India-China to hold 9th round of military commander level talks tomorrow

New Delhi, Jan 23: India and China will hold the 9th round of military commander level talks tomorrow. The talks will be held in Moldo opposite to the Chushul sector in India.

The development comes a day after Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh pushed for a complete withdrawal of troops along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh.

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Chinese personnel straying into Indian side not normal: Intel

New Delhi, Jan 23: The Chinese have stepped up activity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in a bid to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army.

The Intelligence agencies have picked up information about the heightened activity by the Chinese intelligence who are trying to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army and also the border infrastructure upgrade carried out by India.

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No lowering of guard by India, even as China withdraws 10,000 troops from depth areas

New Delhi, Jan 12: The Chinese purportedly withdrew 10,000 troops from the depth areas adjacent to the Line of Actual Control, the defect boundary between India and China.

However the military standoff continues, as the Chinese PLA has not pulled back its front-line troops deployed on the friction points, sources tell OneIndia. 

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Chinese soldier held on Indian side of LAC

New Delhi, Jan 09: A Chinese soldier was apprehended on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh in the South area of the Pangong Tso Lake.

The PLA soldier had transgressed across the LAC and was taken into custody by the Indian troops deployed in the area. 

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India responded firmly, in a non-escalatory manner against Chinese aggression along LAC

New Delhi, Jan 05: In its year end review of major developments, the Defence Ministry said that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) escalated the situation in the sensitive Ladakh theatre by using unorthodox weapons and also amassed a large number of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

The review published on January 1 said that the Indian Army assisted by the Indian Air Force mobilised troops, accretionary forces, artillery guns, tanks and ammunition at a swift pace to deal with the emerging situation. 

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India expects further talks will ease tensions with China at LAC

New Delhi, Dec 18: India expressed hope that more discussions with China will help both sides to come to an acceptable solution for complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

The two sides continue to maintain communication through diplomatic and military channels and these discussions have helped enhance their understanding of each other’s positions, Ministry of External Affairs, spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava said.

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That bloody night at the Galwan Valley

In the month of June this year, there was a bloody clash between the Indian and Chinese soldiers at the Galwan Valley amidst the tense standoff between the two countries along the Line of Actual Control at eastern Ladakh.

20 Indian soldiers were martyred in the incident, while several Chinese soldiers were either killed or went missing.

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No solution in sight: China yet to get back on proposed disengagement along LAC

New Delhi, Nov 27: The stalemate between India and China continues as both countries are yet to agree on the modalities for the proposed troop disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

The talks between the military commanders have been stalled and there is no clarity as yet on the pullback. China is yet to get back on the dates for the next round of talks, sources tell OneIndia. 

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China’s proposal on moratorium on patrolling unacceptable to India

New Delhi, Nov 20: The primary objective of the talks with China would be around complete disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh.

New Delhi has stressed upon complete disengagement of troops as the objective for the talks with China. India also wants complete restoration of peace and tranquility along the LAC, Ministry of External Affairs, spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava said. 

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Why the Chinese are unlikely to disengage anytime soon

New Delhi, Nov 19: There is every indication that China is readying for a long haul along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). While talks between the two military commanders is expected to take soon, there appears to be no change in China’s position at the border.

The manner in which the Chinese PLA is sending in reinforcements, it does not appear that the standoff is going to die down anytime soon. 

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