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Indian Army vehicles driving through the snow in Ladakh | Representational image | Photo: AFP via Getty Images via Bloomberg

PLA ‘fully rotates’ troops as China & India both beef up presence in eastern Ladakh for winter

Almost all soldiers deployed by PLA at forward points along LAC for the winter are in their early 20s, a move seeking to ensure they can take on harshness of climate.
Chinese Premier Xi Jinping could be the most powerful leader in the world.

‘Prepare to fight,’ China tells citizens. Xi Jinping has big plans for party and security

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.
Security staff stand guard outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing | Photographer: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

China says Indian ‘govt-backed’ group Evil Flower is attacking it, shuts down airlines data

Chinese Weibo users are also asking why the country hasn’t ‘recovered’ Chumi Gyatse waterfall in Arunachal Pradesh from India. Some suggest occupying it.
Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Why the Chinese build-up at LAC will set stage for a permanent solution

The fallout of the increased deployment will be that the LAC will de facto become the border with no scope for any change short of a limited war.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York Saturday. | Photo: ANI

China just promoted a military general targeted at India. And Weibo chatted about Modi in US

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.
Morning commuters wearing protective masks walk past Chinese flags displayed along Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China | Representational image | Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

A week in China: Celebs on target, Xi’s ethnic integration push, meeting of PLA and US Army

Asia Communique is a weekly newsletter about China that digs into the minds of the country's leaders, scholars, thinkers, business tycoons and Chinese people.
Indian armed forces' personnel during PM Modi's visit to Leh, 3 July | PTI

More Galwans ahead? India doesn’t need to panic, yet

The seven years before Galwan saw a series of confrontations between Indian Army and PLA. Military and geography are on our side.

China passes new law banning defamation of military personnel

The law states that no organisation or individual may in any way slander or derogate the honour of servicemen, nor may they insult or slander the reputation of armed forces.
Army at Kuthipora village, Chattergam, Kashmir | S. Irfan/PTI

Take Indian Army out of counterinsurgency. It has to tackle leaner, modern PLA

India’s defence planners need to ask themselves what the purpose of the Army is — to fight internal battles or external?

China’s cyberattack on Maharashtra power grid was to improve PLA’s bargaining position

China’s cyber assault against India’s critical infrastructure in October 2020 happened amid an ongoing crisis on their contested boundary.
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.
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