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India-China Himalayan Border Clash: China detains blogger for comments on conflict

Chinese authorities arrested a blogger for comments on Chinese soldiers who died in a Himalayan border clash with Indian troops last year. The 38-year-old man identified as Ziming Qiu for “maliciously distorting the truth” about the conflict, authorities said. In two social media posts Qiu said the commander survived the clashes because he was the […]

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4 Chinese soldiers died during bloody Himalayan border clash with India last year

China for the first time has confessed to casualties during a bloody Himalayan border clash with Indian troops in June last year. China revealed four of its soldiers died after fighting “foreign troops” who “crossed into the Chinese border”, said Chinese state media. The skirmish had taken place in the Galwan Valley in India’s Ladakh […]

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Narendra Modi visits Indian army base 250km away from deadly India-China faceoff site

Weeks after Indian and Chinese troops clashed at Galwan Valley, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a visit to Leh, Ladakh on Friday. Modi’s visit comes amid the border standoff with China and the military sittings between the two armies. Reports claim Mr. Modi was accompanied by the chief of defence staff, General Bipin Rawat, […]

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India expedites construction on 32 road projects along China border amid violent faceoff

Amidst the continuing standoff between the Indian Army and China’s PLA, the Centre on Monday reviewed ongoing road projects along the Sino-Indian border, and decided to expedite work on 32 of them, officials said. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting convened by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), and attended by the Central […]

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India puts Chinese projects worth US$ 650 million on hold following Galwan faceoff

The state of Maharashtra in India put three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Chinese companies worth Rs 5,000 crore on hold following the Galwan Valley clash, according to various media reports and government sources. The decision came after the central government sought details about Chinese investments as well as import-export trade from state governments. The […]

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India rejects China’s claim over sovereignty of Galwan Valley

India rejected China’s claim over the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, asserting that attempts by the Chinese side to “advance exaggerated and untenable” claims are not at all acceptable. Anurag Srivastava, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson said China’s claim over Galwan Valley was not in accordance with its own position in the past, noting […]

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China Escalated Border Tension With India: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

The United States criticised China for ‘escalating’ the border tensions along India and described the ruling Chinese Communist Party as a ‘rogue actor’. “The PLA (People’s Liberation Army) has escalated border tensions with India, the world’s most populous democracy. It’s militarising the South China Sea and illegally claiming more territory there, threatening vital sea lanes,” […]

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Chinese forces used nail-studded rods to attack Indian soldiers

An image has emerged showing a crude weapon purportedly used by Chinese forces in the fatal brawl along China’s disputed border with India on Monday. The fight in the Galwan Valley left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead and raised tensions between the two powers. China did not acknowledge any casualties among its forces. Both […]