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The Oli faction has agreed to halt street protests against the Prachanda camp in an effort to build an environment conducive to talks, ET has learnt. Oli could offer Prachanda NCP’s sole chairmanship at the party’s upcoming national convention and prime ministership for the next term.
Ministry officials said the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is inducting the latest equipment and machines to the border areas and new techniques are being used to stabilise roads in difficult terrains. Officials said that trials have also been carried out to induct indigenously-built modular bridges in the forward areas.
Proper verification must be done to ensure that the disengagement happens as per agreed conditions, said Narasimhan, adding: “Both sides were keen to end the standoff.” While a peaceful resolution to the crisis is in the pipeline, PLA will bargain hard, Narasimhan told ET. But the “Indian side will...
Satellite images, physical verification show Chinese troops have moved back from friction point in Galwan. While Galwan valley has been vacated and a four kilometre buffer zone has been established, which will not be disturbed till the next stage of disengagement, people familiar with the matter said a similar...
Pakistan’s Prime Minister had also publicly acknowledged presence of up to 40,000 terrorists in his country and that terrorists from Pakistan have attacked the neighboring countries. Recently, Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the UN Security Council, reported that around 6,500 Pakistani terrorists belonging to LeT and JeM...
Gogra and Hot Springs are among the key friction points where the two armies were in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation for the last eight weeks.
Explaining the significance of night time operations, senior fighter pilot Group Captain A Rathi deployed at the forward base told ANI, "Night operations have an inherent element of surprise. IAF is fully trained and ready to undertake an entire spectrum of operations in any environment with the help of...
This pluralistic character of Oman brought it closer to India resulting in wide-ranging strategic partnership. Oman is India’s oldest strategic partner in the Gulf. It may be recalled that last January India declared national mourning for deceased Sultan Qaboos bin said Al Said, one of Delhi's closest partners in...
A bench headed by Justices D Y Chandrachud said that the Centre will have to comply with all its directions given in its verdict. The top court's direction came on an application filed by the Centre seeking six months' time for implementation of the verdict citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
The breakthrough in India’s attempts to get Beijing to pull back its troops in Galwan Valley came after 2 hours of tense negotiations between NSA AK Doval and China's foreign minister Wang Yi. Doval and Wang, who are special representatives for border talks, have known each other for some...