China dissident claims thousands of China spies swarm United States
New York : The billionaire Chinese entrepreneurs have stated that in the United States, more than twenty thousand Chinese spies are active and the intelligence network is ‘ready to destroy’ US. This entrepreneur named Guo Wengui has claimed that he is aware of the modus-operandi and networks of the intelligence operations of China. The current claims made by the Chinese entrepreneurs, residing in New York City are pointing towards new tensions looming between US-China relations.
Avoid buying Chinese goods, Mumbai schools principals urge students
Mumbai : In the background of the rising tension between the two countries, due to the infiltration of China at Dokalam on Sikkim border and the war threats given by China, Mumbai School Principals have appealed to the students not to buy Chinese articles. This decision was taken in the meeting of Mumbai School Principals’ Association, after which such an appeal is made to the students.
An answer to China’s OBOR, India to speeds up ‘SASEC’
New Delhi: As a challenge to China’s ambitious ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR) project, India has decided to speed up ‘South Asian Sub-Regional Economic Cooperation’ (SASEC). The Cabinet has approved the sanction of 1630 crore rupees for the construction of the highway from Imphal to Moreh at the border of Myanmar. SASEC is an important project of constructing an array of highways joining leading South- east Asian and neighboring countries. This decision proves to be crucial in the background of the 8 day visit of the Myanmar Military General Yu Min Aung Hlaing.
‘ONGC Videsh’ gets time extension from Vietnam for oil block exploration in the ‘South China Sea’
New Delhi : The Indian company ‘ONGC Videsh Ltd.’ which has been exploring oil block in the marine area of Vietnam has received a time extension. On the contrary, China has strongly opposed the ongoing exploration activities conducted by the Indian company in the ‘South China Sea.’ Therefore, the time extension provided by Vietnam appears significant. Recently, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh had visited India on a tour. Following this Vietnam has decided to grant extension to ‘ONGC Videsh.’
US decides to supply ‘Predator Guardian Drone’ to India prior to Prime Minister Modi and President Trump’s meeting
Washington : With just three days to go for the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump, the US Foreign Ministry has granted approval for selling 22 ‘predator guardian drone’to India. As a result, India would get drones based on extremely advanced technology which could prove significantly important for India’s defense. The US has expressed confidence that this business deal of nearly 200 crore dollars would prove to be a ‘game changer’ from the point of view of India – US defense partnership. Pakistan had made a demand that the US should not supply these drones to India.
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