Newly-elected Lankan President to visit India on Nov 29: Jaishankar
Jaishankar, who arrived here on a two-day unannounced visit, said President Rajapaksa has accepted Prime Minister Modi's invitation to visit India on November 29. Rajapaksa stormed to victory in Sri Lanka's presidential elections, the results of which came on Sunday.
'Terminator' Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka election
The retired lieutenant colonel, nicknamed the "Terminator" by his own family, ...
Sri Lanka votes in eighth presidential election
A total of 15,992,096 Sri Lankans are eligible to cast their ballots in a contest that will w...
Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Controversial 'war hero' who ended Sri Lanka's 3-decade-long bloody civil conflict
The 70-year-old politician, who as a former military man attended the counter-insurgency and jungle warfare school in Assam in 1980, served as the defence secretary during his elder brother Mahinda Rajapaksa's tenure as president from 2005 to 2014.
Rajnath visits LAC forward post, says armies of India, China sensible enough to reduce tensions
"During my Bumla visit I have come to know that despite perceptional differences on the boundary issue both the Indian Army and the PLA have been sensible enough to reduce tensions on LAC," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said. During a visit to the forward post of Bum La, Singh congratulated the Army for showing "great maturity" in all situations.
Chinese parade a glimpse into military ambitions
Many new weapons "will be shown for the first time," Major Cai told reporters last week. Asked whether that would include the Dongfeng 41, Cai said, "Please wait and see."
New museum seventy-five years after Paris liberated from Nazis
Left abandoned after the war, major renovation work has been carried out to restore the command room to how it would have looked as Paris battled for its freedom.
Lt Gen Paramjit Singh to be new DGMO of Army
Lt Gen Singh is currently serving as General Officer Commanding of the Army's Nagrota-based XVI Corps
Sri Lanka names controversial field commander as Army chief
President Maithripala Sirisena's office on Monday announced that Lt Gen Shavendra Silva has been named as the new army commander.
USA designates Baloch Liberation Army as terror group
Since 2004 the BLA has waged an ‘armed struggle’ against Pakistan demanding self-determination for the Baloch in Pakistan.
Balochistan is back in spotlight after ban against Baloch Liberation Army (BLA)
Devasher argues that the proposed Chinese settlement in Balochistan has dangerous implications as this would change the demography of a sparsely populated region.
Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam sees no need for Chinese troops to quell unrest
Clashes resulted in 86 arrests and left 21 officers injured. There are calls for another mass protest march this weekend.
Chinese Army working for peaceful end to Doklam row
The two armies almost came to blows in 2017 when Indian soldiers halted a road construction by the Chinese at Doklam, an area close to Indian border claimed by Bhutan.
Sri Lanka’s India ties hinge on Pakistan policy under Gotabaya
Pakistan was quick to congratulate Rajapaksa on his victory, like India, and expressed the hope that the new dispensation in Colombo would reverse some of the earlier decisions vis-à-vis Pakistan, according to people aware of the matter.
Balochistan Liberation Army launches fresh attack on Chinese interests in Gwadar
The attack and subsequent siege, which targeted the a top Hotel in the strategic port city of Gwadar, lasted several hours.
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