Nehru permitted CIA spy planes to use Indian air base

India allowed the US to use one of its air bases for refuelling CIA`s U-2 spy planes to target Chinese territories after its defeat in the 1962 war.

India maintains strategic air base in Central Asia

India is in talks with Tajikistan
to set up a military hospital there even as it maintains an airbase in Ayni there, the country`s only such facility overseas.