India, China to hold Corps Commander-level talks next week

Indian and Chinese armies are expected to hold a fresh round of Corps Commander-level talks early next week with a focus on implementing certain provisions of a five-point agreement reached between the two countries to disengage and de-escalation the situation in eastern Ladakh. Continue Reading

India, China decide to sort out issues through talks

Indian and Chinese armies are holding a Lieutenant General-level dialogue today in their first major attempt to resolve the month-long bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh, a day after the two countries vowed not to allow “differences” become disputes and agreed to resolve them through talks. Continue Reading

India, China bring in heavy weapons to their rear bases near eastern Ladakh

Indian and Chinese armies were moving in heavy equipment and weaponry including artillery guns and combat vehicles to their rear bases close to the disputed areas in eastern Ladakh as the two militaries remained engaged in a bitter standoff along the troubled border for over 25 days, military sources said Sunday. Continue Reading

India, China armies appear heading towards biggest face-off after Doklam

Indian and Chinese troops remained engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in several disputed areas along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh, signalling that the confrontation could become the biggest military face-off after the Doklam episode in 2017. Continue Reading

PM directs officials to ensure sufficient availability of essential medical equipment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a meeting of the various empowered groups set up to respond to the coronavirus threat and directed officials to ensure sufficient availability of all essential medical equipment such as personal protective equipment, masks, gloves and ventilators. Continue Reading

Switch off lights on 5 April for 9 minutes, switch on mobiles: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on 5 April to display the country’s ‘collective resolve’ to defeat coronavirus. Continue Reading

Coronavirus cases rise to 258 in India

Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 today after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country, according to the Health Ministry. Continue Reading