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One more COVID-related death in Ladakh, toll reaches 40

One more COVID-related death in Ladakh, toll reaches 40

The death toll due to COVID-19 in Ladakh has reached 40 after one more patient succumbed to the infection in the Union Territory, officials said on Monday. The 83-year-old patient, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, died in Leh district on Sunday, they said. The officials said this was the seventeenth in Leh due to […]

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‘No Shots Fired, No Transgression Across LAC’: India After China’s Claims

‘No Shots Fired, No Transgression Across LAC’: India After China’s Claims

The India Army on Tuesday denied that it crossed the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh or fired any warning shots. China had accused India of “illegally crossing” the LAC and firing warning shots near the south bank of Pangong Tso Lake. The Army officials said that China continues to undertake provocative activities to escalate the […]

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Ladakhis battle Covid, worry about LAC clashes

Ladakhis battle Covid, worry about LAC clashes

Residents of the Union Territory of Ladakh say they have been suffering both due to the standoff between the Indian and Chinese armies and growing cases of Covid-19. Residents of the region have had to do without a tourist season and are now living under the shadow of war. Fresh cases of Covid-19 have added […]

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52 new COVID cases, another death in Ladakh

52 new COVID cases, another death in Ladakh

An octogenarian died of the novel coronavirus in Ladakh, taking the toll to 35 on Wednesday, officials said. The number of cases of the pathogen rose to 2,733 with 52 more people testing positive for the infection, including 46 in Leh and six in Kargil, according to the officials. The active cases of the coronavirus […]

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

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

Despite the presence of cameras and surveillance equipment deployed by the Chinese Army near the height close to Pangong lake southern bank, the Indian Army troops managed to occupy it before the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops.”The Chinese Army has deployed advanced cameras and surveillance equipment to monitor Indian activities near the dormant height but […]

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The curious link behind China’s Ladakh moves and a looming food crisis | Analysis

The curious link behind China’s Ladakh moves and a looming food crisis | Analysis

President Xi Jinping launched ‘Operation Clean Plate’ last fortnight to prepare China for a potential food crisis, contributed in part by the diplomatic muscle-flexing he has pursued abroad to bolster his standing at home. But Beijing’s aggressive manoeuvres in Ladakh, the South China Sea and beyond – seen to have been prompted by a design to divert attention from […]

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Military moves raise fears of escalation along LAC

Military moves raise fears of escalation along LAC

An unusually sharp exchange between India and China on Monday, going by the irreconcilable statements issued by the two armies, has led to fears of a military escalation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in case the situation is not resolved quickly through bilateral talks at a political and diplomatic level. These statements followed the moves by […]

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‘Provocative’: India lashes out at new Chinese attempt to alter status quo near Pangong Tso

‘Provocative’: India lashes out at new Chinese attempt to alter status quo near Pangong Tso

China’s People’s Liberation Army soldiers made ‘provocative military movements’ on the southern bank of Pangong Tso on the night intervening 29 and 30 August, the Indian army said in a statement on Monday, accusing soldiers across the Line of Actual Control of trying to alter the status quo. The statement said Indian troops had been […]

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One more COVID-related death in Ladakh, toll reaches 28

One more COVID-related death in Ladakh, toll reaches 28

One more patient died of coronavirus in Ladakh, taking the death toll due to the disease in the union territory to 28, officials said on Saturday. The patient, who was suffering from various ailments, died at a hospital in Leh district on Friday, they said. This was the 10th COVID-related death in Leh district, while […]

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Govt pushes hard to complete 1st all-weather route to Ladakh

Govt pushes hard to complete 1st all-weather route to Ladakh

India’s national security planners are pushing hard to complete an all-weather strategic route to Ladakh that will link Darcha in Himachal Pradesh to Nimu via Padum in Kargil’s Zanskar valley, people familiar with the matter said. Senior military commanders said the third route to connect Ladakh by road is urgently needed given Pakistan and its […]

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