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India, China to discuss disengagement at Gogra-Hot Springs next

22 Mar 2021

India, China to discuss disengagement at Gogra-Hot Springs next

The 11th round of talks to resolve the border row between India and China this month is reportedly expected to discuss disengagement in the Gogra-Hot Springs area of eastern Ladakh.

India, China discuss further disengagement during 10th round of talks

21 Feb 2021

India, China discuss further disengagement during 10th round of talks

India and China held the 10th round of talks to resolve a border conflict along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

India, China hold 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks today

20 Feb 2021

India, China hold 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks today

After completing the disengagement process between the Indian and Chinese militaries at the banks of Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh, both sides are holding the 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks on Saturday.

India-China row: Pangong disengagement complete; next round of talks tomorrow

19 Feb 2021

India-China row: Pangong disengagement complete; next round of talks tomorrow

The disengagement process between the Indian and Chinese forces in the Pangong Tso area of eastern Ladakh has reportedly been completed.

India-China row: Pangong Tso disengagement to be completed by Friday

14 Feb 2021

India-China row: Pangong Tso disengagement to be completed by Friday

The first phase of disengagement along the India-China border around Ladakh's Pangong Tso lake will reportedly be complete by Friday.

First phase of India-China disengagement to conclude by February-end: Report

11 Feb 2021

First phase of India-China disengagement to conclude by February-end: Report

The first phase of disengagement along the India-China border around Ladakh's Pangong Tso Lake will reportedly be complete by the end of February.

India, China start disengagement along Pangong lake: Chinese Defense Ministry

10 Feb 2021

India, China start disengagement along Pangong lake: Chinese Defense Ministry

In a major breakthrough in efforts to resolve the months-long Indo-China border conflict, China's Defense Ministry announced that both Indian and Chinese troops have started the disengagement process from the north and south banks of Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh.

Indian Government will continue ban on PUBG and TikTok

26 Jan 2021

Indian Government will continue ban on PUBG and TikTok

The Indian Government has reportedly sent notices to Chinese app makers relaying that their existing bans will continue. The government had blocked 59 Chinese apps in June and 118 more in September last year.

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

26 Jan 2021

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

25 Jan 2021

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.

Kargil to be developed as adventure tourism destination: Tourism minister

25 Jan 2021

Kargil to be developed as adventure tourism destination: Tourism minister

The Centre is committed to creating international level infrastructure in the Kargil district of Ladakh to make it an adventure tourism destination, Union Minister for Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel said on Sunday.

India, China to hold 9th Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday

23 Jan 2021

India, China to hold 9th Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday

The military commanders of India and China will reportedly meet on January 24 to hold the ninth round of Corps Commander-level talks to address the ongoing military standoff and defuse the border tensions in the Eastern Ladakh region.

COVID-19 effect: No motorcycle stunts at Republic Day parade

23 Jan 2021

COVID-19 effect: No motorcycle stunts at Republic Day parade

Due to COVID-19 safety norms, gravity-defying stunts by motorcycle-borne men will be missing at the Republic Day celebrations on the Rajpath this year, while the spectator size too has been reduced to 25,000, officials said on Friday.

Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

21 Jan 2021

Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day

Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G), a game by Studio nCore Pvt. Ltd. and promoted by Akshay Kumar is set to hit Android devices on January 26. It will compete with popular battle royale game PUBG for a share of the Indian mobile gaming market.

Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'

18 Jan 2021

Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'

India is keeping a "constant watch" on all developments having a bearing on national security, the central government said on Monday amid reports of fresh Chinese construction activity in Arunachal Pradesh.

Ladakh: Chinese soldier captured by army on LAC's Indian side

09 Jan 2021

Ladakh: Chinese soldier captured by army on LAC's Indian side

The Indian Army on Saturday said a Chinese soldier has been apprehended on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Chushul sector of eastern Ladakh.

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

30 Dec 2020

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

Conflict with India not good for China, says IAF chief

29 Dec 2020

Conflict with India not good for China, says IAF chief

Any serious conflict with India is not good for China at the global front, the Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, said in a statement on Tuesday.

