No plans to put boots on the ground in Afghanistan: Army Chief

Recent reports suggesting that India is thinking about sending troops to Afghanistan to replace the withdrawing US servicemen from Afghanistan is not only fallacious but also against the stated stand

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A strong India would act as ‘counterbalance’ to China, says declassified White House document

Running into 10 pages, the document was recently declassified in part by US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and now has been posted on the website of the White House.

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US unveils plan to counter China’s rise from India to Taiwan

National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien on Tuesday announced the publication of the document, titled “United States Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific.”


No troops reduction by the Chinese, we are watching them, says the Army Chief

Nearly 10,000 Chinese troops have withdrawn from their depth areas. However, army chief says, ‘too much significance on these comings and goings should not be given.’

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Indian Army ready for a two-front war, Pakistan and China potent threat to India: Army Chief

“India is focusing on a solution for the ongoing Ladakh standoff between India and China. A solution which will be based on equal and mutual security.”

No. “We are prepared to hold our ground for as long as is required for realising our national goals.”

Nepal will not compromise on sovereign equality in its engagement with either India or China: PM Oli

"We are not in position to claim the territory of China or India. But we must claim our territory with our friends," said Oli, who had triggered the border row last year after his government came out

"The area (of) Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani is the territory of Nepal, is (a) very sacred part of Nepal," 68-year-old Oli was quoted as saying by the WION news channel.

India showed goodwill by returning captured PLA soldier: Chinese defence expert

The soldier of the China's People's Liberation Army was apprehended at the southern bank of Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh on Friday morning after he transgressed across the Indian side of the Line of

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Indian Navy’s Sea Vigil-21: To ensure maritime security and keep the vast coastline safe

For the maritime security and Coastal Defence, the DAC has already given approval for the induction of Next-Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries (Long Range) or, NGMMCB.

There will be simulated attacks on vital installations and assets along the coastline.

CDS Rawat in Ladakh to review overall security situation amid border standoff with China

The Army and the Indian Air Force(IAF) have been maintaining a high state of operational readiness along the nearly 3,500-km LAC with China in view of the military standoff in eastern Ladakh.

Gen Rawat is also expected to travel to Kashmir from Ladakh on Tuesday.

‘Galwan heroes’ likely to be honoured posthumously on Republic Day

The Galwan Valley clash had escalated the border row in eastern Ladakh and resulted in a large deployment of troops and heavy weaponry by both the armies in the friction points.

India and China are locked in a bitter military standoff in eastern Ladakh for the last eight months. (Representative image)

Unit 3 of Kakrapar nuclear plant synchronised to grid

The 700 MW Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) was synchronised with grid at at 11.37 am on Sunday, the official added.

Former Atomic Energy Commission Chairman, Anil Kakoddar, said 15 more such units will follow in fleet mode.

91st K9 Vajra-T Gun for the Indian Army flagged-off by Gujarat CM Rupani

The company L&T had won this contract through a global bidding and is currently producing this gun in its facility located in Gujarat.

Recovery of mortar fuze used by Pakistani army alarms security forces in Kashmir

However, senior officers at the police headquarters examined the material and came out with a finding that it was a PD used by the Pakistani army for the 82 MM mortar shells, they said.

Gul had picked up the consignment from North Kashmir and was on his way to deliver it to his cadres in South Kashmir, the officials said.

India returns captured PLA soldier to China

The soldier of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) was apprehended at the southern bank of Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh on Friday morning after he transgressed across the Indian side of the Li

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Indian Army apprehends Chinese soldier who transgressed across LAC in Ladakh, second such incident in 3 months

The eighth and last round of military talks between the two sides had taken place on November 6 during which both sides broadly discussed disengagement of troops from specific friction points.

Indian troops had captured Corporal Wang Ya Long of the PLA on October 19 last year after he "strayed" across the LAC in the Demchok sector of Ladakh. (Representative image)

Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi gets 5-year jail term in terror financing case

UN proscribed terrorist Lakhvi, 61, who was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab province on Saturday.

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India to chair UNSC’s crucial Taliban and Libya sanctions committees, panel on counter-terrorism

UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti will chair the CTC in 2022, the year in which India will commemorate the 75th anniversary of its independence

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Jaishankar discusses role of provincial councils with Tamil leaders in Sri Lanka

The meeting assumed significance in the backdrop of moves by the ruling Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP) allies to mount a public campaign for abolition of the country's provincial council system.

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Ladakh LAC standoff: India Army has created catch-22 situation for the Chinese, says an expert

Initially assessed as a collective training deployment, the occupation of the Fingers 4 to 8, the deployment in the Depsang plains and DBO was a cause of concern.

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India, France to hold annual strategic dialogue on January 7: MEA

India and France will hold their annual strategic dialogue on Thursday and the two sides will hold discussions on wide-ranging bilateral and global issues, a Ministry of External Affairs statement sai

The welfare of Troops on the Frontline: Need for R&D Focus

Amidst the ongoing standoff, India and China have amassed thousands of troops in the region after a deadly clash in June 2020 with each nation not likely to move back to either side of Finger 1 to 8,

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India, Sri Lanka looking at post-COVID cooperation, says S Jaishankar

Speaking at a joint media briefing with his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena, Jaishankar said the COVID pandemic has given the two sides an opportunity to work even more closely together.

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Helicopters, aircraft, drones and much more for the Indian Armed forces

Despite the global pandemic of Covid-19 and resultant lockdown, production activity on these helicopters has been progressing well at the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) facility in Be

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Mike Pompeo praises S Jaishankar for advancing US-India ties

''The US-India relationship was made all the stronger with a great diplomat and leader as my friend,'' Pompeo tweeted.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping asks military to step-up training, combat readiness

Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the military to strengthen training to hone its combat skills and remain on high alert as the new revised defence law expanding the powers of the armed forces ca

In November last year, he said China is set to change its development model from 2021, relying more on domestic consumption than export-reliant growth and begin a new phase to become a modern socialist country.

Need to build guidelines and if required, red lines for Indo-Pacific: outgoing US envoy Ken Juster

"While we appreciate that India has its own historical and geographical perspective, in today's strategic landscape it may not be optimal to source equipment across a range of suppliers from different

Juster was appointed by the US president on November 3, 2017, to be the 25th United States ambassador to India.

Indo-Russia Relations: Two nations share a unique partnership, says expert

From the time `India-Russia Strategic Partnership’ was inked in 2000, the leaders of the two countries have never skipped the annual meeting.

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