India slams OIC for raking up Kashmir at its Dhaka Meet

India on Thursday slammed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for raking up the Kashmir issue at its recent meeting in Dhaka, saying the bloc has no locus standi in the country’s internal matters. In a strongly worded statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)…

China Test Fires First Commercial Rocket

A private Chinese firm on Thursday carried out the nation’s first launch of a commercial rocket that can put payload into the low-Earth orbit, local media reported. The OS-X Chongqing Liangjiang Star blasted off from a test site in northern China at 7:33 a.m. local…

Province releases emergency preparedness tips, as Fort McMurray marks 2 years since wildfire

… emergency. On Thursday, the province and emergency responders held a kickoff to Emergency Preparedness Week. The theme of the nation-wide event is to be “emergency … system to their compatible cellphones. Emergency Preparedness Week runs from May 6 … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

China deploying fighters in Tibet, Pakistan backing attacks, says IAF chief

Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa on Thursday drew attention to a “significant increase” in deployment of Chinese fighter jets in Tibet and warned against Pakistan backing more terror attacks on Indian military bases, in a frank assessment of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force’s…

Willing to maintain peace in border areas Chinese Defence Ministry

Chinese Defence Ministry on Thursday expressed its willingness to stabilize Indo-China military ties on the sidelines of the on-going visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Wuhan city. China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency quoted China’s Ministry of National Defense spokesperson Wu Quian saying, “Stabilizing military…

PM Narendra Modi arrives in China, his goal clear Bridge the trust deficit

Past midnight Thursday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in this picturesque city of lakes, parks and gardens along the Yangtze river, the big question that followed him was this: Can he bridge the trust deficit with China, and its powerful President Xi Jinping? The…

JAPAN IGNORES PAKISTAN’S COMPLAINT AGAINST INDIA

Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday chose to raise the Kashmir issue in a meeting with the Japanese ambassador to Pakistan. In a meeting with Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Takashi Kurai here, Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday chose…

India’s military aims not guided by desire for territorial expansion Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India’s military aims and preparedness were driven not by a desire to conquer anyone’s territory but to protect its own people. Addressing a gathering of mostly foreign dignitaries and captains of foreign and local military manufacturing companies, Modi…

BOEING TO MANUFACTURE F/A-18 WITH HAL, MAHINDRA DEFENCE SYSTEMS IN INDIA

Aerospace major Boeing on Thursday announced a partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) to manufacture its carrier and land based F/A-18 Super Hornet multi-role fighter aircraft in India. According to the firm, the future production with Indian partners will involve…

Pakistan successfully test fired a cruise missile From Submarine

Pakistan announced late on Thursday that it had successfully test-fired a cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, which brings India’s main rival to the west closer to having a nuclear ‘second-strike’ capability. The Inter Services Public Relations wing of the Pakistani military stated…