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Army chief Gen MM Naravane begins rare visit to South Korea; holds talks with top military brass

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane on Monday held extensive talks with the top military brass of South Korea as he began a three-day rare visit...

Indian naval ship conducts ‘passage exercise’ with Vietnamese Navy in South China Sea | India News

NEW DELHI: An Indian Navy warship undertook a “passage exercise” with the Vietnamese Navy in the South China Sea as part of efforts to boost...

Our Indo-Pacific approach is based on cooperation and collaboration: India tells UN

United Nations: India has said its concept of the Indo-Pacific is “inclusive” in nature and is based on cooperation and collaboration, given the need for...

US committed to Indo-Pacific strategy despite change of presidency, says outgoing NSA

NEW DELHI: The United States – as a Pacific power – will remain committed to its Indo-Pacific strategy, notwithstanding a change of Presidency, and will...

LAC crisis: Can’t rule out border tensions escalating into larger conflict, says General Bipin Rawat | India News

NEW DELHI: India will not allow China to shift the Line of Actual Control westwards in eastern Ladakh, and though the prospects of a full-scale...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo & Defence Secretary Mark Esper to arrive in India on Monday

NEW DELHI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper will arrive here on Monday for the third edition of the...

Japan’s new Prime Minister expected to follow Abe’s footsteps on India partnership

NEW DELHI: Yoshihide Suga, who was elected as Japan’s next prime minister on Wednesday, is in many ways a policy clone of the man he...

China taking advantage of Covid-19 outbreak, India one such example: US Diplomat | India News

WASHINGTON DC: India is among the countries that China has taken advantage of since the outbreak of the Covid-19 from Wuhan, US diplomat David Stilwell...

Navy significantly expands deployment in Indian Ocean following border row with China: Sources | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy has deployed a large number of frontline warships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region(IOR) in the wake of the...

Indian Navy keen on 3rd aircraft carrier to retain edge over China, even as 2nd delayed yet again | India News

NEW DELHI: The commissioning of India’s second aircraft carrier has been delayed till September next year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. While reconciling to this...

In signal to China, Navy holds drill off Andaman and Nicobar Islands | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is conducting a major exercise off the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, in a clear display of strategic intent against China...

Proud of India for standing up to Chinese aggression: US Senator

WASHINGTON: A top US Senator has praised the Indian government for standing up to Chinese aggression in a border dispute, hoping this would prompt other...

US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House official | India News

WASHINGTON: The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House...

As China asserts its dominance over post-pandemic world, countries unite against Beijing’s ‘bully tactics’

WASHINGTON DC: Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently decided that this is the right time to assert dominance and territorial expansionism when the global economies...

Countering China’s aggression: US bill seeks to train Indian fighter pilots

NEW DELHI: The United States will offer fighter jet training to India, Japan and Australia even as it plans multiple initiatives to counter China’s aggression...

Will China continue to use the ambiguity of LAC to its own advantage?

Even as India and China are engaged in a high-level diplomatic dialogue to diffuse a stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh,...

PM Modi, his Australian counterpart’s first ever-virtual summit to focus on defence, security | India News

In their first-ever virtual summit on June 4, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison will focus on an “ambitious agenda” which...

‘Muscular’ Chinese policy to have impact on its ties with India, other nations: US diplomat | India News

WASHINGTON: China’s new “muscular” policy will have an impact on its ties with India and other nations, a senior US diplomat has said, underlining that...

Chinese reaction may be a warning so that India sides with it on Covid, Taiwan, says ex-foreign secy Shyam Saran | India News

Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran was PM’s Special Envoy, and as National Security Advisory Board chairman carried out three extensive surveys to upgrade India’s border...