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Newly promoted PLA General to head Chinese troops along Indian border amid eastern Ladakh standoff

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s move promoting Xu Qiling to the rank of General to head the PLA‘s Western Theatre Command overseeing the Indian border makes...

My husband’s sacrifice at Galwan makes me feel proud of him: Havildar Palani’s wife

A year after the Galwan skirmish, Vanathi Devi, widow of Havildar K Palani, still remembers her beloved was not able to keep his promise of...

Caves unravel how Silk Route traders survived Ladakh cold

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 22, 2021) The freezing caves on an isolated stretch on the Leh-Manali route, 4,000m above sea level, look...

LG announces job reservation for national-level sportspersons from Ladakh

Ladakh Lt Governor R K Mathur on Friday announced a job reservation for national-level sportspersons, and assured of speedy progress in the development of international-standard...

How India changed the playbook and took China by surprise

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 11, 2021) NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on...

China’s intrusion in Ladakh is rooted in Beijing’s Middle Kingdom mentality: Lobsang Sangay

New Delhi, Chinas intrusion into Ladakh is rooted in Beijings Middle Kingdom mentality and the five-finger strategy of Mao Zedong for the region, says Lobsang...

Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold over 11-hour-long military talks | India News

NEW DELHI: After a gap of over two-and-a-half months, India and China on Sunday held the ninth round of military talks specifically focusing on ways...

Ladakh standoff: Indian, Chinese armies hold 9th round of military talks | India News

NEW DELHI: After a gap of over two-and-half months, the Indian and Chinese armies on Sunday held another round of Corps Commander-level talks with an...

Ladakh to make debut in Republic Day Parade on Rajpath

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...

Indian Army: View: How Indian forces are ready to take on the adversary during the Ladakh standoff

Pangong-Tso, a calm saltwater lake situated at almost 14,000 feet in Eastern Ladakh is considered holy for both Indians as well as Tibetans. It has...

Artillery modernisation: Army faces gap in key capability till 2026

New Delhi: The Army is likely to face a key capability gap when it comes to artillery modernisation, with best case scenario calculations showing that...

NCRTC: Chinese firm gets contract for construction of underground stretch of Delhi-Meerut RRTS project

New Delhi: The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has awarded a contract to a Chinese company, Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Company Limited, for the construction...

Border standoff, demand for constitutional safeguards kept Ladakh in news in 2020

LEH: A year after getting the status of union territory, Ladakh remained in the news throughout 2020 for varied reasons – from the over seven-month-long...

tibet: Time to step on dragon’s Tibet toe: India needs to gather momentum over China issue

Mao Zedong reportedly said that Tibet was China’s ‘right hand palm’ and Ladakh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and the area known today as Arunachal Pradesh the...

tibet: Time to step on dragon’s Tibet toe: Why India needs to gather momentum over China issue

Mao Zedong reportedly said that Tibet was China’s ‘right hand palm’ and Ladakh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and the area known today as Arunachal Pradesh the...

Army sets up winter habitat facilities for troops in eastern Ladakh | India News

NEW DELHI: The Army has completed the setting up of extensive winter habitat facilities for all its troops deployed in eastern Ladakh, with India and...

Should not interfere in postings particularly in Armed forces, says SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday said it should not interfere in postings, particularly in the Armed forces, as somebody has to go and serve...

IAF’s strong posturing during Ladakh standoff helped India ward off any threat from China: Air chief Bhadauria | India News

NEW DELHI: The proactive deployment of IAF‘s “offensive” capabilities in response to the standoff with China in eastern Ladakh demonstrated its current operational readiness and...

Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold 8th round of military talks

NEW DELHI: The Indian and Chinese armies on Friday held another round of Corps Commander-level talks with an aim to chart a roadmap for disengagement...

India to rebalance forces, firepower to Line of Actual Control and Indian Ocean Region

(This story originally appeared in on Nov 01, 2020) NEW DELHI: India now plans to fast-track its ongoing rebalance of military forces and firepower to...

Jammu and kashmir: Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir slam Centre’s move to repeal the land laws

Srinagar: Political parties in the Valley slammed the Centre’s move to repeal the land laws of Jammu and Kashmir, with the newly formed People’s Alliance...

ladakh: BJP wins 15 seats in Ladakh’s first electoral exercise, Congress pushed on the back foot

Srinagar: The BJP won 15 seats in the 26-member Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections in Leh, fewer than 18 it had bagged in...

Army commanders to review situation in Ladakh, internal reforms at 4-day conference from Monday | India News

NEW DELHI: Top commanders of the Army will carry out a comprehensive assessment of India’s combat readiness in eastern Ladakh as well as other sensitive...

De-escalate fully in Eastern Ladakh, India to tell China in military commanders meet

New Delhi: India will insist on a full and complete de-escalation of eastern Ladakh at the meeting of India-China military commanders on Monday, pushing for...

Indian air force news: Indian Air Force well positioned to deal with any threat: Air chief RKS Bhadauria

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force is very “well positioned” to deal with any threat and very strong deployments have been made in all relevant...