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With an eye on China, India hands over submarine to Myanmar

IndiaTimes Thursday, 15 October 2020 ()
In a major move that comes amidst the ongoing military confrontation in eastern Ladakh, India has handed over one of its diesel-electric submarines to Myanmar to counter China’s strategic inroads in the region. Myanmar has commissioned the 3,000-tonne submarine INS Sindhuvir, rechristening it UMS Min Ye Thein Kha Thu, and even deployed it during the country’s “Bandoola” fleet exercise, which was inspected by commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on Thursday.
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News video: India to present Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy: MEA

India to present Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy: MEA 01:01

India will soon present a Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy, informed Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava during a press conference. He said, "India will be delivering a Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy. This will be the first...

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Service to mankind! Delhi restaurateurs provide food to Rohingya refugees [Video]

Service to mankind! Delhi restaurateurs provide food to Rohingya refugees

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the hospitality industry adversely, some restaurateurs of Delhi-NCR are doing their bit for society during the festivities amid these unprecedented times. A group of restaurant owners in Delhi are distributing food among refugees and needy people during Navratri festival. Restaurants and bars-'The Marketplace', 'Josh-The High Energy Bar' and 'Swagath Restaurant and Bar' are serving food to the Rohingya refugees living in Jasola slum. The food is being distributed with precaution following all the safety guidelines among the Rohingyas. Speaking to ANI, owner of 'Josh-The High Energy Bar' and 'The Market Place', Shivam Sehgal said "The festival is just another reason for me to spread happiness and you know blessings from these poor people can never be enough. I do this a few times a year. I am in the hospitality industry for almost five years and this helps me with doing this all the more." Rohingya refugee Mohd Shirajullah said there are more facilities in India than Burma. He said, "People here help us a lot, whether it is with food or shelter. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, people have been helping us with food, oil, soaps and shampoos right from the time of the lockdown." Another refugee said that they have no problem here. He added, "Government has made all the arrangements. We are thankful that India is helping us." Serving the refugees during festivities of India is a wonderful act by these people. India certainly need more people like them.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 03:50Published

India to deliver kilo class submarine to Myanmar

"Cooperation in the maritime domain is a part of our diverse and enhanced engagement with Myanmar. In this context, India will be delivering a kilo class..
IndiaTimes

India to deliver kilo class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy

The step is in accordance with India's vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) and also in line with India's commitment to building..
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INS Sindhuvir (S58) INS Sindhuvir (S58) diesel-electric submarine of the Indian Navy


Min Aung Hlaing Min Aung Hlaing Burmese general


Ladakh Ladakh Union territory of India

PM 'insulted' soldiers when he said nobody intruded into Ladakh: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Friday again accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having "insulted" the soldiers with his comment that nobody had intruded into..
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LAC stand-off: Total disengagement is top priority, says India

As India and China maintain stable but confrontational positions in Eastern Ladakh, MEA said on Thursday that, “the immediate task is to ensure a comprehensive..
IndiaTimes

Modi govt's focus on building border roads to secure boundaries shaken China: Nadda

Laying the foundation stone of the BJP's six offices in Himachal Pradesh, virtually from Delhi, he said under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, the..
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Watch: India successfully test-fires Nag anti-tank guided missile [Video]

Watch: India successfully test-fires Nag anti-tank guided missile

India successfully carried out the final trial of the Nag anti-tank guided missile at the Pokhran field firing ranges in Rajasthan. The Missile system is now ready for induction into the Indian Army. As per officials, the missile system will be inducted at locations such as the east Ladakh sector. Develpoed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Nag Missile system fired from a Nag Missile Carrier (NAMICA) can take our targets at ranges of 4 to 7 kilometres and is fitted with an advanced seeker to home on to its target. It has top attack capabilities that can effectively engage and destroy all known enemy tanks during day and night. Watch the full video for more.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 01:15Published
'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh [Video]

'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh

Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi intensified his attack on the Central government over the persisting tension with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The Opposition leader was visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Wayanad in Kerala. He asked gathered reporters whether they had heard Prime Minister Narendra Modi mention China in his statements over the past couple of months. Gandhi said that forces of the neighbouring nation had occupied 1,200 sq km of Indian territory. Watch the full video for more.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 01:32Published

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