China is not militarising the South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, although he acknowledged that defence equipment on islands in the disputed waterway had been placed there to maintain “freedom of navigation”.
Chinese Defence Minister today called on Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda and discussed a range of bilateral issues including defence cooperation ahead of the first joint military exercise between Nepal and China.
In the sign of deepening ties of various countries with Pakistan, troops from China, Saudi Arabia and Turkey joined the Pakistan Day parade in the capital Islamabad for the first time.
China’s defence minister will arrive in Nepal later Tuesday for talks on joint military exercises, a meeting that will be closely watched by India as Beijing boosts its influence in the region.
The possibility of India becoming America’s partner in the 21st century world order was discussed by top Senators, diplomats and security leaders who feel that the US faces challenges to its global dominance.
India’s most ambitious foray into missile development is the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system, designed to shoot down incoming nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles fired from Pakistan or China at Indian cities. This technologically challenging and controversial programme has made steady headway. On March 1, an interceptor missile, fired from Abdul Kalam […]
China has said it will give a global push to its ambitious Silk Road initiative after a UN Security Council resolution called for its implementation by member- states, notwithstanding India’s sovereignty concerns in PoK
India is trying to undermine China’s efforts to maintain close ties with Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, the official media here said today and warned New Delhi that Beijing will fight back if its core interests are violated.
Pakistan rejects India’s assertion that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor violates India’s sovereignty since the project runs through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, said Mushahid Hussain, chairman of Pakistan’s parliamentary committee on CPECBSE -4.45 %.