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Pakistan denies presence of Chinese troops in PoK

Pakistan on Thursday rejected as "baseless rumour-mongering" the reports about presence of Chinese troops in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and asserted that Kashmir was a long-standing item on the agenda of the UN.

Top Chinese army general to visit India, Pakistan

The Chinese general's visit to India comes in the immediate backdrop of a meeting of the WMCC.

China issues new rules on resettling retired soldiers

China issues new rules on resettling retired soldiers

 Amid rapid modernisation of its military, China today issued new rules to regulate the resettling of retired soldiers as the world's largest army is poised to lay off 300,000 soldiers in the next two years.

China to join Russian forces in battle against ISIS

After Russia sent in its elite military unit Spetsnaz to take out the Islamic State (Isis) terrorists, a report has now claimed that China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is about to join forces in Syria.

India, China hold border mechanism talks

Indian and Chinese officials have held talks here to review measures to avoid standoffs between their troops along the disputed border amid allegations by the PLA that removal of a surveillance hut by Indian soldiers last month was a violation of consensus to maintain peace.

Don't take unilateral actions along Sino-India border: PLA to Indian Army

Don't take unilateral actions along Sino-India border: PLA to Indian Army

China's military on Thursday asked the Indian Army not to take any "unilateral actions" affecting the stability of the border areas, days after the Indian side removed a Chinese-built hut in the Ladakh sector.

Indian Army carries surgical strike along Indo-Myanmar border, kills three PLA terrorists

Indian Army carries surgical strike along Indo-Myanmar border, kills three PLA terrorists

In yet another operation along the Indo-Myanmar border, the India Army has killed three PLA terrorists, as per a report on Monday.

Ola offers online payment facility for multiple merchants

This move will allow Ola users, who maintain a significant balance in their Ola Money accounts, to pay conveniently on a wide range of leading e-commerce platforms.

Indian Army, PLA hold maiden personnels' meet at DBO in Ladakh

 For the first time ever, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Saturday hosted an Indian Army delegation in the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

China gets 10 new generals

 China has promoted 10 senior military and armed police officers to generals, the highest rank for officers in active service in the country.

Chinese air force sets up ''adversary'' brigade

 The Chinese air force has established an "adversary" brigade that simulates a wide range of threats that the country could face.

Manipur attack: Why are human rights groups silent on killing of Army personnel?

Silence can be deafening. The quietude in the ranks of the plethora of human rights groups that are shrill when even a single civilian is killed is nerve-wracking, to say the least.

DNA: Analysis of the tragic Manipur militant ambush

In a tragic incident, 18 jawans of the Indian Army were killed and 11 others injured in an ambush by militants in the Chandel district of Manipur on Thursday.

'China's nuke submarines in Gulf of Aden could cause unease'

China for the first time has divulged the deployment of a nuclear submarine for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, a move defence experts say could cause unease among neighbours, including India.

Xi calls for civil-military integration to boost defence

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for efforts to strengthen China's national defence and combat readiness of its armed forces by greater civil-military integration.

China 2015 military drills to focus on winning local wars

China's military training this year will focus on "improving fighting capacity" to win "local wars" in adverse and high-tech conditions, the defence ministry said on Thursday, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes.

Top Chinese Army General caught with over USD 98 million

A top Chinese General under scanner for corruption was found to have 60 houses, 400 kgs of gold jewelry and expensive art works amounting to a staggering over USD 98 million, a state media report said on Tuesday.

China stresses Communist party`s control over military

Anyone calling for China`s People`s Liberation Army to be loyal to the state rather than the Communist party has a "very black heart", military media said Monday, after President Xi Jinping stressed: "The party commands the gun".

China says no need `so far` for PLA deployment in Hong Kong

China says no need `so far` for PLA deployment in Hong Kong

China sees no need "so far" for its army to be deployed in Hong Kong to contain democracy protests, a Beijing official said Wednesday, without ruling out the prospect after violent overnight clashes.

China test fires 10,000-km range nuclear missile

China has test-fired an upgraded version of its 10,000-km range intercontinental ballistic missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its National Day on October 1 to demonstrate its nuclear capability.