Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicPangong Lake

Topic: Pangong Lake

Chinese bridge on Ladakh’s Pangong lake being made on illegally-occupied area: Govt

Addressing the Lok Sabha, MoS for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said these areas have been under illegal occupation of China since 1962 and India has never accepted it.

Panel on marriage age bill with only one woman is inexcusable. RS chairman must reconsider

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India, China should quickly resolve remaining issues along LAC to allow progress in ties: MEA

Disengagement in the Pangong Lake area provided ‘good basis’ for resolution in remaining friction points, says MEA spokesperson.

China took provocative action 31 August as talks were on, says India

Indian troops Monday occupied select sensitive heights around Chushul in strength so as to deny Chinese any mobility corridors in the sector. 

5th round of corps commander talks over, China Study Group likely to meet today for review

The India-China military-level meeting started at 11 am Sunday and lasted till 9.30 pm, focusing on disengagement in Pangong Tso areas.

India-China corps commanders talks today to focus on Pangong, to be toughest round yet

India and China have serious differences at Pangong and Depsang Plains, even though they have moved ahead with disengagement at other points of conflict along LAC.

Why the serene Pangong lake lies at the heart of India-China border dispute in Ladakh

China already controlled more than half of the world’s highest saltwater lake, but since May, it has made further incursions to stop Indian patrols.

India ‘working faster’ on bridge in Galwan Valley after China’s objections amid stand-off

There are no transgressions in Galwan Valley, say govt officials, but Finger area of Pangong Lake is a trouble spot and could take longer to resolve.

China, India properly handling situation, acting to ease tensions: Chinese foreign ministry

The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson's remarks came a day after Indian and Chinese military commanders held 'productive' talks to end the border standoff in eastern Ladakh.

India and China talk again, Pangong Lake remains point of contention

Multiple rounds of talks, both at military and diplomatic levels, between India and China are to take place in the coming days.

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Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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