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5 August, 2017 11:56 AM Chinese media thinks PLA can annihilate Indian Army. Can they? A fact check

Despite numerical inferiority, the Indian Army may give the People's Liberation Army of China a bloody nose if Doklam standoff leads to war. The Doklam standoff between Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army started in June. In July, a CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) report, tabled in Parliament, said that the Indian Army does not have ammunition 74

30 July, 2017 5:09 AM Chinese Army Can Defeat 'All Invading Enemies', Says Chinese President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping also said that the People's Liberation Army should strictly follow the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and "march to wherever the Party points to." Chinese President Xi Jinping today claimed that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has the confidence and capability to defeat all invading enemies as he inspected a massive 87

28 July, 2017 10:53 AM Doklam border standoff: Will there be an India-China war?

Both sides have compelling reasons to avoid it, but India will now see the peril in ignoring its defence preparedness. A week ahead of August 1, when China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) marks its 90th anniversary, Xi Jinping's Red Army had a stern message for India. A PLA major-general, flanked by three senior colonels, held a rare meet-the-press 204

24 July, 2017 9:34 AM Divis Labs tanks 6% after dismal Q1 performance, profit falls 41%

Healthcare firm Divis Laboratories fell as much as 5.6 percent Monday after dismal performance in the quarter ended June 2017. Profit tanked 41.5 percent year-on-year to Rs 176.54 crore and revenue declined 19.3 percent to Rs 821.20 crore in April-June quarter. Operating profit fell 39.4 percent to Rs 244.82 crore and margin contracted by 990 basis points 54

22 July, 2017 2:56 AM No Significant Improvement In 3 Years, Says Auditor On Army's Ammunition Shortage

The world's second-largest standing army is woefully short on ammunition and there hasn't been a remarkable change in the last few years, the country's top auditor told parliament on Friday. The shortage dents the army's ability to sustain a war for a long period. This is the audit watchdog's second report on the shortage of ammunition in the army since 102

21 July, 2017 5:39 PM Are Indian armed forces ready for intense wars? The answer is 'not yet'

NEW DELHI: It will take the 15-lakh strong Indian armed forces another couple of years to become "fully fighting fit" with "optimal" stockpiles of ammunition, spares and reserves for "short and intense wars" under the Rs 23,700 crore worth of deals inked over the last 10 months, say sources. But this does not mean the Army, Navy and IAF cannot effectively 94

19 July, 2017 9:12 AM To Attack India, China Readies Nuclear Weapons In Pak: Mulayam Yadav

Ignoring the government's advice to address the border dispute with China with restraint, opposition leader Mulayam Singh Yadav said in parliament today that Beijing is ready to attack India in collaboration with its long-time ally, Pakistan. "India is today facing a big danger from China. I have been cautioning the central government for years. China 86

19 July, 2017 7:17 AM Live: 'Even a coolie earns more than a nurse in Kerala' Lok Sabha discusses plights of nurses

Rajya Sabha proceeds with regular business The third day of monsoon session of Parliament is expected to hold short duration discussion on agrarian crisis and the recent killing and violence in the name of cow protection. Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon after Congress MPs wanted to debate issues suspending Question Hour. They continued with sloganeering 89

15 July, 2017 11:49 AM How Turkey's failed coup unfolded, hour by hour

Here is an account of how the July 15-16 coup unfolded in Turkey A year ago, a group of Turkish soldiers using tanks, warplanes and helicopters launched a plot to overthrow Turkey’s President and government. The coup attempt failed, but the fallout continues even a year later. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan swiftly blamed his one-time ally U.S.-based 64

13 July, 2017 1:11 AM Arms gets special power to buy weapons for short 'intense wars'

The Indian Army has begun procurements to fill up critical strategic deficiencies and enhance its capabilities to fight a "short, intense war" lasting 15-20 days, amid a protracted standoff with China, regular ceasefire violations by Pakistan and terrorist infiltrations. The Centre has given emergency powers to the Army Vice-Chief to buy ammunition and armaments 105