Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicChinese PLA

Topic: Chinese PLA

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Ladakh standoff cost China more. Look at its ‘chocolate soldiers’, big tech failure

Despite a host of ‘peace agreements’ over the last 3 decades, China’s costs have been mostly intangible but intensely damaging and acute.

China’s Pangong Tso bridge can’t be countered with panic or polemic

India needs a long-term military capacity. But developing such a policy and building consensus will be no small ask for Modi whose public image is built on machismo.

12th India-China Corps Commander talks tomorrow, focus on ‘low-hanging fruits’ Gogra, Hot Springs

The India-China talks are expected to bring progress to the disengagement process in Gogra and Hot Springs, which was agreed upon by both sides last year.

China’s attempt to unilaterally alter LAC status quo responsible for standoff, says India

India's comments come a day after China said its military deployment along the LAC is a normal 'defence arrangement' aimed to respond to actions by the 'relevant' country.

Borders are at the heart of Xi Jinping’s ‘new era’

By escalating the military standoff in Ladakh, the PLA had hoped to keep the crisis restricted to western regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, but India’s response surprised Beijing.

‘Inconsistent with facts’ — China on Gen Rawat’s remark on PLA’s attempt to change status quo

The remarks by China came days after Gen Rawat said India stood firm in preventing a change of status quo on the northern borders and proved it will not get pushed under any pressure.

Eastern Ladakh situation ‘eased distinctly’ thanks to joint efforts with India, says China

China's military Thursday credited the joint efforts with India on disengagement from Pangong Lake but did not say when the pullout will take place from the remaining areas along LAC.

Disengagement of Chinese, Indian troops in eastern Ladakh going on smoothly, Beijing says

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said the frontline troops have started disengagement in a 'synchronised and organised way' on both sides.

Northern Army commander reveals how China was forced to negotiate Ladakh disengagement

Lt Gen. Y.K. Joshi says PLA was refusing to vacate area between Fingers 4 & 8, but after India occupied Kailash heights, China was forced to negotiate on its terms.

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Why Federal Reserve will no longer have pandemic-era investors’ backs

Inflation is top of mind for all leaders in Washington and US President Joe Biden, whose approval ratings are sliding, appears less inclined to count on hope as a strategy.

SEBI seeks tighter environmental, social & governance rules to address risk of greenwashing

In a consultation paper released Monday, SEBI said increasing reliance on unregulated ESG rating providers poses risks to investor protection, transparency & efficiency of markets.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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