Alertness levels very high, China can't surprise us, says ITBP on LAC in Tawang sector
Saturday, 26 December 2020 Having already given a bloody nose to the People's Liberation Army troops in Eastern Ladakh during face-offs in the ongoing conflict, the ITBP in the sensitive Tawang sector in Arunachal Pradesh says its men were on a high readiness mode on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and the Chinese won't be able to spring any surprises in this sector.
Amid ongoing Indo-China standoff near the LAC in Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh, security personnel are guarding the high terrain areas despite harsh weather. However, to ensure steady supply of essentials to troops stationed at forward posts at the height of 15,550 feet, fleet of yaks is being...
A fire broke out in a two-storied house in the wee hours on April 11 in Sikkim's Lachung near a General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) Camp. The fire has been doused. A short-circuit is reported to have caused the fire. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) rescue teams reached the spot and extricated five gas cylinders from the building. No injury or loss of life has been reported.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police organised a COVID-19 awareness camp in far-flung and impoverished villages located in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur. It was ITBP's 8th camp in the district aimed to educate locals about the pandemic and the required precautions. ITBP officials distributed masks, sanitisers, spray pumps and soaps to the locals. One ITBP official said, "We enjoy doing this work and it feels like we are working among our people. It makes us feel happy."
The second phase of voting is underway in West Bengal on April 01. During the voting process, ITBP troops guarded polling booths in Purba Medinipur district and also helped out senior citizens there. Eight-phase West Bengal polls will conclude on April 29 and the counting of votes is scheduled for May 02.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Jawans celebrated the Holi festival at an altitude of 17,000 feet near Galwan in Ladakh today. They were seen in festive mood and Jawans danced on songs with full enthusiasm. ITBP's Twitter handle shared the video.
Congress MLA from Arunachal Pradesh has warned of China’s policies in Arunchal Pradesh. ‘In 1959, when Dalai Lama came to Tawang, PLA made deep incursion into India but had to move back due to inhospitable conditions. They're still holding the place they moved back to and have built huts from Tawang till Anjaw,’ Ninong Ering said. He further criticised the Modi government’s North East policy and said that there more representatives from the Noerth East should be a part of the government. ‘Rameshwar Teli is just making some food parks, Kiren Rijiju is playing football and looking after AYUSH. I want to ask PM to give our people important portfolios,’ Ering said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Arunachal Pradesh Congress MLA Ninong Ering said that People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China is still living in huts it built from Tawang till Anjaw after they moved back in 1959, when Dalai Lama came to Tawang. "In 1959, when Dalai Lama came to Tawang, PLA made deep incursion into India but had to move back due to inhospitable conditions. They're still holding the place they moved back to and have built huts from Tawang till Anjaw," said Ninong Ering. Criticising the central government over its North east policy, Ering said, "Centre doesn't give much importance to North-East. We don't have much representation in govt. Rameshwar Teli is just making some food parks, Kiren Rijiju looking after AYUSH. Want to tell PM that give our people important portfolios."
Army Chief General MM Naravane spoke about India's position on the standoff with China in Ladakh and said that the resolve of safeguarding the country's interest was shown. The Army chief added that India's engagements with China should continue as they have in the past. “Whatever we did has shown the resolve that we have in maintaining our interest foremost. With this approach our relations with China would develop along the path we wish. As two neighbours, who would like to have peace and tranquility on their borders. Engagements with China must continue as they have in the past, nobody wants an unsettled border,” he said. A border standoff between the Indian and Chinese militaries began in May last year. In June, it resulted in a clash in Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed. After nearly nine months, both armies withdrew artillery and camps, marking disengagement.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lashed out at the Congress for alleging that India ceded territory to the Chinese. The defence minister said that India would not tolerate any country trying to unilaterally change the status-quo at the borders. Rajnath Singh said that nobody can occupy India territory till he is alive. He also accused the Congress of insulting the bravery of our forces. This comes after Rahul Gandhi and several other Congress leaders had questioned the disengagement at the LAC and said that India has now lost territory to the Chinese. Watch the full video for all the details.
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20 cadres from different outfits surrendered their arms in the presence of Chief Minister of Manipur Nongthombam Biren Singh during a Homecoming Ceremony on March 09 at the Banquet Hall, 1st Bn Manipur Rifles in Imphal.Of the surrendered cadres, 16 belong to Thadou People's Liberation Army (TPLA), 2 are from United Liberation Front (UNLF), 1 from the People's Liberation Army (PLA), and 1 is from People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPARK). The cadres also handed over 15 arms and 75 assorted ammunitions including AK-56 Rifle, M15 rifle, MK33 rifle, SMG, lathode, Glock 19 pistol, 06.9mm pistols, .32 pistols and a .22 pistol. Under the revised scheme for Surrender-Cum-Rehabilitation of militants in the Northeast states, 2018 of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), benefits are given to them including a one-time financial grant of Rs 4 lakh to each cadre, which is to be kept in a bank, in their respective name as fixed deposit for 3 years. The surrenderees will stay in a rehabilitation camp for three years during which they will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs 6,000 for three years.
A video of CM of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu driving Mahindra's Thar through muddy and rough terrain is grabbing eyeballs on social media and leaving car enthusiasts, including Anand Mahindra himself, in awe.
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A video of School students singing ‘Hum sab Bharatiya he’ (We are all Indians) is going viral on twitter. The video was taken in Vijaynagar area in Changlang district and was shared by Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu’s official twitter handle.
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Arunachal Pradesh became a coronavirus-free state on Sunday with the three active cases recovering from the disease. The total caseload in the northeastern state remained at 16,836, while the number of recoveries stood at 16,780. No fresh COVID-19 case was reported in the past 24 hours. A total of 56 people have so far died due to the contagion in the state.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 74th edition of his monthly radio address, Mann Ki Baat and spoke about various issues concerning the nation, including water conservation and coronavirus. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite onboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C51. Jaish-ul-Hind, an unknown and unheard organisation, has taken responsibility for placing the explosives-laden vehicle outside Mukesh Ambani's house 'Antilia' in Mumbai. While the country is still battling the Coronavirus Pandemic, Arunachal Pradesh became a coronavirus-free state on Sunday with the three active cases recovering from the disease.
As tension with China continues, soldiers remain on high alert along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang. Personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police were seen patrolling and..
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ITBP's 55 Battalion Commander's Commandant IB Jha on December 26 said that the troops posted along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are on high alert amid the standoff with China, and assured that no..