SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Nov 18: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invincible army,” displaying more defiance even as the United States and South Korea called off their own exercises to create space for nuclear diplomacy.

BANGKOK, Nov 17: The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone upcoming military drills in an effort to bolster a stalled peace push with North Korea, even as Washington denied the move amounted to another concession to Pyongyang.

Modi may visit Nepal again this year

September 25, 2018 07:37 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Amid concerns that the relations between Nepal and India had seen a hiccup again after the decision of Kathmandu not to participate in the BIMSTEC military drill earlier this month, it has been learnt that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi could visit Nepal by November-end.

Sept 17: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 17, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

TOKYO, Sept 17: A Japanese submarine joined a naval drill in the South China Sea for the first time, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday, in an escalation of Japanese activity in the disputed waterway claimed by China and others.

China takes the high ground in Nepal

August 26, 2018 13:00 pm

Upcoming China-Nepal joint military exercises underline burgeoning bilateral relations that have eroded India's influence in the Himalayan republic