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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.
Representational image | Soham Sen | ThePrint

What does the future of India-China ties look like? 8 experts speak

As the disengagement process continues between India and China in Ladakh, experts weigh in on the future of the two countries' bilateral ties.
Made in China products

43% Indians did not buy ‘Made in China’ products since Galwan clash last year, survey says

A LocalCircles survey released Tuesday found that out of those who did buy Chinese-made items, 60% said they only bought only one or two items.

Col Santosh Babu posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra for Galwan, 5 others named for Vir Chakra

20 Army personnel laid down their lives in the fierce combat on 15 June, 2020 in Galwan Valley, an incident that marked the most serious military conflicts between India and China.
Representational image | Soham Sen | ThePrint

No change in India’s position on LAC, both sides looking at ‘complex disengagement’

India, China will keep watch on each other to see how much disengagement is being done. This will entail daily hotline talks at Chushul-Moldo meeting point in Ladakh.
File image of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani | Photo: ANI

How India is becoming an unlikely Asian hotspot for mergers & acquisitions

Thanks largely to $15 billion of investments in Jio, India accounts for more than 12% of announced deals in the Asia Pacific region so far this year.
Kapil Mishra

BJP leader Kapil Mishra shares ‘report’ claiming 100 Chinese soldiers died in Galwan

The report, riddled with spelling and factual errors, was published on kreately.in, which is a website where anyone can sign up and post. 
Imran Khan

Pakistan pressurised to review its China policy after Galwan clash

The first indication of what awaits Pakistan for its blind support to China was the manner in which the EU banned Pakistan International Airlines from landing in Europe.
PM Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping | Commons

India must keep Beijing on tenterhooks, and wisely use its economic statecraft

A knee jerk disruption in trade ties will hurt Indian businesses, especially at a time when the economy is beginning to re-adjust to the new normal of Covid-19.
Representational image of Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping| Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

India & China discuss border affairs, agree to resolve LAC stand-off ‘expeditiously’

In a virtual meeting, Indian and Chinese diplomats agreed to follow the disengagement understanding reached between military commanders on 6 June.
Indian Army soldiers patrolling the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir | Representational image| ANI

I served in Nagaland during the peak of insurgency and without AFSPA

Despite the Nagaland Peace Accord signed in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, AFSPA continues to exist. And we call ourselves mother of all democracies.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.