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In this image taken from video footage run Feb. 19, 2021 by China's CCTV via AP Video, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) regimental commander Qi Fabao, second from left, talks with members of the Indian military as Indian and Chinese troops face off in the Galwan Valley on the disputed border between China and India, June 15, 2020. China's military said Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 that four of its soldiers were killed in a high-mountain border clash with Indian forces last year, the first time Beijing has publicly conceded its side suffered casualties in the deadliest incident between the Asian giants in nearly 45 years. (CCTV via AP Video)(AP)

China charges blogger for 'demeaning military casualties' of Galwan clash

ANI | , Beijing
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:18 PM IST
  • 38-year-old Qiu Ziming was charged for comments that prosecutors in the eastern city of Nanjing said, "distorted facts, defamed five soldiers who defended the Chinese border, and have led to severely negative social impacts".
Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane addressing a press conference. (PTI)
Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane addressing a press conference. (PTI)

On India-China LAC row, Army chief says 'nobody wants an unsettled border'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:49 PM IST
The Army chief also said that India's engagements with China should continue as they have in the past and said that nobody wants an unsettled border, reported news agency ANI.
Qiu, a former reporter with the weekly Economic Observer, had 2.5 million followers on China's Twitter-like platform Weibo when he published two posts on Friday that suggested a commander survived the clashes because he was the highest-ranking officer there.(Yahoo)
Qiu, a former reporter with the weekly Economic Observer, had 2.5 million followers on China's Twitter-like platform Weibo when he published two posts on Friday that suggested a commander survived the clashes because he was the highest-ranking officer there.(Yahoo)

Chinese blogger detained over posts on casualties in Galwan clash

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Beijing
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 09:33 PM IST
The Nanjing Bureau of Public Security said on Saturday that Qiu Ziming, 38, was charged with "picking quarrels and provoking trouble", a vague crime that carries a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei apprehends PLA soldiers in this photo shared by Union minister Kiren Rijiju. (@47IndianArmy/@KirenRijiju/Twitter)
Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei apprehends PLA soldiers in this photo shared by Union minister Kiren Rijiju. (@47IndianArmy/@KirenRijiju/Twitter)

Kiren Rijiju, Manipur CM hail Captain Rangnamei for bravery at Galwan valley

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 04:18 PM IST
  • Both Rijiju and Singh praised the army captain for his bravery. Captain Rangnamei hails from Senapati district in Manipur.
In this October 16, 2016, file photo, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the signing ceremony by foreign ministers during the BRICS summit in Goa, India.(AP file)
In this October 16, 2016, file photo, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the signing ceremony by foreign ministers during the BRICS summit in Goa, India.(AP file)

China admits 4 soldiers killed in Galwan clash with India, reveals their names

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 08:52 AM IST
India and China witnessed a prolonged border row that erupted in May last year and after their troops clashed in June in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley.
Chinese People Liberation Army tanks seen moving towards rear areas as disengagement process continues in Eastern Ladakh. (Indian Army Northern Command/Rahul Singh)
Chinese People Liberation Army tanks seen moving towards rear areas as disengagement process continues in Eastern Ladakh. (Indian Army Northern Command/Rahul Singh)

In Pictures: Army shares pictures of PLA’s disengagement process

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 03:37 PM IST
  • The Army shared pictures of tanks and convoys of light armored vehicles moving with soldiers and equipment towards the rear areas as part of the disengagement process.
President Kovind was addressing a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament.(Reuters)
President Kovind was addressing a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament.(Reuters)

In Parliament speech, President recalls 'sacrifice' by soldiers in Galwan clash

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 01:55 PM IST
The President also assured the country by saying extra Forces have been deployed at Line of Actual Control (LAC) for protection of India's sovereignty.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts at a 'Farmers Convention', during his election campaign for the forthcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, at Vangal Marigoundan Palayam in Karur(PTI Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts at a 'Farmers Convention', during his election campaign for the forthcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, at Vangal Marigoundan Palayam in Karur(PTI Photo)

Veterans seek apology from Rahul for ‘undermining armed forces’

PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:51 AM IST
  • In a statement issued on Monday, the veterans said the armed forces can be “casually undermined by irresponsible leaders” only at a grave to national security.
The chief minister said the state government was announcing the ex gratia in honour of the bravery shown by Col Santosh Babu while fighting the Chinese troops.(HT PHOTO.)
The chief minister said the state government was announcing the ex gratia in honour of the bravery shown by Col Santosh Babu while fighting the Chinese troops.(HT PHOTO.)

Galwan braveheart Col Santosh Babu named for Mahavir Chakra in R-Day honours

UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 09:25 PM IST
The bloody Galwan clash was the first deadly conflict between India and China in at least 45 years and was seen to underline the risk of the border standoff escalating into a full-scale confrontation.
ITBP personnel on the banks of Pangong Tso, in Ladakh(PTI Photo)
ITBP personnel on the banks of Pangong Tso, in Ladakh(PTI Photo)

India, China to hold ninth round of corps commander level talks tomorrow

By Rahul Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 01:12 PM IST
India, China to hold ninth round of corps commander level talks over Ladakh standoff tomorrow.
Col Santosh Babu, 37, commanding officer of 16 Bihar, led from the front when Chinese troops refused to withdraw from the Patrolling Point 14 location under a de-escalation plan agreed by the two sides.(HT PHOTO.)
Col Santosh Babu, 37, commanding officer of 16 Bihar, led from the front when Chinese troops refused to withdraw from the Patrolling Point 14 location under a de-escalation plan agreed by the two sides.(HT PHOTO.)

