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India and China vow military co-operation

The Chief of PLA General Staff, Gen. Fang Fenghui, and Indian Army Chief Gen. Bikram Singh inspect a guard of honour.  ---PTI

General Bikram Singh stressed that the two countries were not rivals and military communication and interaction were important to make sure the border areas were peaceful

China to release Japan war crimes confessions

China began publishing “confessions” of 45 convicted Japanese World War II criminals on Thursday, officials said, in Beijing’s latest effort to highlight the past amid a territorial dispute between th

Army Chief, PLA brass hold talks

Army Chief General Bikram Singh, who is in China on a four-day official visit, Thursday held talks with People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Chief of Staff General Fang Fenghui here.

China bans Ramzan in Muslim northwest

Government workers, teachers and members of the ruling Communist Party in China’s Muslim northwest have been prohibited from taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic month of Ramzan.

China steps up vigil at military bases

Amid concerns over security breaches at its military bases by foreign intelligence agencies, China has stepped up vigil at key defence facilities after inspections found several lacunas in their funct

‘India’s ayurvedic medicine was part of China milieu’

An encyclopaedia on ancient contacts claims

China ruling party expels ex-general


A former top Chinese military officer has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party, state media said on Monday, becoming the highest-ranking official to fall in a wide-reaching crackdown on corru

China backs new security architecture,targets US


China on Saturday made a strong pitch for a “new architecture” of Asia-Pacific security cooperation along with India, Myanmar and others as it targeted the US on the Iraq imbroglio, saying any attempt

China studying rail link via Pakistan-occupied Kashmir?

China has reportedly commissioned a “preliminary research study” to build an international rail link connecting its border province of Xinjiang to Pakistan, a contentious project from India’s perspect

Jilted man books 4 cinemas to ease itch

A jilted Chinese man spent $40,000 to book four entire IMAX cinemas for first-day showings of the latest Transformers movie Friday to prove his ex-girlfriend was wrong when she dumped him for being po

There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict and brutality. Yet, some causes seem more equal than others. The current one is the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The Israeli assault on Gaza is horrific in its ferocity and far exceeds the limits of justifiable and even acceptable retribution.