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Spot where Assam Rifles convoy was attacked by militants in Manipur's Churachandpur district, on 13 November 2021 | PTI

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.
General Zhang Xudong | ThePrint

China is talking about Zhang Xudong’s death. And Indians’ hype over detained PLA soldiers

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.
File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

As trust deficit lingers, India & China prepare for another harsh winter deployment in Ladakh

Forward deployment to continue even though India & China are expected to make forward movement in Hot Springs, last unresolved face-off site, during next corps commander talks.
File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

SubscriberWrites: Preparation in Tibet is proof that China presents a strategic, war-like challenge to India

India must make a domestic economic strategy for the coming two decades in order to eliminate all imports from China, writes Jay Desai.

Indian, Chinese armies set up hotline in Sikkim sector to boost confidence along LAC

The opening of the hotline coincided with PLA Day, a military holiday celebrated by the Chinese army.

13 killed, over 1 lakh evacuated in massive central China floods, President Xi deploys army

China's Henan province is hit by the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years requiring PLA to rescue those trapped amid fear of a dam's collapse posing flood risk to the provincial capital.
Representational image for the National Investigation Agency | Twitter

NIA arrests People’s Liberation Army leader for killing Assam Rifles official in Manipur

Mayanglambam Siromani, 32, was arrested for alleged involvement in an ambush on a road-opening party of 4th Assam Rifles in Manipur's Chandel on 15 November 2017.
Representational image of an Indian Army convoy moving through Ladakh | Photo: ANI

These are the key changes Army has made in Ladakh to counter China in summer

With disengagement still incomplete in some areas almost a year since LAC stand-off began, Army is ensuring there are ‘adequate’ troops in Ladakh.
Representational image of a Chinese People's Liberation Army soldier at a base in Qinyang, China

4, 9 or 14? Even China ‘isn’t sure’ how many PLA soldiers died in Galwan Valley

During talks with India, Chinese officials have — unofficially — given contradictory figures for their Galwan clash casualties. China has officially acknowledged 4 deaths.
Representational image of Pakistan flag | Pixabay

On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.