Indian Air Force Develops Highest Moving ATC Tower In Ladakh
The world's highest mobile Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower has been set up at the Advanced Landing Ground in the eastern Ladakh region by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The ATC manages fixed-wing aircrafts and choppers which operate in the region. The IAF has also positioned the "Igla man-portable missiles" in the region for tackling aerial attacks. India is also thinking about constructing airfields near Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Tags: Indian Air force, line of actual control, Eastern Ladakh, AIR TRAFFIC
BRO Constructs World's Highest Motorable Road In Eastern Ladakh
At 19,300 ft in Umlingla Pass of Eastern Ladakh, the Border Road Organization (BRO) has constructed and black-topped the 'highest motorable road' in the world. The 52-km Asphalt concrete road will connect important towns in the Chumar sector of Eastern Ladakh and an alternate direct route connecting Chisumle and Demchok from Leh. It is a great challenge to develop infrastructure in such harsh weather conditions, the defense ministry stated.… read-more
Tags: border roads organisation, Eastern Ladakh, world's highest road, Indian Army
Courtesy: India TV
India, China Holds 12th Round Of Ladakh Standoff Meet
India and China held the 12th round of the Corps Commander-level meeting in China's Chushul-Moldo Border Personnel Meeting Point on July 31 to retrieve a possible solution for the "15 month-long eastern Ladakh standoff". Reportedly, the meeting stretched from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm. A possible resolution on the troop withdrawals at the Gogra Post and Hot Spring, PP15, and PP17A friction points respectively is expected.
Tags: Eastern Ladakh, India, China, gogra post, hot spring
Courtesy: The Indian Express
India's External Affairs Minister Meets Chinese Counterpart
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on July 14 for an in-person meeting in Dushanbe. China agreed to seek a "mutually acceptable solution" when India mentioned the negative impact of stretching the existing situation in eastern Ladakh on "bilateral ties". Although China has moved its troops from Galwan and Pangong Valley, the disengagement remains incomplete at Hot Springs, Gogra, and Depsang.
Tags: S Jaishankar, Wang Yi, India, China, India - China Standoff, Eastern Ladakh, disengagement
Courtesy: The Indian Express
India, China To Establish Hotline For "Timely" Border Communication
India and China have agreed to establish a hotline, acknowledging the importance of "timely" communication in border crisis situations. The decision was an outcome of the 75-minute telephonic talk between foreign ministers of both the countries on February 25. The proposed hotline will be an add-on to the military hotline between the Indian Army’s Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) and China’s Western Theatre Command. Reportedly,… read-more
Tags: India-China, S Jaishankar, foreign Minister, Wang Yi, DGMO, LAC, Eastern Ladakh
Courtesy: The Hindu
India, China Start 'Complete Disengagement' At Pangong Tso In Ladakh
India and China have agreed for complete withdrawal of their troops from the banks of Pangong Tso along the LAC in eastern Ladakh. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on February 11 said that while China will pull its troops to finger 8 area, Indian soldiers will revert to their permanent Finger 3 Dhan Singh Thapa base. He added that both the sides will hold commander-level meeting within 48 hours after the disengagement process.
Tags: India, China, Pangong Tso Lake, Eastern Ladakh, Finger 8 Area, Finger 3 Area
Courtesy: Times Now
India Asks China For Complete De-escalation At LAC In 9th Round Of Talks
In the ninth round of military-level talks on January 24, India has demanded China to withdraw its troops completely along the LAC. Representing India at the 15-hour marathon meeting, Lt Gen PGK Menon also proposed verification measures at various critical points along the LAC. While over one lakh soldiers have been deployed at the LAC by both the countries since early 2020, previous talks have concluded with deadlock on de-escalation of… read-more
Tags: india china face off, INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, Eastern Ladakh, India, China
Courtesy: Times Now
Ladakh: Indian Army Arrests Chinese Soldier, Provides Medical Assistance
A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier was arrested in the Demchok area of Ladakh by the Indian Army on October 19. Reportedly, the PLA soldier was identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long and had lost his way to Indian territories. He was provided with medical and other basic requirements. He will be returned through the Chushul Moldo meeting point after completing the military procedure.
Tags: Indian Army, Chinese Military, Eastern Ladakh, Ladakh
Courtesy: India Today
India Buys Winter Essentials For Ladakh Troops From US On Urgent Basis
Following the stalled diplomatic talks between India and China, India has hinted of winter deployment by purchasing war essentials from the United States on an urgent basis. The officials informed that India has bought high altitude warfare kits to use in the winter. Reportedly, the purchase has been made under the Logistics Exchange Memorandum Agreement (LEMOA) that allows troops of both the countries to access the logistics of either side… read-more
Tags: INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, Eastern Ladakh, Indian Army, border clash
Courtesy: The Times of India
Army Officials Say Fresh Military-level Talks Between India, China Sincere
The Indian Army officials informed that the seventh-round of military-level talks between India and China was "sincere and constructive". The meeting was attended by top Army commanders and foreign ministry representatives on October 12 in Chushul. Reportedly, India stood firm on its demand for complete disengagement of the Chinese troops. The Indian Army's spokesperson stated that both the countries agreed to "jointly safeguard peace and… read-more
Tags: INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, Military Talks, Eastern Ladakh, Indian Army
Courtesy: ABP news