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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…

The US State Department has said that it stands with India and that it is monitoring border disputes between India and China. The US State Department has said that it backs peaceful resolution through direct dialogue. “We continue to support direct dialogue and a peaceful resolution of those border disputes,” State Department spokesman Ned Price told a news briefing, adding, “We are concerned by Beijing’s pattern of ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbours. As always,…

New Delhi: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of Government of India has asked Wikipedia to remove a link from its platform that has shown an “incorrect map” of Jammu and Kashmir as it “violates” the territorial integrity and sovereignty of India. Quoting sources, a report by news agency PTI, said that the Ministry issued an order under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link. Asking the government…

New Delhi: Amid the world’s attention on India-China standoff at LAC in Ladakh, China has “secretly” undertaken a large military infrastructure upgrade in the central, Sikkim and eastern sectors and has also strengthened the surface-to-air missile sites, an increase in unmanned aerial vehicle numbers, and an expansion of airbases, in Tibet. A Delhi based newspaper Hindustan Times reported that PLA’s force accretion in East Ladakh is something that reduces the chances of the status quo…

Beijing: With the border standoff between India and China at Line of Actual Control in Ladakh set to enter its seventh month, China has shortlisted nearly two dozen private companies to supply advanced unmanned weaponry and graphene clothing to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) regiments deployed at LAC. The wish list of PLA includes smart warm clothing made of graphene, a revolutionary form of carbon, the discovery of which led physicists Andra Geim and Konstantine…