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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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34-year-old Indian Army soldier contracts coronavirus, 800 others put under lockdown

A 34-year-old Indian Army soldier has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Leh. As a precautionary measure, ten soldiers who shared a barrack with the infected soldier, have also been kept in quarantine. Meanwhile, around 800 men in Ladakh Regimental centre have been kept under lockdown. This is the first COVID-19 case in the armed […]