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The transport ministry has displayed a proactive attitude and has created a record for the fastest road construction work in the country.
Indian Army soldiers posted in forward areas of Kargil, Eastern Ladakh, Siachen and Ladakh Scouts Regimental centre wish Diwali to countrymen.
The road, constructed by the 58 Engineer Regiment of the Indian Army, will reduce 41-km of travel from Leh (Zingral to Tangtse) to the picturesque Pangong Lake crossing the Kela Pass.
The two sides had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on the resolution of the remaining areas related to disengagement along the LAC in the Western Sector of India-China border areas.
According to the statement of objects, the bill seeks to amend the Central Universities Act, 2009, to provide for the establishment of a University named "Sindhu Central University" in Ladakh.
China has been enhancing military infrastructure across the LAC for some time now. Looking at it, India has changed its posture towards China, and unlike its previous defensive approach that placed a premium on fending on Chinese aggression, India is now catering military options to strike back and has reoriented its forces accordingly.
In a statement posted on its website on Thursday on Wang's talks with Jaishankar, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, the minister stated the overall situation in the border area has de-escalated after the withdrawal of troops from the Galwan Valley and Pangong Lake areas.
The US digital giant has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules. The government has confronted Twitter for deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country's new IT rules, despite repeated reminders.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed at the India-China border, performed Yoga at the icy height of 18,000 feet at the snow-covered Himalayan peaks on the Indian-China border on Monday.
India remembers the brave soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting enemy in the Galwan valley last year.
The annular solar eclipse occurs when the sun, moon and the earth come in a straight line and almost on the same plane. It is a partial eclipse when a ring of fire appears in the sky.
New Delhi: Army Chief Gen MM Naravane said on Thursday the threat to India has only “abated” following the disengagement in Pangong lake areas in eastern Ladakh after the agreement with China but it has not gone away altogether. He also asserted that it would be incorrect to say that the Chinese troops were still […]
New Delhi/Beijing: China on Sunday talked peace, partnership and prosperity with India, insisting that it is committed to settling the boundary dispute with New Delhi through dialogue and consultations. After troops of both countries disengaged along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh last month, New Delhi had warned Beijing over a week ago that […]
Salem (TN): The disengagement process by India and China in eastern Ladakh is ‘complete’ after nine rounds of diplomatic and military level talks between the two neighbours, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday as he hit out at Congress for ‘doubting’ Indian soldiers’ bravery. He also lashed out at the Congress and its […]
New Delhi: China, in a video released on social media as part of psy-war, showcased the bravery of an Indian Army officer during the Galwan Valley clashes in Eastern Ladakh. The officer of Bihar Regiment, who hails from the Senapati district of Manipur and was commissioned in 2018, was seen leading his men from the […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the India of today is full of self-confidence which got also reflected at the frontiers. Congratulating the IT industry for its growth even during the pandemic-hit year in his address at the Nasscom Technology & Leadership Forum 2021, Modi said that it is important not […]
New Delhi: Under the India-China agreement on the disengagement process in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese army will pull back its troops to east of Finger 8 areas in the northern bank of Pangong lake, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament on Thursday, in what is seen as a significant step to dial down tensions […]
New Delhi: China and India on Wednesday began their simultaneous withdrawal of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, according to an official statement issued by the Chinese government. If the Chinese official statement is to be believed, the nine month-long stand-off between the two Asian giants has come to an end. […]
New Delhi: India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops at disputed border areas across Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Ministry of Defence said on Monday. The ministry issued a statement after India and China held a 16-hour marathon military dialogue to resolve the border dispute and […]
New Delhi: There is a palpable excitement among members of the Ladakh contingent for the Republic Day Parade as the young union territory is all set to make its debut in the extravaganza on Rajpath with a beautiful tableau depicting the iconic Thikse Monastery and its cultural heritage. The Union Territory of Ladakh was created […]
New Delhi: A Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier was apprehended after he crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh and entered the Indian territory, the Indian Army has stated. “During early hours of January 8, a Chinese soldier was apprehended on the Indian Side of the LAC in Ladakh in area South […]
New Delhi: Social media giant Twitter has apologised in writing to a key parliamentary panel for wrongly showing Ladakh in China and has promised to correct the error by the month-end, the committee’s chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday. Twitter’s deposition has come in form of an affidavit signed by Damien Karien, Chief Privacy Officer […]
