Days after he returned from a visit to India, Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to be combat ready to win a "regional war" while also demanding "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass.
Amid the continuing standoff with Indian troops in the Ladakh region, the Chinese military today for the first time commented on the recent border incidents, saying there are "differing perceptions" of the LAC but the two sides can resolve boundary issues through dialogue.
Contrary to speculations, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to raise the Kashmir issue in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and not likely to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during their stay in the United States.
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday reportedly ordered probe into the alleged incident of a Ahmedabad hotel asking its Northeast employees to stay away during the three-day visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in India earlier this month.
With less than 48 hours left for the planned for the insertion of Mangalyaan into Mars' orbit, ISRO, Monday completed a critical manoeuvre by successfully test firing the liquid fuel engine of its Mars spacecraft (Orbiter) after it entered the sphere of Mars influence earlier in the day.
A bill to regulate assisted reproduction like surrogacy and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is likely to be introduced in the Winter Session of Parliament, a senior Health Ministry official said on Monday.
Three days after Nepal and Indian infrastructure major GMR sealed a deal to develop the 900 MW Upper Karnali hydropower project in the Himalayan nation, senior officials from the two neighbours Monday resumed talks to build another mega bilateral power project in Nepal.
The Indian Scientific community is anxiously waiting with bated breath to witness the entry of 'Mangalyaan' into the orbit of the red planet on September 24. If the spacecraft makes it, India will be the fourth after US, Russia and Europe to reach the Red planet.
Amidst the standoff in Chumar area of Ladakh, India on Monday decided to withdraw clearances for Chinese editors who were scheduled to arrive here this week for a media exchange with Indian journalists.
Criticising the Narendra Modi government's policy towards Pakistan and China, Congress on Sunday said diplomacy is not a "take away joint" and asked the Prime Minister to take the country into confidence before working on any "strategic alliance" with the US.
Indian Union Muslim League on Sunday dubbed Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as one of the "daydreamers" in Pakistan for his Kashmir remarks and said that every inch of Indian territory will be protected to the last minute.
With bilateral cooperation extending to new areas, Bangladesh today said it wants to become India's "number one" friend and invited Indian companies to set up special economic zones and invest in sectors like automobile, power and manufacturing.