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LAC standoff: Diplomacy cut no ice with China, feels govt

File photoNEW DELHI: On the eve of yet another meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on border affairs (WMCC), the government on Thursday said India was “fully committed to observing and respecting” the Line of Actual Control and that it would “not accept any unilateral attempts to change the status quo” along…

India-China LAC standoff live updates: India, China Corps Commander-level talks have started at Chushul, Eas

To wean business away from China, eased FDI norms likelyThe Centre is eyeing further easing of foreign direct investment rules, in addition to pushing reforms in mining, banking and capital market sectors, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said. The minister’s statement at India Global Week comes at a time when the government is working…

Amid China standoff, Pakistan ups infiltration bids across LoC

NEW DELHI: Pakistan continues with its incessant ceasefire violations and attempts to push militants across the Line of Control, while India is locked in the ongoing troop confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh, reinforcing the collusive threat from across the two long unresolved borders. Latest figures show India has recorded over 2,250 ceasefire violations (CFVs)…

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