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India-Pakistan ceasefire pact won't impact counter-terrorism ops, says Indian Army
India

India-Pakistan ceasefire pact won't impact counter-terrorism ops, says Indian Army

Without naming China and Pakistan, Indian Army's northern commander Lt Gen YK Joshi said the army has maintained its domination on its borders with the neighbouring countries

Disengagement process of Indian, Chinese troops at LAC progressing 'smoothly', says Beijing
World

Disengagement process of Indian, Chinese troops at LAC progressing 'smoothly', says Beijing

China's defence ministry added that the troops at the South and North banks of the Pangong Lake began 'synchronised and organised' disengagement on 10 Feb

Pangong Tso disengagement: Three key takeaways as India, China finally break the deadlock
World

Pangong Tso disengagement: Three key takeaways as India, China finally break the deadlock

The Pangong Tso disengagement is by no means the end of the Ladakh standoff, as both troops are still deployed offensively at Gogra-Hot Springs, Galwan Valley and Depsang Plains, that should be part of the next stage of extrication

China announces 'organised, synchronised' disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh
World

China announces 'organised, synchronised' disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh

The Chinese foreign ministry said that the front-line troops of the two militaries began simultaneous and planned disengagement on Pangong bank on 10 Feb, in keeping with the consensus reached in Moscow and at the 9th round of commander-level talks

China uses VK Singh's 'unwitting confession' on LAC situation to counter India
India

China uses VK Singh's 'unwitting confession' on LAC situation to counter India

His comments also assume significance amidst the backdrop of the on-going border tensions due to which around 1 lakh Indian and Chinese troops are deployed in eastern Ladakh, and both sides are showing indications of having dug in for the long haul

PLA soldier detained in eastern Ladakh three days ago handed back to China, says Indian Army
India

PLA soldier detained in eastern Ladakh three days ago handed back to China, says Indian Army

Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a border standoff in eastern Ladakh for over eight months after a clash in the Pangong lake area

China calls for immediate return of PLA soldier held by Indian Army, says he 'went astray' along LAC
World

China calls for immediate return of PLA soldier held by Indian Army, says he 'went astray' along LAC

A Chinese soldier was apprehended at the Pangong lake on the Indian side of the LAC on Friday. China said he lost his way due to "darkness and complicated geography"

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail; pro-democracy advocate faced fraud, national security-related charges
World

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail; pro-democracy advocate faced fraud, national security-related charges

Lai is among a recent string of pro-democracy activists and supporters arrested by Hong Kong police, prompting concerns that the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is cracking down on dissent following Beijing’s imposition of a national security law in June

Beijing appoints new commander for PLA's Western Theatre Command, reports Chinese media amid Ladakh standoff
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Beijing appoints new commander for PLA's Western Theatre Command, reports Chinese media amid Ladakh standoff

Xi Jinping, who heads the Central Military Commission, appointed General Zhang Xudong as the Commander of the Western Theatre Command, which oversees the China-India border, as per the official media

Ladakh stand-off: Common efforts needed to maintain good ties, says China on S Jaishankar's remarks
World

Ladakh stand-off: Common efforts needed to maintain good ties, says China on S Jaishankar's remarks

Addressing a briefing in Beijing, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying claimed that the "merits of the situation at the border area are very clear and the responsibility totally lies with the Indian side"

Navy Chief strongly pitches for third aircraft carrier, says India will soon procure six more submarines, other assets
India

Navy Chief strongly pitches for third aircraft carrier, says India will soon procure six more submarines, other assets

Admiral Karambir Singh also said the Indian Navy was cognisant of the rapid expansion of the Chinese PLA, and has put in place a standard operating procedure in the event of any infringement of its maritime domain in the Indian Ocean Region

Indian Army sets up heated living facilities for troops in eastern Ladakh as harsh winter sets in
India

Indian Army sets up heated living facilities for troops in eastern Ladakh as harsh winter sets in

Nearly 50,000 troops of the Indian Army are currently deployed in a high state of combat readiness in various mountainous locations in eastern Ladakh in sub-zero conditions as multiple rounds of talks between India and China have not yielded any concrete outcome

'Fake, baseless': Indian Army dismisses reports of Chinese PLA using microwave weapons in eastern Ladakh
India

'Fake, baseless': Indian Army dismisses reports of Chinese PLA using microwave weapons in eastern Ladakh

Jin Canrong, a professor of international relations at Beijing’s Renmin University, had reportedly said that Chinese forces used microwave weapons on two strategic hilltops occupied by Indian soldiers, forcing them to retreat

India returns apprehended PLA soldier to China: Here's what Geneva Conventions state on treatment of detainees
India

India returns apprehended PLA soldier to China: Here's what Geneva Conventions state on treatment of detainees

India on Wednesday returned the apprehended PLA soldier to the Chinese military at the Chushul-Moldo border point after completion of formalities

Chinese soldier apprehended in eastern Ladakh's Demchok sector by Indian Army; to be returned
India

Chinese soldier apprehended in eastern Ladakh's Demchok sector by Indian Army; to be returned

The PLA soldier identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long was apprehended after he strayed across the LAC. He has been provided with required medical assistance, the Indian Army said in a statement

Indian Army is always ready to answer aggression, says Amit Shah as Xi Jinping asks Chinese troops to prepare for war
India

Indian Army is always ready to answer aggression, says Amit Shah as Xi Jinping asks Chinese troops to prepare for war

In an interview to Rahul Joshi, the Union home minister also said that India "will not bow down to anyone" and that it has the support of most countries

China's opposition to border infrastructure in Ladakh erodes goodwill created by Jaishankar-Wang Yi talks
India

China's opposition to border infrastructure in Ladakh erodes goodwill created by Jaishankar-Wang Yi talks

China has opposed the development of infrastructure in border areas and has also said that it does not recognise the Union Territory of Ladakh

China flies 18 fighter jets, bombers near Taiwan as top US diplomat visits island nation
World

China flies 18 fighter jets, bombers near Taiwan as top US diplomat visits island nation

According to Taipei's defence ministry, the planes entered Taiwan's southwest air defence identification zone on Friday and also crossed the so-called median line that divides the Taiwan Strait

Ladakh standoff: Hope China won’t make further attempts to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA
India

Ladakh standoff: Hope China won’t make further attempts to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said both sides should refrain from taking any actions that may lead to an escalation in the situation, and focus on easing tensions in the friction areas

Importance of Chushul sector: Indian Army's consolidation will give New Delhi access to east Ladakh and region's crucial airstrip
India

Importance of Chushul sector: Indian Army's consolidation will give New Delhi access to east Ladakh and region's crucial airstrip

The Chushul sector in Ladakh is also the site where the 114 Brigade and the 13 Kumaon regiment headed by Major Shaitan Singh had fought a valiant battle against the PLA in 1962