Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicLadakh border

Topic: Ladakh border

India says will hold more diplomatic-level talks with China to resolve border standoff

A day after commander-level meeting between India and China, New Delhi says it will continue to remain engaged.

‘April status quo’ discussed as India, China generals hold 7-hour meeting over Ladakh

The formal meeting between the top military officers of India and China started around 11.30 am and is believed to have lasted until the evening.

5 ways the world can stare China down

China is lashing out in Ladakh and South China Sea after Covid blame. It's an established Chinese behaviour to create a new crisis to push the previous one out of sight.

Video shows Indian troops challenging Chinese in Ladakh, but Army says ‘not authenticated’

Indian soldiers can be seen hitting the windows of a vehicle with rods and stones in an attempt to intimidate the Chinese in Pangong Lake area of Ladakh.

Milind Soman to ‘Nazma Aapi’, Indians slam TikTok for censorship and call for boycott

New Delhi: Comedian Saloni Gaur has called out short video platform TikTok for removing the video of her sketch on the India-China border standoff...

India will resolve border standoff with China ‘peacefully’ via dialogue, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India is committed to maintaining peace along the borders, but also remains firm to ensure national security.

Chinese aggression in Ladakh also a message for domestic and external audience: Experts

International experts say the timing is troubling as it comes at ‘a critical phase in India's internal difficulties with the Covid-19 pandemic’.

India, China should avoid any action that would increase tensions: UN spokesperson

The spokesperson said it was not for the Secretary General to opine who should mediate in the situation, a day after US President Donald Trump offered to do so.

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File photo of PM Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi | Bloomberg

Sri Lanka in ‘debt trap’, India’s response shows pushback against China has begun

While China waits for a Hambantota Port-like 'takeover' of Colombo port city, India has responded with great alacrity to Sri Lanka’s financial needs.

Max Healthcare to invest Rs 3,400 crore to double India capacity over next 4 years

The investment will help boost capacity at existing hospitals as well as augment the firm’s land holdings. The plans come in the backdrop of repeated virus outbreaks in India.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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