China buys 40% stake in Karachi Stock Exchange; A consortium led by Chinese firms has signed a strategic agreement to acquire 40 per cent equity of Pakistan Stock Exchange for $85 million for mobilising funds for the $46-billion CPEC project and facilitating China’s entry into the Pakistani capital market.
India cannot even win a war against Pakistan,” says a book.If one summarises India’s military capability in this self defeatist one liner assessment, it is bound to evoke a sharp debate and that is what precisely “Dragon on our doorstep” did, when the book was launched.
Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed in an ambush laid jointly by militants of the SS Khaplang faction of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) and the Paresh Baruah faction of ULFA along Assam-Arunachal border on Sunday.
SAARC founder-members Maldives and Nepal are not in favour of ejecting Pakistan from the eight-nation South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
January 18th, Sri Lanka’s minister for regional development, Sarath Fonseka, told at a conference in New Delhi that terms were being discussed to give Sri Lanka’s northeastern Trincomalee port to India.
There are unconfirmed reports that Russia may offer co-development and joint production of the Kamov Ka-60 Helicopter to India which is looking for a replacement for its Soviet era Mi-8 choppers.
The American drone war in Pakistan effectively ended nearly eight months ago when the US conducted its last drone strike, killing the Taliban’s leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
Three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists have been sentenced to death by a court in West Bengal. “This is perhaps the first time that terrorists have been sentenced to death in West Bengal. The charges against them were very serious and they have been convicted,” Public Prosecutor Samir Das said.
India will soon get a new tri-service chief, a four-star general like the Army, IAF and Navy chiefs, to ensure synergy in training, logistics, planning and procurements among the three forces.
Nicobar as an IAF base in the Indian Ocean: The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is slowly but surely turning out to be an area where there would be or perhaps there already is a conflict of interest between China and India.
As President Donald Trump’s administration and policies take shape, Ashley Tellis, whom Washington Post identifies as America’s likely next ambassador to New Delhi, has urged America’s new president to continue former Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama’s policies towards Asia, and India in particular.
Pakistan released on Saturday the Indian army soldier, Chandu Babulal Chavan, who was said to have “inadvertently” crossed over into Pakistan territory the day India carried out its surgical strikes on terror camps across the Line of Control (LoC).
Army reels under acute shortage of quality guns; Amid the brouhaha over social media posts by jawans highlighting poor equipment and low quality of food, a vital requirement has remained unfulfilled over the years.
Situation in Pakistan has changed from “hopeless to hopeful” – Ex-Army Chief; Pakistan has seen terrorist incidents fall from more than 150 incidents every month in 2013 to less than ten a month today, and “the situation in Pakistan has moved from hopeless to hopeful”, said retired General Raheel Sharif in the World Economic Forum.
Purchase of Canon-Ammo for Su-30 MKI and Mi-35 Gunships on fast-track; India’s Ministry of Defense officials will soon be visiting Russia to fast-track the delivery of rockets and ammunition for Mi-35 helicopter gunships and Su-30 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF).