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Chinese troops begin limited pull-back as India, China agree on ‘expeditious’ disengagement along LAC

New Delhi, Jul 6:  In the first signs of tensions easing, the Chinese military on Monday began a limited pull-back from a number of friction points in eastern Ladakh, a day after NSA Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed on completing the ongoing disengagement process […]

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Nepal’s ruling communist party meet to decide PM Oli’s future deferred again

Kathmandu, Jul 6: Nepal’s ruling communist party’s crucial Standing Committee meeting to decide Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s future has been postponed until Wednesday, according to an official announcement. Prime Minister’s press advisor Surya Thapa said that the meeting was deferred for Wednesday. The reason for the postponement […]

Pakistani dissidents slam PM Khan for calling Osama bin Laden ‘martyr’

Washington, Jun 30:  A group of Pakistani dissidents have expressed dismay over Prime Minister Imran Khan calling slain al-Qaeda chief and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden a “martyr,” saying this could be out of a “sinister reason” of putting the West, especially the US on notice. Under the […]

Pakistan condemns India’s expulsion of diplomats at ‘delicate’ time after China clash

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has accused old rival India of trying to distract the attention of its people by expelling Pakistani diplomats after Indian forces got a “battering” at the hands of Chinese troops in a clash on their disputed Himalayan border. Pakistan is concerned about the tension after […]

Pilots of crashed PIA plane were not focussed, were discussing coronavirus: Minister

Islamabad, Jun 24:  The pilots of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane that crashed last month were not focussed and they were discussing coronavirus during the flight, the country’s aviation minister told Parliament on Wednesday as he pointed out their “overconfidence and lack of concentration” as some of […]

Indian, Chinese commanders parley on border, growing calls to boycott Chinese goods

NEW DELHI – Indian and Chinese military commanders parleyed on Monday to ease tensions at their contested border, as the public mood hardened in India for a military and economic riposte to China following the worst clash in over five decades. An Indian government source said corps commanders […]

China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash – Indian minister

MUMBAI – China lost at least 40 soldiers in a clash with India at their disputed border this week, a government minister has said, as the nuclear-armed countries remained locked in confrontation on the frontline on Sunday. China has not said anything about any losses in the hand-to-hand […]

India set for comfortable victory in UN Security Council elections

By Yoshita Singh United Nations, Jun 17: India is expected to register a comfortable victory in the Security Council elections on Wednesday that will bring the country to the UN high-table as a non-permanent member for the 2021-22 term. The 193-member UN General Assembly will hold elections for President […]

China suffered 35 casualties during Galwan clash: Sources citing US intelligence reports

New Delhi, Jun 17:  The Chinese Army suffered 35 casualties during the violent clash with the Indian military in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, official sources said on Wednesday quoting US intelligence reports. The figure could be a combination of total number of soldiers killed and seriously wounded, they […]

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K’s Baramulla district

Srinagar, Jun 14:  Pakistani troops on Sunday shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Rampur sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army, a defence spokesperson said. This is the second ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Rampur sector and the third […]

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