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Jaishankar says, India has limitless possibilities and uncountable challenges.
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Jaishankar says, India has limitless possibilities and uncountable challenges.

London, UK: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said we have enormous possibilities with China but we have challenges as well.Speaking at an event 'Policy Exchange' in London, he said: "Our relation with China has enormous possibilities, it also has significant challenges. I am afraid some of those challenges are on display right now. It is common sense that you can develop a relationship if it is free of tension and friction, if not actually coercion and conflict."He pointed out that at this time, a very large Chinese military massing of forces close to border areas of India, which has impacted growth of the relationship between the two countries."At this time, we have a very large Chinese military massing of forces close to our border areas. That has impacted growth of th...
China introduces new weapons for war.
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China introduces new weapons for war.

Hong Kong: China has dominated the forefront in introducing new methods and weapons to the war.For a couple of decades, the Chinese concept of "Assassin's Mace" weapons was frequently referred to. This comes from the Chinese term shashoujian, a hero from ancient Chinese folklore who overcame more powerful enemies by wielding a club and attacking the enemy suddenly outside the rules.China itself has referred to various trump card weapons of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) as "Assassin's Maces". Examples include the PHL-03 truck-mounted multiple rocket launcher, or the DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missile. Indeed, China is the only country in the world to field a weapon of this latter category.While the term is still used by Chinese and Western commentators alike, it is perhaps time to mor...
India saw hope in Japan-US meet.
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India saw hope in Japan-US meet.

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on his visit to the United States last month has set the agenda for the wider Indo-Pacific engagement of Tokyo and its evolving priorities went other way as people were not expecting to be.Focus on ChinaRight at the outset, it was clear that the crux of the discussions during this first in-person meeting between the newly anointed President of the United States, Joe Biden, and Mr. Suga would revolve around China. To begin with, Tokyo and Washington drilled down to brass tacks on their joint security partnership given the need to address China’s recent belligerence in territorial disputes in the South and East China Seas as well as in the Taiwan Strait. Both sides affirmed the centrality of their treaty alliance, for long a source of stability in East
Australia to increase Military Budget.
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Australia to increase Military Budget.

Canberra, Australia: Amid China's growing military aggression Australia has increased id defence budget and will be conduction more joint exercise with US.Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Canberra would work with allies including Washington to focus on "pursuing peace, stability and a free and open Indo-Pacific," South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported."Working with the United States, our allies and Indo-Pacific neighbours, we will continue to advance Australia's interests by investing in the Australian Defence Force, particularly across northern Australia," Morrison said, SCMP cited agencies.This comes days after Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton raised the alarm about the possibility of Australia becoming embroiled in a regional military conflict.Dutton last week sa...
Biden announces trillion-dollar plan in order to counter China
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Biden announces trillion-dollar plan in order to counter China

Washington, US: President Joe Biden called his multi-trillion proposal for domestic investment as key to challenging China and strengthening the US's position on the world stage."We're in a competition with China and other countries to win the 21st Century. We have to do more than just build back. We have to build back better. Throughout our history, public investments and infrastructure have transformed America," the President said. "Farmers planting cover crops, so they can reduce carbon dioxide in the air and get paid for doing it. There's no reason the blades for wind turbines can't be built in Pittsburgh instead of Beijing. No reason why American workers can't lead the world in the production of electric vehicles and batteries," he added. Biden further stated that 'The American...
Chinn to answer on Australia’s comment on ‘dumb of wars’
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Chinn to answer on Australia’s comment on ‘dumb of wars’

Beijing, China: Australian Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo said "drums of war" are beating in the region. Agfetr which China has hit back at it.Beijing has accused Canberra of operating with a "Cold War mentality" against China.In his Wednesday press conference Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian called Australia's politicians the "real troublemakers" and declared Australia's hyping of a China threat "unethical", Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported.He also said Australia had long benefited from its relationship with China, which in recent times has deteriorated since Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne called for an investigation into the origins of COVID-19."As a country that has long benefited from cooperation with China, it is unethical for Australia ...
Celebration of Panchen lama’s birthday could be seen across Russia
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Celebration of Panchen lama’s birthday could be seen across Russia

Moscow, Russia: Today Tibet community across the Russia is celebrating the 32nd birthday of 11th Panchen Lama Gedun Chokyi Nyima. It was supposed it be a joyus day but his birthday is of mixed feelings as he was abducted by chines Government when he was 26.The 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Chokyi Nyima was born on April 25, 1989 in Lhari County, Tibet. On May 14, 1995, the Dalai Lama XIV made an official statement and named the new reincarnation of the 1st Panchen Lama, a six-year-old boy named Gendun Chokyi Nyima. Three days later, on May 17, the little lama and his parents disappeared without a trace.Since 1995, the Chinese government has withheld information about the fate of the Panchen Lama, despite repeated requests and statements about Gendun Chokyi Nyima made by the world public and po...
Jammu and Kashmir back in the most desired tourist places in India
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Jammu and Kashmir back in the most desired tourist places in India

NEW DELHI — Result of sincere efforts being made by the Indian federal government could be seen, the in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of the Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. As it is back in the list of most desired tourist destinations in the country, especially for the domestic travel enthusiasts This season, the increase in the domestic tourist inflow in the valley is quite surprising despite the surge in coronavirus cases. However, the region still awaits the footfall of international tourists due to the coronavirus-related travel restrictions. Tourism is a vital lifeline for Kashmir’s economy, contributing nearly 10 percent to the region’s GDP and generating employment for more than one hundred thousand people. It also caters to all
Doubts about Taliban’s reliability: US general
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Doubts about Taliban’s reliability: US general

WASHINGTON: United States is about to remove all its troops from Afghanistan and focus on diplomacy. Regarding this top US general said on Tuesday that he is in grave doubts about the Taliban’s reliability as a negotiating partner.Last week President Joe Biden said all US troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan starting on May 1, to end America’s longest war, rejecting calls for them to stay to ensure a peaceful resolution to that nation’s grinding internal conflict.“I have grave doubts about the Taliban’s reliability … but we need to see what they’re going to do here,” Marine General Frank McKenzie, the head of US Central Command, said in a House Armed Services Committee hearing.“If they want any form of future international recognition for Afghanistan … they’re going to have to keep
China tried to attack India through Cyber routes: Military Chief Bipin  Rawat
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China tried to attack India through Cyber routes: Military Chief Bipin Rawat

General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Defence Staff of the Indian Army, said in a virtualdiscussion at the annual Raisina Dialogue that China’s creation of “disruptive technologieswhich can paralyze systems of the adversary” had emboldened Beijing and made it assertive.In June last year, amid the stand-off, at least 20 Indian soldiers and an unspecified number ofChinese troops were left dead following the first fatal clash between the two countries indecades. Rawat’s comments came in a discussion with Australian military chief GeneralAngus Campbell, his Japanese counterpart Koji Yamazaki, as well as Tim Cahill, senior vice president of arms manufacturer Lockheed Martin, at the dialogue organised jointly by India’sMinistry of External Affairs and the Observer Research Foundation, a New Delhi-b