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LINE OF ACTUAL CONTROL NEWS

Keep border issue at 'appropriate position', focus on long term ties, China tells India

April 21, 2021 9:16 pm

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said, "We hope India will meet China halfway and will focus on the bigger picture of long term development of bilateral relations, put the boundary at an appropriate position"

Before troops took Kailash heights, Army looked East to relieve Ladakh pressure

April 19, 2021 7:58 am

According to the source, the Eastern Command was told “you take measures first to augment your defensive capability, and then be ready to go launch (an offensive) to relieve pressure in the area of Ladakh”.

India's firmness, Xi Jinping's political goals, explain China's withdrawal in Ladakh

February 26, 2021 9:02 am

A few months ago, most analysts were convinced that the Chinese would never vacate the occupied areas. But several reasons compelled Beijing to change its stance.

India and China hold 10th round of military talks; focus on further disengagement in eastern Ladakh

February 20, 2021 11:23 pm

The 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks are taking place two days after the Chinese and Indian militaries completed the withdrawal of troops, weapons and other military hardware from the North and South banks of Pangong lake areas as part of an agreement.

Explained: Why does the Kailash Range matter?

February 22, 2021 12:55 pm

The Kailash Range was the theatre of conflict during the 1962 Chinese offensive, with key battles at Rezang La and Gurung Hill. In 2020, Indian troops secured Kailash Ridge in an operation that took the Chinese by surprise. A look at the strategic importance of the mountain range, and the lessons learnt.

Explained: What is the new disengagement agreement in eastern Ladakh?

February 18, 2021 2:37 pm

India-China border standoff: What is the new disengagement plan in eastern Ladakh? What does this disengagement process entail? Why has this taken so long? Is the standoff resolved? We explain

Explained: How does the Indian Army stay fighting fit at LAC in harsh winters?

December 05, 2020 3:38 pm

The deployment of more than 100,000 soldiers of two big armies, strung out over 872 km, in one of the harshest climes in the world, is simply without parallel in military history. The Indian Express explains how the Indian Army is staying fighting fit at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Winter at LAC

November 29, 2020 8:08 am

The deployment of more than 100,000 soldiers belonging to two big armies, strung out over 872 km, in some of the harshest climes in the world, is simply without parallel in military history. The Indian Express on how the Army is staying fighting fit on the Line of Actual Control

India returns Chinese soldier who had strayed across

October 21, 2020 2:45 pm

The soldier, identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long, had strayed across the LAC into Indian territory in Demchok area in eastern Ladakh, and was apprehended by the Army on Monday.

Peace and tranquillity along LAC 'deeply disturbed', impacting India-China ties, says Jaishankar

October 17, 2020 9:15 pm

Jaishankar said both China and India are rising and assuming "bigger" role in the world, but the "big question" is how the two countries find an "equilibrium".

LINE OF ACTUAL CONTROL PHOTOS

Longest bridge in India to improve road connectivity to Arunachal Pradesh near LAC

May 04, 2015 6:51 pm

Bridge is 3.55 km longer than sea link over the Mahim Bay in Mumbai — the longest bridge in the country so far.