Pakistan said the military logistic agreement signed between India and the US, that enables them to use each other's military assets and bases for repair and resupply, has jeopardised the idea of an 'Asian Century'.
Providing a major boost to the maritime security capabilities of the Navy and Coast Guard, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared a proposal worth around Rs 8,000 crore for acquiring 32 made in India ALH Dhruv helicopters to be built by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee said Bangladesh and India have succeeded in enhancing and intensifying their cooperation in areas of two countries' shared interest, while Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described India as a "strong ally and good friend" of Bangladesh.
The media wing of Pakistan’s armed forces recently confirmed that at least 20 Baloch insurgents, including a Farrari commander, have surrendered to Pakistan Rangers Punjab.
The United States is "seriously concerned" about the growing alliance between Pakistan and China, prompting Washington to make a "big bet" on India, says Vzglyad, a Russian online newspaper.
Dealing with China on security and economic issues is crucial for India but even if “we are no pushover, we cannot get provocative,” asserted G Parthasarathy, Visiting Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
Despite speculation that India’s interest in developing the Iranian port of Chabahar is waning, India has actually upped its involvement there to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.
On August 2, 1972 – eight months after the 13-day India-Pakistan war concluded on December 16, 1971 – the two countries signed the Shimla Agreement under which India agreed to release all the 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war (POW) the Indian army had taken during the course of the war.
A BSF officer, who lost his eye-sight fighting insurgents, was in for a pleasant surprise when Home Minister Rajnath Singh came to visit him and shared a meal with the family.
A motion was passed in the British Parliament condemning Islamabad's announcement declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth frontier, saying the region is a legal and constitutional part of Jammu and Kashmir illegally occupied by Pakistan since 1947.