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Aug 30, 2019
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested ahead of planned weekend protestsHong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday ahead of another weekend of planned protests in the city which is grappling with its biggest political crisis since its handover to Beijing
May 30, 2019
In Narendra Modi government's second innings, India's Act East Policy all set to take on a military colourReturned to the saddle earlier this month with a massive mandate, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government's second innings is starting off with the according of primacy to the BIMSTEC effort
May 22, 2019
India, Myanmar joint military operation in Sagaing may deal crippling blow to NSCN(K), other insurgent groups in North EastThe Myanmar Army and Indian Army's joint operation to flush out fighters of the ULFA (Independent), PLA and the UNLF from Myanmar's Sagaing region could serve a crippling blow to insurgency in the North East, including the Naga rebel group NSCN (Khaplang) faction, which has been unwilling to sit for peace talks with the Indian government
Apr 26, 2019
New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopolyMany of China's missiles are specifically designed to attack the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of US military dominance in the region.
Apr 04, 2019
Procuring anti-submarine chopper boosts Indian Navy's defence capabilities; China's rising naval power has US waryWhile the deal for India to procure 24 MH-60 Romeo Seahawks from the US is an attempt to curb China's military expansion in the Indian Ocean, Beijing is also likely to keep a close eye on the latest defence agreement.
Mar 07, 2019
Manipur Police arrests two PLA militants in Imphal East district's Hatta area; case registeredTwo cadres of the proscribed militant outfit People's Liberation Army (PLA) were arrested by security forces in Manipur's Imphal East district
Mar 05, 2019
China hikes defence budget by 7.5 percent to $177.61 billion; country second highest spender in worldChina, the world's second largest military spender after the US, Tuesday announced a 7.5 percent increase in its defence budget for this year, hiking it to a whopping $177.61 billion, over three times that of India.
Jan 16, 2019
China is expanding access to strategic foreign ports including Pakistan's Gawadar, says Pentagon reportChina is expanding its access to strategic foreign ports like Pakistan's Gwadar and Sri Lanka's Hambantota to pre-position the logistic framework necessary to support the growing presence of its military in the Indian Ocean and beyond, the Pentagon said.
Jan 08, 2019
Chinese military equips PLA in Tibet with mobile howitzers to boost high-altitude combat capability, claims reportAfter the recent induction of lightweight battle tank in Tibet bordering India, the Chinese military has equipped its troops stationed at the Himalayan plateau with new vehicle-mounted howitzers to improve their combat capability
Jan 07, 2019
Xi Jinping warns armed forces of possible war: China's assertiveness reflects its modernised military programmeThe statement by Xi Jinping marks the culmination of several statements and actions by China aimed at enhancing the capability and positioning of the armed forces.