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Threat Has 'By No Means Reduced': Army Chief On Eastern Ladakh Stand-off

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Gen Naravane said his forces have been maintaining the highest level of operational preparedness in eastern Ladakh and the threat assessment and internal deliberations have resulted in re-organisation and re-alignment of the troops.

'India Looking Forward To Constructive Dialogue': Official Sources Say Ahead Of 14th Round Of Sino-India Military Talk

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

As a result of a series of military and diplomatic talks, the two sides completed the disengagement process last year in the north and south banks of the Pangong lake and in the Gogra area.


US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

The US support for Taiwan comes as tensions between China and the island are now at the highest in decades, with Beijing stepping up its military harassment by flying fighter jets toward Taiwan.

China Claims To Have Tested 'Hypersonic Vehicles', Not Missiles

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The leading British newspaper had earlier stated that China had conducted ‘hypersonic missile’ test in August this year.


China Kick Starts Its Six Month Space Mission With Shenzhou-13 Spacecraft

China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.

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16 September, 2021

US General Milley Defends 'Reassurance' Phone Calls To China While In Trump Administration

Associated Press (AP)

Believing Trump had a mental decline in his final days in the office, General Mark Milley reportedly called his Chinese counterpart and assured calling him in advance if the president would have ordered an attack. As the controversy stirs with revelations in a new book, Miller is quick to defend his actions. Biden is "confident" while Trump calls him "dumbass" and wants him tried for treason.


13 August, 2021

US Aircraft Carrier's Successful Trial Test May Blunt China's 'Killer' Missile Threat: Report

PTI

The US’ newest and most advanced nuclear carrier’s third and final full ship shock trial was completed on Sunday off the coast of Florida, following the previous such trials on June 18 and July 16, the American navy said in a press release on Monday.


22 July, 2021

China Facing Unprecedented Floods, Army Blasts Dam To Divert Water

Outlook Web Bureau

China’s central Henan province is facing the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years.


18 June, 2021

China A 'Pacing Challenge' For America, Says Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin

Associated Press (AP)

On Thursday, Austin told members of the Senate Appropriations Committee during a hearing on 2022 Budget Request for the Defense Department that China was his “priority focus”.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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