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China appoints former paramilitary chief as new Hong Kong garrison commander

January 10, 2022 5:55 pm

Peng Jingtang, who holds the rank of major general, was previously the deputy chief of staff of China's paramilitary police force, the People's Armed Police.

China conducting night drills in high-altitude areas near Ladakh: report

September 21, 2021 7:23 am

The report noted that several forces in the region “have been carrying out night battle drills at altitudes of around 5,000 metres (16,400 feet), according to the military newspaper PLA Daily.”

Sikkim border standoff: Chinese transgression into Indian territory twice in July

July 31, 2017 8:48 pm

"On both occasions [on July 15 and July 25] about 15-20 Chinese soldiers transgressed into the territory at Barahoti that India and China lay claim upon. The soldiers stayed there for a while and returned," the source said.

What is China's military strength?

July 16, 2017 11:46 am

The Chinese People's Liberation Army is the defence service force of China. PLA was formed in 1972 and it comprises ground forces, naval forces, artillery, armed police and air force.

Ready to retreat but only if Chinese troops do: India

September 24, 2014 1:25 am

Chumar, where the Indian security forces are at an advantageous position, has seen the worst stand-off in the past four days.

Chinese troops said to be 2 km inside LAC, build-up on the rise

September 23, 2014 1:16 am

Chumar is strategically important as it is located on a higher altitude and India has an ITBP camp there.

Officials deny Chinese role in destroying tents along LAC

July 29, 2014 2:40 am

There have been four Chinese intrusions along LAC over the past 15 days.

Manorama rape and murder: 10 years on, family’s hope for justice fades

July 12, 2014 3:06 am

The incident had led to widespread protests in Manipur and the rest of India.

Chinese transgressions on the rise in Ladakh,India to fortify border outposts

September 02, 2013 12:32 am

Outposts will be constructed in Ladakh sector where average distance between two posts is 20-25km.

'Chinese military publicly assertive under new leadership'

March 31, 2013 4:36 pm

Chinese defence forces,shedding reticent style of functioning,are highlighting their military activities since the change of leadership.