August 15, 2020 11:41 (IST)
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From LAC to LoC, soldiers gave fitting reply to those who challenged India's sovereignty: Narendra Modi 

New Delhi: Amid COVID-19 pandemic spread, Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday joined the Independence Day celebration by unfurling the Tricolour at the Red Fort and gave a strong response to neighbours when he said those who challenged India's sovereignty, be it at 'LOC or LAC', have been given a befitting reply by the soldiers.  

India, China to hold fifth round of commander-level talks today

New Delhi/IBNS: The fifth round of commander-level talks between India and China is scheduled to be held on Sunday to scale down the tension along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh which witnessed violent skirmishes on June 15.

Disengagement along LAC not yet completed, expect China to sincerely work with us: India

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday informed that the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Western sector has not yet completed, which countered China's claim that frontline forces of the two countries have pulled back totally.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives at Leh to review security situation at LAC, LoC

Leh/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday morning arrived here on a two-day visit to Union Territories (UTs) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir to review security situation at Line of Actual Control (LAC) and Line of Control (LoC).

India, China remain committed to objective of complete disengagement at LAC, says Indian Army

New Delhi/UNI: Amid ongoing disengagement process between troops of India and China in Eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army on Thursday said that both the neighbouring countries are "committed to the objective of complete disengagement."

China-India JV among others to bid for manufacturing Vande Bharat rakes

New Delhi/IBNS: CRRC Pioneer Electric (India) Private Limited, a joint venture between China-based CRRC Yongji Electric Co. Ltd. and Gurugram-based Pioneer Fil-med Private Limited, is the only company with a foreign element to bid for the tender floated for manufacturing 44 rakes (train sets) of Vande Bharat trains, said a media report.

India, China reiterate stand on disengagement of troops at LAC in WMCC meeting

New Delhi/IBNS: India and China on Friday reiterated their decision to work on complete disengagement of their troops along the Line of Control (LAC) in the Ladakh region where a violent face off had taken place in June last.

Indians on treasure hunt to know what happened on June 15: P Chidambaram on India-China disengagement

New Delhi/IBNS:  As India and China have begun disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh as per their agreed terms in the Corps Commanders-level talks held last week, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday took a dig at the Centre and asked from which place the Chinese troops pulled back.

India-China conflict: Wang Yi, Ajit Doval discuss on standoff, agree both sides should respect LAC

New Delhi: Weeks after the soldiers of the neighbouring nations were involved in a violent standoff at the Galwan Valley, Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi, who had a telephonic conversation on Sunday, agreed both sides should respect and observe the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

PM calls on President Kovind, briefs him on LAC situation

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday at Rashtrapati Bhavan here and apprised him of recent developments.

India app ban forces TikTok to distance itself from Beijing

Beijing/UNI: Social media app TikTok on Saturday distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, in retaliation to clashes in Galwan Valley, which left 20 Indian military personnel dead.

'Malicious, unsubstantiated': Indian Army on reports claiming PM Modi staged visit to 'fake hospital'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Army on Saturday termed the social media posts claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a visit to a 'fake' army hospital in Leh a day before as "malicious, unsubstantiated".

Imran Khan to dial Oli to fish in the troubled waters of India-Nepal conflict over new map

Islamabad/Kathmandu/IBNS: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to lend a helping hand to Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli as he faces increased pressure within his Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to step down after blaming India for a rebellion in his party, said a Hindustan Times report.

Amid faceoff with China in LAC, India's Kashmir ops kill 41 militants in June as Pakistan tries to inflame LoC

Srinagar/IBNS: At a time India was busy in tackling China's territorial aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Beijing's all-weather friend Pakistan had tried to inflame the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir though New Delhi's operations in the valley killed 41 militants in June, a media report said.

Indian and Chinese armies to hold Lt Gen level talks tomorrow on LAC stand off

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid reports of military build up by both Indian and Chinese Armies at the Galwan Valley in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian and Chinese army delegations will hold talks on Tuesday, focussing on thinning of military enforcements and easing tensions, said media reports.