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Chinese, US defence chiefs hold talks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Tuesday held talks with visiting US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta who said the key to healthy Sino-US relations is "to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka is no stage for India-China rivalry: Envoy (Interview)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid New Delhi's concerns over growing military ties between Beijing and Colombo, Sri Lanka's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has said there is no zero-sum game between ... Read more...

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India, China agree to work closely in Asia-Pacific region


September 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In an important confidence-building step to ease their ties, India and China have agreed to work closely for stability in the Asia-Pacific region, widely seen ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister’s gift for IAF pilots: Rs 1 lakh!


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had an unusual gift for two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots: Rs.100,000 in sealed envelopes.The pilots, who flew the ... Read more...

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High expectations from Chinese minister’s India trip: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Expectations from the visit of Defence Minister Liang Guanglie to India are running high, said a daily that claimed "outsiders with ulterior motives dislike" that the ... Read more...

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India, China to resume joint military exercises (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India and China Tuesday agreed to resume joint military exercises at the earliest and boost security ties in the border areas, a source of occasional ... Read more...

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India, China to resume military exercises; Antony to visit Beijing (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an imminent once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume their stalled joint military exercises "at ... Read more...

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India, China to resume joint military exercises (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Barely weeks before the once-in-a-decade leadership transition gets under way in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume joint military exercises after a ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese defence ministers hold ‘fruitful’ talks


September 4th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India and China Tuesday held "very fruitful and frank" talks on all issues, including their border row, and agreed to more exchanges between their militaries, ... Read more...

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China told about activities in Pakistani Kashmir: India


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart Gen. Liang Guanglie, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said Monday India has conveyed its concerns to China about ... Read more...

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BJP to government: Raise intrusion issue with Chinese defence minister


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Alleging that Chinese troops were entering India's territory and disrupting development work, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Tarun Vijay Monday urged the government to take ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the ... Read more...

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‘China, India military exchanges back on track’


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss ramp up in military ties


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India and China are likely to ramp up military ties when they discuss from Monday possible resumption of joint army exercise from 2013, apart from ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, China seek to strengthen military ties


September 1st, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Sri Lanka and China have sought to strengthen their military ties, the Sri Lankan defence ministry said Friday.The remarks followed a meeting between Chinese Defence ... Read more...

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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's visit, New Delhi Thursday reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and backed freedom of ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to visit India


August 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Wednesday began a three-day Asian tour that will also take him to India.Liang will be the first Chinese defence minister to ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi takes on Delhi over Sri Lanka


August 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Calling New Delhi's friendship with Colombo as "one sided", DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Tuesday said it was a shame that New Delhi continued to train ... Read more...

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China’s defence minister likely to visit India


July 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Ahead of the once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China are looking to step up defence ties, with China proposing a visit by its ... Read more...

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‘Chinese military power in line with defence needs’


June 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) China's growing military power is in accordance with the country's economic and social development, and in line with its defence needs, a top official said Monday.Responding ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister in US to boost military ties


May 11th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Thursday visited the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, presenting to its library more than 200 copies of ... Read more...

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China, US vow stable military ties


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) China and the US Wednesday pledged to maintain "healthy and stable bilateral military relations".Frequent high-level visits between the two sides have promoted a cooperative partnership of ... Read more...

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China, Russia to hold joint naval drill


April 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China and Russia will hold a joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea this weekend, the Chinese defence ministry said.Dozens of battle ships and submarines will ... Read more...

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China, India, Japan cooperate in naval escorts


April 1st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) China, India and Japan are cooperating while providing international naval escort, a Chinese defence ministry spokesman has said.China announced its escort schedule in time and India ... Read more...

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China declines supporting cyber attackers


March 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The Chinese government has denied allegations of supporting hackers to launch cyber attacks against other countries.The Chinese defence ministry, while refuting the allegations, has stressed that ... Read more...

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India-Chinese defence dialogue on schedule


November 28th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Unfazed by the suspension of their latest border talks, India and China will go ahead with their annual defence dialogue on Dec 8 and 9, ... Read more...

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China, Bangladesh pledge closer military ties


September 15th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) China and Bangladesh Thursday pledged to strengthen military ties when visiting chief of army staff of the Bangladesh Army General Muhammad Abdul Mubeen met Chinese Defence ... Read more...

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China tests new aircraft carrier


September 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's first aircraft carrier has successfully completed its maiden sea trials and returned to a shipyard for further refurbishing, the Chinese defence ministry said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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China criticises Japan’s 2011 defence white paper


August 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China Thursday expressed "strong opposition" to Japan's 2011 defence white paper, saying the document plays up the "China threat theory" and has ulterior motives.Defence ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Russia-China trade turnover doubles to $60 bn in 2010


June 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trade turnover between Russia and China doubled to $60 billion last year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said during a meeting with Chinese Defence ... Read more...

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Indian military delegation to visit China (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India will send a military delegation to China later this year, signalling resumption of defence exchanges between the neighbours after an eight-month hiatus due ... Read more...

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Indian military delegation to visit China


April 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) An Indian military delegation will soon visit China, an official said Wednesday.The delegation will include officers from several branches of India's military, said Geng Yansheng, ... Read more...

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Indian-American engineer gets 32 years for selling secrets to China


January 25th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Weeks after China conducted a flight test of its new J-20 stealth fighter, a US court has sentenced a former Indian American B-2 stealth bomber engineer ... Read more...

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Online images show test flight of Chinese stealth fighter


January 11th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Online images have appeared of the first test flight of a Chinese stealth fighter, sparking speculation that a country which is otherwise secretive of its military developments could ... Read more...

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Joint US-Sino efforts only way to develop ‘healthy and stable military’ ties, says China


January 10th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 10 (ANI): Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie has reportedly reminded his US visiting counterpart Robert Gates that a joint effort is a must to resolve disagreements, and develop healthy and ... Read more...

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