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Sara Ali Khan, Radhika Madan give fans travel FOMO as they bond over Ladakh trip

Sara Ali Khan recently surprised fans as she shared a photodump of Ladakh with Radhika Madan(Instagram/saraalikhan95) 7
Sara Ali Khan recently surprised fans as she shared a photodump of Ladakh with Radhika Madan(Instagram/saraalikhan95)
Updated on Aug 27, 2021 04:08 PM IST
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  • In PHOTOS: Sara Ali Khan and Radhika Madan's viral pictures of exploring Shanti Stupa and bonding in picturesque Ladakh landscapes will surely make you plan an instant trip with your girl gang

Army orders fast patrol boats for surveillance of Pangong lake in Ladakh

The order - the first defence contract in the New Year - has been placed with a domestic shipyard as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign to boost self-reliance in the defence sector. The army will begin to accept deliveries of the boats this year.
Heights on both banks of the Pangong lake have been at the centre of the border row between India and China. (AP photo)
Heights on both banks of the Pangong lake have been at the centre of the border row between India and China. (AP photo)
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh

Army chief General Naravane reviews troop preparedness in forward areas along LAC

Among the areas visited by Naravane was Rechin La, one of the regions on the south bank of Pangong Lake where Indian troops occupied strategic heights in an operation during August 29-30 to pre-empt moves by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to unilaterally change the status quo along the LAC.
Army Chief General MM Naravane reached the forward areas early on Wednesday and visited troops of XIV Corps, popularly known as the “Fire and Fury Corps” and part of the Udhampur-based Northern Command.(PTI)
Army Chief General MM Naravane reached the forward areas early on Wednesday and visited troops of XIV Corps, popularly known as the “Fire and Fury Corps” and part of the Udhampur-based Northern Command.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 08:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Army chief Naravane reviews situation along LAC

Gen MM Naravane, who reached the forward area at 8.30am, visited troops of the XIV Corps, which is part of the Udhampur-based Northern Command
Indian Army chief General MM Naravane visits forward areas of Fire and Fury Corps including Rechin La.(Twitter.com/ ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY)
Indian Army chief General MM Naravane visits forward areas of Fire and Fury Corps including Rechin La.(Twitter.com/ ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 06:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

India, China to hold another round of talks on border standoff soon: MEA

The two sides are reportedly discussing proposals to withdraw tanks and artillery from along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), creating a zone between fingers four and seven where there will be no patrolling by both sides, and thinning troops on the south bank of Pangong Lake, which will be followed by a joint verification.
The border standoff has entered its seventh month and tens of thousands of troops from both sides have dug in for the winter along the LAC in Ladakh sector. (AP photo)
The border standoff has entered its seventh month and tens of thousands of troops from both sides have dug in for the winter along the LAC in Ladakh sector. (AP photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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EAM Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart meet in Moscow amid border tensions in Ladakh

Following fresh confrontation around the southern bank of Pangong lake, India has further strengthened its military presence in the region by sending additional troops, battle tanks and other weaponry. The Chinese People’s Liberation Army(PLA) has also beefed up its presence in the area where the situation remained very tense.
The talks between the two foreign ministers are taking place in the backdrop of a massive spike in border tensions in eastern Ladakh triggered by fresh face-offs between Indian and Chinese troops along the LAC in eastern Ladakh.
The talks between the two foreign ministers are taking place in the backdrop of a massive spike in border tensions in eastern Ladakh triggered by fresh face-offs between Indian and Chinese troops along the LAC in eastern Ladakh.
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 10:42 PM IST
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Fresh Pangong lake face-off complicates Jaishankar-Wang’s face-to-face meet

S Jaishankar is set to meet Wang on the sidelines of the SCO foreign ministers’ meeting on September 10 – the first time the two leaders will come face-to-face since the border standoff began in May.
Participating in an online interaction on Monday night to mark the release of his book The India Way, Jaishankar pointed to the serious situation on the LAC and underscored the need for “very deep conversations between the two sides at a political level”. (Photo @DrSJaishankar)
Participating in an online interaction on Monday night to mark the release of his book The India Way, Jaishankar pointed to the serious situation on the LAC and underscored the need for “very deep conversations between the two sides at a political level”. (Photo @DrSJaishankar)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 05:36 AM IST
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Hindutsn Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar

Amid impasse on LAC in Ladakh, India says only way forward through talks

Complex talks being conducted through diplomatic and military channels to end the standoff that began in May suffered a blow when Chinese troops resorted to what were described as “provocative military movements” on the south bank of Pangong Lake during August 29-30.
The southern bank of Pangong Tso has emerged as the latest bone of contention between India and China along the LAC in Ladakh.(AP File Photo)
The southern bank of Pangong Tso has emerged as the latest bone of contention between India and China along the LAC in Ladakh.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 07:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Beijing | ByRezaul H Laskar and Sutirtho Patranobis

