Connect with us

Asia Pacific

Indian, Chinese Army To Conduct ‘Hand-in-Hand’ Military Drills In Meghalaya

Published

on

Indian and the Chinese Army (PLA) are working together to build confidence and mutual trust. Both nations are geared up to participate in the eighth edition military drills which will be held in December this year in Meghalaya.

Islamic Cause or National Interest – Saudi Arabia Makes Its Priority Very Clear

The military drill between the two countries according to North East Now, was resumed last year post a freeze over the Doklam stand-off. The joint military exercise “Hand-in-Hand” will be held at Umroi near Shillong in Meghalaya.

The last exercise, which was the seventh edition, was held at Chengdu in December 2018. In Umroi, the two forces will focus on counter-terror operations, the establishment of the joint command post and joint combat.

The hand-in-hand joint exercise was started in 2007 in Kunming but was halted after the Chinese troops came to Belgaum in Karnataka for the second edition. The drills resumed only five years later in 2013 as New Delhi and Beijing had halted their defence ties because of a visa row.

After the 6th edition in Pune in 2016, the drills again got hindered because of a 73-day stand-off between Indian and Chinese forces in Doklam where the troops from both sides came face to face.

The situation eased last year and the troops of the two sides interacted once again in China and videos of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers dancing with their Indian counterpart also went viral.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

F18-India-Deal F18-India-Deal
Asia Pacific23 mins ago

Doors Open For More Rafales, Super Hornets As Accident-Prone Indian MiG-29 Crashes Third Time In A Year

Thursday’s crash of the Indian Navy’s MiG-29K trainer aircraft in the Arabian Sea has once again revived the debate whether...

INDIA-CHINA INDIA-CHINA
Asia Pacific45 mins ago

Xi’s China Eradicates Absolute Poverty; Where Does Modi’s India Stand?

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, China has reportedly achieved its long-standing goal of ending absolute poverty. However, there have been no...

Iranian-Islamic-Revolutionary-Guards Iranian-Islamic-Revolutionary-Guards
Featured1 hour ago

Israel-Iran War: Why Israel & US Are ‘Keenly Awaiting’ Iran’s Retaliation After Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani directly accused Israel of assassinating Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the Islamic country’s prominent nuclear scientist. He, however, added...

Russia-China Russia-China
Featured10 hours ago

Are Russia & China Taking A Lead From NATO & Working To Develop A Joint Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier?

China and Russia’s common adversary, the US, has brought the two powers together and have cooperated by carrying out joint...

JU-88 JU-88
Featured11 hours ago

How The US Got Hold Of Nazi Germany’s Most Ferocious Multi-Role Warplane – The Ju-88s?

The Junkers Ju-88 combat aircraft that was a mainstay in Nazi Germany’s air force, Luftwaffe, miraculously found their way to...

Indian-Armed-Forces Indian-Armed-Forces
Asia Pacific16 hours ago

Indian Elite Marine Commandos (MARCOS) Deployed In Ladakh As India-China Border Tensions Refuse To Die Down

In the latest development in the India-China border standoff, the Indian Navy has deployed its elite Marine Commandos (MARCOS) near...

Bubonic Plague Bubonic Plague
Featured16 hours ago

China Blames India & Pakistan For COVID-19 Pandemic; Gives Clean-Chit To Original Epicenter – Wuhan

A new study by Chinese researchers has now claimed that the COVID-19 virus originated in the summer of 2019 in...

BRAHMOS BRAHMOS
Expert Reviews18 hours ago

Modified Version Of BrahMos Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Successfully Tested; Hits Target With Pinpoint Accuracy

The Russian Navy has once again test-fired its latest hypersonic anti-ship missile Zircon, also spelled as Tsirkon which is reported...

Missile-System Missile-System
Asia Pacific19 hours ago

Japan’s Biggest Threats Aren’t China And North Korea, But A Challenging Issue Within Its Own Army

Japan’s dwindling birthrate has now become a security threat as the Self Defense Forces (SDF) face challenges to recruit personnel...

Boycott-Chinese-Products Boycott-Chinese-Products
Featured21 hours ago

China Ends Western Nuclear Monopoly With Indigenous Hualong One Reactor – Chinese Media

The China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) claimed on Friday that its first Hualong One, a third-generation pressurized water nuclear reactor,...

Advertisement
Advertisement