Author: Vimal Singh

India’s Increasing Capacity To Control Strait Of Malacca 0

India’s Increasing Capacity To Control Strait Of Malacca

Indian Defence News: The Indian government is taking steps to realize the economic potential of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI). These developmental works can be leveraged for strategic purposes making this island chain a top priority. These islands sit near the Strait of Malacca which is a strategically relevant waterway connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Coupled with developments in...

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China is pumping money into countries around India — but there are ways New Delhi can hit back

    Indian Defence News: India has long been the dominant power in South Asia but as Beijing invests millions in the region, New Delhi is looking to defend its sphere of influence. India must play to its strengths instead of attempting to match Chinese capital, a panel of experts at the World Economic Forum’s India summit said in response to...

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India Not Sending Troops to Afghanistan Because of Pakistan, Says US

Indian Defence News: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praised India’s contributions to the war-torn country, saying New Delhi has adopted a holistic approach in its assistance towards Afghanistan. Washington: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that India’s decision not to send its troops to Afghanistan was in view of Pakistan’s considerations as this would bring in new complexities in the region....

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Yet Another Suicide Attack On BSF Camp In Srinagar

Indian Defence News: Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist organisation has claimed responsibility for the terror attack on a BSF camp near Srinagar airport. 3-4 suicide attackers stormed BSF camp early morning today Terrorists holed up inside the BSF campus building; firing on 3 BSF personnel injured; Special Forces called in SRINAGAR: Heavily-armed suicide attackers stormed a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the...

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Pakistan ducks question on UN gaffe, blames India for pellets

Indian Defence News: Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesman Nafess Zakaria blamed Indian security forces for blinding Kashmiris. “India cannot deny injuring thousands of Kashmiris using pellet guns… It is an indisputable fact,” Zakaria claimed. Lodhi held up a photograph of a Gaza girl whose face was peppered with pellets and portrayed it as a Kashmiri victim. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday dodged a question on the...

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No Indian Military On Ground In Afghanistan, India Tells US

Indian Defence News: Sitharaman made clear to US defence secretary Mattis that India won’t contribute troops to Afghanistan. She added that India will continue with development assistance for the war-ravaged country. Mattis meanwhile said the US values India’s contribution to Afghanistan NEW DELHI: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that she discussed the issue of terror safe havens in Pakistan...

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Pak PM’s Threat To India: We Have Short-Range Nuclear Weapons

Indian Defence News: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sought to dispel the notion surrounding the country’s alleged inability to handle its nuclear programmes properly. NEW YORK:  Pak PM Shahid Abbasi spoke about his countries nuclear programme. Have developed short-range nuke weapons keeping India in mind. Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal ‘being kept safe and secure’, he assured Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan...

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Indian Navy on high alert in eastern coast due to Rohingya crisis

Indian Defence News: Intelligence agencies have warned that Rohingiyas can enter Indian territory. They might try to sneak into India using sea routes. Meanwhile, the BJP has maintained its stand on Rohingyas. The intelligence agencies have issued warning that the Rohingyas would try to sneak into Indian territory using sea routes, after which the maritime boundary has been sealed by coastguards and...

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India and Japan may not overcome hurdles to Submarine sale

Indian Defence News: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds his 10th summit with India’s leader Narendra Modi on Thursday, underscoring the importance of strategic ties between the countries as the two face an increasingly assertive China. Supplying submarine technology would lock Japan and India into an even tighter defense relationship for years to come. Despite the close relationship between the...