Mayank Singh

China playing victim card to justify military buildup: India as Beijing decries 'Malabar Exercise'

This was the first time that four big democratic nations — the US, Japan, Australia and India — termed as Quad got together for the exercise.

22 Nov 2020

Important 24th Malabar Exercise concludes

The Malabar series of exercises, which began as an annual bilateral naval exercise between India and the US in 1992, has seen increasing scope and complexity over the years.

20 Nov 2020

US plans new fleet to keep eye on China's maritime activities

A senior official of the US Navy spoke of the idea recently, saying such a formation will oversee areas between the Indian and Pacific oceans, including the South China Sea.

19 Nov 2020

China plans to increase United Nations troops contribution

The Asian superpower plans to add around 8,000 more troops to its current deployment of 2,548 Peoples Liberation Army soldiers, primarily for UN missions in Africa.

14 Nov 2020

China plans to raise UN troops presence to increase influence on world body

China presently contributes 12 per cent of the total UN regular general budget and 15 per cent of the UN peace keeping budget.

13 Nov 2020

Five jawans martyred, three civilians killed in Pakistan firing as situation along LoC escalates

Sub Inspector Rakesh Doval, 39, posted at the force's artillery battery at the LoC in Baramulla was killed after he was injured in the firing around 1:15 pm.

13 Nov 2020

Let's light a Diya as mark of gratitude to soldiers this Diwali: Modi 

There are reports of PM going towards the Jaisalmer border to celebrate Diwali with jawans, which are not yet confirmed. Some reports suggested he visiting the Gujarat border.

13 Nov 2020

LAC standoff: China sends proposal to de-escalate border situation as more meetings planned

The China Study Group will be going through the details and accordingly the Corps Commanders of the two sides will be meeting soon to discuss the same further, the senior officer added. 

12 Nov 2020

Proposal from China for systematic de-escalation, disengagement and de-induction

India has cleared its stance that the forces will revert to the status quo ante, the positions which existed before first week of May month.

11 Nov 2020

IIT-Kharagpur to set up Centre of Excellence for Indian knowledge system, says education minister

“The first challenge in front of us is that we need to make our coming generation aware of the glorious past of the Vishwaguru and its spirit,” said the minister.

07 Nov 2020

CDS Gen Bipin Rawat warns of larger conflict with China on LAC stand-off

Gen Rawat said border confrontations, transgressions and unprovoked tactical military actions spiralling into a larger conflict cannot be discounted.

07 Nov 2020

FIR lodged against 24 people for cheating and fraud in retired soldiers health scheme

As per the copy of the FIR available to The New Indian Express, these frauds were being carried out in collusion with five retired soldiers in support with four civilians.

06 Nov 2020

India determined to protect its territory, says Rajnath Singh as LAC standoff lingers

India and China are locked in a protracted tense standoff along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh where China unilaterally tried to change the status quo.

05 Nov 2020

Proposal to raise retirement age, pensionable service period in Indian Military

The age of retirement of Junior Commissioned Officers and Other Ranks in Logistics, Technical and Medical branches is also proposed to be increased to 57 years.

04 Nov 2020

India working to boost ties with friendly nations in neighbourhood, central Asia

Five more friendly countries -- Tajikistan, Indonesia, Maldives, Uzbekistan and Philippines -- will be able to send their officers to the  National Defence College, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said.

04 Nov 2020