Tag Archives: India

  • India, China complete troop pullout from Ladakh

    Indian and Chinese troops have completed a pullout from a lake area on their disputed border in the western Himalayas, setting the scene for disengagement at other friction points, the two countries said on Sunday. ...

  • India’s dramatic fall in virus cases leaves experts stumped

    When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country. Infections climbed dramatically for months and at one point India looked like it might ...

  • India, China begin disengagement process in Ladakh

    The disengagement process in eastern Ladakh’s Panggong Tso area is in full swing, with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army knocking down military structures it had built since the border standoff began last May. ...

  • Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

    An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dead and about 400 police officers injured during clashes. ...

  • China planning to build world’s biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet: Report

    In yet another example where China has run into rough waters with its neighbours, the country has planned to build the world's biggest dam on River Brahmaputra -- a 60-gigawatt mega-dam in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR). ...

  • Xi Jinping asks PLA to be battle ready as India-China border tension simmers

    Emphasising that control over information is key to victory in modern warfare, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People’s Liberation Army to be “combat ready” as nine rounds of talks to resolve military faceoff in eastern Ladakh ...

  • Indian protests against agriculture reforms attract new supporters

    Thousands of farmers in a politically important Indian state on Friday rallied in opposition to new agricultural laws, signalling growing support for a months-long campaign to have the government reforms scrapped. ...

  • India spends big to revive pandemic-hit economy

    India unveiled a massive spending plan focused on healthcare and infrastructure on Monday, as the government sought to boost a coronavirus-ravaged economy on course for its biggest annual contraction on record. ...

  • Coronavirus: Twelve tested positive at old-age home in McLeod Ganj

    Twelve elderly Tibetans have tested positive for Coronavirus at the Jampaling Old People's Home in McLeod Ganj. Jampaling is currently a red zone, and the area has become out of bounds, with six police guarding the area. ...

  • A year after COVID-19’s arrival, India’s active cases fall

    India reported its lowest active number of novel coronavirus cases in seven months on Saturday, a year after the virus was first confirmed in the country. ...