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China is expanding access to strategic foreign ports including Pakistan's Gawadar, says Pentagon report
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China is expanding access to strategic foreign ports including Pakistan's Gawadar, says Pentagon report

China 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.

Chinese military equips PLA in Tibet with mobile howitzers to boost high-altitude combat capability, claims report
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Chinese military equips PLA in Tibet with mobile howitzers to boost high-altitude combat capability, claims report

After 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

Xi Jinping warns armed forces of possible war: China's assertiveness reflects its modernised military programme
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Xi Jinping warns armed forces of possible war: China's assertiveness reflects its modernised military programme

The 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.

India and China engaged in 13 rounds of diplomatic discussions to resolve Doka La standoff: Parliamentary panel
India

India and China engaged in 13 rounds of diplomatic discussions to resolve Doka La standoff: Parliamentary panel

It took 13 rounds of diplomatic discussions between India and China to resolve the face-off between their militaries in Doka la last year, according to a report by a parliamentary panel.

Early solution to insurgency in Manipur difficult as all 30 groups have varying demands, says army official
India

Early solution to insurgency in Manipur difficult as all 30 groups have varying demands, says army official

There are around 30 insurgent outfits in Manipur, many of them splinter groups with different secessionist demands, while Naga groups, including the NSCN(I-M) and proscribed NSCN(K) are seeking 'Nagalim' or greater Nagaland.

Chinese army engaged in secret mission to gain information on military technology from western scientists: Australian think tank
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Chinese army engaged in secret mission to gain information on military technology from western scientists: Australian think tank

The Chinese government is engaged in a campaign of secretly enrolling the nation’s prized military scientists in Western universities to gain expertise in such areas as “hypersonic missiles and navigation technology,” according to a new report from a think tank tied to Australia’s defense ministry.

Xi Jinping insists on army's absolute loyalty to Communist Party, calls for efforts to combat corruption in armed forces
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Xi Jinping insists on army's absolute loyalty to Communist Party, calls for efforts to combat corruption in armed forces

Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasised on the country's military to obey the commands of the ruling Communist Party of China headed by him and called for efforts to improve the party conduct and combat corruption in the armed forces.

A year after Doka La standoff, Chinese PLA troops intrude 400 metres into Indian territory in Ladakh's Demchok
India

A year after Doka La standoff, Chinese PLA troops intrude 400 metres into Indian territory in Ladakh's Demchok

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops have reportedly intruded about 300-400 metres inside on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC)- at Demchok in eastern Ladakh

China's PLA holds high altitude drill in Tibet to test military-civilian integration; first such exercise in region since Doka La standoff
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China's PLA holds high altitude drill in Tibet to test military-civilian integration; first such exercise in region since Doka La standoff

Chinese military stationed in Tibet has carried out a drill to test their logistics, armament support capabilities and military-civilian integration in the remote Himalayan region, official media reported in Bejing on Friday.

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: Wuhan Summit emits right noises, but is bonhomie too good to be true?
India

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: Wuhan Summit emits right noises, but is bonhomie too good to be true?

Before leaving for Wuhan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had tweeted that "developments in India-China relations from a strategic and long-term perspective" will be one of the broad agendas of his purportedly "agenda-less" one-on-one informal meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping.

'Govt must assert territorial integrity of India': Arunachal Pradesh MP pens letter to Narendra Modi ahead of meet with Xi Jinping
India

'Govt must assert territorial integrity of India': Arunachal Pradesh MP pens letter to Narendra Modi ahead of meet with Xi Jinping

Ninong Ering has reportedly written to Narendra Modi, asking him to highlight the issues of Arunachal Pradesh during his scheduled meeting with Xi Jinping

India must be wary of Chinese threat via Nepal; ignoring Beijing's intelligence infiltration is at New Delhi's own peril
India

India must be wary of Chinese threat via Nepal; ignoring Beijing's intelligence infiltration is at New Delhi's own peril

Chinese are past masters in pushing their anti-India agenda via Nepal in a manner that KP Oli can do little about. New Delhi must remain wary of the threat.

India-China reset: Narendra Modi knows BRI concessions might be suicidal unless Xi Jinping addresses core concerns
India

India-China reset: Narendra Modi knows BRI concessions might be suicidal unless Xi Jinping addresses core concerns

News emerged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit China next month for a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping, in addition to his scheduled appearance in June for the SCO summit.

China's military bolstering management of its border defence with new surveillance equipment
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China's military bolstering management of its border defence with new surveillance equipment

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defence by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system.

Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ploy
India

Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ploy

Xi Jinping wants China-centric Asia which requires subjugating India. Instead of getting mesmerised by the serpent's gaze, New Delhi should focus on its fangs

Nirmala Sitharaman says China building helipads, trenches for its army personnel at Doka La face-off site
India

Nirmala Sitharaman says China building helipads, trenches for its army personnel at Doka La face-off site

Indian and Chinese troops have "redeployed" themselves away from the face-off site in Doka La, and China has undertaken construction of helipads, sentry posts and trenches for its army personnel there, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said

Xi Jinping's power grab presents ideal circumstances to extend friendship to China, set out a long-term China policy
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Xi Jinping's power grab presents ideal circumstances to extend friendship to China, set out a long-term China policy

Xi Jinping's move presents right time for India to extend the hand of friendship to China, as he has the power to form Beijing's long-term foreign policy.

Indefinite Xi Jinping rule: India must constructively engage with 'new world' leader while maintaining soft power projection
India

Indefinite Xi Jinping rule: India must constructively engage with 'new world' leader while maintaining soft power projection

With centralisation of Chinese control in Xi Jinping's hands, the world must constructively engage the most powerful leader of a newly emerged great power.

Maldives crisis poses a security dilemma for India akin to Doka La, but with a devilish twist
India

Maldives crisis poses a security dilemma for India akin to Doka La, but with a devilish twist

The Maldives crisis poses a security dilemma exactly of the Doka La kind for India and could be counted as a maritime sequel to the original thriller.

China has both commercial and military interests in Pakistan's Gwadar port, US think tanks tell lawmakers
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China has both commercial and military interests in Pakistan's Gwadar port, US think tanks tell lawmakers

China has both commercial and military interests in the Pakistani port of Gwadar, the US think-tank community has told lawmakers.