Gen Naravane said his forces have been maintaining the highest level of operational preparedness in eastern Ladakh and the threat assessment and internal deliberations have resulted in re-organisation and re-alignment of the troops.
As a result of a series of military and diplomatic talks, the two sides completed the disengagement process last year in the north and south banks of the Pangong lake and in the Gogra area.
India asserted that a bridge being built by China across Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh is in an area that has been under that country's "illegal occupation" for around 60 years, and said it was taking all steps to ensure that the country's security interests are "fully protected".
The decision was taken in view of the health authorities receiving multiple positive sample reports on Wednesday. The move would lead to cancellation of bookings of trekkers from across the country.
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In a statement, the MEA said it was agreed that both sides (India and China) should in the interim also continue to ensure a stable ground situation and avoid any untoward incident.
Over the years feral dogs have been on a rampage in Ladakh, preying on exotic wildlife species
The talks are scheduled to start at 10:30 AM at the Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh
The Army Chief Gen MM Naravane’s visit has come in the backdrop of its prolonged military standoff with China in the mountainous region.
The two film stars resumed shooting for 'Laal Singh Chaddha' in Mumbai, after wrapping up shooting portions of the film in Ladkah.
In contrast to Jammu and Kashmir, where the government has come up with domicile law making it easy to acquire a domicile certificate of J&K for outsiders, the Ladakh government has stuck to the old rules.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said the chemistry between locals and the defence personel makes this area totally secure.
Both India and China have expressed commitment to take talks forward and resolve remaining issues along LAC in eastern Ladakh
Experts in Kashmir say the central government has been very sensitive to Ladakh after the abrogation of Article 370 and Chinese reaction to it, which is the main reason laws haven’t been extended or adapted in Ladakh.
The leaders from Kargil and Leh also said they reject any domicile law on the pattern of Jammu and Kashmir for Ladakh
The Army also said that the report mentioning that agreements with China have collapsed is 'false and baseless'
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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