Category: India

Militants open fire on security forces in Shopian

Srinagar, Sep 25: Militants on Friday opened fire at security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. No loss of life or injury has been reported far. Militants fired towards CRPF guards deployed at Mini Secretariat Shopian, in the south Kashmir district, early this morning, a […]

5M people infected, India’s virus outbreak still soaring

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world’s second-most populous country has added more than 1 million cases this month alone and is expected […]

Indian, China troops exchanged gunshots twice last week as tensions rose

NEW DELHI – Indian and Chinese border troops had an exchange of gunfire last week just days before a meeting of their foreign ministers, Indian officials said on Wednesday, in a further breach of a decades-old restraint at the frontier. The two sides have had a long-standing agreement […]

No infiltration along Sino-Indian border in last 6 months: Govt tells RS

New Delhi, Sep 16: The government on Wednesday said there has been no infiltration along the Sino-Indian border in the last six months, while 47 infiltration bids have been reported along the Indo-Pak border during the period. The Union Home Ministry also informed the Rajya Sabha that 594 […]

India says China laying cables to bolster communications at border flashpoint

LEH, India – Two Indian officials said Chinese troops were laying a network of fibre optic cables at a western Himalayan flashpoint with India, suggesting they were digging in for the long haul despite high-level talks aimed at resolving a standoff there. Such cables, which would provide forward […]

India says it has doubled budget for roads and bridges on China border

NEW DELHI – India has doubled the budget for vital roads and bridges along the undemarcated border with China in recent years in response to Beijing’s rapid infrastructure development on its side, the Indian defence minister said on Tuesday. Troops of the two countries are locked in their […]

Asia Today: India cases climb to 4.75M as recovery improves

NEW DELHI — India has registered a single-day spike of 94,372 new coronavirus cases, driving the country’s overall tally to 4.75 million. The Health Ministry on Sunday also reported 1,114 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities up to 78,586. Even as infections are growing faster […]

Chinese army releases five Arunachal Pradesh youths

Itanagar, Sep 12: Five youths who were allegedly abducted by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China near the McMahon line in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Subansiri were released on Saturday in Anjaw district, around 1,000 km away. The youths — Tanu Bakar, Prasad Ringling, Ngaru Diri, Dongtu Ebiya and […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh meets with Iran’s Minister of Defence in Tehran

open view news desk Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting on 5th September 2020 with Iran’s Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics, Brigadier General Amir Hatami, at the latter’s request. Raksha Mantri was on a transit halt in Tehran enroute from Moscow to New Delhi. […]

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