Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicPeople's Liberation Army

Topic: People's Liberation Army

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

India, China troops in ‘minor face-off’ in Sikkim’s Naku La, Army says issue resolved locally

Incident took place on 20 January in North Sikkim. Army asks media to refrain from ‘overplaying or exaggerating reports’ of injuries, adds that no sticks or stones were used.

India, China to hold 9th Corps Commander talks tomorrow, aim to ‘achieve disengagement first’

One of the proposals under consideration is the withdrawal of artillery and armoured elements from current forward locations, especially in the southern banks of Pangong Tso.

On Camera

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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