The biggest stories of May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 16, 2013
Lieutenant General (retired) Nirbhay Sharma, one of the most decorated field commanders of the Indian Army, has been appointed governor of Arunachal Pradesh, an official statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday.
Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday May 11, 2013
A week after the Chinese Army withdrew from Raki Nalla in north Ladakh ending a 21-day face-off between the two neighbours, Defence Minister A K Antony said India would continue to upgrade its infrastructure and capabilities along the border with Chi...
Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 7, 2013
The end of a 20-day face-off with China in Ladakh came after intense diplomatic pressure, including the threat that India was willing to scale down its relations with its neighbour if the latter did not withdraw a platoon camped on Indian territory s...
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Monday May 6, 2013
China and India have simultaneously withdrawn their troops from the face-off point at Daulat Beg Oldie near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. Sources said the agreement was reached after intense negotiations via diplomatic channels and the ...
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday May 6, 2013
China and India have simultaneously withdrawn their troops from the face-off point at Daulat Beg Oldie near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. Sources say the agreement was reached after intense negotiations via diplomatic channels and the m...
NDTV.com | Saturday May 4, 2013
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) head Dr VK Saraswat has shared details of India's nuclear-powered submarine project and discussed the country's nuclear deterrence capabilities in an exclusive interview with NDTV's Science Editor ...
Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Friday May 3, 2013
The government sent out top trouble-shooters to placate crucial ally Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has today said that it now seems serious about tackling the Chinese incursion into Indian territory in Ladakh.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from Agencies) | Thursday May 2, 2013
With China refusing to withdraw its soldiers from a camp set up in Ladakh 19 kilometres on the Indian side of the de-facto border in Ladakh, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid's trip to Beijing later this month appears tenuous.
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday May 1, 2013
India and China are far from resolving a border deadlock in Ladakh, but the armies of the two countries are on schedule to hold joint military exercises this October in the Chengdu military region in China.
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Thursday May 2, 2013
Army Chief General Bikram Singh presented to the Prime Minister and senior cabinet ministers today tougher options that India has to handle the border stand-off provoked by a Chinese platoon pitching tents about 19 km inside Indian territory in Ladak...
Nitin Gokhale | Wednesday May 1, 2013
At Chushul in Ladakh, about 100 km from where a Chinese platoon has intruded into Indian territory and set up camp, Indian soldiers will cross over to China and celebrate May Day with Chinese soldiers today.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Army Chief General Bikram Singh today briefed the Cabinet Committee on Security on the Chinese incursion in Ladakh that has caused tension at the border between the two neighbours since April 15, when a Chinese platoon pitched tents about 19 km insid...
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Nitin A Gokhale; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday April 30, 2013
At a third flag meeting between army commanders from India and China, some progress was made in the search for a solution to the stand-off in Ladakh, provoked when Chinese troops set up camp 19 kms within Indian territory on April 15.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 29, 2013
A total of 7,121 Indian soldiers have been deployed in the UN Missions and 18 troops have been killed in various operations since 2010, Defence Minister A K Antony informed the Lok Sabha today.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday April 29, 2013
Mulayam Singh Yadav today attacked the government over the incursion of Chinese troops in Ladakh, accused it of being "cowardly and incompetent," and warned that China, not Pakistan, "is the biggest enemy."