Category: International News

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UK backs out to save face – India’s nominee Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to ICJ

Indian Defence News: India’s nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari was on Monday re-elected to the fifth and the last seat of the world court after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election. Mr. Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections...

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China, ISIS threats get India, US together in Sri Lanka and Maldives

Indian Defence News:  China has consolidated its hold on Maldives, building infra with its standard predatory pricing methods. China’s infra push is natural given that China is possibly a world leader in land reclamation. China’s financing mechanisms mean that it could be controlling large areas of Maldives fairly soon. NEW DELHI: China’s aggressive play in the Indian Ocean region has...

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Pakistan admits terrorist group like LeT, Jaish are based on its soil

Indian Defence News: Mr Asif acknowledged the existence of LeT and JeM among the internationally banned outfits operating from within Pakistan. Pak Foreign Minister acknowledges that LeT, JeM operating in Pak Foreign Minister acknowledges that LeT, JeM operating in the country. This admission comes two days after BRICS nations name terror groups in Pak. ‘Need to bring our house in order’: Pak...

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Pakistan based terror groups form political parties to dodge pressure from US

Indian Defence News: According to officials, launching a political party gives these terrorists a cover and also mainstreams their group. Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, launched his party, Milli Muslim league, on August 8. The party will continue to follow the ideology of JuD, which the US says is a front for LeT. Amidst pressure from the...

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US tough talk could push Pakistan closer to Russia and China

Indian Defence News: As the US President Donald Trump’s administration finalised its long-awaited strategy for Afghanistan, Pakistan is bracing itself for ‘tough time.’ Ahead of the announcement of the much-talked about the strategy that will not only cover Afghanistan but the wider South Asian region as well, authorities in Pakistan are not hopeful of any positives and are instead preparing contingency...

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World Bank permitted India to construct Kishanganga, Ratle projects

Indian Defence News: India permitted to construct Kishanganga, Ratle projects: World Bank. WASHINGTON: Under the Indus Waters Treaty, India is permitted to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers with certain restrictions, the World Bank has said. Pakistan opposes the construction of the Kishanganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric power plants being built by...

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Sri Lanka limits China’s role to commercial operations at Hambantota port

  Indian Defence News: With the increasing footmarks in South Asia, China’s agreement with Sri Lanka on the lease agreement of Hambantota Harbour has been re-looked on the pressure from neighbouring country India. There has been a huge protest from the local population of the island, where farmers have lost their land and many people are left homeless when Srilankan...

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Pakistan must be held responsible for duplicity on terrorism: US lawmaker

Indian Defence News: Pakistan has long history of duplicity, must be held responsible: US lawmaker Washington: Disappointed and frustrated with Pakistan’s duplicity where the US is concerned, a top American Congressman has written an editorial as to why Pakistan must be held responsible for acting against US interests. In a statement issued in The Washington Times, Ted Poe has expressed his opinion...

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China could enter in Kashmir at Pakistan’s request

Indian Defence News: After Sikkim standoff, India is likely to face challenge from China in Kashmir as Pakistan could request China as a third country to enter in the disputed area and support their fight against the Indian Army. Refer to the Article published in NDTV China could enter in Kashmir to support Pakistan A “third country’s” Army could enter...

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Pakistan showed concern on the sale of Drone to India

Indian Defence News: Pakistan raised concern over the sale of Drone to India by US. According to the news in “Economic Times”- refer to the link for detailed news. Pakistan showed concern on the sale of Drone to India ISLAMABAD: In an expressive revelation, Pakistan expressed concern over the reported sale of advanced weapons to India by some countries, saying it...