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China building 8 submarines for Pakistan to counter Indian Navy

As of now, India has 16 submarines while Pakistan has 10. 

Jul 16, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

Thai junta defends 'cheap' $393 mn Chinese sub purchase

Talks are also underway for China to construct a multi-million dollar armaments and military hardware repair facility in Thailand.

Apr 25, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

Chinese submarine deployments in Indian Ocean is 'legitimate', says People's Liberation Army

PLA Navy Yuan-class submarines last year made first-ever port call to Karachi and also stopping in Colombo.

Jul 07, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

P-8I aircraft, spy drones deployed to track Chinese moves in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Navy and Air Force's Israeli Searcher-II unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have also been deployed in the archipelago on a temporary basis.

Jan 19, 2016, 09:34 AM IST

DNA: Growing Russia-China ties a concern for India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Uzbekistan on Monday on the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Chinese submarine docking at Pakistan no big concern: Indian Navy

Amidst reports that a Chinese submarine had crossed the Arabian Sea and entered Karachi port last month, the Indian Navy on Tuesday said it was not a matter of big concern but they were monitoring all such activities.

Jun 30, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

'Issue of Chinese submarines in Colombo taken up with Lanka'

India has taken up with Sri Lanka the issue of recent visits of a Chinese submarine to Colombo, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, saying it closely monitors foreign military presence in the neighbourhood.

Nov 27, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Chinese submarine row: Sri Lanka has reassured India on security interest, says govt

Sri Lanka has "reassured" that it would not do anything against the security interest of India, the government on Wednesday said, in the backdrop of visits by a Chinese submarine to Colombo port.

Nov 26, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

China says nothing unusual in submarine docking at Lanka port

Brushing aside India's concern, China on Monday defended its submarines making port calls in Colombo, saying there is "nothing unusual" as it is an international common practice for warships to stop for refuelling at ports abroad.

Nov 03, 2014, 23:40 PM IST