Chinas first aircraft carrier battle group has carried out its maiden live-fire exercises on a massive scale, in a show of strength amid increasing tensions with the US over the South China Sea and Taiwan. Aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted the mammoth ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
By Michelle Price HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong is beefing up its anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws in a move that some financial crime specialists say could lead to the exodus of billions of dollars in assets from the territory as ...Sify, 1 week ago
The majestic Rajpath saw a scintillating display of India's military might and resplendent cultural diversity as the country celebrated its 68th Republic Day on Thursday, with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan attending the event as guest of honour. IMAGE: A spectacular bird's eye view of the Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. Photograph: Press Information Bureau Light rain and overcast skies failed to dampen the enthusiasm of thousands ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Just 21 then, a young air force officer looks back at the 1971 war, which was like a baptism by fire in the fauj. IMAGE: Indian soldiers fire on Pakistani positions during the 1971 War. Photograph: Getty Images. 'Our tank took a direct bull's eye hit. When I came back to my senses I called for the driver, loader, subedar -- nobody answered. Three men from my tank died that night.' Wing Commander Kuldip Shiva (retd) tells Rediff.com's Archana Masih about days spent along the Ravi river on the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Issuing a warning, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said the soldiers who take to social media to air their grievances could be punished as their act is “akin to crime” and lowers the morale of those guarding the frontiers of the country. General ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago Jawans taking to social media could be punished: Army Chief Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Why General Rawat alerted the world to Cold Start Rediff.com, 1 month ago
As India embarks on a massive modernisation plan for its defence forces, it has emerged as the second largest purchaser of arms among developing nations after Saudi Arabia, a latest Congressional report has said. Between 2008 and 2015, India purchased defence ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump is stacking his trade transition team with veterans of the U.S. steel industry's battles with China, signalling a potentially more aggressive approach to U.S. complaints of unfair Chinese ...Sify, 2 months ago
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