New Delhi, Oct 23: The Islamic State has been looking to make Afghanistan its stronghold. It even launched the Islamic State Khorasan Province and has so far shown that it can be very lethal.
While it has carried out a series of attacks in the past years, since the Taliban took over it carried out three strikes which are deadly in nature. This month alone saw two high profile attacks against the Shiite Muslims who had gathered for Friday prayers in the cities of Kunduz and Kandahar. Prior to this the ISKP had carried out a lethal suicide attack at the Kabul airport just days after the US withdrew in August.
New Delhi, Dec 15: A study that had claimed that India may be the place where the earliest human to human novel coronavirus transmission had occurred has been withdrawn from the preprint platform of the medical journal, The Lancet.
A report in the Global Times said that the study was first posted on SSRN.com, the preprint portal of the medical journal on November 17. However the article has been withdrawn.
New Delhi, Oct 29: The unified command of the security forces has decided not to scale down counter-insurgency operations in Assam and the adjoining states. This despite the situation in the area witnessing a significant improvement in terms of law and order.
There is an apprehension that the Chinese are trying to instigate insurgent groups of northeast. It may be recalled the the Global Times had said that if India plays the Taiwan card, China should help militant groups of India to retaliate.
New Delhi, June 18: As part of the protocol between the Indian and Chinese sides, the forward troops patrolling the disputed border do not carry guns. The Chinese soldiers were supposed to have withdrawn from the location under the de-escalation plan as per the discussions between the two military commanders on June 6.
New Delhi, June 17: While there is official confirmation still awaited, reports suggest that there could have been 43 Chinese casualties following the violent physical skirmish in the Galwan Valley region of eastern Ladakh on Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 18:It took a lot of grit and determination to wade away the Chinese threat at Dolkam. It was the timely action of India’s security forces that checked the People’s Liberation Army from continuing with their road construction activity in South Doklam.
New Delhi, July 27: Doklam is back in the news and a top official in the US said that neither Bhutan nor India have sought to dissuade China. The official claimed that China had resumed construction activity in the disputed Doklam area.