India and Russia start ‘Indra Navy 2020’ Exercises
Kolkata: – India and Russia have started the ‘Indra Navy 2020’ exercises. The war exercises are being held in the Bay of Bengal with the participation of both Indian and Russian navies and the significance of the exercises increase further, against the background of the escalating tension on the Chinese border.
Morale of Indian Army very high, says Army chief Gen Naravane
Leh – The situation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has become very severe and delicate. But Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane assured that the morale of the Indian Army is very high, and the soldiers are prepared to face any challenges.
Indian armed forces ready to fight at Pakistan & China borders simultaneously, CDS Gen Bipin Rawat
New Delhi: – Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, has warned both the neighbouring countries in a harsh language, ‘India wants peace on the border, but the Indian defence forces are in a state of complete readiness to stop the aggressive actions of the Chinese military.
India-Vietnam strategic partnership will grow stronger: MEA S Jaishankar
New Delhi: While China is trying to create unrest with the help of the neighbouring countries, India is making extensive efforts to strengthen up the ties with the nations that are geographically closer to China. Indian Minister for External Affairs, S Jaishankar, promised to strengthen strategic partnership with Vietnam, as he congratulated it on the occasion of National Day.
India bans 118 apps including PUBG, leaves China in hot water
New Delhi: – While the tension mounts at the Ladakh border, the union government took a major decision. The government has banned 118 apps, which have a large number of Chinese apps, including PUBG, a popular app among students and youth of the country. The government took this action, saying that these apps are a threat to national security and sovereignty.
India foils another intrusion attempt by China in Ladakh
New Delhi: – After teaching China a lesson by taking over the hills south of Pangong Tso lake, China made one more attempt to intrude into Ladakh. But the Indian military foiled this Chinese attempt too. China, infuriated by this, has started accusing that the systems for resolving the border dispute are proving to be ineffective.
Indian soldiers clash with Chinese soldiers intruding into Ladakh
New Delhi – The Indian military foiled an intrusion attempt by Chinese soldiers in the southern part of the Pangong Tso lake. This act of aggression was done by the Chinese soldiers in the night of 29th to 30th August, while the negotiations were going on, between the Indian and Chinese officials regarding the withdrawal from the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
ED initiates major action against Chinese apps
New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided locations of 15 companies running betting and dating apps. The accounts of these companies with the HSBC Bank have been frozen, and ₹470 million has been seized. Two weeks ago, a gambling racket, run by a Chinese company was busted in Hyderabad.
If peace has to prevail on the border, China must abide by the agreements, Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar
New Delhi: – Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar warned China that India is carrying on with the diplomatic and military negotiations, to diffuse the tension of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Whereas, China is making massive military deployments near the Tibet border. At the same time, if China wants peace on the LAC, China will have to abide by the agreements.
Additional funding to be provided for the border road projects given India-China tensions
New Delhi: Following the Galwan Valley conflict, special attention is being paid to the infrastructure, to ensure that the military on the border is equipped with the latest defence equipment, on a timely basis. The union government has increased the provisions for the roads in the border areas.
Situation in Ladakh ‘most serious’ for the first time since 1962 war: Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar
New Delhi: – Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar reacted, ‘The situation in Ladakh has become most serious, for the first time since the 1962 war. It is the first time in 45 years that soldiers have been martyred in a conflict, in this region. The military deployment of both countries near the LAC is phenomenal.’
India-Vietnam to deepen cooperation in Indo-Pacific region given tensions with China
New Delhi/Hanoi – India and Vietnam have decided to increase cooperation in the Indo-Pacific sector, given the tension created due to the dominant and inciting Chinese activities. 17th meeting of India-Vietnam Joint Commission was held on Tuesday.
India to modernise air bases on Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
New Delhi: – India has undertaken a campaign to modernise the airbases on the Andaman and Lakshadweep Islands, following the historical announcement of connecting the Andaman-Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands with optical fibre. Information is being received that the military has started preparations to use the existing airbases, on these islands like an aircraft carrier.
India can take ‘military option’ against China if talks fail, warns CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat
New Delhi: Indian Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, warned that China is saying that India may use the military option if the political negotiation regarding the Line of Actual Control (LAC) fail. China has still not withdrawn military from certain parts of Ladakh, and it has also been observed that China is increasing military deployment in the sector, hence buying more time engaging India in political negotiations.