Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicGalwan Valley

Topic: Galwan Valley

Northern Army Commander visits Galwan, Army tweets rare pictures with tricolour

This is the first time the Army has released photographs of a top officer visiting the Galwan Valley, which had witnessed a deadly clash between Indian and Chinese troops in June 2020.

India and China share a grey relationship. It all hinges on ‘waiting for the right time’

The Klaxon report on PLA's Galwan Valley deaths gives India enough ammunition to slam China. But its silence is both simple and complicated.

India shuns Beijing Winter Olympics, condemns China move to pick Galwan soldier for torch relay

MEA says Acquino Vimal, Charge d’affaires at the Embassy of India in China, will not be attending the traditional opening or closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics.

Rahul Gandhi’s nation-vs-union of states speech was unnecessary. It got lost in translation

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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.

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.

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.

Army shares photos of tricolour at Galwan on 1 Jan, days after China unfurled flag near LAC

The Indian and Chinese troops exchanged sweets and greetings on 1st January. However, Chinese media played up PLA’s hoisting of the national flag, which appeared to be near Galwan.

Chinese citizens gushed over Galwan valley on Weibo, Indian Army-PLA sweet exchange on Baidu

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India says China border law a ‘concern’, asks Beijing not use it to alter border situation

China passed ‘Land Border Law of the People's Republic of China’ on 23 October. The law deals with managing China’s land borders with greater firmness. India calls it 'unilateral'.

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Not Sun Tzu or Confucius, Xi Jinping & elite Chinese politicians are reading this philosopher

The Chinese State has grown more and more authoritarian – behind that is a philosophy that stressed on State power, reward and punishment.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.