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Villagers in Ladakh’s Chushul seek infra, 4G, grazing rights to counter salami slicing at LAC

Chushul councilor Konchok Stanzin has made several demands in a three-page letter to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
The national flags of China and India (Representational Image) | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

India-China hold another round of diplomatic talks, but disengagement still not in sight

At the virtual diplomatic-level talks under the WMCC framework Thursday, New Delhi and Beijing decided to hold the next round of dialogue between military commanders soon.

Rajnath Singh inaugurates revamped war memorial at Ladakh’s Rezang La

The revamped war memorial has been thrown open at a time India and China have been locked in a bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh for nearly one and half years.
Indian Army's Shatrujeet Brigade conducts an airborne insertion along the northern borders in eastern Ladakh | Twitter/@ANI

Army conducts airborne exercise in eastern Ladakh to check rapid response along LAC

Airborne troops of Army's Shatrujeet brigade were dropped from over 14,000 feet as part of the exercise, which also involved combat free fall jumps and integrated battle drills.
A soldier at the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh | Nirmal Poddar | ThePrint

As tensions with China continue, beefed-up Mountain Strike Corps reaches Arunachal for exercise

The exercise will see use of various IAF assets and integrated operations with a focus on springing offensive capabilities in short period of time.
Work ongoing at the under-construction Sena Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh. | Photo: Nirmal Poddar/ThePrint

Tunnels, roads, bridges, chopper bases: Modi govt gives big push to Arunachal infrastructure

Although most of the projects were planned earlier, the ongoing stand-off with China has ensured that they have been sped up on an urgent basis.
Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Why the Chinese build-up at LAC will set stage for a permanent solution

The fallout of the increased deployment will be that the LAC will de facto become the border with no scope for any change short of a limited war.
File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

As trust deficit lingers, India & China prepare for another harsh winter deployment in Ladakh

Forward deployment to continue even though India & China are expected to make forward movement in Hot Springs, last unresolved face-off site, during next corps commander talks.
S Jaishankar - Wang Yi

India says doesn’t believe in ‘clash of civilisations’ but China must end Ladakh conflict

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar told his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that India-China ties will remain at a 'low ebb' until their military confrontation in Ladakh is resolved.
Indian Army vehicles driving through the snow in Ladakh (representational image) | Photo: AFP via Getty Images via Bloomberg

Wildlife board nod to 10 roads near Indo-China border in Ladakh over ‘strategic importance’

NWBL, however, recommends imposing a 2% ‘fine’ as a ‘mitigation’ measure for pursuing development work inside eco-sensitive zones.  
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.