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DNA Explainer: All you need to know about renewed India-China clashes along Ladakh border LAC

DNA Tuesday, 8 September 2020 ()
2020 India China skirmishes continue at LAC along the Ladakh border. Military conflicts in India China faceoff happened once again as China is not deterring from its antics. The Indian Army has also issued a statement of clarification regarding the India-China border dispute.
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News video: India and China walk back from border standoff

India and China walk back from border standoff 01:19

China and India said on Friday they had agreed to de-escalate renewed tensions on their contested Himalayan border and take steps to restore "peace and tranquility" following a high-level diplomatic meeting in Moscow. Emer Mccarthy reports.

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Ready for undertaking operations on China, Pakistan fronts: IAF [Video]

Ready for undertaking operations on China, Pakistan fronts: IAF

At a time when it is suspected that both China and Pakistan may come together against India, the Indian Air Force in Friday said it was ready for undertaking operations simultaneously at both the fronts. The forward air base which from where Pakistan is around 50 kilometres and the strategic Daulat Beg Oldi around 80 kilometres, the activity of fighter, transport aircraft and helicopters is going on during both day and night. Team ANI reached the strategically located airbase moving through the Khardungla pass along the Shyok River to witness the operations of fighter aircraft including the Su-30MKI and the transport planes including the C-130J Super Hercules, Ilyushin-76 and the Anton -32.In view of the ongoing conflict with China, the fighter aircraft are operating during both day and night, the transport aircraft are continuously flying in and out of the airbase with troops, rations and ammunition to the troops located in bases on the Line of Actual Control in DBO and other areas in Eastern Ladakh.Asked about the threat from Pakistan's Skardu airbase and possibility of China-Pakistan coming together there, an Indian Air Force pilot of Flight Lieutenant -rank said, "Owing to the modern platform, the IAF is fully trained and is ready to undertake any operations on both the fronts. "We are fully trained and highly motivated. We live by the IAF's motto-Touch the Sky with Glory." Speaking about the IAF's capability to undertake night operations in these tough terrains, a fighter pilot said, "Today, our warfare capabilities have grown, so much so that we are able to undertake all types of missions even at nights from the forward base."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:09Published

Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hits Ladakh, tremors felt in Leh

The tremors were felt at 4.27 pm (IST) at a depth of 10 km and 129 km northeast of Leh in Ladakh.
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Necessary to ensure stability on ground: MEA on China-India border standoff in eastern Ladakh

Two days after its military talks with China to resolve the border standoff in eastern Ladakh, India on Thursday said the way ahead will be to refrain from..
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Line of Actual Control Line of Actual Control Disputed boundary between China and India

India-China stand-off: Must avoid changing LAC status quo, says MEA

The government said it was important to avoid changing the status quo in border areas while India and China continue their discussions to achieve complete..
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Must avoid changing LAC status quo: MEA

The government said it was important to avoid changing the status quo in border areas while India and China continue their discussions to achieve complete..
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‘Joint statements aimed at LAC standstill’

The recent understandings between India and China — by the foreign ministers in Moscow on September 10 and military commanders on Tuesday — are intended to..
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Indian Army Indian Army Land based branch of the Indian Armed Forces

How prepared is Indian Army if China doesn't withdraw troops from LAC

Recently, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament that unless the Chinese army withdraws from the LAC, the Indian Army will be ready on the outskirts..
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Shopian encounter: Indian Army initiates action against troops in Kashmir [Video]

Shopian encounter: Indian Army initiates action against troops in Kashmir

Indian military begins disciplinary proceedings against several soldiers in Kashmir over killings of three young men.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 03:19Published

AtmaNirbhar Bharat: Why is DRDO's latest laser-guided anti-tank missile more than special for Indian Army

DRDO has now achieved great success by successfully testing the laser-guided anti-tank missile. The test was fired conducted from the MBT Arjun tank in..
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DRDO's plan to help feed Indian forces amid Ladakh long haul against China [Video]

DRDO's plan to help feed Indian forces amid Ladakh long haul against China

DRDO is working on cultivating vegetables under intense conditions for Indian Army. DRDO's effort comes as Indian troops are set to spend harsh winters at the China border. DRDO is using passive greenhouse technology, zero energy-based technique storage, etc, The work is being done by DRDO's Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR). DIHAR-developed microgreen plant will help jawans grow vegetables in harsh condition. "In remote areas of forward locations, Army is deployed in harsh conditions. There is no availability of substrate or soil to grow vegetables. In those areas, how will they be provided with something fresh? In that context, this technology was developed by DIHAR scientists," said DIHAR Director, Dr Om Prakash Chaurasia. This comes amid tension between India & China at Line of Actual Control in Ladakh. India has recently increased its army deployed along the Indo-China border areas.

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