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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Presidential frontrunner Narendra Modi puts China, Pakistan on notice

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by Reuters

    ... of the top buyers worldwide of military hardware, purchasing US$12.7 billion in arms from 2007 to 2011, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, everything from basic military goods to an aircraft carrier. As leader of the economic powerhouse state of Gujarat for more than a decade, Modi has courted investment from China. As prime minister, the advisers said, he ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    1962 Sino-Indian war still stirs bitter controversy

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... by the Indian military said Delhi's policy of forward deployment in the high mountains had increased the chances of conflict. The Bharatiya Janata Party, the front-runner in elections beginning ... the military into a war it could only lose. The investigation said that in the months leading to the war, Nehru's government ordered the military to patrol and establish posts far ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian soldier in Kashmir kills five sleeping comrades, then himself

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:37pm by AFP

    ... as they slept before killing himself in restive Indian Kashmir. The soldier, who was on night duty, walked into the barracks and opened fire at a military camp 20 kilometres north of the region's ... of the submarine during a training exercise. The accident follows a disaster in August last year in which 18 sailors were killed when the submarine INS Sindhurakshak exploded and sank in a military ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Two sailors missing and seven injured in Indian navy accident

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:08pm by AFP

    ... comes after 18 naval crew were killed in August last year when the fully-armed Russian-built INS Sindhurakshak exploded in flames and sank in a military shipyard in Mumbai. The disaster ... 14 submarines, but only between seven and nine are operational at any one time because of regular repair and refitting. Russia is still the biggest military supplier to India, but relations ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India drops anti-piracy charges against Italian marines

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:35pm by Reuters

    ... The sailors, part of a military security team protecting a privately-owned cargo ship, say they mistook the fishermen for pirates and fired warning shots into the water during the incident in February ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian police kill seven Maoist rebels

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and eastern India. Critics believe military action is not enough to stem the unrest, saying the real solution is better governance and development. ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Seven convicted in Rajiv Gandhi killing may be freed

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:08pm by AFP

    ... movement which was wiped out by Colombo’s military in 2009. Gandhi’s killing was seen in India as retaliation for a 1987 Indian government pact with the Sri Lankan government to disarm ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India to receive Russian-built aircraft carrier, five years late

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 06:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Delhi

    ... a military build-up by an increasingly assertive China. Currently, India has just one aircraft carrier in service – the INS Viraat, which was also commissioned in 1987 – but it unveiled ... a long-time military supplier to India and still provides about 70 per cent of its military equipment, although India has recently looked to other countries like Israel, the United States and France. ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Manmohan Singh's China trip aims for breakthrough in border dispute

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 07:20am by AFP

    ... at a briefing on the four-day trip. Singh, who arrives in Moscow tonight, will meet President Vladimir Putin tomorrow with the focus on strengthening supply of weapons and military hardware to New ...

  10. News - China - INDIA

    India's Singh heads to China to address 'areas of concern' with Beijing

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 07:17pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... with the focus on arms purchases. India, which is spending billions of dollars upgrading its military, has been Russia’s top weapons buyer for years. Both countries will also be looking to seal accords ...




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