China distracted the world from Ladakh by opening up three fronts in South China Sea

New Delhi, Sep 21: The People’s Liberation Army has mobilised four of the five of its military theatre commands. 

Reports have suggested that live-firing drills and exercises from the East China Sea, the Yellow Sea to the South China Sea were a diversion for its aggression in Ladakh. A report in the Nikkei Asian Review said that the PLA mobilised its Southern Theatre Command, which oversees the South China Sea, Northern Theatre Command, which oversees the Korean Peninsula and the Eastern Theatre Command, which oversees Japan and Taiwan. 

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Bettering infrastructure, standard of living, India’s multi-pronged strategy on border management

New Delhi, Sep 08: The Indian government has embarked upon a multi-pronged strategy to strengthen the border management along the international border with China. 

India would launch schemes that would be aimed at improving the standard of living of the people in those areas where they can important stakeholders in border management. Secretary of the border management wing of the home ministry Sanjeev Kumar had visited Ladakh to monitor the implementation of the border area development scheme. 

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China’s Wolf Warrior policy plays out, but what really is troubling the nation

xijinNew Delhi, Sep 02: The aggression in Ladakh, South China Sea are seen as attempts by China to divert attention from domestic issue. President Xi Jinping is also flexing his muscles to bolster his standing at home.

A phrase commonly used in the Chinese state run media is Wold Warriors and this represents a completely different type of diplomacy by the foreign representatives of China, who had a bland approach in the past.

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As India matches Chinese strength, situation remains extremely tense at Ladakh

indo-ladakhNew Delhi, Sep 01: The situation continues to remain tense in Ladakh and both the Indian and Chinese armies are matching each other in strength.

The counter offensive by the Indian side has ensured that its troops are dominating the heights along its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). While there was no clash that took place on Saturday after, officials are not ruling out a possibility of escalation, officials tell OneIndia.

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The importance of a third route to Ladakh and why the govt is pushing for it

indo-ladakhNew Delhi, Aug 26: A big push is being given to complete a route to Ladakh that will link Darcha in Himachal Pradesh to Nimu through Padum in Kargil’s Zanskar Valley.

This is needed urgently given Pakistan’s and China’s interest in the Siachen Glacier and Daulat Beg Oldie.

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The world saw what our soldiers did at Ladakh: PM Modi

modi-indiNew Delhi, Aug 15: The entire world saw what India is capable of in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day address at the Red Fort today.

Every inch of land from the Line of Control to the Line of Actual Control will be protected the PM also said, without making a reference to any country. Our Army has paid back everyone in their own coin, the PM also added.

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India wants Chinese construction to stop at Depsang-Daulat Beg Oldie sector

in-chinNew Delhi, Aug 10: India has told China to stop further construction and pull back troops from the Depsang-Daulat Beg Oldie sector of eastern Ladakh.

During the talks between the two sides, India also told China to stop further construction activities in the area.

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Pangong Tso, Gogra to feature in 5th military commander level talks

in-chinNew Delhi, July 31: The stand off at Pangong Tso and Patrolling Point 17A at Gogra will be the focus of the fifth military commander level talks between India and China.

The next round of talks is expected in a couple of days, sources have told OneIndia while adding that the ground work is being laid for the same. The talks were initially planned over the weekend, but an official word on the same is still awaited.

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Top commanders to discuss if Rafale will be deployed in Ladakh

Rafales-at-a-IAF-baseNew Delhi, July 21: The top Indian Air Force commanders will meet this week and discuss the operational readiness along the Line of Actual Control.

The two day commanders’ conference starting July 22 is also likely to discuss the possibility of deploying the Rafale jets in the Ladakh sector. The meet assumes significance in the wake of the tensions with China.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh on July 17

rajnathsinghNew Delhi, July 15: Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh will visit Ladakh on July 17 for a security review amidst the tensions with China.

Singh will also visit the forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir on July 18. Singh would be accompanied by Army Chief, General M M Naravane. It may be recalled that Singh had scheduled a visit to Ladakh earlier this month, but it had to be deferred. The visit comes two weeks after Prime Minister, Narendra Modi made an unscheduled visit to the sector on July 3. During the visit, the PM had said that the era of expansionism is over.

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