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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 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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China seeks explanation from US on its Asia policy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) China Monday sought an explanation from the United States about the "true intentions of the Obama administration's Pivot to Asia policy, especially its new defense strategy".State-run ... 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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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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China willing to promote military ties with US


August 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) China is willing to work with the US to properly handle their differences and promote stable and sound development of military-to-military ties, a senior Chinese army ... Read more...

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Indian air chief in Brazil to deepen defence ties


August 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who heads the Indian Air Force, Tuesday left for Brazil on a bilateral visit when he will inspect the ... Read more...

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US seeks stronger military ties with India


August 15th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking the US military-to-military relationship with India to the next level is a big focus of US Pacific Command (PACOM) as it builds stronger alliances and ... Read more...

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IAF chief to review aircraft projects in Russia


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, will be in Russia for three days beginning Friday to review the joint projects ... Read more...

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China vows closer military ties with Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China Friday called for enhanced military ties with Afghanistan.Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Guo Boxiong has said that military ties have been growing steadly ... Read more...

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China keen to avoid ‘diplomacy issues’ concerning India, Pakistan


June 24th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) China is keen to avoid any "diplomatic issues" between China, India and Pakistan and the issue of stapled visa to people from Jammu and Kashmir, including ... Read more...

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Clinton warns Russia over Syria policy


June 14th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Russia that its support for the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will have negative consequences."The situation ... Read more...

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‘India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya’


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India declined to sell nuclear technology to Iran, Iraq and Libya in the 1980s in spite of being offered "huge" sums of money, said a ... 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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India,South Korea draw close; step up business, military ties (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) Indicative of a growing closeness, India and South Korea Sunday aimed to double their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, boosted military ties and ... Read more...

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‘India-South Korea defence relations won’t impact China ties’


March 25th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India said Sunday its growing military ties with South Korea will not impact on its ties with China."Our relations with one country are not predicated ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force chief begins Bangladesh trip


March 18th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Sunday left for a four-day trip to Bangladesh to step-up bilateral military ties between ... Read more...

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Come clean on military ties with US: CPI-M


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The CPI-M Saturday asked the government to come clean on military ties with the US after an Amercian commander claimed that US special forces were ... Read more...

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Military ties with India growing : US


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Ties between the US and Indian militaries are growing, a senior defense official said Friday, noting recent bilateral security talks between the two countries ... Read more...

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Saudi offer to hike crude exports to India


February 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has offered to increase its export of crude oil to India. King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud conveyed this to Indian Defence ... Read more...

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IAF chief to visit Singapore air show


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief N.A.K. Browne Monday left for a four-day trip to Singapore that is hosting a global airshow for aviation companies to ... Read more...

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Ties with India, China no zero-sum game: US


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Asserting that ties with India and China were not a zero-sum game, the United States has said it was strengthening its relations with both as part ... Read more...

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Indian air chief for Malaysia to promote military ties (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Indian air chief on Malaysia visit to promote military ties


January 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Joining Imran’s party? Forget it, says Fatima Bhutto


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Is Imran Khan Pakistan's new saviour? Forget it, says Fatima Bhutto, the granddaughter of Pakistan's legendary leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto amid rumours about her joining ... Read more...

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China, Indonesia eye closer military ties


January 16th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) China wants closer military ties with Indonesia, Defence Minister Liang Guanglie said here Monday.China is ready to advance strategic partnership with Indonesia for peace and development ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue resumed; border mechanism gets a push


December 9th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Breaking the ice in their military ties, India and China Friday held their Annual Defence Dialogue (ADD) in "an atmosphere of cordiality" and decided ... Read more...

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India, Russia to focus on n-energy, defence during summit


December 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India and Russia will focus on expanding nuclear energy cooperation and building on their long-standing military ties during the three-day visit of Indian Prime ... Read more...

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Oz minister backs India uranium deal, says no to Pakistan


December 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Backing the ruling Labour Party's decision to export uranium to India, Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith Tuesday rejected a similar deal for Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Singapore defence chief in India to expand ties


November 8th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Opportunities for expanding defence cooperation will be discussed during Singaporean defence forces chief Lt. Gen. Neo Kian Hong's three-day visit to India that began Tuesday. ... Read more...

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China, EU vow to strengthen military ties


October 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China and the European Union Monday pledged to strengthen military relations.The pledge was made during Defense Minister Liang Guanglie's meeting with Catherine Margaret Ashton, EU high ... Read more...

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North Korean navy official visits Russia


October 20th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior North Korean navy official will start Thursday an official visit to Russia's Pacific Fleet."The visit will continue until Oct 27… and will include ... Read more...

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China, France pledge to deepen military ties


October 1st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 1 (IANS) China and France have pledged to deepen relations between their respective armies during the 10th strategic dialogue between the countries' defence ministries.The two-day dialogue, held here ... Read more...

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