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China will boost defence ties with India, drills start


The head of the Indian Observer Delegation, Lt. Gen. Surinder Singh, his Chinese counterpart, Lt. Gen. Zhou Xiaozhou, and Indian ambassador Ashok K. Kantha look at a gun during the commencement of the Sino-Indian joint exercise in Yunnan province of China on Monday. — PTI

China reacts sharply to Japan joining India-US naval drills

Souh China sea (Photo: AFP)

The Malabar exercises have been held by India and the US since 1992

Flavia Pennetta suffers shock loss

Flavia Pennetta

US Open champion and Tianjin Open top seed Flavia Pennetta made a spectacular first round exit on Tuesday at the hands of a qualifier ranked more than 400 places below her.

‘Won’t allow US to violate South China Sea’

China said on Friday it that would not stand for violations of its territorial waters in the name of freedom of navigation, as the United States considers sailing warships close to China’s artificial

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis enter China Open final

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis in action

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis are just a win away from clinching their eighth title of the season as the duo entered the final of the women’s doubles event of the

10 workers trapped in coal mine blast in China

Representational Picture (Photo: AP)

The owner of the privately-owned mine has been caught for police investigation

China Open: Rafael Nadal flogs Fabio Fognini

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Rafael Nadal of Spain gestures to spectators after defeating Fabio Fognini of Italy in the men's singles semifinals match of the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing. (Photo: AP)

India is over 5 years behind us: China

Taking a dig at an American media report that India replaces China as next big frontier for the US tech companies, an article in state-run Chinese daily said India was “not even close” where China was

China Open: Novak Djokovic wins, Ivo Karlovic sets aces record


Sania Mirza (left) and Martina Hingis of Switzerland in action against Julia Goerges of Germany and Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskove in the China Open women’s doubles quarter-final in Beijing on Thursday. Sania-Hingis won 7-6, 6-4. — AFP

China: Three satellites launched to track aircraft

China has successfully launched first of its kind of three cube satellites (CubeSats) which will help in tracking civil aircraft and ships and avoid tragedies like the missing flight MH370, official m

My word! Are we touchy... or are we touchy? Our skins are getting thinner and thinner by the day.

Even in the most avowed democracies, wars, terrorism, insurgencies and natural calamities ensure the relevance and respect of the defence forces and their veterans.