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10 Year Old Indian Wins Top Photo ContestRediff.com20 Oct 2021
The Natural History Museum's annual competition and exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has been the longest-running and most prestigious nature and wildlife photography competition that has been recognising the world's best nature photography every year since 1965.
FREEZE! Animals on the ProwlRediff.com9 Sep 2021
Take a look at some of the jaw-dropping images.
India's frontline tanks display firepower in LadakhRediff.com9 Aug 2021
The Indian Army started bringing the T-90 Bhishma and T-72 Ajay tanks along with the BMP series Infantry Combat Vehicles from the deserts and plains in a big way to these high altitude locations from last year with the beginning of the Operation Snow Leopard to counter the Chinese aggression in eastern Ladakh last summer.
'China is our enemy'Rediff.com10 Jun 2021
'We must acknowledge China will use Pakistan against India.' 'We all need to know that these two countries are ready to destabilise India at all times.'
'PLA won't withdraw from advantageous positions'Rediff.com15 Apr 2021
'The Indian government wakes up after the fact when it can do nothing, or rather lacks the will to prosecute military actions to reverse these adverse PLA-driven developments.'
Mahabharata: The story of AshwathamaRediff.com13 Apr 2021
Amongst the many characters in the Mahabharata, the impetuous Ashwathama comes across as a warrior lacking maturity and forethought.
'Nothing seems to have gone China's way'Rediff.com26 Feb 2021
'We must be careful because China has not given its design in Eastern Ladakh.'
De-escalation in Ladakh still a long way to go: Army chiefRediff.com24 Feb 2021
He said there were no signs of an "overt collusion" between China and Pakistan during the Ladakh standoff but India also caters to a long term strategy for not a two, but a two-and-half front war. With the half front, he was referring to the internal security.
'Indian Army's advantage has been lost'Rediff.com22 Feb 2021
'The military advantage the Indian Army had gained by the Special Frontier Force occupying the heights of the Rezang La-Rechin La ridge on the Kailash Range is lost without the PLA withdrawing to east of the Khurnak Fort line.'
India-China military talks last for around 16 hoursRediff.com21 Feb 2021
The sources said the focus of the talks was to take forward the disengagement process in friction points like Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang in eastern Ladakh.
India, China discuss disengagement at 3 other pointsRediff.com20 Feb 2021
India and China on Saturday held another round of military talks with a focus on taking forward the disengagement process in Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang in eastern Ladakh and bring down the tensions in the region, official sources said.
'Be constantly ready for a Chinese offensive'Rediff.com19 Feb 2021
'The last ten months show that India is not going to trust China.' 'Our military commanders are not going to believe that all is well till it actually is.'
India, China complete disengagement in Pangong area; to hold talks on SaturdayRediff.com19 Feb 2021
Sources indicated that during Saturday's talks, India will insist on a faster disengagement process in remaining areas to bring down tension in the region, which has witnessed a tense standoff between the two militaries for over nine months.
Disengagement process in Pangong Tso areas going as per plan: SourcesRediff.com15 Feb 2021
The Chinese and Indian armies continued with the disengagement process in the North and South banks of Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh as per plan and the entire pullback exercise is expected to take another six-seven days, sources in the defence and security establishment said on Monday.
Time for India to draw red lines for ChinaRediff.com13 Feb 2021
Once the tanks roll back, a zero-based assessment of future equations with China is necessary. Given the conflict situations that China is imposing on India time and again, the red, amber and green lines of interactions with China need to be laid down and communicated in no uncertain terms, asserts Srikanth Kondapalli, the leading China expert.
Why did India agree to vacate Ladakh heights?Rediff.com13 Feb 2021
It has been argued that India should have held back on disengagement from the Kailash Range, using that as a trump card to force Chinese concessions in areas such as Depsang, where they hold the advantage.
Parl panel on defence to visit Galwan valley, Pangong TsoRediff.com13 Feb 2021
The 30-member committee, chaired by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Union minister Jual Oram and of which Rahul Gandhi is also a member,wishes to visit the eastern Ladakh region in the last week of May or in June.
Disengagement process on in Pangong Tso areas: SourcesRediff.com12 Feb 2021
The sources said withdrawal of armoured elements from the south bank of Pangong Tso is almost complete and temporary structures erected by both sides will be demolished in the next few days.
Indian territory up to Finger 8, not Finger 4: GovtRediff.com12 Feb 2021
The ministry also made certain clarifications in the statement, and said, "the assertion that Indian territory is up to Finger 4 is categorically false. The territory of India is as depicted by the map of India and includes more than 43,000 sq km currently under illegal occupation of China since 1962."
PM handed over Bharat Mata ka tukda to China: RahulRediff.com12 Feb 2021
His attack on the government came a day after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh assured Parliament that India has not conceded anything in the sustained talks with China and it will not allow even an inch of its territory to be taken away by anyone.
LAC row: China, India pull back tanks from Pangong TsoRediff.com11 Feb 2021
Official sources said withdrawal of tanks and other armoured elements from certain friction points is nearing completion while pulling back of troops from the North bank areas is being undertaken.
