Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicPeople's Liberation Army

Topic: People's Liberation Army

How brutal Chinese assault across Namka Chu drove Indian forces back as 1962 war broke out

A series of skirmishes at Thagla Ridge culminated in a relentless Chinese onslaught, where hundreds of soldiers died between the morning and afternoon of 20 October 2022.

‘Nobody crosses over now’— what Indo-Tibetan tribes that helped Army in 1962 China war lost

The Mishmi and Meyor lent support in Battle of Walong near LAC in 1962. With its disruption of Sino-Indian ties, the war also upended a centuries-old way of life for the tribes.

A face-off in Galwan, 60 years ago: How border brinkmanship triggered 1962 India-China war

While 1962 Galwan incident is seen as trigger for war, many see it as an inevitable outcome of India-China diplomatic wrangling since 1959 after Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet.

Ramjet technology can counter China’s long-range missiles, beat Himalayan terrain limitation

For once, Indian Armed Forces is ahead of the technology curve. Let's cash in on it.

Like Russia, China’s armed forces may be hampered by limited cross-functional experience: US study

Chinese military lacks ‘jointness’ and this can hamper future campaigns. PLA is a conservative institution, with no women in senior position, says study.

‘Joint blockade’, live-fire drills — how China is retaliating after Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Tuesday became first high-ranking US official to visit Taipei in 25 years, after which China launched swathe of military exercises in zones around Taiwan.

As 16th round of India-China talks begin, Depsang Plains remains a challenge

Lt Gen. A. Sengupta, Commander of the 14 Corps, led the Indian delegation for the 16th round of talks held on the Indian side of Chushul Moldo Meeting Point.

PLA soldiers ‘mastering’ Hindi and Chinese court jails man for disrespecting Galwan ‘martyr’

During foreign minister Wang Yi’s recent visit to Delhi, there was speculation that China might be willing to step back on its position in Eastern Ladakh. That seems unlikely now.

India and China share a grey relationship. It all hinges on ‘waiting for the right time’

The Klaxon report on PLA's Galwan Valley deaths gives India enough ammunition to slam China. But its silence is both simple and complicated.

Returning ‘abducted’ Arunachal boy, PLA says it found him in Chinese territory during patrol

17-year-old Miram Taron was handed over to the Indian Army Thursday. He went missing from the Lungta Jor area in Upper Siang district on 18 January while on a hunting trip.

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Representative image: The Alienware R3 gaming laptop | YouTube

Gamers, editors, developers, designers—An Intel comeback is taking the bite out of Apple

Apple made great strides at the expense of Intel. But Chipzilla's Alden Lake processors are proving to be a better match than M1 Max chipsets found in MacBook.

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

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.