India rejigs deployment in Ladakh amid standoff

Tensions flared in the sensitive sector after the Indian Army occupied key heights on the southern bank of Pangong Lake four days ago to stop PLA from grabbing Indian territory in a stealthy midnight move.
Army personnel on the Srinagar-Ladakh highway at Gagangeer in Srinagar on Wednesday.
Army personnel on the Srinagar-Ladakh highway at Gagangeer in Srinagar on Wednesday.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 05:17 AM IST
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Hndustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh and Rezaul H Laskar

China resorted to provocative action, violated agreements, says India

The Chinese side, India said, “engaged in provocative military maneuvers in the late night of 29th and on 30th August in an attempt to change the status quo in the South Bank area of Pangong Tso Lake ”.
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 02:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai

China in 70 years has not occupied an inch of foreign land: Beijing

India on Monday said that it had pre-empted “provocative military movements” by China to change the status quo along the LAC on the southern bank of the Pangong Lake
Indian Air Force aircraft carrying out sorties in Leh.(ANI)
Indian Air Force aircraft carrying out sorties in Leh.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

Despite Chinese cameras and sensors, Indian troops managed to beat PLA in occupying height

The Chinese Army has installed such equipment all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and use them effectively to monitor Indian activities and respond quickly whenever they find Indian patrols on the areas claimed by them.
An Indian Air Force chopper flies in the skies of of Leh, Ladakh. Sources said the cameras and surveillance equipment has been removed after the Indian side occupied the dormant height within its territory.(PTI)
An Indian Air Force chopper flies in the skies of of Leh, Ladakh. Sources said the cameras and surveillance equipment has been removed after the Indian side occupied the dormant height within its territory.(PTI)
Published on Sep 01, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai

‘Important for India and China to reach some kind of equilibrium’: Jaishankar

Jaishankar participated in the online event hours after the Indian Army said it had pre-empted China’s “provocative military movements” to change the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on the southern bank of Pangong Lake. However, he didn’t directly refer to the fresh tensions.
During the event, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said India’s growth “has to be a lifting tide for the entire region” and there is a need to invest in the country’s neighbourhood and build more connectivity projects.(ANI PHOTO.)
During the event, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said India’s growth “has to be a lifting tide for the entire region” and there is a need to invest in the country’s neighbourhood and build more connectivity projects.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 11:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

China upgrading airbases and air defence facilities along LAC, say experts

Besides the heliport in Doklam sector, the Chinese side is also working on two more heliports in Ladakh sector, one in Rutog county near the northern bank of Pangong Lake and another at Tianshuihai near Galwan Valley and Aksai Chin, according to the experts.
The imagery shows the suspected heliport under construction at the tri-junction of the borders of India, Bhutan and China, and at a distance of about 100 km from Doka La (Doka pass) and Naku La (Naku pass).(TWITTER/@detresfa.)
The imagery shows the suspected heliport under construction at the tri-junction of the borders of India, Bhutan and China, and at a distance of about 100 km from Doka La (Doka pass) and Naku La (Naku pass).(TWITTER/@detresfa.)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 11:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

India-China military talks hit a roadblock

According to top officials who spoke to HT on Friday on the condition of anonymity, the Indian Army has asserted that the sanctity of the LAC is non-negotiable.
There is growing consensus among Indian officials and China experts that military talks are unlikely to deliver further results, and the resolution of the issue will require political and diplomatic intervention.(AP)
There is growing consensus among Indian officials and China experts that military talks are unlikely to deliver further results, and the resolution of the issue will require political and diplomatic intervention.(AP)
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 06:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh, New Delhi

India urges China to complete stalled disengagement process along LAC

External affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava outlined India’s position on the need to complete the disengagement process “at the earliest” against the backdrop of reports of China’s reluctance to vacate positions in territory that India considers to be on its side of the LAC.
India noted that both sides had reached agreement on the “broad principles of disengagement”, and based on this, “some progress had been earlier made”.
India noted that both sides had reached agreement on the “broad principles of disengagement”, and based on this, “some progress had been earlier made”.
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 09:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar and Sutirtho Patranobis

Finger Area in focus as India, China hold talks

The Finger Area — a set of eight cliffs jutting out of the Sirijap range overlooking the Pangong Lake — has emerged as the hardest part of the disengagement process with little hope of immediate resolution, officials said.
Army vehicles on the Manali-Leh road, towards Ladakh.(ANI)
Army vehicles on the Manali-Leh road, towards Ladakh.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 12:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh, New Delhi

Wildbuzz: Star Wars over Pangong

There are those moments of magical glimpses that uplift the sufferance of human existence to a momentary merger with cosmic divinity
The Aakash Ganga over Pangong lake, Ladakh.(Photo: Dipyaman Santra)
The Aakash Ganga over Pangong lake, Ladakh.(Photo: Dipyaman Santra)
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVikram Jit Singh

Don’t give the military total freedom | Opinion

This is an abdication of political responsibility and opens the doors to future crises in conflicts
Instead of jettisoning them, ensure China complies with border agreements(REUTERS)
Instead of jettisoning them, ensure China complies with border agreements(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2020 08:17 PM IST
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ByShyam Saran

