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China focus, jointness key tasks for army chief

  • India and China have been locked in a border standoff in the sensitive Ladakh sector for almost two years. Despite three rounds of disengagement at friction points on the LAC — the two armies still have 50,000- 60,000 troops each and advanced weaponry deployed in the Ladakh theatre.
Lieutenant General Manoj Pande will be the 29th Indian Army chief.
Lieutenant General Manoj Pande will be the 29th Indian Army chief.
Updated on Apr 20, 2022 03:07 PM IST
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China has fully militarized at least three islands in South China Sea: US 

  • US Indo-Pacific commander Adm. John C. Aquilino said the hostile actions were in stark contrast to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s past assurances that Beijing would not transform the artificial islands in contested waters into military bases.
There were no immediate comments from Chinese officials.(Reuters)
There were no immediate comments from Chinese officials.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 21, 2022 06:02 AM IST
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India, Indonesia hold second security dialogue, vow to combat terror

  • Ajit Doval co-chaired the 2nd India-Indonesia Security Dialogue with Mohammad Mahfud, coordinating minister of political, legal and security affairs.
NSA Ajit Doval meets Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in Jakarta on Thursday. (HT photo)
NSA Ajit Doval meets Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in Jakarta on Thursday. (HT photo)
Published on Mar 17, 2022 07:52 PM IST
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Australia says Chinese navy fired laser at its patrol plane

Two years ago, the US also accused the Chinese navy of firing a laser at one if its Poseidon planes over the Pacific.
(File photo)(Reuters)
(File photo)(Reuters)
Published on Feb 19, 2022 03:51 PM IST
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F-35 jet crashes on US aircraft carrier in South China Sea, 7 injured

USS Carl Vinson and USS Abraham Lincoln are in the South China Sea for training. The drills began on Sunday, following exercises with a Japanese naval ship in the Philippine Sea last week.
File photo of US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.(Reuters)
File photo of US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 09:05 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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