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China to build nuclear plants?

China is getting closer to building maritime nuclear power platforms that could one day be used to support projects in the disputed South China Sea, a state-run newspaper said on Friday, but the forei

China denies troops at North Korea border

China’s defence ministry on Friday denied reports that Chinese troops were massing on the North Korean border, ahead of a possible fifth North Korean nuclear test, saying its deployments there were no

President to visit China next month

President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee will travel to China next month setting off a series of high-level bilateral visits as the two countries seek to deepen their engagements despite irritants in ties over issu

US: China need not fear missile defence

China has no need to be worried about US plans to deploy a new anti-missile system in South Korea to protect it from North Korea, a senior US diplomat said on a visit to Beijing, adding North Korea ha

Xi Jinping ‘commander-in-chief’ of China military: Media

Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping has assumed a new title of “commander-in-chief” of China’s new joint forces battle command centre, in his latest move to exert greater control over the world’s largest Army and co

India issues visa to Uyghur 'terrorist' Dolkun Isa, China fumes

World Uyghur Congress (WUC) leader, Dolkun Isa (Photo: video grab)

World Uyghur Congress (WUC) leader Dolkun Isa is a terrorist on Interpol's list, China tells India

China willing to properly handle disputes with India: Premier Li Keqiang

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Manohar Parrikar held talks with Chinese Generals and exchanged views on improving bilateral military to military relations.

China lands military jet on disputed reef

Chinese paramilitary policemen prepare to fire ceremonial artillery at the welcome ceremony for New Zealand Prime Minister. — AP

‘Plane evacuated sick workers’

Incursions, strategic concerns on agenda

Recurring incidents of incursions, implementation of an agreement to reduce tensions between border patrols and Sino-India strategic concerns were among the issues expected to figure in defence minist

Upgraded training drills for China fleets

A Chinese Coast Guard boat circles a Philippines fishing boat in the South China Sea. 	— AFP

China’s South China Sea fleets have conducted training drills with upgraded methods that resemble actual combat conditions to increase the fleets’ combat effectiveness, according to an article publish

It is sad to see a great institution crumble. The Congress is more than just a political party.

As maiden victories — like first love — always remain etched in the mind for long, it would be unfair to grudge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party the joys of a runaway win in Assam.