Tagged: China Standoff


India & China Agree To End Sikkim Stand-Off, Troops Being Withdrawn

Indian Defence News: The breakthrough comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to China in a few weeks for a summit of the BRICS group of nations. NEW DELHI: China and India have agreed to end a lengthy stand-off at the Sikkim border that began in June, said the government today. The breakthrough was reached by diplomatic talks, India said....


India’s partnership with US is crucial to counter China for stability in Indo-Pacific region

Indian Defence News: “One of the main challenges confronting the world today is the evolving situation in the Indo-Pacific. The Strong India-US partnership is critical for peace, stability and prosperity in this region,” Swaraj said. NEW DELHI: In a veiled snub to China’s moves to change geography in the Indo-Pacific region External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday stressed that strong...


IAF to enhance military flying in Northeast

Indian Defence News: With the increasing pressure on the Northern front from China, India is extending its footsteps to make their ground stronger by increasing its military flying in the Northeast as a large heliport will be operational in Tawang by September 2017. This will open up a new window for the Indian Air Force to enhance flying in areas close...