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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…

After nine rounds of talks, India and China have decided to disengage and the pullback from the frontline in Ladakh will be mutual and in a phased manner, China and India said separately. China said on Wednesday that the rival armies have started withdrawing. China’s Defense Ministry announced that based on an agreement reached in January, their front-line troops started disengagement on Wednesday. It said China hopes “the Indian side will work with China to…

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…

‘Manali-Leh highway to be reopened by or before May’ Ladakh: Amid the India-China standoff, Tourism department in Ladakh union territory has reopened Pangong Lake for tourists from January 10 in this month after nearly a year of closure. Tourism department officials informed the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the prime tourist attraction in Ladakh UT, Pangong Lake has been reopened for tourists. Notably, the Pangong Lake in Ladakh was closed for tourists post border…

Ladakh: An armed forces personnel belonging to China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was held by the Indian Army on the southern bank of Pangong Tso in Ladakh on Friday. Reports said that the armed forces personnel was apprehended after he strayed across to the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Pertinently, this is the second such incident reported since October last year. In a statement, the army said: “The People’s Liberation Army…

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…