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  • China's aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait 28-11-2013 11:26 AM

    Beijing: China's first aircraft carrier passed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the narrow strip of waters separating China and Taiwan, as it headed to the disputed South China Sea on its maiden voyage for training. It took about 10 hours for aircraft carrier Liaoning and its four escort ships to...
  • China kicks off major military exercise 10-09-2013 10:04 PM

    Beijing: China on Tuesday kicked off a major military exerciseto test battle readiness of the world's largest standing army "under real war circumstances" that would also test the logistic ability of moving its troops. 'Mission Action 2013 A', the first phase of the military exercises, began in eastern and southern...
  • How accidental was the PLA's Raki Nulla adventure?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    The Raki Nulla face off in April between Indian and Chinese troops was "accidental, not deliberately staged", is the word from the men in green...

  • Chinese troops cross LAC, enter Chumar again 09-07-2013 04:15 PM

    Leh: Barely two months after the incursion at Ladakh, the Chinese troops have again intruded into the Chumar sector in Ladakh. This is the same area where the Chinese had earlier transgressed in April. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the the troops of China's People's Liberation Army transgressed on June...
  • BJP slams Centre on Chinese incursion 02-05-2013 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took on the Central government on the incursion by Chinese troops 19 km inside the Indian side in Ladakh's Daulat Beg Oldi and alleged that China is constructing bunkers in Eastern Ladakh. The BJP also alleged that government has failed to...
  • China may never leave Ladakh: Officials 30-04-2013 06:48 PM

    New Delhi: Chinese troops, who have intruded almost 19 kms into the Indian territory in Ladakh, may never leave the area. According to assessments by senior government and intelligence officials China's People's Liberation Army soldiers camped in Raki Nullah in eastern Ladakh may never go back across the Line of...
  • India sees China as a competitor: China's PLA 10-11-2011 03:39 PM

    Beijing: Terming India's proposal of "massive up-gradation" of defence infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border as "bold moves", Beijing on Thursday said it implied that New Delhi was "starting to treat China as a de facto competitor". Calling it India's repositioning of its national security strategy, the People's Liberation Army (PLA)...
  • China set for sea trials of its first carrier 08-06-2011 01:44 PM

    London: A top Chinese General has confirmed that Beijing is building an aircraft carrier which could be ready for sea trials later in 2011. General Chen Bingde, Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army said that a Soviet carrier is being refurbished, marking the first acknowledgment of...
  • China: PLA sets up special cyber warfare unit 27-05-2011 03:35 PM

    Beijing: The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has formed a special cyber warfare unit, called Blue Team, to safeguard the Internet security of the military, Chinese Defence Ministry has said. It is important for the military to strengthen its defence capabilities against the Internet attacks, Defence Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng has...
  • India slams China, says Sikkim is a settled issue 19-06-2008 12:25 PM

    Hyderabad: India have driven themselves to a dominant position by polishing off the Kiwi top-order, but spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says getting wickets would be not easy on Saturday, although, they are eyeing wrapping up the New Zealand innings early. In response to India's first innings total of 438, New Zealand...
  • Sikkim intrusion: India shies away from confronting China 19-06-2008 08:45 AM

    Indian spinners, R Ashwin and Pragyan Ojha, stifled New Zealand for runs and demolished their top-order. Ojha snared Brendon McCullum for 22 to instigate the collapse and Ashwin chalked up three wickets in quick succession to leave visitors reeling at 82 for 4. Ojha then removed Kane Williamson just before...