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Border Dispute: India, China to hold fifth round of talks

After four rounds of military talks, India and China are likely to hold the fifth round of discussion to sort out the border dispute. The border dispute flared between the two countries after a confrontation of the two armies at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh last month. India will be pitching for the withdrawal of...

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi says Indian Army continues to inspire generations

On the occasion of the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the Indian Army through his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat. Reminding citizens about the Kargil Vijay Diwas, PM Modi said the valour of Indian Army continues to inspire generations. Notably, the Kargil war was declared over on July...

3 terrorists eliminated by security forces in J&K’s Kulgam

A top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad known to be an IED expert was among the three terrorists killed during an encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir this morning, police said. He was responsible for a large number of attacks on security forces, including an IED attack, in the recent past, they added. “Three terrorists...

Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Leh to review ground situation

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Leh on Friday to carry out a comprehensive review of the security scenario in the region in wake of the border face-off with China. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and Army chief Gen MM Naravane are accompanying Singh on the visit. Rajnath Singh is set to visit...

Complete disengagement in eastern Ladakh needs constant verification: Indian Army

The process of complete disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh is “intricate” and requires constant verification, the Indian Army said on Thursday after the fourth round of marathon military talks between India and China. The army said senior commanders of the Indian and Chinese military reviewed the progress on implementation of the first phase of...

India pitches for ‘status quo ante’ in border talks with China

The Indian military conveyed a “very clear” message to the Chinese army during a nearly 15-hour-long talk that status quo ante must be restored in eastern Ladakh and it will have to follow all mutually agreed protocols for border management to bring back peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control, government sources said...

India, China to hold fourth round of Lt Gen-level talks on Tuesday

The Indian and Chinese military are scheduled to hold their fourth round of Lt General-level talks on Tuesday with an aim to finalise modalities for the next phase of de-escalation and disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh, government sources said on Monday. The meeting is set to be held in Chushul on the Indian side...

Withdrawal of Chinese troops from face-off sites in Gogra & Hot Springs along LAC complete

In line with the first phase of the disengagement process from friction points in eastern Ladakh, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday completed moving back its troops from the face-off sites in Gogra and Hot Springs, two days after withdrawing all its personnel from the Galwan Valley, people familiar with the development said. They...

Indian army asks its personeel to remove 89 apps by July 15

After the country banned 59 Chinese Apps, the Indian Army has followed suit and asked its personnel and soldiers to remove 89 apps by July 15. Agency reports said the order has been given in view of the national security risks that these apps pose. The list includes the banned Chinese apps as well as...

Chinese troops have pulled back 2 km at Patrolling point 14 & 15 in Galwan Valley

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops have pulled back around 2 kilometres at Patrolling Point 14 and Patrolling 15 in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh while the process of pullback has started at the Hot Springs, sources said on Wednesday. The disengagement started after a two-month military standoff and it is happening “as per...

Rahul Gandhi never attends defence meets but continues to question Army: BJP

As Rahul Gandhi kept-up with his offensive against the government on the LAC standoff with China, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) targeted the Congress leader, saying he has not attended a single meeting of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Defence but continues to “question” the Army. BJP chief JP Nadda attacked the Congress leader and said...

Casting aspersions on treatment of jawans at Leh hospital unfortunate: Indian Army

The Indian Army has issued a statement saying it is unfortunate that some people are casting aspersions on the treatment of Indian soldiers at the Leh hospital where PM Modi paid a visit on Friday. The Indian Army has said the armed forces are given the best possible treatment and the hall shown in the...