At least 10 policemen were killed and four others injured on Saturday night when Taliban militants attacked a checkpost near India-made Salma dam in Afghanistan’s Herat province. “A group of Taliban militants attacked the checkpoint near Salma dam in Chasht district and fled after killing the policemen,” a security official said. Jelani Farhad, spokesman for […]

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India and Russia have decided to conclude negotiations for different military platforms soon as they agreed on a roadmap for ramping up bilateral defence cooperation. Both the sides yesterday signed a protocol for the roadmap to step-up defence engagement during the annual meeting of the Indian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC). The meeting was […]

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A week after India conducted an Agni-IV test, Pakistan yesterday conveyed its “concern” about New Delhi’s missiles programme to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), saying that it posed “a danger to regional peace and stability,” The Express Tribune reported. The MTCR is a group of 35 states that have voluntarily agreed to prevent missile […]

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Pakistan military authorities have committed to the release Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who inadvertently strayed across the border last year, Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said on Thursday. “They (Pakistan) have admitted that Chandu Chavan is alive, and that they will soon release him after inquiry, which is nearing completion,” Bhamre said […]

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India has described the nexus between organised traffickers and terrorist networks through illicit financial linkages as a “dangerous phenomenon” that should be urgently addressed using counter-terrorism financing tools and sanctions regimes. “The nexus between organised traffickers and terrorist networks through illicit financial linkages is a dangerous phenomenon,” India’s Deputy Permanent Representative Tanmaya Lal said at […]

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