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Hong Kong protests: China releases footage of 'anti-riot' exercises, says unrest won't be tolerated

HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Hong Kong's political crisis simmers amidst heated protests, China`s People`s Liberation Army in Hong Kong released a video showing footage of "anti-riot" exercises and its top brass warned violence is "absolutely impermissible".

Aug 01, 2019, 12:35 PM IST

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Jul 16, 2019, 08:46 AM IST

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Jul 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

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This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

China deploys H-6 bomber in Tibet, just 200 kilometers from border with Sikkim

A report from Indian intelligence agencies states that PLA is also reported to have inducted 155mm calibre vehicle mounted Howitzer.

Apr 26, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

China, world's second largest military spender, hints at increasing defence spending

China last year increased its defence budget by 8.1 per cent, taking its declared defence spending to a whopping USD 175 billion which was over three times that of India's.

Mar 04, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

China builds airports, upgrades defence in Tibet near LAC with India

China's People Liberation Army (PLA) is upgrading one of the civil airports in Gongga of Tibet. 

Feb 14, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

China plays down media reports of selling aircraft carrier to Pakistan

A Pakistani newspaper had reported, quoting Chinese and Russian media reports, that China was planning to sell Liaoning. "I have not seen the report," said Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson.

Feb 12, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

China plans to build four nuclear aircraft carriers to challenge American might

While China currently has one aircraft carrier, US operates 10 Nitiz-class 'supercarriers.' Russia and France have one aircraft carrier in service each while UK is building two.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

China steps up its military game with BDS satellite navigation system

BDS, stated to be rivalling US' Global Positioning System (GPS), is the fourth global satellite navigation system in the world.

Feb 02, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

In message for 2019, China tells its soldiers to be ready for war

In a bid to ensure that its troops remain fighting fit and combat ready, China has told its soldiers to prepare for war and be ready for any emergency situation that may arise in the new year.

Jan 02, 2019, 08:35 AM IST

Chinese soldiers cross LAC into Arunachal Pradesh, retreat after Indian Army intervenes

Chinese soldiers crossed the LAC in the Arunachal Sector in the first week of October, said sources in the ministry. 

Oct 15, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

China inducting sniper platoon, anti-jamming systems in PLA units: Sources

The sniper platoon is equipped with Type -10 large calibre range sniper rifles with special bullets and have a maximum effective range of 1500 meter.

Sep 13, 2018, 20:16 PM IST

Four People Liberation Army activists held in Manipur

Police also recovered three 9 mm pistols, two hand grenades, and ammunition from the possession of the arrested three militants.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Maoists held secret meeting in Myanmar to form alliance with PLA, J&K terrorists: Report

According to sources, a letter recovered from one of the accused arrested in June this year by Pune police has exposed the war that the banned organisation CPI (Maoist) are planning to wage against the nation.

Aug 31, 2018, 14:34 PM IST

India, China hold border personnel meeting on PLA's 91st anniversary

The PLA troops interacted with the visiting Indian delegation and presented a cultural programme to celebrate the occasion.

Aug 01, 2018, 22:30 PM IST

How Africa has become a major buyer of Chinese weapons

Most security analysts agree that the quality of weapons being manufactured in China has improved vastly and that several African countries are seeking them because they are priced well.

Jul 08, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

China's 'peace disease': Chinese Army's own newspaper raises doubts over military capabilities

Military analysts have for decades called the Chinese military a 'paper tiger'. The Chinese Army, seemingly, has finally agreed.

Jul 07, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

China's PLA holds high altitude drill in Tibet to test military-civilian integration

An important component of the drill was the military-civilian integration strategy, a key component in Tibet where the Dalai Lama's legacy still lingers on.

Jun 29, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

PLA installing new early warning monitoring system along Indo-China border

The system is capable of detecting any movement in and around border areas and can be used in all weather conditions. 

May 25, 2018, 10:24 AM IST