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India China border: The PLA’s aggressive approach along the LAC has reached a dead end because it will not yield any results for Beijing, an officer said(HT Photo)

Indian Army changes posture at LAC after China’s failed midnight attempt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 12:30 AM IST
India China border row: The Indian Army has deployed a mix of armoured and mechanized elements at Depsang Plains and another combat group at Chumar
The Depsang plains lie south of DBO in a strategic area that the military calls Sub-Sector North (SSN). DBO is the country’s northernmost outpost where India operates an advanced landing ground to support its forward military deployments.(PTI PHOTO.)
The Depsang plains lie south of DBO in a strategic area that the military calls Sub-Sector North (SSN). DBO is the country’s northernmost outpost where India operates an advanced landing ground to support its forward military deployments.(PTI PHOTO.)

Indian, Chinese armies hold talks on Ladakh’s Depsang plains

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 09:41 PM IST
Heightened concerns about Depsang come from an earlier intrusion in this sector in 2013, when the PLA set up positions 19 km into the Indian side of the LAC and triggered a face-off that took three weeks to resolve.
An Indian Army convoy moves along a highway leading to Ladakh, at Gagangeer in Kashmir's Ganderbal district.(Reuters File Photo)
An Indian Army convoy moves along a highway leading to Ladakh, at Gagangeer in Kashmir's Ganderbal district.(Reuters File Photo)

India and China hold crucial disengagement talks, focus on Finger Area

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 11:32 AM IST
A mutual consensus to disengage from all friction areas along the contested LAC was reached during a marathon meeting between senior Indian and Chinese commanders at Moldo in June.
Maxar WorldView-3 satellite image shows close up view of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) border and patrol point 14 in the eastern Ladakh sector of Galwan Valley on June 22, 2020.(via REUTERS)
Maxar WorldView-3 satellite image shows close up view of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) border and patrol point 14 in the eastern Ladakh sector of Galwan Valley on June 22, 2020.(via REUTERS)

India, China set to hold fifth round of commander-level talks today on LAC disengagement

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 09:56 AM IST
India and China military level talks are expected to focus on the critical Finger Area and the strategic Depsang plains, they said. The Indian side is working on restore status quo ante (the situation as it existed in early April) along the LAC.
An army convoy moves towards LAC in Leh on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
An army convoy moves towards LAC in Leh on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

4th round of India-China Lt Gen-level talks today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 08:36 AM IST
Negotiations are expected to be far harder this time as the continued presence of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in the Finger Area and the Depsang sector could be the sticking point in the talks, said a person familiar with the developments.
An Indian Army convoy moves along a highway leading to Ladakh, at Gagangeer in Kashmir's Ganderbal district on June 18, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
An Indian Army convoy moves along a highway leading to Ladakh, at Gagangeer in Kashmir's Ganderbal district on June 18, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)

Indian, Chinese commanders likely to meet this week

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 03:18 AM IST
The military-level talks between corps commander-ranked officers are expected to focus on the critical Finger Area and the strategic Depsang plains.

Rajnath meets military brass, reviews situation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:07 AM IST
The meeting is expected to focus on the critical Finger Area and the strategic Depsang plains, with a complex disengagement process that began after previous military talks on June 30 progressing smoothly in the Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Gogra, as reported by HT on Friday.
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