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China likely to relent on terrorist Masood Azhar?

Is there a thaw in somewhat strained Beijing-New Delhi ties? From available indications China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month after Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared "all evidences" with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakistan-based outfit's terror activities.

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Pakistan must develop as secular state for talks with India: Army chief

Amidst the bonhomie over the Kartarpur corridor, Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat on Friday made some political comments saying Pakistan has turned into an "Islamic State" and should become a secular state if India and Pakistan have to "stay together".  

After wounding of its peacekeeper in DRC, India warns UN of 'tragedy'

In the aftermath of the wounding of an Indian peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), India has warned that forcing troops in UN operations to function without sufficient resources “is setting us all up for a tragedy.” 

Indian Army finally gets its long-delayed howitzers


The Indian Army celebrated receiving its first M777A2 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers (ULH) - which the US Army says has proven  its worth in Afghanistan - at an official handover ceremony on November 12, 2018, implementing a key step towards modernizing and strengthening of the long-required artillery’s capabilities.

Finally, Indian heroes of WW1 get the memorials they deserved

A new memorial for Indian martyrs got constructed at Cambrai and was inaugurated befittingly by Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, on 10 November 2018.

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