September 19, 2020 13:29 (IST)
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IPL 2020 begins today with CSK-MI clash | Karnataka drug scandal: Santosh, Akul, Yuvraj appear before CCB | Kashmir: Suspected militants snatch rifle from bank guard in Pulwama | Kashmir: Three armed Lashkar terrorists arrested in Rajouri | NIA officials arrest 9 Al-Qaeda operatives from West Bengal, Kerala

'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.

J&K: After orders to stock LPG for two months and vacating schools for army, political parties demand clarification

Srinagar/UNI: Asserting that government orders about stocking LPG cylinders and vacating school buildings for security forces are creating panic in Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said ‘unfortunately after all the lies last year even if the government explains these orders, hardly any of us will take the assurances at face value’.

Army refutes media reports linking recruitment of porters with border tension

Gangtok/UNI: While the Indian Army carried out routine recruitment of porters in Sikkim, some reports in the media claimed that the activity was triggered by the recent border tension at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

India counters Chinese build-up at LAC with more troops

New Delhi/IBNS: India has decided to strengthen its presence at the 3,488-km LAC, the de facto border with China, in view of the troop build-up by Beijing on the other side, said a media report.

New satellite images show Chinese structures in Galwan Valley: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after India and China mutually agreed to disengage from all friction points along the Line of Actual Control in the Eastern Ladakh, high-resolution satellite images procured by media shows the presence of Chinese soldiers and structures on both sides of LAC in the Galwan Valley.

Defence Ministry rejects Chinese media claims that Rajnath and counterpart might meet in Moscow

New Delhi/IBNS: Defence minister Rajnath Singh will not meet his Chinese counterpart in Moscow, who is also attending the Victory Day celebrations in the capital city of Russia, soon after Global Times, the Chinese mouthpiece reported that such a meeting could take place.

Corp Commander-level talks end after 11 hours of marathon meeting

New Delhi/UNI: The military talks between India and China at the Corps Commander-level ended on Monday, after around 11 hours of marathon meeting, to resolve the border stand-off in Eastern Ladakh.

Ladakh Standoff : Rajnath Singh holds meeting with CDS, Services Chiefs before Moscow visit

New Delhi/UNI: In the wake of Chinese agression in Eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday held a high-level review meeting with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and all three service chiefs, sources in the defence establishment said.

Rahul launches fresh attack on PM, accuses NDA of surrendering Indian territory

New Delhi/UNI: Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the India-China border standoff, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the NDA government at the Centre of surrendering Indian territory.

'Not Bats, They Are Batman': Indian Army posts video on social media to honour Bihar Regiment

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Army has made a video honouring the valour and extreme courage of the soldiers of Bihar regiment and remembered their bravery 21 years ago in Kargil War.

Nepal Communist Party draws flak for holding virtual meet with China

Kathmandu/UNI: Nepal and China's communits parties had a virtual meeting, inviting sharp criticism from the country's ruling and opposition leaders, for holding this at a time when relations between India and China were acutely strained, due to a face-off between the two armies at Galwan Valley, in which India lost 20 army personnel.

IAF flies combat air patrols after heightened Chinese air activities in Ladakh

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid heightened border tension in Ladakh, Indian Air Force is not only monitoring Chinese air activity over Tibet but also conducting air patrols in the areas bordering China, said reports.