Sunday, 29 May, 2022
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TopicChina border

Topic: China border

‘No Chinese village in Arunachal, construction is on their side’, says CM Pema Khandu

CM Khandu says no one from the Chinese army has entered into Arunachal Pradesh, neither has any kind of developmental work been taken up by them within the territory of Arunachal.

China appoints Gen Wang Haijiang as new army commander to lead troops along Indian border

Gen Wang is the fourth commander to head the Western Theatre Command after the eastern Ladakh standoff that began in May last year.

New road for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims is ready, will cut travel time by three days

The new road to Lipulekh pass stops just 4 km short of the China border, cutting travel from a 5-day trek to a 2-day vehicle ride.

Army to debut its Mountain Strike Corps next month, at HimVijay exercise in Arunachal

The exercise will be held at over 10,000 ft next month and will see, for the first time, Army's integrated battle groups that are self-sufficient agile units.

Army says two-front war a real risk, need funds to counter China & Pak modernisation

Army chief says it’s wrong to say defence expenditure is a burden for nation; Parliament panel informed that threat perception is high after Doklam standoff.

Army says Modi govt hasn’t given money, so it can’t modernise or pay for emergency buys

In its strongest take on the Modi govt, Army tells parliamentary panel that 68% of its equipment is vintage, and Make in India is stillborn.

Indian troops on China border told to format smartphones, delete 42 apps

Based on intelligence inputs, troops on the China border told to delete apps like WeChat, Truecaller that have been banned due to data security implications.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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