The two armies’ corps commanders last met on 14 July, and agreed to give each other about a fortnight for disengagement at Pangong Tso.
Chinese envoy Sun Weidong reiterated his allegation that it was India that triggered Galwan Valley clash by violating the understanding reached at 6 June commanders’ meeting.
The home minister said the induction of the next generation aircraft is a true testimony of the prime minister's resolve to make India a powerful and secure nation.
Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd) and his colleagues spent six months in France before they brought home India’s first seven Mirage 2000 fighter jets.
Five aircraft and seven pilots land after 8,500-km journey from Merignac in France, welcomed at Ambala with traditional water salute.
Russia has said that its Navy will now be equipped with hypersonic nuclear missiles, which can travel 5 times faster than the speed of sound and are highly manoeuvrable.
Ambala air base is home to a shrine dedicated to the Sufi saint Pir Baba, and personnel posted there believe it protects them during all major operations.
Rafale is considered to be one of the finest fighters in the world. With its avionics, radars & weapon systems, it is the most potent aircraft in South Asia.
Since tensions in Ladakh began, three service chiefs have been meeting regularly to plan military strategies.
India has bought 5 types of French fighters since 1953. While Jaguar was made by a French-British company, rest including Rafale are products of Dassault Aviation.