When asked why the Chinese foreign ministry was repeating the points of contention – New Delhi has summarily dismissed Beijing’s one-sided version of the incident – despite renewed talks of peace and tranquility at border, spokesperson, Zhao Lijian had this to say at today’s ministry briefing: “What I have just said, my statement just now is meant to clarify the whole situation, tell the truth to everyone. We made the statement because the MEA in India and also Indian media have made some false reports.” … [Read more...] about Galwan clash: China levels fresh blame against India, says New Delhi provoked clash
“Both sides will continue the WMCC dialogue to iron out their differences on the border diplomatically and work towards removing any friction between the two armies. The process is going to be long drawn out and hence, we have to be patient for a peaceful outcome,” a senior official told Hindustan Times. … [Read more...] about At 4-hr long India-China border talks, focus on de-escalation and disengagement
Wednesday’s meeting is a followup to one of the corps commanders of the Indian and Chinese armies on Monday at Moldo on the Chinese side of the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC) during which both the sides had agreed on measures to de-escalate the situation. … [Read more...] about India, China hold diplomatic meeting on border stand-off in Ladakh
There are 2,76,682 active cases and all are under medical supervision. The improvement in recovery rate is the result of a combination of preemptive, proactive and graded steps taken by the Centre in collaboration with the states and UTs, the ministry said. “Aggressive testing that ensures early detection of patients, home isolation for the mild/pre-symptomatic patients, effective clinical management of the severe cases, ramped up hospital infrastructure and regular and seamless coordination between the Centre and states and UTs have together resulted in the continuously rising recovery rate in the country.” As of Friday, there are 1,218 dedicated COVID hospitals, 2,705 dedicated COVID healthcare centres and 10,301 COVID care Centres. … [Read more...] about India’s Covid-19 case fatality rate dips to 2.72 per cent: Health Ministry
“Due to the sudden changes in the bilateral trade brought on by the global Covid-19 pandemic, shipments of machinery saw a marginal decline, while regulatory hurdles on Beijing’s part restricted the exports of pharmaceutical goods,” said a senior commerce department official. … [Read more...] about What does India export the most to China?