Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicPeople's Liberation Army

Topic: People's Liberation Army

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.

Indian Army seeks assistance from China’s PLA to locate & return missing youth Miram Taron

Arunachal Pradesh's MP Tapir Gao said that China's People’s Liberation Army abducted a 17-year-old boy from inside the Indian territory in state's Upper Siang district Tuesday.

‘Rising Star’ to ‘Red Roulette’ — Here is what you need to read on China

Domain expert Aadil Brar brings you a shortlist of books and papers you need to understand Chinese society and external relations.

No stop to China’s building spree in Bhutan as new village springs up, satellite images show

China has built at least one more village in Bhutan near tri-junction with India. Satellite images now show a total of 6 such sites with more than 200 structures on disputed land.

What China wants you to know—Covid in Xi’an under control. What it doesn’t—there’s no food

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

‘Major Keen Kumar’ — Army officer’s clever introduction to Chinese soldier at LAC goes viral

A short video — of unknown date, origin and location — showing an interaction between Indian & Chinese soldiers has social media users quite amused.

People’s Liberation Army, Manipur Naga People’s Front claim responsibility for Manipur ambush

Colonel Viplav Tripathi, Commanding Officer of the 46 Assam Rifles, his wife and 8-year-old son, along with 4 soldiers were killed in an ambush carried out by the militant groups.

Assam Rifles Commanding Officer, wife, son, 4 soldiers killed in ambush by militants in Manipur

The convoy of the 46 Assam Rifles Commandant Col Viplap Tripathi was ambushed while it was returning to the Battalion headquarters following a visit to a Company base in Behiang.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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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