between India and China don’t usually matter to the rest of the world

    by Mihir Sharma

    In Kashmir, shells and bullets regularly fly back and forth across India's de facto border with Pakistan. Yet, although India's 4,000-kilometre border with China is similarly disputed, not a single shot has been fired in anger there for decades. That may

    How China Cleverly Managed To Play Both Instigator And Victim In The Doklam Stand-Off

      How China Cleverly Managed To Play Both Instigator And Victim In The Doklam Stand-Off
      How China Cleverly Managed To Play Both Instigator And Victim In The Doklam Stand-Off

      A big Tug-Off war is underway between the two superpowers

      by Seema Sirohi

      India has maintained a calm but firm stance, kept the temperature low on its side and sent signals it wants to sort the problem with dialogue.

      Four weeks and running, the India-China standoff at Doklam shows no sign of ending. Yes, this one near the borders of India, China and

      For Dialogue, Both India And China Must Withdraw Troops, Says Sushma Swaraj

        For Dialogue, Both India And China Must Withdraw Troops, Says Sushma Swaraj
        For Dialogue, Both India And China Must Withdraw Troops, Says Sushma Swaraj

        China is testing India's military element of special relationship with Bhutan

        Sushma Swaraj mentioned that India had opposed China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project from the beginning

        by Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury

        NEW DELHI: India on Thursday claimed that it has wide-ranging international support on the ongoing border stand-off with China and that the

        Sikkim Standoff Should Not Threaten RCEP Deal: Chinese Media

          Sikkim Standoff Should Not Threaten RCEP Deal: Chinese Media
          Sikkim Standoff Should Not Threaten RCEP Deal: Chinese Media

          The Chinese tabloid has been at the forefront of verbal allegations against India amid the tension between the two countries in the Sikkim sector

          BEIJING: The India-China border standoff should not be allowed to threaten a mega economic deal Asia-Pacific nations are trying to negotiate at a meeting in Hyderabad, an article in an official Chinese

          UNSC Sanctions Individuals, Entities Linked To ISIS, Al-Qaeda

            UNSC Sanctions Individuals, Entities Linked To ISIS, Al-Qaeda
            UNSC Sanctions Individuals, Entities Linked To ISIS, Al-Qaeda

            The sanction measures include asset freeze, a global travel ban and an arms embargo which prevents direct or indirect supply of arms

            UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to impose sanction measures on two armed groups, two entities and four individuals linked to the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda.

            Two armed

            Pakistan Created Terror Groups To Check India And Afghanistan: Former US Diplomats

              Pakistan Created Terror Groups To Check India And Afghanistan: Former US Diplomats
              Pakistan Created Terror Groups To Check India And Afghanistan: Former US Diplomats

              Many experts agree that the ISI continues to protect and assist terrorist groups, as part of its strategy to keep Afghanistan unstable and advance its ambitions in the Kashmir region

              WASHINGTON: Pakistan created terror groups such as the Taliban, the Haqqani network and the Lashkar-e-Taiba to keep India "off balance" and protect Islamabad's

              Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Pakistan Firing On LoC

                Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Pakistan Firing On LoC
                Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Pakistan Firing On LoC

                Army soldiers take positions near the Line of Control

                JAMMU: An Indian soldier was killed and another was injured in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district, defence sources said.

                According to the sources, Pakistan army violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing across the LoC in Chhamb

                US Will Not Pay Pakistan For Military Reimbursements: Pentagon

                  US Will Not Pay Pakistan For Military Reimbursements: Pentagon
                  US Will Not Pay Pakistan For Military Reimbursements: Pentagon

                  The US for the first time in recent years came down heavily on Pakistan for aiding terror groups JeM and LeT including providing safe havens to terrorists

                  The Pentagon will not make the remaining military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congress Islamabad had not taken sufficient action

                  Navy Lacks Institutional Framework To Deal With Safety: CAG

                    Navy Lacks Institutional Framework To Deal With Safety: CAG
                    Navy Lacks Institutional Framework To Deal With Safety: CAG

                    INS Chennai (P - 15A) indigenous guided missile stealth destroyer, being welcomed by school students during its maiden visit to Chennai Port 

                    NEW DELHI: Indian Navy's ships and submarines were involved in 38 accidents between 2007-08 and 2015-16, adversely affecting the operational preparedness of the force, the Comptroller and Auditor General said

                    29 IAF Aircraft Have Crashed Since Last Five Years: Govt

                      29 IAF Aircraft Have Crashed Since Last Five Years: Govt
                      29 IAF Aircraft Have Crashed Since Last Five Years: Govt

                      "During the last five financial years (2012-13 to 2016- 17) and the current year (up to July 18), 29 fighter jets including five Sukhoi-30 and three trainer have crashed....

                      NEW DELHI: Twenty-nine aircraft of the Indian Air Force have crashed due to technical defects and human error over the last five years, the government said today.

                      Subhash

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