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‘US helped India in border conflict with China by providing information’ China still hasn’t withdrawn from “several forward positions” it seized during clashes with Indian forces along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), a top US military commander told lawmakers at a congressional hearing on Tuesday. Hindustan Times reported that Admiral Philip S. Davidson, who commands the US military’s Indo-Pacific Command, also told lawmakers that the US had helped India over its border conflict by…

China has been targeting Indian infrastructure using cyber attacks to possibly coerce New Delhi on the border issue that the two countries have been involved in since June last year. This comes even as India and China reaffirmed their commitment to ending the standoff in Ladakh late last month. According to a report by the New York Times quoting a study by Recorded Future, a US internet security firm, Chinese malware “was flowing into the…

Beijing: Four Chinese soldiers were killed during a fierce hand-to-hand battle with the Indian Army in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June last year, the PLA acknowledged for the first time on Friday, eight months after the biggest military confrontation between the two neighbours in over five decades. China’s military authorities have honoured two officers and three soldiers, including four who received the awards posthumously, for defending the country’s western border, the official…

While addressing a press conference from Congress headquarters in Delhi, Rahul Gandhi said that Modi has “not fulfilled the responsibility of protecting India’s territory” and has instead ceded territory to China. The move came in after the Defence Ministry of India said that both India and China have agreed to pull back. “The PM is a coward who cannot stand up to the Chinese. He is spitting on the sacrifice of our army. He is…

Nine months since they first got into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation in east Ladakh, armoured units of the Indian Army and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) started withdrawing from north and south banks of the frozen Pangong Tso on Wednesday morning, paving a way for peace and tranquillity to be restored all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China. By Thursday, PLA had withdrawn more 200 main battle tanks from the south banks of…

Chinese and Indian border troops on began disengagement according to the consensus reached during the ninth round of previously held military commander-level talks, Global Times reported citing China’s Ministry of National Defence. The development took place at the southern and northern shores of Pangong Lake on Wednesday, 10 February This happened after months of stand-off between the two militaries at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), during which a violent face-off last year between the…

New Delhi: China has deployed a huge number of troops, armoured tanks, and military trucks along the Line of actual control in eastern Ladakh According to a report by Times Now, a video has surfaced which shows that People’s Liberation Army (PLA) continues to build up military assets close to the LAC. The news channel reported that China’s military has deployed around 350 tanks near the border. “Beijing has deployed a sizeable number of its…

New Ddelhi: The Sino-Indian border standoff along LAC in eastern Ladakh is expected to be “resolved peacefully very shortly”, the chief of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) S S Deswal has said, adding that the infrastructure along the LAC is also being ‘ramped up at a rapid pace’, reported Indian news agency, PTI. In a wide-ranging interview to the news agency, Deswal, when asked about the current military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh said “strains…

Army chief general M M Naravane on Tuesday said that he was hopeful that the Indian and Chinese militaries will be able to reach an agreement on disengagement and de-escalation of tension in eastern Ladakh. In an address at a seminar, the army chief said senior military commanders of India and China are holding talks to iron out modalities for deescalation of tension in eastern Ladakh. “We are hopeful of reaching an agreement which is…

New Delhi: For the first time post the Sino-Indian tensions along the LAC in May, Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese premier Xi Jinping will come face-to-face at the 20th SCO Staes of Summit that is supposed to take place virtually today. For the Eurasian group meeting that will be chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin and also see the participation of Pakistan PM Imran Khan. Cross-border terrorism, Afghanistan, economic cooperation with focus on connectivity,…