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The recent participation of Japanese warships JS Izumo and JS Sazanami in the trilateral Malabar 2017 naval exercises (along with the Indian and US navies) marks the beginning of a new phase in Japan’s maritime power projection.

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A scenario for Indra 2017 ground drill says that the joint Russian-Indian army group will set up a humanitarian corridor, cordon off a designated area and suppress "illegal armed units," the Eastern Military District’s press service said.

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An infiltration bid was foiled and three terrorists were killed by the Indian Army. The incident took place at the Gurez sector in Kashmir. The Army said that search operations are still on.

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Armed forces' officials serving in forward bases will continue to get their free ration without any change while those posted in peace stations will be provided the benefit in cash, government sources said on Wednesday.

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The US is not likely to be an idle witness in the case of a military conflict between India and China and it might take actions to put pressure on Beijing, two experts told TNN in interviews.

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Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Sarath Chand has asserted that China would continue to remain a threat for India in the future.

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Vice-Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand has asserted that China would continue to remain a threat for India in the future.

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Sri Lanka is poised to sell a majority stake in its remote Hambantota port to a Chinese state company after revising the deal to assuage Indian concerns that the port would be used as a military base.

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If the US Navy’s 275-ship fleet does not reach the Pentagon’s goal of 355 vessels, Washington is "more or less incentivizing the [Chinese Navy] into thinking they could achieve a sphere of influence," Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi said Tuesday.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has revived a five-years-old requirement of seven snooping aircraft to conduct signal intelligence and communications jamming (COMJAM) duties.

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While speaking at the eighteenth anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Divas organised by the Indian Army at Lamuchan Dras on Wednesday, Lt. Gen. D. Anbu, General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-in C) Northern Army Command of the Indian Army, assured the people that there won't be a recurrence of a Kargil-like situation.

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Global Times, China’s English daily, has put out aggressive and sometimes offensive commentary on the border standoff with India at Doklam trijunction.

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Amid the Sikkim standoff, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to attend BRICS top security officials meeting during which he is expected to hold talks with China’s State Councillor Yang Jiechi to resolve the issue.

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Amid the heightened rhetoric from China over the Doklam stand-off, Chinese State media have reported that former People's Liberation Army (PLA) veterans of the 1962 war are planning to hold a rare commemoration to mark the war's 55th anniversary this year.

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Palestine wants India to use its friendly ties with Israel to nudge the Jewish nation to stop Judaisation of the historic Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

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China has urged Botswana to respect China's core interests and make correct decisions on Tibetan issues, after the African country said it will allow the Dalai Lama to visit next month.

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China plans to build its first Mars simulation base on the Tibetan plateau in the country's northwest as it aims to send the first mission to the red planet by 2020 to catch-up with the US, India and Russia.

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the top most Separatist of Jammu and Kashmir and his family have amassed wealth worth crores of rupees and also own benami properties, said the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday.

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