Current Affairs


  1. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Dalbir Singh, who is on a visit to China, and top Chinese military officials, reiterated their call to maintain peace along the India-China border, and keep up the momentum of high-level military exchanges between the two countries.
  2. Both sides welcomed the on-going 6th India-China Joint Training Exercise ‘Handin- Hand’ 2016, in India. They also agreed to further expand defence exchanges between the two Armies.
  3. China’s military reforms have also included formation of combat-focused theater commands, capable of projecting force over longer distances, using integrated assets on land, sea, air and space.