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In a first, Antony goes to Saudi Arabia on key defence visit


February 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) As part of India's larger geopolitics and global security strategy, A.K. Antony will pay a two-day visit from Monday to Saudi Arabia, the first ... Read more...

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India, Russia prepare for INDRA-2012 military drills


February 7th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India Monday started preparations for the joint INDRA-2012 military exercises scheduled to be held in Russia this summer, a Russian official said.Lt. Col. ... Read more...

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India-China ties face golden period: Chinese official


January 16th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) China has predicted "a golden period" for relations with India, with a top official saying Beijing was "fully committed to developing long-term friendship" with New ... Read more...

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Military team to China without Arunachal officer wrong: BJP


January 10th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tarun Vijay Monday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony to convey his party's "concern and opposition" over the government sending ... Read more...

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Despite irritants, India, China to hold boundary talks


January 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) In an effort to keep their sensitive ties on an even keel, India and China will next week hold the 15th round of boundary talks ... Read more...

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Indian military team’s China visit is on


January 7th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China is on, though scaled down, even as a visa was denied to an Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India has called off the visit of a 30-member military delegation to China after Beijing refused a visa to a senior Indian Air Force officer ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China has been called off after Beijing refused a visa to an IAF officer who belongs to ... Read more...

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India, China planning joint army exercise in 2012


November 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With India and China resuming their bilateral military exchanges four months ago, the two nations are planning to revive their joint military exercise in ... Read more...

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Indian military team leaving for China Sunday


June 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time in almost a year, an Indian military delegation headed by an army general from Jammu and Kashmir will be in ... Read more...

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India sending first military delegation to China in a year


June 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After almost a year's gap, India will resume bilateral military visits to China, sending a high-level military delegation headed by a general posted in ... Read more...

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Afghan defence minister to visit India from Wednesday


May 31st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Afghan Defence Minister General Abdul Rahim Wardak will be on a three-day visit to India from Wednesday to explore opportunities for expanding bilateral military ... 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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US apologises over ‘mistreatment’ of Pakistani military delegation


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 3 (ANI): The Pakistan defence ministry has said that the United States has apologised for the misbehaviour of Dulles Airport officials with the Pakistani military delegation and has assured of ... Read more...

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Pak military delegates’ humiliation will hit strategic talks with US: Experts


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 2(ANI): Experts have said that the US-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue process has suffered a serious blow following the cancellation of a Pakistani military delegation's visit to Florida.The eight-member delegation, which ... Read more...

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China, Norway to boost military ties


June 8th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) Visiting Norwegian Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hassen Tuesday met Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Chen Bingde here to ... Read more...

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Israeli defence chief coming to India


December 8th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) An Israeli military delegation, led by chief of defence staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, is coming to India to boost defence ties and strengthen the joint counter-terrorism ... Read more...

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Israeli military delegation to visit India to strengthen ties (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) An Israeli military delegation will visit India next week to boost defence ties and strengthen the joint counter-terrorism network, officials said. The two-day visit starts Dec ... Read more...

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Iraq plans to buy weapons from Russia


October 17th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 17 (RIA Novosti) A military delegation from Iraq will visit Moscow soon to discuss the purchase of Russian weaponry, an Iraqi parliament member has said. "A large delegation from the Iraqi ... Read more...

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US delegation in Syria for talks


August 13th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 12 (DPA) A US military and political delegation arrived in Syria Wednesday for talks on the situation in Iraq and security in the region, two weeks after US ... Read more...

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Afghan military chief visits NDA


July 8th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 8 (IANS) Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, Chief of General Staff of the Afghan National Army, Wednesday led a military delegation to the National Defence Academy (NDA) here that is training ... Read more...

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‘US providing 100-mn aid to Pak to keep its nukes out of extremists reach’


June 29th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The US is providing technical support at an estimated cost of 100 million dollars to Pakistan in order to keep that country's nuclear arsenal out of the extremists ... Read more...

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Russian land forces chief in India


May 25th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Commander-in-Chief of Russian land forces, General Vladimir A Boldyrev, who is on a week-long visit to India, was given a guard of honour here on Monday.General ... Read more...

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Laws discriminatory to minorities to be repealed: Bangladesh


April 30th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that her government will repeal all laws and rules discriminatory to minority communities, including indigenous people. "Our government believes in freedom ... Read more...

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US not for missile base in Trincomalee: Sri Lanka


January 21st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka has said that the US has “no intention of stationing its missiles” in the eastern port city of Trincomalee.Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama has denied allegations that ... Read more...

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China tests Nepal waters with $2.6 mn military aid


December 7th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) A high-level military delegation headed by the deputy chief of China's People's Liberation Army Sunday met Nepal's new Maoist Defence Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' to sign a ... Read more...

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China steps up military ties with Nepal


December 6th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Even as India and China began historic joint military exercises in India's Karnataka state to battle insurgency and terrorism Saturday, Beijing also stepped up security manouvres in Nepal, ... Read more...

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US envoy may visit Nepal


December 3rd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) The first Maoist-led government of Nepal is seeing a spurt in visits by foreign envoys with the US likely to send a top official close on the heels ... Read more...

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China offers security aid to Nepal


December 3rd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) Twenty years after a standoff between India and Nepal over the latter's decision to purchase arms from China, Kathmandu will get fresh security assistance from Beijing in the ... Read more...

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China changes Nepal ambassador after Tibet fiasco


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 23 (IANS) China has replaced its envoy to Nepal, Zheng Xianglin, apparently over his failure to effectively block anti-China protests here that lasted almost five months ahead of the Olympics.Zheng, ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks China’s help to fix border dispute with India


November 20th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Nepal is seeking the help of its giant northern neighbour China to resolve border disputes with its other giant neighbour in the south, India.on Thursday, Nepal's Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Russian military team in Cuba


October 28th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 28 (IANS)) In what may be seen as Moscow's growing defence collaboration with Latin American countries, a Russian military delegation is in Cuba to review the island nation's defence preparedness.The ... Read more...

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Russian Defence Minister meets Antony


September 29th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 29 (ANI): Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov met his Indian counterpart A K Antony at South Block today. Earlier, Serdyukov laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti ... Read more...

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Crucial meeting of Indo-Russian defence cooperation body today


September 29th, 2008 - 8:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 29 (ANI): The eighth meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) will be held here today.The meeting will cover a broad spectrum of issues ... Read more...

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