'Chinese are fully aware of our resolve'Rediff.com11 Feb 2021
'I want to assure this House that in these talks we have not conceded anything.' Full text of what Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament on the Chinese pullback in eastern Ladakh.
China pact means no-patrol zone between Finger 3 and Finger 8 for nowRediff.com11 Feb 2021
Under the India-China agreement on the disengagement process in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese army will pull back its troops to east of Finger 8 areas in the northern bank of Pangong lake, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament on Thursday, in what is seen as a significant step to dial down tensions in the key face-off site.
Disengagement plan at Pangong Tso finalised: Rajnath on China rowRediff.com11 Feb 2021
As per the agreement reached by the two sides, India and China will withdraw the forward deployment in a phased and coordinated manner, the defence minister said.
The beauty that lies below the water!Rediff.com11 Feb 2021
The underwater world has never looked so magical, mysterious and mesmerising. These photographs are some of the stunning medal winners in the Underwater Photographer of the Year 2021 contest.
Chinese, Indian troops start 'synchronised' disengagement in LadakhRediff.com10 Feb 2021
There was no comment from the Indian side on the statement made by the Chinese defence ministry spokesperson Colonel Wu Qian, and carried by China's official media.
Tigers in high mountains, tanks in snowRediff.com15 Jan 2021
Like millions of people across the world, the year 2020 had dealt me irreplaceable losses and the lowest of blows. Like I have always done at such junctures, I had sought the refuge of the mountains. I wanted to end the year on a high, to show the finger to life, says Sumit Bhattacharya after a memorable journey to North Sikkim.
After high decibel campaigning, low voter turnout in Hyderabad civic pollsRediff.com1 Dec 2020
A total of 74,44,260 voters will exercise their franchise using ballot papers to elect their representatives.
Harsh winter forces Chinese to rotate troops at LAC, Indians stay onRediff.com1 Dec 2020
The Indian side has an edge over their Chinese counterparts in terms of battling the weather as a large number of them have already done duty in the Ladakh sector, including the Siachen glacier or other high altitude positions, sources said.
India, China to dismantle new border structures under disengagement planRediff.com12 Nov 2020
The two sides have also agreed for a joint mechanism to verify the progress in the disengagement process through delegation meetings as well as using unmanned aerial vehicles.
LAC row: India, China agree on 3-step disengagement planRediff.com11 Nov 2020
The disengagement plan was discussed between the two sides during the 8th Corps Commander-level talks which were held on November 6 in Chushul.
PLA accelerates fortification of Indian border: ReportRediff.com12 Oct 2020
In fact, given the current tensions and massed troops on both sides, there is a danger that the LAC will become more like the Line of Control with Pakistan, a heavily fortified and strongly defended border where weapon fire exchanges regularly occur. Indeed, Stratfor Worldview research has listed a sharp increase in new Chinese facilities along the LAC in 2019-20.
India, China agree not to send more troops to LACRediff.com23 Sep 2020
The decisions were mentioned in a joint statement issued by the two armies late Tuesday, a day after the sixth round of Sino-India Corps commander-level talks that lasted for 14-hours.
My father created the SFF, I commanded itRediff.com22 Sep 2020
Major General Sujan Singh Uban, a legendary veteran of the Second World War, was a natural choice to raise, train and command the Special Frontier Force and mould them into a well oiled fighting machine, recalls his son Inspector General Gurdip Singh Uban (retd), who led SFF troops during the Kargil War.
India, China military commanders hold over 12-hr-long talksRediff.com21 Sep 2020
It is learnt that the Indian delegation insisted on a time-bound implementation of the agreement finalised during the extensive talks between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow on September 10 on the sidelines of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) meet.
Army has occupied 6 new major heights on LAC with ChinaRediff.com20 Sep 2020
After the occupation of heights by the Indian Army, the Chinese army has deployed around 3,000 additional troops of its combined arms brigade including its infantry and armoured troops near the Rezang la and Rechen La heights.
Top military, political leadership to discuss way ahead in LadakhRediff.com18 Sep 2020
The participants would include senior ministers dealing with the situation along with the senior military leadership. The leadership is likely to discuss the Chinese military activities in Doklam and other areas on Bhutanese soil along with the Indian preparations to deal with the situation.
China should 'sincerely' work for complete disengagement: IndiaRediff.com17 Sep 2020
'Both sides should, therefore, focus on easing tensions in the friction areas by refraining from any actions that may lead to an escalation in the situation'
China plays Punjabi songs for Indian troops at Ladakh's Finger 4Rediff.com16 Sep 2020
According to sources, the post at which the Chinese army has put up loudspeakers is under 24x7 constant watch by Indian soldiers and it is possible that the Chinese might be indulging in such drama to distract our troops or perhaps just relieve the pressure.
India, China to continue military and diplomatic talks: GovtRediff.com16 Sep 2020
In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave a brief account of the four-month-long standoff and said the Chinese side attempted to transgress the Line of Actual in several areas of the western sector since mid-May.