Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: India-China

Ramjet technology can counter China’s long-range missiles, beat Himalayan terrain limitation

For once, Indian Armed Forces is ahead of the technology curve. Let's cash in on it.

Between China, climate change & development, Ladakhi nomads are losing grip on their land

With their access to grazing lands reduced due to climate factors and the army's security concerns, the Changpa nomads worry for their livelihood and the health of their livestock.

Hope for stronger counter-terrorism measures under Indian leadership, says SCO’s Chinese chief

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation secretary general Zhang Ming also said the multilateral body was expected to expand during India's tenure as chairman.

No war no peace in PP15 but China wants more in Depsang Plains, Charding-Ninglung Nala

Sumdorong Chu confrontation that happened under Rajiv Gandhi took 9 yrs for status quo restoration; movement on PP15 13 months.

India-China complete disengagement at Hot Springs but stalemate continues in Depsang & Demchok

A temporary buffer zone has been created, just like in other friction points where disengagement took place, so that troops from both sides don’t come face-to-face again.

India, China troops to complete disengagement at PP15 in Gogra-Hot Springs by Monday, says MEA

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the current disengagement agreement also ensures that the LAC in this area will be 'strictly observed and respected by both sides'.

Ahead of SCO meet, Indian & Chinese troops begin disengagement in Ladakh’s Hot Springs

Disengagement in critical areas such as Depsang Plains and Demchok in Eastern Ladakh is still stuck and is likely to take more time.

China watchers are on the rise in India—from civil servants to scholars to general public

Besides civil servants and academics, there are now open-source enthusiasts, finding clues for China-related developments in satellite imagery and social media.

CCP sets date to ‘elect’ Xi Jinping for third term. And Chinese bloggers congratulate India

Beijing is offering New Delhi pantomime tropes like 'Asia for Asians' and 'Asian century'. China clearly misunderstands India’s interests.

A ‘normal’ LAC won’t end troubles for India. Shift focus to China’s dominance in Asia

Over the last two years, Indian officials have stressed that a multipolar world requires a multipolar Asia. But chasing multipolarity is a useless diversion.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.