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Monthly Archives: July, 2020

India-China Tensions: India Bans Additional 47 Chinese Apps, 250 More Under Scanner Including PUBG

The decision comes after India banned 59 Chinese apps after the deadly clashes in Galwan Valley, Ladakh. Additionally, 250 more Chinese apps are currently under the scanner and could also face a ban.

With Chinese Jets On Radar, Dassault Rafale Planes All Set To Hit Enemy Positions

The first squadron of the Rafale jets will be stationed at Ambala air force station, considered one of the most strategically located bases of the IAF. India had signed an inter-governmental agreement with France in September 2016 for the acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets at a cost of around $7.5 Billion.

Russian Navy To Deploy ‘Poseidon Nuclear Armed Drones’ To Counter US’ Threats

The Russian Navy will soon get the Poseidon underwater nuclear drone and Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile. The announcement about the addition of the Poseidon...

Chinese Students in Australia: ‘Virtual kidnappings’ Warning For Chinese Students in Australia

Chinese Students in Australia: The scammers -- often calling in Mandarin and claiming to be from the Chinese embassy, police or consulate -- initially say the victim is accused of a crime in China or tell them their identity has been stolen before threatening them with deportation or arrest unless a fee is paid, police said.

China Deploys 50,000 Troops In Aksai-Chin; India Moves-In T-90 Tanks, M-777 Howitzers

Indian Army has deployed T-90 Tanks and armoured personnel carriers (APCs) or infantry combat vehicles, M-777 155mm howitzers, and 130 mm guns had already been sent to DBO after Chinese aggression at patrolling points 14,15,16,17 and the Pangong Tso finger features.

China Takes Control Of US Consulate in Chengdu, Lowers American Flag

Chinese authorities took possession of the closed US consulate in Chengdu on Monday, the foreign ministry said after it was ordered to shut last...

Afghan Taliban Warns US Of ‘Consequences’ For Delayed Withdrawal

Afghan Taliban's political chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, warned the US that a final resolution will be made if the US forces fail to...

Afghan Trade Begins Via Pakistan’s Gwadar Port; First Consignment Arrives From The UAE

Gwadar Port, Pakistan: With its 600-kilometer coastline, Gwadar is a key deep seaport currently operated by China, which seeks to gain direct access to the Indian Ocean via Gwadar in line with its $64 billion Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) mega project.

Russia Delivers Second S-400 Systems To China Amid Flaring Tensions With The US

Indian media reports, however, claim that Russia has announced the suspension of S-400 missile systems to China and said the resumption of further deliveries is yet to be ascertained.

US-Iran Tensions: Iran Arms Embargo Lapse Would ‘Intensify’ Regional Violence: US envoy

US arch-foe Iran is a key player on the side of the Syrian government in the country's conflict and is aligned with Huthi rebels in Yemen fighting the government, supported by a coalition led by US ally Saudi Arabia.

Ukraine, Russia Hail Peace Efforts Ahead Of Ceasefire

Ukraine has been fighting separatists backed by Russia in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions since 2014 following Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula. More than 13,000 people have been killed since fighting broke out in 2014, despite the peace accords signed in Minsk.

US-Based Zoroastrian Priest Killed in Iran

A priest from the minority Zoroastrian community who lived in the United States has been killed on a visit to Iran, state news agency...

Vande Bharat Mission: India Repatriates 814,000 Citizens Stranded Abroad

The Indian government in May launched an operation dubbed Vande Bharat Mission to evacuate citizens stranded in many countries due to COVID-19 restrictions. The government had said - “it came as much-needed relief to the Indians abroad and to their near and dear at home.”

Afghan Sikhs, Hindus Arrive in India After Deadly Attack

Sikh and Hindu Afghans, most reportedly family members of people killed in an attack on a Kabul temple earlier this year, arrived in India...

COVID-19 In Pakistan: Coronavirus Deaths Drops In Pakistan, But Islamabad Warns Of Eid Spike

COVID-19: In all, Pakistan has more than 270,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus including nearly 5,800 deaths. Some observers, however, warn the numbers do not reflect the true extent of cases in Pakistan, with many people reluctant to get tested and overall testing rates still low.

Srebrenica Massacre: Education ‘Key In Recognition, Justice for Srebrenica’

The most important thing to receive recognition and justice for Srebrenica is to educate people about the genocide, and Bosnian history in general, according to...

US Could Attack China, Seize Disputed Islands In South China Sea Before 2020 US Elections – Military Experts

US-China War: The US has kept expanding its vessel and aircraft operations in the South China Sea. Multiple reconnaissance planes such as RC-135, E-8C and P-8A flew to the region almost nonstop in June and July, B-1B and B-52H bombers flew over the South China Sea multiple times.

Taliban Accuses Afghan Government Of Stalling Peace Talks, Re-Arresting Freed Insurgents

Afghan Peace Talks: The prisoner swap has been a major stumbling block in getting Kabul and the Taliban to start peace talks. Under a deal between the US and the Taliban, the Afghan government is supposed to release 5,000 insurgent prisoners while the Taliban free 1,000 government inmates.

WATCH: China Gearing For South China Sea; Conducts Maiden Test Flight Of Amphibious Aircraft AG600

China's domestically developed large amphibious aircraft AG600 makes its first sea-based test flight from sea waters off Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province on July 26, 2020

China Continues To Scare India With Military Videos; Indian Army Says Territorial Integrity Non-Negotiable

Meanwhile, the Indian Army's Northern Commander Lt Gen Y. K. Joshi, who is responsible for the defence of Eastern Ladakh stated that while negotiations with China are going-on to resolve the conflict, the "territorial integrity" of the country is non-negotiable and "we remain prepared at all times for any eventuality". 

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