US Commission Report Reveals China Planned Galwan Clashes

The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (UCESRC) report said that satellite images showed a large Chinese buildup in the Galwan Valley with about 1,000 Chinese soldiers the week before the deadly skirmish…reports Arul Louis The clashes between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley this year

Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Denied Bail In Fraud Case

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday after he was charged with fraud and is likely to spend Christmas behind bars. The West Kowloon Court charged Lai and two senior executives from Next Digital — Royston Chow and Wong Wai-keung — with defrauding a government-owned enterprise by breaching land-lease terms, the

Frozen food packaging samples tested positive

Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus is likely to have originated in December 2019, said that three imported frozen food packaging samples have tested positive for Covid-19. The municipal health commission said on Saturday that two samples were taken from frozen beef from Brazil in a refrigerated warehouse and the

Twitter apologises to India for showing Ladakh in China

Twitter on Wednesday apologised to a parliamentary panel in a letter, stating that it will fix the issue of geo-tagging Ladakh as part of China by the end of this month and Ladakh will be added as a region administered by India as a union territory. According to reliable sources, the micro-blogging platform sent the

Top Level Meet To Review Border Situation

Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from Monday where all strategic and human resources will be deliberated upon…reports India Daily News.Indian Army Commanders’ Conference is an apex level biannual event, which formulates important policy decisions through collegiate deliberations. It is being held in New Delhi from October

India Purchases Winter Clothing For Troops From U.S

Amid the standoff with China which has necessitated deployment of augmented army presence at the Line of Actual Control, India has gone for urgent purchase of additional high-altitude winter clothing from the US for troops deployed at forward locations in eastern Ladakh…writes Suman Sharma. The winter clothing has been purchased under the Logistics Exchange Memorandum

Border Talks End in Deadlock

The seventh round of India and China military talks to resolve border disputes in Eastern Ladakh have ended in a deadlock…reports India Daily News, The de-escalation of forces at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) during winter is highly unlikely and both the countries have to provide huge logistics. The military commander-level meeting between India

The Lost And Forgotten Tibetan Cause

On the eve of October 1st, when China was celebrating its National day, commemorating 71years of Communist Party rule, Indian security and strategic affairs think tank Usanas Foundation had organized a Webinar to bring the global attention to the lost and forgotten Tibetan cause, also pertinent to the current turn of events in the global

Chinese Debt Burdens Maldives; Mends Ties With India

The archipelago nation on the Indian Ocean owes about $1.4 billion to China. It is a huge sum for a country which has a GDP of $5.7 billion, this translates to almost one-fourth…reports MAHUA VENKATESH As tourism-the most important sector for Maldives, contributing the most of the nations gross domestic product-took a huge blow with

Spanish Army Steps In To Fight Covid-19

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced that 2,000 members of the armed forces will help the country’s 17 autonomous communities with the task of tracking and tracing those who have been in contact with people infected with the coronavirus…reports India Daily News Sanchez made the announcement in a televised address on Tuesday following the weekly