Ladakh face-off: Troops deployed on LAC to get body protection suits, batons

Twenty Indian soldiers, including a colonel, were killed in a seven-hour brawl in Galwan Valley on Monday night.
The Chinese troops have been using stones, iron rods and nail-studded clubs to inflict serious injuries during border brawls.(PTI)
The Chinese troops have been using stones, iron rods and nail-studded clubs to inflict serious injuries during border brawls.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 19, 2020 02:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh

No end to tense Ladakh standoff in sight as India, China hold ground

The Indian army, which has matched the Chinese PLA in terms of manpower and resources at the standoff points, has prepped for a long haul and inducted more troops in the theatre.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reviewed the situation along the LAC at a high-level meeting this week.(Reuters)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reviewed the situation along the LAC at a high-level meeting this week.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 12:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShishir Gupta

India matches up to China’s military in standoff near Karakoram Pass

India has decided to hold firm on the border standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh and has moved troops to counter the People’s Liberation Army soldiers.
FILE - In this May 5, 2013 photo, Chinese troops in Ladakh hold a banner that asked Indian troops to move back(AP)
FILE - In this May 5, 2013 photo, Chinese troops in Ladakh hold a banner that asked Indian troops to move back(AP)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 12:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShishir Gupta, Rezaul H Laskar and Rahul Singh

Breathlessness leaves four councillors hospitalised, others visit Panyong Lake

Councillors Raj Bala Malik, Heera Negi and Chandravati Shukla taken to hospital a day after reaching Leh
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Published on Sep 27, 2019 01:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta, Chandigarh

Stand-off between India, China resolved after talks

The face-off began when soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army objected to the presence of an Indian Army patrol along the lake’s northern border, leading to heated arguments and a scuffle between the two sides, said one of the officers cited above.
External affairs ministry spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar, told a regular news briefing there are existing mechanisms between the two sides to address such issues.(HT image)
External affairs ministry spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar, told a regular news briefing there are existing mechanisms between the two sides to address such issues.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 01:42 AM IST
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New Delhi/Beijing | ByHT Correspondents

Indian, Chinese troops’ face-off near Ladakh’s Pangong lake ends after talks

As per reports, while the Indian Army was patrolling along the northern bank of the lake when the Chinese troops objected to their presence. A delegation level talks were held that helped de-escalate and fully disengage the stand off, said defence ministry officials.
The stand-off started while the Indian Army was patrolling along the northern bank of the lake when the Chinese troops objected to their presence.(Photo: ANI)
The stand-off started while the Indian Army was patrolling along the northern bank of the lake when the Chinese troops objected to their presence.(Photo: ANI)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 12:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

How one of world’s highest roads is being built in Ladakh

Stationed near Chang La pass which is perched at a height of 5,360 metres (17,590 feet), the 13 men, whose home is the low-lying eastern state of Jharkhand, have little experience of cold climes.
Hundreds of miles from their homes, a group of labourers are toiling in a cold Indian Himalayan desert to repair some of the world’s highest roads. (Photo by Gurinder Osan/ Hindustan Times)
Hundreds of miles from their homes, a group of labourers are toiling in a cold Indian Himalayan desert to repair some of the world’s highest roads. (Photo by Gurinder Osan/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 02:12 PM IST
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Tangtse | ByAgence France-Presse

This Gurugram mountaineer is cleaning and healing Himalayas

33-year-old Pradeep Sangwan is healing the Himalayas one trek at a time through cleanliness drives.
Pradeep Sangwan, a 33-year-old mountaineer from Gurugram has been on a journey of cleaning Himalayan trek routes since 2016. He has collected more than 5,00,000 kilos of plastic from our pristine mountains.(Gokul VS/HT)
Pradeep Sangwan, a 33-year-old mountaineer from Gurugram has been on a journey of cleaning Himalayan trek routes since 2016. He has collected more than 5,00,000 kilos of plastic from our pristine mountains.(Gokul VS/HT)
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 04:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaina Arora, New Delhi

A record ride: Thane teen takes the high road to Ladakh in 16 days

Shetty, a district-level kickboxing champion who believes “why should boys have all the fun?”, started learning to ride the bike only a year ago with help from her friends Pratik Marsurkar and Darshan Raghunath.
More such road trips are on the way for Kanaka Shetty on her Bajaj Dominar.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
More such road trips are on the way for Kanaka Shetty on her Bajaj Dominar.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Published on Jul 29, 2018 01:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnkita G Menon

China steps up surveillance along strategic lake with patrol boat, camera network

It was near the strategic Pangong lake, located at a height of more than 4,250 metres near the disputed border between the two countries, that Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed last August over allegations of territorial intrusions.
It was near the strategic Pangong lake, located at a height of more than 4,250 metres near the disputed border between the two countries, that Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed last August over allegations of territorial intrusions.(AP File)
It was near the strategic Pangong lake, located at a height of more than 4,250 metres near the disputed border between the two countries, that Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed last August over allegations of territorial intrusions.(AP File)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 07:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
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