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New Delhi: A Chinese soldier, who was held last week on the Indian side of the LAC (Line of Actual Control) in Ladakh, has been handed back, reports said on Monday. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier was handed back to China at the Chushul-Moldo meeting at 10:10 this morning, NDTV reported. Last week, the Indian army in a statement had said: “The People’s Liberation Army (PLA soldier) had transgressed across the LAC and was…

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…