Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Border

China encroaching Nepal’s territory along border, says report

The report commissioned by the Nepalese government further suggested the deployment of security forces to counter the increasing Chinese surveillance in the area.

ITBP deploys own engineering wing to construct roads, foot tracks along Indo-China border

The move, which was approved by the Union home ministry, comes amid a military standoff with China in the eastern Ladakh area.

Travel rebound hopes hit by delay in Hong Kong-Singapore bubble

Despite less intense outbreaks in these cities, a recent uptick in cases in Hong Kong proved enough to delay the start of the air corridor between the two financial hubs.

All about Assam-Mizoram border dispute, which dates back 50 yrs & still remains unresolved

The boundary issue between Assam and Mizoram has existed since the formation of Mizoram — first as a union territory in 1972, and then as a full-fledged state in 1987.

Nepal’s opposition leader claims China has ‘encroached our territory’ in Humla district

Jivan Bahadur Shahi, a member of Nepali Congress Party, said people in Humla are suffering badly after China suspended permission to trucks laden with food supply.

Strike a deal with China, but it’d be a blunder if done only to lessen LAC tensions

China has chosen India as the first test case for military coercion through large-scale mobilisation. We can’t afford to let it succeed.

This day 50 years ago, an incident along India-Pakistan border proved Partition’s futility

Violating ceasefire on important national and religious days is a military tradition aimed at forcing psychological domination over the enemy.

Let Indian soldiers remain soldiers. Diplomacy is for those in embassies

At the border where every decision determines life and death, soldiers applying diplomacy instead of war-fighting instincts will be disastrous.

Why soldier-diplomats are key to maintaining peace along India-China border

For the modern soldier on the border, being battle-ready is not enough. They must have negotiation skills and cultural intelligence too.

He is filmy fauji, I am real fauji: Amarinder takes a dig at Sunny Deol

Deol was inducted into the BJP and will be the party’s candidate from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.

On Camera


Representational photo of offshore oil rig | PTI

Sizzling oil prices burning a hole in your pocket, but refiners are making a killing

While state-run refiners have recorded higher-than-usual margins in 2021-22, the margins are more for private players as they are the biggest beneficiaries of cheap Russian crude.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.