ISLAMABAD: Two week-long joint military exercises ‘Indra 2015′ between the Indian and Russian armies is currently underway in the Indian state of Rajasthan, which borders Pakistan. The exercises are taking place at the Mahajan firing range just north of the city of Bikaner and began on November 7 and will run till November 20, a private television channel quoted India’s Defence Ministry as saying in a press release. The city of Mahajan is not far from India’s border with neighbouring Pakistan and ties between the two countries have not been exactly good in recent months, with several ceasefire violations and civilian deaths on the Pakistan side by Indian army shelling along the Line of Control and Working Boundary. The location of the Indra 2015 joint military exercises between India and Russian in the city of Mahajan in Rajasthan, not far from the border with Pakistan A contingent of 250 Russian soldiers arrived at Bikaner on November 7, according to a Tweet by the spokesman of India’s Defence Ministry.