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

29 Dec 2020

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

Delhi reeled under a cold wave on Tuesday as icy winds sweeping through the city brought the minimum temperature down to 3.6 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

26 Dec 2020

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, poor and very poor air quality levels were recorded in most towns and cities in northwestern India.

India, China continue talks amid border row, call for disengagement

18 Dec 2020

India, China continue talks amid border row, call for disengagement

Months into the India-China border row, both nations held another round of talks to resolve the conflict.

PUBG Mobile India not granted permission for launch, confirms government

17 Dec 2020

PUBG Mobile India not granted permission for launch, confirms government

The central government has confirmed that it has not granted any permission to PUBG Mobile India for a launch.

Centre bans 43 more mobile apps; check full list here

24 Nov 2020

Centre bans 43 more mobile apps; check full list here

The central government on Tuesday decided to ban 43 mobile applications for being "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity" of India.

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

22 Nov 2020

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

Months into a border standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India has reportedly deployed "tunnel defenses" in Ladakh.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

After China indicates de-escalation, India turns tank guns away: Report

12 Nov 2020

After China indicates de-escalation, India turns tank guns away: Report

Months into the India-China border standoff, the Indian forces reportedly decided to turn the face of their tanks away from enemy positions.

Gilgit-Baltistan is India's integral part, Pakistan must vacate it: MEA

02 Nov 2020

Gilgit-Baltistan is India's integral part, Pakistan must vacate it: MEA

Hours after a provisional provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan was announced by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Ministry of External Affairs released a strong statement saying the territory is India's integral part and Islamabad has no locus standi.

Imported items, including liquor, to be banned in Army canteens

24 Oct 2020

Imported items, including liquor, to be banned in Army canteens

The government is set to ban imported items, including liquor, in the defense canteens as it has ordered its 4,000 military shops to stop purchasing all "direct imported" goods, reported Reuters.

Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US

24 Oct 2020

Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US

Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.

Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

22 Oct 2020

Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

The Indian government has written a strongly-worded letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the micro-blogging website showed Leh as a part of China.

Chinese soldier, held in Ladakh after crossing LAC, handed back

21 Oct 2020

Chinese soldier, held in Ladakh after crossing LAC, handed back

A People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier who had been apprehended by the Indian forces after he strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh was handed over to China on Tuesday night, officials said.

Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta

19 Oct 2020

Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta

Just as Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today over alleged misappropriation of funds in the J&K Cricket Association, his party decried the move with son Omar calling it "political vendetta."

Chinese soldier, apprehended in Ladakh, will be returned: Indian Army

19 Oct 2020

Chinese soldier, apprehended in Ladakh, will be returned: Indian Army

The Indian side caught a Chinese soldier in Eastern Ladakh, and he will be returned to the People's Liberation Army, the Army said in a statement on Monday.

India-China row: Amit Shah says Army 'always ready for war'

18 Oct 2020

India-China row: Amit Shah says Army 'always ready for war'

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that India is prepared for any eventuality with China.

J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370

15 Oct 2020

J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370

Days after the People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was released from her year-long detention, Jammu and Kashmir politicians floated an alliance to restore J&K's constitutional status as on before August 5, 2019.

China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

15 Oct 2020

China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

The Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir are integral parts of India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Thursday.

Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

12 Oct 2020

Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that after Pakistan, China seems to now be creating a border row, as though the nations are on a mission.

Talks won't help: US NSA on India-China border row

10 Oct 2020

Talks won't help: US NSA on India-China border row

As talks to resolve border tensions between India and China have remained fruitless, the United States National Security Advisor (NSA) has said that it is time to accept that dialogue will not persuade China to change.

Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

05 Oct 2020

Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

Sending a strong message to China, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday that India was well-prepared for airstrikes after the Galwan Valley episode in June.

India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions

30 Sep 2020

India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions

India and China held a fresh round of diplomatic talks under the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination (WMCC).