Drill

  • South Korea fires shells at North Korean waters after drills 31-03-2014 11:14 AM

    South Korea on Monday returned fire into North Korean waters after shells from a North Korean live-fire drill fell south of the rivals' disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean military official said. Residents on a front-line South Korean island said they were evacuated to shelters during the exchange. No...
  • Indo-Russian war drills in South Sudan-like scenario: Army 24-10-2013 09:33 PM

    Gajner: Troops of India and Russia are engaging each other in war games codenamed exercise "Indra" at the Mahajan range under scenarios and situations resembling South Sudan where Indian troops are presently deployed as part of UN peacekeeping mission and face similar challenges. The joint field exercise between troops of...
  • China, Pakistan to hold joint air exercise in Xinjiang 29-08-2013 05:05 PM

    The Chinese and Pakistani air forces will hold a joint exercise next week in a region bordering Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. The joint drill will be held during September 2-22 in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the Chinese Defence Ministry said on Thursday. The exercise, code-named Shaheen (Eagle)-2, is another cooperative project...
  • Chinese troops had crossed LAC in Ladakh: Army sources 21-07-2013 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Army sources have confirmed an intrusion by Chinese troops on July 16-17 in the Daulat Beg Oldi Sector in eastern Ladakh last week. The intrusion took place at roughly the same place where the 20-day face off with Chinese troops took place in April. "Intrusion did occur by...
  • Pros and cons of a two-front war

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    Fresh from three weeks of gruelling drills that involved all operational commands, the Air Force says it's ready for a two-front war (the brass prefers...

  • North Korea may launch medium-range missile test 15-04-2013 07:12 AM

    Seoul: North Korea may test a new missile to mark the birth anniversary celebrations of state founder Kim il Sung on Monday. The isolated and impoverished state celebrates the former leader's birth anniversary on Monday amidst growing tensions in the east, after weeks of war threats from Pyongyang. Speculation has...
  • N Korea may be preparing to test missile: S Korea 08-04-2013 06:40 AM

    Seoul: A top South Korean national security official said on Sunday that North Korea may be setting the stage for a missile test or another provocative act with its warning that it soon will be unable to guarantee diplomats' safety in Pyongyang. But he added that the North's clearest objective...
  • Iran to hold new naval drill near Hormuz 06-01-2012 03:31 PM

    Tehran: Iran is planning new military exercises near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, according to a naval commander, after threatening to close the strait and completing another set of maneuvers. One sixth of the world's oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz. Iran's threat to close the passage if the...
  • Up to 2,600 barrels of oil leaked: Brazil 19-11-2011 03:13 AM

    Rio De Janeiro: More than 2,600 barrels of oil may have spilled into the Atlantic ocean because of a leak at an offshore Chevron drilling site, Brazil's environmental protection agency said on Friday. Officials think 200 to 330 barrels of oil leaked each day from November 8 through Tuesday, the...
  • No bomb threat in Chennai, only security drill 13-09-2011 03:42 PM

    Chennai: Police on Tuesday conducted a drill at shopping malls in the city to check the preparedness of security agencies to deal with emergencies in the backdrop of last week's bomb blast at Delhi. The drill was conducted due to a 'general alert' issued by the Home Ministry, top officials...
  • Vietnam holds live-fire navy drill amid China spat 13-06-2011 12:00 PM

    Hanoi: Vietnam launched a live-fire naval drill off its central coast today amid a nasty spat with China following two maritime incidents over disputed territory in the South China Sea. A naval officer based in central Quang Nam province said the first part of the nine-hour exercise began in the...
  • Fire drill exercises to prepare the children 22-01-2011 01:45 PM

    National Disaster Response Force organized fire drills in schools across India. ...
  • South Korea stages live fire drill near border 23-12-2010 04:26 PM

    Seoul: South Korea held large-scale ground and air live fire drills on Thursday close to the border with the North, a media report said. The maneuvers at a firing range in Pocheon, around 30 km from the frontier, involved over 100 types of weapons, officials were quoted as saying by...
  • North refuses to react to South Korea's drill 20-12-2010 05:04 PM

    Yeonpyeong, South Korea: North Korea said it would not react to military drills staged by the South near their disputed border on Monday and, easing tension further, CNN reported that Pyongyang had agreed to the return of nuclear inspectors. The mercurial North had threatened to strike back if its neighbour...
  • Korea crisis: US-South Korea war games begin 28-11-2010 08:23 AM

    Seoul: North Korea has deployed surface-to-air missiles on its west coast ahead of the United States and South Korea beginning naval exercises in the Yellow Sea. The US and South Korea will begin joint naval exercises soon, ignoring warnings from the North that they were risking war. China appeared to...
  • 39 Indian cos among 'Asia's best under a billion' 02-09-2010 06:46 PM

    Washington: With 39 Indian companies making it to the Forbes "Asia's Best Under a Billion" list, up from only 20 last year, India was the biggest gainer as the region grew at "blistering rates" after the global economic crisis. "More Indian companies made it to the list this year as...
  • US student burns headgear, charged with hate crime 16-05-2008 12:22 PM

    Roseau, Dominica: Australia's bowlers have helped out their batsmen with two crucial tail-end batting displays in the series against West Indies and on the fourth day of the final Test it was the turn of a batsman to return the favour. With off-spinner Nathan Lyon surprisingly unable to get the...
  • Mockery of a mock drill in Gurgaon 01-12-2006 07:26 PM

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  • Chink in Mumbai's local train armour 13-11-2006 09:38 PM

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