Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicChinese military

Topic: Chinese military

China’s military–civil fusion policy has far-reaching implications for universities

More and more Chinese universities are becoming integrated with China’s military apparatus, security agencies and nuclear weapons programme.

With ‘Him Vijay’ & Mountain Strike Corps, India can alter the way China border is managed

Indian Army's Mountain Strike Corps signals a historic shift in the way India defines deterrence in its relationship with China.

‘Chai pe charcha’ in Doklam — daily ritual for Indian, Chinese troops now to ease tensions

The practice was started after the April 2018 Wuhan summit where several steps were identified to de-escalate tensions between both the countries’ military.

BJP MP claims Chinese Army incursion in Arunachal Pradesh, Army dismisses it

BJP MP Tapir Gao said the Chinese Army had intruded Arunachal's remote Anjaw district and constructed a temporary wooden bridge over a stream.

After Doklam, China boosts civil & military capability at Tibet’s Gonggar airport

The Gonggar airport in Tibet’s capital Lhasa is one of 60 dual-use airports in China, and has seen increased activity since the Doklam stand-off in 2017.

China’s Navy sails beyond its shores while Indian military looks at the budget

China’s latest defence white paper reveals how the neighbouring country’s rapid construction of a blue-water navy has widened the gap with India.

Chinese military white paper suggests a highly conflicted worldview

The paper stresses on ‘peace & development’ even as it highlights ‘prominent destabilising factors and uncertainties in international security’.

China’s defence vision paper takes potshots at ‘Quad’ but wants stability on India border

China defends its huge military budget, emphasises enhanced role of military in safeguarding its overseas interests and international peace.

Chinese military says it’s closely watching rising tensions between India, Pakistan

Terming India and Pakistan as friends of China, the Chinese military also said both countries should resolve the issue through dialogue.

From beneficiary to challenger — changing face of Chinese military ties with the US

China has benefitted from the stability provided by US might. Now that it expands its military footprint, should the US be worried?

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.