Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicPangong Tso

Topic: Pangong Tso

Monitoring situation, talks on: MEA on reports of second Chinese bridge at Pangong Tso lake

MEA spokesperson Bagchi also said India always felt that the area that is referred to in the reports is under the occupation of the Chinese side for decades.

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

China completes Pangong Tso bridge, now making road to link Tibet garrison, satellite images show

Bridge will cut down 180-km loop from Chinese-held Khurnak to south bank via PLA garrison. Built to counter operations like Indian Army's capture of dominating heights in 2020.

China’s Pangong Tso bridge can’t be countered with panic or polemic

India needs a long-term military capacity. But developing such a policy and building consensus will be no small ask for Modi whose public image is built on machismo.

China building bridge over Pangong Tso on its territory to counter possible Indian Army ops

The bridge, which is under construction, will cut down a 180 km loop from China’s Khurnak to the southern banks of Pangong Tso through Rudok.

Army buys 17 boats to move troops faster at Pangong Tso amid India-China stalemate at LAC

The 35-foot-long boats currently are not fitted with any weapons, but can be equipped with light weapons according to any future requirement.

Year after first big India-China clash in Ladakh, tensions linger. This is how it all began

China-India tensions began in late April last year when the Chinese objected to India’s construction of footbridges in Galwan Valley but the first major clash was on 18 May 2020.

Chinese military says India should cherish ‘positive trend’ of disengagement in Ladakh

After the 11th round of military talks, Indian Army said that both sides held deliberation on disengagement of troops at remaining friction points & agreed to avoid new incidents.

India, China agree to maintain stability & avoid new incidents, in 11th round of talks

The Indian Army Saturday said the two sides agreed on the need to resolve the outstanding issues in an expeditious manner in accordance with the existing agreements and protocols.

No delay in talks with India to discuss disengagement of troops from eastern Ladakh: China

Amid reports about the likelihood of 11th round of corps commander-level talks, China said India's proposal for restoration of status quo at eastern Ladakh could be discussed.

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Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge | ANI file photo

Congress is becoming Nokia, Kodak of Gujarat politics. Outdated KHAM lens will wipe it out

After winning the biggest electoral victory in 1995 Gujarat elections, Congress lost seven consecutive elections in the state. It cannot remind voters about its rule anymore.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.