New Delhi: Microblogging site Twitter’s explanations to a parliamentary panel on showing Ladakh as part of China are inadequate and the act amounts to criminal offence attracting imprisonment of seven years, committee chairman Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday. Representatives of Twitter appeared before the joint committee of parliament on Data Protection Bill, 2019 and were […]
New Delhi/Beijing: The Chinese soldier, who was apprehended by the Indian Army in the Demchok sector of Eastern Ladakh on Monday, has been handed over to China, official sources said on Wednesday. Corporal Wang Ya Long was handed over to the Chinese military on Tuesday night at Chushul-Moldo border point in eastern Ladakh, the sources […]
New Delhi: Indian and Chinese military commanders will meet for the eighth time next week to deliberate on resolving the border dispute in eastern Ladakh, after all earlier rounds of talks ended up in deadlock with no sign of de-escalation at the Line of Actual Control even as the winter is setting in. The last […]
New Delhi: The seventh round of India and China military talks to resolve border disputes in Eastern Ladakh have ended in a deadlock. The de-escalation of forces at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) during winter is highly unlikely and both the countries have to provide huge logistics. The military commander-level meeting between India and […]
New Delhi: In its biggest military logistics operation in decades, the Indian Army has rushed tanks, heavy weaponry, ammunition, fuel, food and essential winter supplies to high-altitude areas in eastern Ladakh to maintain its combat readiness through the treacherous winter of around four months, military sources said on Sunday. They said Chief of Army Staff […]
New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that no force in the world can stop Indian troops from patrolling the country’s border in Ladakh region. Replying to clarifications sought by MPs in Rajya Sabha on his statement on the border row, the minister said skirmishes and face-off with China in the last few […]
New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a two-day visit to Ladakh to review operational preparedness of the force amid border tension with China. General Naravane reached Leh early Thursday and interacted with senior officers present. His visit to the forward location was expected, said a source in the forces. The […]
Mumbai: Equity benchmarks’ six-session rally came to a juddering halt on Monday as a flare-up in India-China border tensions hammered investor sentiment. Profit-booking after the recent rally and a depreciating rupee further weighed on the bourses, traders said. The BSE Sensex, which made a strong start and touched the 40,000-mark in the morning session, surrendered […]
New Delhi: India has thwarted China’s provocative military movements to change the status quo at the Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh. The troop casualties on both sides are yet to be confirmed. A brigade commander-level flag meeting is underway at Chushul to resolve the issues. The incident is from the intervening night of Saturday and […]
New Delhi: China has deployed high altitude artillery guns in Tibet amid the ongoing border tension with India in eastern Ladakh. “The artillery guns, at an altitude of 4,600 meters, are deployed in Tibet general areas since last week of July,” sources said. It was also revealed that China has deployed its ‘150 Light Combined […]
New Delhi: Paramilitary force ITBP has recommended names of 21 of its men for gallantry medals for showing exemplary courage during the face-offs between the troops of India and China in May-June this year in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh. These men from the mountaineering specialist force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), have won the […]
New Delhi: Amid border tension with China in Eastern Ladakh, two Light Combat Helicopters developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have been deployed for operations at high altitude in Leh to support Indian Air Force missions. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL, on Wednesday said: “It is the lightest attack helicopter in the world, designed and developed […]
New Delhi: India and China on Friday agreed for an “early and complete” disengagement of the troops from the friction points in eastern Ladakh, holding that full restoration of peace and tranquillity in border areas was essential for the overall development of bilateral relations. The two countries reviewed the situation in the region during a […]
New Delhi: The disengagement between India and China hit a roadblock in eastern Ladakh as Chinese troops have not moved back from the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in line with the consensus arrived at during the disengagement talks between both the countries. Seeing this, the Indian Army prepares for a long haul and harsh […]
New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached the eastern Ladakh region on Friday to review the ground situation of troops at the hostile border areas with China. Singh will also interact with the soldiers and review the operational preparedness of the force. The Minister, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and […]
New Delhi: The Indian Army on Thursday stated that the disengagement process at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China is intricate and “requires constant verification”. It also emphasised that India is taking the de-escalation process forward through “regular meetings at diplomatic and military level”. During a 15-hour long deliberation which started on Tuesday […]