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21 October, 2017 6:26 PM Have To Remain Prepared To Counter Doklam-Like Situation, Says Army Chief

Jammu: Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said that the Army has to remain prepared to counter any Doklam-like situation along the India-China border. General Rawat, while speaking to reporters at a function in Jammu, also said that the mountain strike corps, designated as 17 Corps, was being raised as a "force of deterrence" and the process of its establishment 30

18 October, 2017 3:55 PM Xi Jinping heralds ‘new era’ of Chinese power

NEW DELHI: The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China opened on Wednesday with President Xi Jinping asserting that the country has entered a “new era” where it should take the “centre stage in the world”, a statement that can be viewed as a clear challenge to the US and an indication of an aggressive foreign policy. The country’s rapid progress 28

17 October, 2017 11:38 AM China Speeds Up Work On $2 Billion Project That India Has Objected To

The Karot Hydropower Project will be owned by a Chinese firm for 30 years, after which it will be handed over to the Pakistan government. China plans to complete a $2 billion hydropower project in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir ahead of schedule, according to state-run media in Beijing. The Karot Hydropower Project is being built on the river Jhelum. Construction 66

14 October, 2017 9:29 AM India takes on China at another battlefront: A Sri Lankan airport

The Doklam conflict between India and China amply highlighted the fight between the two countries for supremacy in South Asia. India is strongly asserting against China which is trying to build strategic assets in the garb of infrastructure projects all around India. It is the continuation of the old Chinese 'String of Pearls' policy that aims at ring-fencing 36

13 October, 2017 8:14 PM PLA activity in Doklam: Bhutan talks to China

NEW DELHI: Amid reports that Chinese troops remain stationed in the Doklam region — though away from the site of the showdown with India — Bhutan has again discussed the situation with the Chinese mission here. Reports citing satellite imagery have stated that China is currently building a road network 10-12km north of the standoff site. Bhutan and China 103

13 October, 2017 3:24 PM Doklam Effect: Army To Enhance Infrastructure Along Border With China

New Delhi: Close on the heels of the Doklam stand-off, organisational changes are likely in some of the key Army formations along with steps to boost infrastructure along the nearly 4,000 km-long India-China border including around the areas of dispute. The decisions were taken at the Army's commanders conference which extensively deliberated on the Doklam 43

13 October, 2017 2:42 PM Lessons from Doklam: Defence ministry okays big infra enhancement along Chinese border

NEW DELHI: With an aim to further strengthen the defence infrastructure along its frontier with China, India is focusing on the central sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by planning to connect its primary passes and valleys. This sector is less developed in terms of border infrastructure as compared to the LAC’s western and eastern sectors and in some areas 39

9 October, 2017 12:56 AM Sitharaman to visit Sikkim today

Defence Minister’s trip to northeast comes amid reports of increased Chinese presence in Doklam Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is to begin a crucial tour of the northeast on Saturday, even as as the Opposition Congress launched an aggressive attack on the Narendra Modi government over its handling of the border situation with China. According to officials 39

8 October, 2017 3:54 PM Nirmala Sitharaman teaches ‘Namaste’ to Chinese soldiers in Nathu La

Video of the Defence Minister having a light-hearted chat with PLA soldiers goes viral Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had a brief conversation with Chinese soldiers during her maiden visit to the Nathu La border post in Sikkim and was even seen teaching them how to say ‘Namaste’. A short video of her interaction with the Chinese soldiers yesterday 51

8 October, 2017 11:08 AM IAF ready to respond to any security challenge in most befitting manner: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Air Force is prepared to fight a war at a "short notice" and fully geared up to respond to any security challenge in the most befitting manner, Air Chief Marshal said. The IAF chief also said that the uncertainties in the present geo-political environment may require the IAF to fight a "short" and "swift war". HINDON: The Indian Air Force is prepared 73