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US imposes sanctions on 4 firms supplying missile components for Pakistan’s Ballistic missile programme

Washington, DC [US], April 20 (ANI): The US has imposed sanctions against three Chinese companies and a Belarus-based firm for supplying missile-applicable items to Pakistan's ballistic missile programme, the US…

Houthi attacks in Red Sea preventing food, medicine from reaching vulnerable populations: US State Secy

Washington, DC [US], April 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken on Friday highlighted that the attacks by the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists on commercial ships in the Red Sea…

US Defence Secretary lauds ties with India, calls jet engine deal revolutionary

Washington, DC [US], April 18 (ANI): Lauding the partnership with India, the United States Secretary of Defence, Lloyd Austin, has said that the deal between the two nations to produce…

US continues to stress importance of de-escalation amid rising tensions between Iran and Israel

Washington, DC [US], April 18 (ANI): As tensions between Israel and Iran escalate, the US emphasises the importance of avoiding further escalation and collaborating with regional and global partners to…

US Defence Secretary holds talks with Chinese counterpart, first since 2022

Washington [US], April 17 (ANI) United States Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and his Chinese counterpart Dong Jun held talks in nearly 18 months and discussed US-China defence relations and regional…

India world’s largest democracy, important strategic partner, says US

Washington, DC [US], April 16 (ANI): The US Department of State spokesperson, Matthew Miller, was put on the spot to address recent publications alleging democratic backsliding in India and the…

Israeli envoy calls Iran’s move to seize Israel-linked cargo ship with 17 Indian nationals onboard “piracy”

New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): Israeli ambassador to India, Naor Gilon, emphasised that the Israel-linked cargo ship 'MSC Aries', seized by Iran on Saturday with 17 Indian nationals onboard,…

Foreign Secy Vinay Kwatra bolsters India-US relations on Washington visit

Washington, DC [US], April 13 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra, who embarked on a pivotal visit to the US from April 10 to 12, held multiple meetings with senior American…

India-US Executive Steering Group meeting at US Army Pacific Headquarters

New Delhi [India], April 11 (ANI): A meeting of the India-US Executive Steering Group (ESG) was held at the US Army Pacific Headquarters in Hawaii on Thursday. The Indian delegation…

Russia playing “dangerous game”: US calls on Moscow to withdraw military from Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Washington, DC [US], April 9 (ANI): The United States has called on Russia to withdraw its military and civilian personnel from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and return its full…

RUSSIA ENTICING INDIA WITH SU-75 CHECKMATE

The Sukhoi SU-75 Checkmate, also designated as the Light Tactical Aircraft is a single-engine, stealth fighter aircraft under development by Sukhoi. The Sukhoi Design Bureau has also designated the aircraft…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

THE INCREASING TREND OF ‘NEAR WARS’ AND THEIR IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Even as full-blown wars such as the ones between Russia and Ukraine, and between Israel and Hamas, rage without decisive results, there are many situations around the world which remain…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)