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File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | Representational image | By special arrangement

Onus not on India to be friendly and keep peace with China, says former envoy Bambawale

Gautam Bambawale says the reason the Chinese were able to undertake 'military adventurism' in eastern Ladakh is because there is 'asymmetry' between India and China.
Chinese PLA troops dismantling temporary structures erected near the Pangong Tso and marching back | Photo released by Indian Army

China believes its time has come. But here’s what it hasn’t come to terms with yet

At the 13th round of corps commanders-level talks, India 'stuck to its stand' that it's the Chinese who disturbed the status quo last year. But Beijing has only upped the ante.
File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

Latest India-China military talks fail as Beijing refuses to disengage, de-escalate in Ladakh

India insisted that PLA will have to disengage from friction points including Depsang, Demchok, besides Hot Springs, but 'Chinese side wasn't agreeable'.
Chinese ambassador Sun Weidong | ThePrint

India, China should properly handle differences, move towards stability, envoy Sun Weidong says

Beijing’s envoy to India Sun Weidong says India & China should meet each other halfway, shift from urgent dispute settlement to regular management.
File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | Representational image | By special arrangement

20 ITBP troops awarded gallantry medals for bravely fighting Chinese PLA in Ladakh last year

These medals for bravery are among the total 1,380 service medals announced by the Union government for various central and state police forces on the eve of Independence Day.
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat addresses during the launch of 'Himgiri', the 2nd of Project 17A class of stealth frigates in Kolkata on 14 December 2020 | ANI Photo

Chinese army realised it needs better training, preparation after Galwan clash: CDS Rawat

General Rawat said India had to keep a watch on all activities of China in the region and Indian soldiers are very adept in fighting in the region, unlike Chinese PLA.
PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping met in Wuhan in April | @PMO/Twitter

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.
File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

No de-escalation without complete disengagement with China in Ladakh: Gen MM Naravane

The Indian Army Chief also said the next rounds of military talks with China will focus on restoring the status quo ante of April 2020.
Chinese PLA troops march back from the Pangong Tso area in eastern Ladakh | Photo released by Indian Army

India again calls for disengagement with China in remaining areas of eastern Ladakh

MEA spokesperson reiterates India’s call ahead of Friday’s 11th round of corps commander-level talks, where Gogra, Hot Springs, Depsang Plains will be discussed.
Gautam Bambawale, former Indian envoy to China

Ladakh not just military affair, affects other interests too, says ex-envoy to China Bambawale

Former Indian diplomat Gautam Bambawale says India can’t decouple trade, investment etc. from the kind of political and military exchanges it has with China.
A file photo of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai | Photo: Commons

Peng Shuai saga shows Communist Party doesn’t want US-style #MeToo movement in China

Peng, a former Wimbledon champion, has disappeared since she penned a social media post accusing former Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual misconduct.
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.