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  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports August 19, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense three-week standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...
  • China distributes millions of controversial maps to troops July 19, 2014

    Beijing: China is distributing millions of controversial updated maps to its military in the first upgrade in 30 years, reportedly reinforcing its claims over Arunachal Pradesh. All major army units will receive new, more accurate maps in the near future, PLA Daily reported. The Lanzhou Military Command, one of seven...
  • China's aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait November 28, 2013

    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 get...
  • China kicks off major military exercise September 10, 2013

    Beijing: China on Tuesday kicked off a major military exercise to 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 areas...
  • Chinese troops cross LAC, enter Chumar again July 9, 2013

    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 May 2, 2013

    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 April 30, 2013

    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...
  • Manipur: Blast outside defence PRO office September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A low intensity blast took place outside the office of the Assam Rifles Public Relations Officer (PRO) on Tuesday morning in Imphal, Manipur. No casualties were reported. Sources say that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur is suspected to be behind the blast. It was not yet exactly clear...
  • India sees China as a competitor: China's PLA November 10, 2011

    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) said...
  • China set for sea trials of its first carrier June 8, 2011

    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 May 27, 2011

    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 been...
  • India slams China, says Sikkim is a settled issue June 19, 2008

    New Delhi: India has come out strongly against reports of intrusion by the Chinese army personnel in Sikkim. New Delhi has demanding an explanation from Beijing for the transgression by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) almost a kilometer inside Indian territory, before retreating. Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence...
  • Sikkim intrusion: India shies away from confronting China June 19, 2008

    New Delhi: In a major cause for concern for the Central Government and the Indian Army, Chinese troops earlier in June reportedly intruded one kilometre into Sikkim. The transgression took place in the Finger Area, which China has laid claim to. India, however, has shied away from a confrontation with China...