Chinese warships kept Indians ‘company’ on way to Guam

New Delhi June 9 Indian warships had the Chinese Navy for company for some time as they sailed across “five seas and two oceans” to the island of Guam for the Malabar war games with the US and Japan. Chinese warships trailed the Indian deployment through the South China Sea…

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India hopes frosty ties between Iran, US won't hurt Chabahar Project

New  Delhi June 8 India today said it hoped that the frosty ties between Iran and the US would not hurt the Chabahar port project as it provided an alternative route to not only Afghanistan but also Central Asia.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said External Affairs…

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Indian Army wants money for its land

New Delhi June 7   Struggling to get equal value land (EVL) against thousands of acre of defence land encroached or transferred to state governments, the Army has sought compensation that will help fund its modernisation and infrastructure projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore over a period of five years. The…

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China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability

New Delhi June 6  The carrier strike group led by the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) sole operational aircraft carrier, the 60,000-ton Liaoning, a retrofitted Soviet-era Admiral Kuznetsov-class multirole aircraft carrier, has achieved initial operational capability, according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense…

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Why India is ignoring US sanctions and sticking with Iran

New Delhi June 4  Pay very close attention to what India’s External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, said after meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier this week in New Delhi:

“Our foreign policy is not made under pressure from other countries … We recognize UN sanctions and not…

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