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India, Pakistan to carry out military drills as part of multi-nation exercise

India, Pakistan to carry out military drills as part of multi-nation exercise

Officials have said that the main aim of the exercise is to enhance counter-terror cooperation among the eight SCO member countries.

Apr 29, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
China tries to make an example, gives strict punishments for those who want to quit military service

China tries to make an example, gives strict punishments for those who want to quit military service

An obligation to serve two years in the military is key to getting a college education.

Apr 09, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
China's hi-tech military technology has a new enemy: Mosquitoes

China's hi-tech military technology has a new enemy: Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all wars combined. Now, China has declared war!

Mar 30, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
China's first homemade aircraft carrier ready for completion in record time

China's first homemade aircraft carrier ready for completion in record time

Codenamed Type 001A, the aircraft carrier will be second with the PLA Navy - after the Liaoning, and the first to be built at home. Officials say speed and quality of construction are both equal highlights of the sea fortress.

Mar 28, 2018, 14:26 PM IST
Indian Air Force vs Chinese Air Force: The rivalry in numbers

Indian Air Force vs Chinese Air Force: The rivalry in numbers

Both India and China are looking to rapidly modernise their military with a focus on advanced hardware.

Mar 22, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
China brings troops guarding Indian border directly under military command

China brings troops guarding Indian border directly under military command

Troops that were formerly part of the armed police and managed by institutes of the State Council have now officially withdrawn from this system in a bid to fully implement the party's absolute leadership over the People's Liberation Army, and other national armed forces.

Mar 22, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Army unhappy with Defence Budget, says allocated money insufficient for modernisation

Army unhappy with Defence Budget, says allocated money insufficient for modernisation

In the most-recent defence budget, a sum of Rs 2.95 lakh crore has been outlayed which is approximately 1.58 per cent of the country's GDP. This is the lowest share in terms of percentage vis-a-vis India's GDP since 1962.

Mar 14, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
Chinese security experts worried as Indian soldiers learn their language

Chinese security experts worried as Indian soldiers learn their language

Several analysts and security experts fear that Indian soldiers learning Mandarin could be the end of certain tactical advantages People's Liberation Army currently enjoys.

Mar 10, 2018, 11:45 AM IST
Full pay pension for soldiers killed or injured on India's border with China

Full pay pension for soldiers killed or injured on India's border with China

Full pay pension in case of KIA or injury was previously only for soldiers along the international border with Pakistan. The latest move to extend it to Sino-India border is likely to boost troop morale.

Mar 10, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
China constructing helipads, trenches in Doklam area: Nirmala Sitharaman

China constructing helipads, trenches in Doklam area: Nirmala Sitharaman

India's Defence Minister said in Lok Sabha that while both sides have redeployed themselves away from their respective positions at the face-off site, China has been busy on developing its infrastructure the area.

Mar 05, 2018, 19:19 PM IST
China equips PLA along Indian border with US-style combat gear to prepare for future warfare

China equips PLA along Indian border with US-style combat gear to prepare for future warfare

Informatised warfare, a term widely used by the Chinese military in recent years refers to the use of IT, digital and artificial intelligence applications in battlefield conditions.

Feb 23, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Pakistan converting temporary Mujahid Battalions into permanent with its new three-phased training policy

Pakistan converting temporary Mujahid Battalions into permanent with its new three-phased training policy

Since the new Chief of Pakistan Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa has taken charge, his focus has been on the modernisation of the force.

Feb 22, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
China rakes up Doklam again, cautions India against more such incidents

China rakes up Doklam again, cautions India against more such incidents

The Chinese military on Thursday criticised Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's recent remarks that Doklam is a disputed territory, asserting that it is very much part of China, and India should draw lessons from the 73-day standoff to avoid similar incidents in the future.

Jan 25, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
After Doklam, China making use of fabricated fortifications on border with India: Sources

After Doklam, China making use of fabricated fortifications on border with India: Sources

Zee News' Manish Shukla reports that intelligence reports have shown how PLA along Sino-India border is making use of the new fortifications to make its troops more mobile and yet with better aggressive and defensive abilities.

Jan 16, 2018, 21:35 PM IST
Is China's People's Liberation Army eyeing bases in Pakistan?

Is China's People's Liberation Army eyeing bases in Pakistan?

Rumors of a Chinese base at Gwadar have long been bandied about.

Jan 09, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
India preparing for war: Jittery Chinese scholar makes wild claim

India preparing for war: Jittery Chinese scholar makes wild claim

Guilty of road construction in disputed territories, China sees India's move to connect outposts along Sino-India border with suspicion even if it is well-within Indian territory.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
China pumping in soldiers and ammunition to seize advantage in Doklam: Sources

China pumping in soldiers and ammunition to seize advantage in Doklam: Sources

Reports suggest there is an increase in troop movement with China possibly looking to seize geographical advantage in near-freezing weather conditions.

Dec 12, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

In one swoop, China tries to send message to three of its neighbours, all of whom it has disputes with.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
Doklam standoff: Army takes steps for swift troop movement along China border

Doklam standoff: Army takes steps for swift troop movement along China border

Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Doklam since June 16 after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.

Nov 24, 2017, 07:08 AM IST
Walls, tunnels, barracks: How China is digging in just short of disputed Doklam area

Walls, tunnels, barracks: How China is digging in just short of disputed Doklam area

Chinese forces may have moved back 400 meters from the disputed area in Doklam but are now digging into rather permanent positions with surveillance equipment to keep an eye on Indian forces.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:20 PM IST