‘16 Bihar’ heroes of Galwan skirmish to be honoured at Republic Day parade

UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 12:49 PM IST
  • PM Modi, who travelled to Ladakh soon after the clash, had paid glowing tributes to the bravery of soldiers, telling them that India's enemies had seen their "fire and fury".
Indian Air Force (IAF) Chinook helicopter flies amid the prolonged India-China stand off in the Ladakh region. (File Photo)(PTI)
Indian Air Force (IAF) Chinook helicopter flies amid the prolonged India-China stand off in the Ladakh region. (File Photo)(PTI)

Constructive talks were held with China, says India; Next round of meeting soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:41 AM IST
The 8th round of India-China Corps Commander Level meeting was constructive, the government has said.
Havaldar Bishan Singh, who was among those injured in the Galwan Valley Clash in Ladakh in June, died of colon cancer(HT Photo)
Havaldar Bishan Singh, who was among those injured in the Galwan Valley Clash in Ladakh in June, died of colon cancer(HT Photo)

Army denies Uttarakhand jawan succumbed to injuries in Galwan clash, says he died of cancer,

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Singh’s last remains, draped in tricolour, was brought to his home by the army personnel on Sunday afternoon. His family members paid their last tributes to him after which he was cremated with full military honours at town’s Ranibag crematorium.
An aerial view of deserted Kathipara flyover during an intensified lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease, in Chennai.(PTI)
An aerial view of deserted Kathipara flyover during an intensified lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease, in Chennai.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Days after intense Covid-19 lockdown, Chennai to open partially today and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Tenzin Tsundue, an exile Tibetan activist burns a Chinese national flag during a one-man protest in Dharmsala, India.(AP)
Tenzin Tsundue, an exile Tibetan activist burns a Chinese national flag during a one-man protest in Dharmsala, India.(AP)

Galwan clash ‘huge mistake’ by China, world already fighting Covid-19: Experts

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 05:13 PM IST
China will have to pay a heavy price for military misadventure in eastern Ladakh: experts
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will continue to play its role, the government emphasised, adding that the new organization will supplement it.(PTI)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will continue to play its role, the government emphasised, adding that the new organization will supplement it.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: ‘Will unlock India’s potential in space’, says Minister as govt opens sector and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The deadly brawl left 20 Indian army soldiers dead and caused unspecified number of casualties to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), including that of a Commanding Officer.(AP)
The deadly brawl left 20 Indian army soldiers dead and caused unspecified number of casualties to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), including that of a Commanding Officer.(AP)

Galwan clash: China levels fresh blame against India, says New Delhi provoked clash

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 05:17 PM IST
India has categorically rejected China’s claim on Galwan Valley in Ladakh and reiterated that the violent clash of June 15 was triggered by Chinese efforts to build structures on the Indian side of the LAC.
The Chinese government has refused to reveal PLA’s casualty figures for a week now though Chinese state-controlled media has said both sides suffered casualties during the clash.(Reuters)
The Chinese government has refused to reveal PLA’s casualty figures for a week now though Chinese state-controlled media has said both sides suffered casualties during the clash.(Reuters)

News updates from Hindustan Times: China’s blame narrative continues, says India ‘initiated’ Galwan clash and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Indians burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest against China in Ahmedabad.(AP)
Indians burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest against China in Ahmedabad.(AP)

China’s blame narrative continues, says India ‘initiated’ Galwan clash

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 05:47 PM IST
At the regular briefing on Monday, the Chinese foreign ministry also refused to share any details of the ongoing military-to-military talks in the region, and, once again, stalled a query on the number of casualties that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) suffered.
Suppliers say they reduced imports of raw materials from China in line with sentiments in the country to boycott Chinese products.(VIA BLOOMBERG NEWS)
Suppliers say they reduced imports of raw materials from China in line with sentiments in the country to boycott Chinese products.(VIA BLOOMBERG NEWS)

Pharma firms in U’khand say suppliers hiking prices of Chinese raw materials after Galwan clash

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2020 08:07 PM IST
China which has raised the prices and industrialists allege that suppliers are trying to leverage the tension with Beijing to earn undue profits.
Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and a government job for kin of each of the two soldiers from the state who died during clashes with the Chinese army. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and a government job for kin of each of the two soldiers from the state who died during clashes with the Chinese army. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for families of 2 soldiers from WB killed in Galwan clash

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Rajesh Orang of Birbhum district and Bipul Roy of Alipurduar were among the 20 Indian Army personnel killed in the fierce clash on Monday night.
Indian army soldiers walk past their parked trucks at a makeshift transit camp before heading to Ladakh, near Baltal, southeast of Srinagar.(Reuters)
Indian army soldiers walk past their parked trucks at a makeshift transit camp before heading to Ladakh, near Baltal, southeast of Srinagar.(Reuters)

‘No one is more selfless and brave,’ Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar pay tribute to Indian soldiers killed in Galwan clash

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 04:38 PM IST
India and China are locked in a border standoff in Ladakh for the past month and on Tuesday, a physical confrontation broke out between the two troops.
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