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5 maps that tell you all you want to know about India vs China in Ladakh

From Depsang Plains in the north to southern bank of Pangong Tso, Indian and Chinese armies have nearly come face to face at numerous locations in eastern Ladakh.

Why maps are important in our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Several maps seek to estimate the potential spread of Covid using computational methods, while others can help track the socio-economic impact of the pandemic.
A composite image showing PM Narendra Modi and leaders from the SAARC nations during a video conference on Covid-19 on 15 March | Photo: ANI

Solution to map-making Pakistan and Nepal is in India pressing reset button on regional blocs

Pakistan and Nepal are busy pencilling in new maps as South Asian ‘big brother’ India watches haplessly. Modi government needs to get its regional act together.
File image of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Photo: ANI

New Pakistan map includes J&K, parts of Gujarat, India dismisses it as ‘ridiculous’

PM Imran Khan released a new political map that claimed all of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistan territories, on the eve of the first anniversary of revocation of Article 370.

Nepal map row: Has India provoked Kathmandu or is China instigating trouble for New Delhi?

India Wednesday sharply reacted to Nepal’s new official map that includes disputed territories, saying “such artificial enlargement of territorial claims will not be accepted”.

Trigonometry may be schooltime misery, but it’s what first helped us see India right

Here's how trigonometry helped India's colonial rulers draw up the subcontinent's first map in the 19th century.

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Why French President Macron’s clash of civilisations with Islam is misguided

Macron seems oblivious to a deepening problem at home: The old French model, which claimed to be superior to all social systems, is unsuited to an increasingly multi-ethnic society.

Revival in demand & business activity push Indian economy’s animal spirits up in September

Economists attributed the recovery to pent-up demand after a strict lockdown imposed in March hit the consumption of goods and services.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the biannual Army Commanders Conference in New Delhi Wednesday | Indian Army

China lacks ‘honest intent’, be prepared for any eventuality, Rajnath Singh tells Army

Speaking in Delhi, the Defence Minister told military commanders that the government will strongly back reforms in the armed forces including setting up of theatre commands.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.