Category: World News

In selling weapons to Vietnam, India must not strain its ties with China

India has begun negotiating for the possible sale of Akash surface-to-air-missiles to Vietnam, a move that would significantly step-up the present military relationship between the two countries. New Delhi already extends cooperation in areas like the maintenance of and training for fighters and submarines. The subtext in such discussions would be the two governments’ common…

CPEC and dollars are more important than Interest of Muslims

As long as CPEC related projects are not completed and dollars are coming in, Pakistani government, Pakistani people and even the religious parties can ignore anti Muslim policies of China. To these people regular flow of dollars, whether from Washington or Beijing, is more important than to speak about anti Muslim policies. Anyone who dares…

Critical India-Russia Pact to Improve Fighter Aircraft Availability

India and Russia are trying to correct the tardy supply of spares for fighter aircraft with a pact that would pave the way for local manufacturing of spares. This move should give further impetus to Indo-Russia defense ties. India and Russia are at an advanced stage of signing a long-term arrangement that includes the manufacturing…

No North Korea missile will be capable of reaching US: Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to promise North Korea would not develop a nuclear missile capable of reaching US territory. His comments come a day after the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un, appeared to try to put pressure on Trump by announcing his country is in the ‘final stages’ of developing an intercontinental…

Despite having a powerful military, China will never attack India

What if China attacks India?' someone asked me for reasons best known to him. I stand with my point that China will never dare to attack India. (Refer my article 'Indo-Pak war like situation: Why China will not dare to wage a war against India in support of Pakistan' published here on 26th September 2016.…

India to Start Dangerous Precedent if Violates Water-Sharing Deal With Pakistan

A dangerous precedent would be created if India were to violate the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan, which could provide other countries with justification for similar actions, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry told Sputnik. In September, the Indian government reviewed the water-sharing treaty and decided to "exploit to the maximum" the waters…

Formula for new NSG members leaves Pakistan Out India In: US Group

A draft proposal for accepting new members into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) paves the way for India’s entry but leaves Pakistan out, says a US-based arms control organisation. The Arms Control Association (ACA), Washington, also warns that relaxing membership rules will undermine non-proliferation. Last week, the US media reported that Rafael Mariano Grossi, a…

India responds to China’s taunt on UN regulations to develop Ballistic Missiles

Responding to China's reaction to its test-firing of the Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile, India on Tuesday said its strategic capabilities were not targeted against any particular country, adding that while it abides by all applicable international obligations, it expects others to do the same. "India's strategic capabilities are not targeted against any particular country. India…

India’s Special Forces preparing for ‘Surgical Strike Part 2’ with Hi-Tech Weapons

Indian special forces and commandos, known for their courage and bravery, are gearing up for 'Surgical Strike Part 2' with high-tech weapons to decimate enemies. According to a report, to aid special forces and commandos with high-tech weapons and arms, over Rs 6000 crore will be spent by Narendra Modi government on armed forces to…

Nepal-China military drill worries India

Highlights Nepal's proposed joint military exercise with China has triggered unease in India Nepal’s ambassador to India sought to play down the significance of the exercise Relationship with India is not going change because of any such exercise, he said Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been performing a balancing act between India and China,…

Russian Helicopters to Build Ka-226T at 2nd Plant to Speed Up Delivery to India

According to press release, Russian Helicopters company will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and delivery of the choppers to India. The Russian Helicopters company will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and…

India fires nuke capable of hitting the UK in show of power : British Media.

Their Agni-V missile, capable of decimating London, dropped near Australian waters after being fired from a remote island.The missile can also be launched from a mobile platform, allowing the army to move and fire it quickly from remote locations. Indian officials said the test confirmed the missile is fully operational.Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Successful…

Why India Wants France’s Dassault Rafale Fighter Jet: India’s Polite Way of Teklling World That Indian Jets Can Carry Nuclear Weapons

India's has signed a deal with France for 36 Dassault Rafale fighter jets which will arrive in early 2019, The jets may end up lugging nuclear bombs, as officials told The Indian Express this month that the jets are “to be used as an airborne strategic delivery system.” That’s a polite way of saying India’s…

Malabar exercise more bluster than real deterrence in East China Sea:- Chinese Media

Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin, commander of the US Seventh Fleet, said earlier this month that India, Japan and the US are set to focus their next round of marine war games, the Malabar exercise, on anti-submarine warfare. The exercise has "assumed significance" at a time when "China has become more assertive, and their submarines…

Agni-V with China in range tested; next in line is Agni-VI, with multiple warheads

NEW DELHI: India's most formidable missile, the over 5,000-km range Agni-V, is now ready for user trials by the military after it underwent its fourth and final test-firing+ from the integrated test range off the Odisha coast on Monday. The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Agni-V, dubbed a "game-changer" in strategic deterrence because it brings the…

Trump Calls UN ‘Just A Club For People’ To ‘Have A Good Time’

Three days after the United Nations adopted a resolution calling on Israel to halt Jewish settlement activity on Palestinian territory, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted that the international body "is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time." The harsh criticism, which Trump made Monday while vacationing at his Mar-a-Lago…