#US defense official

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India and the United States have kicked off a two day naval exercise in the eastern Ocean Region. (Photo Credit/ Representational/PTI)

  • India and the US started a naval exercise on Sunday
  • The exercise will end on March 29
  • Indian Navy deployed its warship Shivalik and long-range maritime patrol aircraft P8I

.Kabul, Afghanistan
US Defence Secretary Christopher Miller stated that the United States would drastically reduce its military presence in the country from 4,500 soldiers to 2,500 troops. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • China criticised US decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan
  • The Trump administration reduced US military presence from 4,500 to 2,500
  • China calls on foreign troops to leave Afghanistan in an orderly and responsible manner