China-bound UAE air force plane detained by India with arms, explosives

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KOLKATA: A transport aircraft of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) air force that had landed at Kolkata airport for refuelling on Sunday evening was  etained for carrying arms and explosives without declaring them, an official spokesperson said.
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China to unveil Intercontinental and Cruise missiles on National Day parade

cruiseBEIJING – China will unveil a range of previously unknown missiles during its National Day parade Oct. 1, including intercontinental ballistic nuclear missiles, state media said Sept. 2.

New hardware on display also will include conventional cruise missiles, and both short- and medium-range missiles, the Global Times newspaper reported, citing an unnamed People’s Liberation Army source.

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Airspace violations by Chinese choppers: India

MI-17s_Afghan_lgLEH: Two Chinese helicopters have reportedly violated the Indian airspace in recent months in Leh area of north Jammu and Kashmir during which they air-dropped some canned food in barren land at Chumar, northeast of this Himalayan town, along the border.

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