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Friday, September 17, 2021

Pangong Tso


Disengagement of troops: China suggests Major Gen-level talks

June 15, 2021 7:25 am

Recently, Army Chief General M M Naravane mentioned that negotiations take time, and had cited the example of the 1986 Sumdorong Chu standoff near Tawang which took eight years to be resolved.

Disengagement of India, China armies win-win situation for both sides: Army chief

February 24, 2021 7:32 pm

Last week, armies of the two countries concluded withdrawal of troops and weapons from north and south banks of Pangong Tso in the high-altitude region.

Parliamentary panel on defence plans to visit Galwan Valley, Pangong in eastern Ladakh

February 13, 2021 8:18 am

The 30-member committee, chaired by senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Jual Oram and of which Rahul Gandhi is also a member, wishes to visit the eastern Ladakh region in the last week of May or in June.

Legacy issues like unsettled borders have grown in scale and intensity: Army Chief

February 12, 2021 7:45 am

Naravane mentioned that “without doubt there are newer threats on the horizon, but the hard reality is that the legacy challenges have not quite gone away” and added that “they have only grown in scale and intensity”.

Army finalises deal to procure 12 patrol boats for surveillance of Pangong lake, other water bodies

January 01, 2021 10:31 pm

The Army said it inked a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd, a state-run public sector undertaking, for 12 fast patrol boats for surveillance and patrolling of large water bodies, including those in high altitude areas.

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).

No ground lost in Depsang but India hasn’t accessed large parts for 15 years

September 17, 2020 7:59 am

Top officer says Indian patrolling points in area blocked since April; Army steps up presence, on alert to foil any ingress attempt elsewhere along LAC.

Before Moscow pact, Indian and Chinese troops fired 100-200 rounds on Pangong Tso north bank

September 17, 2020 8:30 am

The two sides have agreed to hold another round of talks between the Corps Commanders though the date is still to be decided. The officer indicated that this time, the talks may include an official from the Ministry of External Affairs.

Pangong Fingers hot up: Scramble for heights as PLA men mass on ridge, India sends more troops

September 11, 2020 9:32 am

Sources said the Chinese, who never vacated the Finger 4 ridgeline even after agreeing to total disengagement, massed close to 2,000 soldiers on the upper reaches of the ridge Tuesday night.

Indian troops moved at two LAC locations on two different days to foil incursion bids by China

September 02, 2020 7:02 am

Rajnath chairs meeting of military brass, heads to Moscow today for SCO defence meeting; Delhi, Beijing trade charges