Wednesday, 29 March, 2023
TopicEastern Ladakh

Topic: Eastern Ladakh

Why Modi’s bouts with China will make history judge Nehru kindly

From 1949 to 2022—Neither Nehru nor Modi could transform the military to catch up with China.

India, China troops to complete disengagement at PP15 in Gogra-Hot Springs by Monday, says MEA

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the current disengagement agreement also ensures that the LAC in this area will be 'strictly observed and respected by both sides'.

China has built new ‘surveillance radome’ in Ladakh’s Pangong Tso area, satellite images show

Radomes are large dome-shaped structures that protect radars from bad weather while simultaneously allowing electromagnetic signals to be received without any distortion. 

16th round of India-China talks yield ‘no immediate outcome’, parleys to continue

Corps commander-level talks between India and China were held for over 12 hours Sunday at Chushul-Moldo meeting point.

India, China militaries likely to talk next on 17 July, to iron out issues in eastern Ladakh

India is expected to press for disengagement of troops as soon as possible in all the remaining friction points besides seeking resolution of issues in Depsang Bulge and Demchok.

SubscriberWrites: Ladakh standoff needs strategic intervention. Clarity in communication crucial

In order to solve geopolitical fault lines between India and China, issues have to be addressed in the old fashioned way of traditional diplomacy, writes Jay Desai.

China wants to cement status quo, India wants de-escalation as 14th-round talks begin in Ladakh

Disengagement at Hot Springs could finally happen, but ‘legacy issues’ Depsang and Demchok could take longer, so tensions between India and China are expected to continue.

Amid standoff, Indian and Chinese troops exchange sweets along LAC to mark New Year

The gesture by both sides in eastern Ladakh and North Sikkim came in the midst of tense standoff between the two sides in several friction points in eastern Ladakh since May 2020.

PLA ‘fully rotates’ troops as China & India both beef up presence in eastern Ladakh for winter

Almost all soldiers deployed by PLA at forward points along LAC for the winter are in their early 20s, a move seeking to ensure they can take on harshness of climate.

Army bets on technology & not more troops on ground in Eastern Command to deal with China

The 4 Corps under the Eastern Army Command has set up an integrated surveillance centre manned by soldiers from both the Army and the Air Force which tracks the LAC 24x7.

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What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.