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China deploys new missile destroyer in Arabian Sea, IOR; raises security concerns for India

China's 32nd convoy fleet to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy official announced.

Ceremonial border meeting held on the Chinese side in Ladakh

The ceremony began with both the delegations saluting the National flag, followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders covering exchange of greetings, wishes and vote of thanks which reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border.

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Xi Jinping begins second term by ordering army to 'be combat ready'

 Addressing a meeting of the top military officials on Thursday, the Chinese Premiere ordered the top military officials to be loyal to the party. He also asked them to lead the troops according to the strictest standards and also ensure that rules and regulations are complied with.

Doklam standoff: Indian, Chinese patrols clash on Ladakh lake, PLA skips Independence Day meets

Doklam standoff: As tensions mount over the standoff at the trijunction with Bhutan, the PLA skipped the ceremonial border meetings on Independence Day. This is the first time since 2005 that this meeting on August 15 was not held.

PLA can defeat all invading armies, says Xi Jinping

Xi’s remarks and the parade come amid heightened tensions between India and China after Indian troops stopped the PLA from constructing a road in Doklam at the China-India-Bhutan trijunction.

Military strength: How do India, China and Pakistan compare?

India is flanked by a security threat from the east and west by China and Pakistan. While Pakistan's military is in the hands of unpredictable generals obsessed with Kashmir, China's military expansion has taken the world by surprise. Globalfirepower.com data shows where the three countries stand in terms of their military might.

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China's PLA carries out live-fire drill near India border

This military exercise on the Tibet plateau comes days after a light battle tank was tested near the Indian border late June. Another live-fire exercise was carried out earlier this month in an unidentified area at an altitude of 5,100 metres. The PLA exercise coincides with the Malabar Exercise involving India, US and Japan.

US must respect Sino-India efforts to resolve border dispute: China

"The Chinese side is committed to safeguarding peace and tranquility of the border areas between China and India and resolving the boundary question through negotiation with India," the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

China evades response to presence of its troops in PoK

India has conveyed its protest to China on the corridor connecting China's Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port as it goes through PoK along the Karakoram Highway.

China's People's Liberation Army plans to layoff 1.70 lakh officers: Report

At least 170,000 officers, ranging from lieutenants to colonels, in China's land forces would be laid off after two of the existing seven military commands and three army corps were scrapped, the media reported.

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On Doklam and surgical strikes, Modi says Congress' comments were childish

Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.

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