India-China Border Current Affairs - 2020

India Imposes Import Restrictions on Color TV Sets

Following a ban on popular Chinese applications, the Indian Government has moved the import of Color TV sets from free to restricted. India imports the majority of TV sets from China. This move by the government is aimed to promote PM Modi’s vision of “Vocal for Local” which will boost domestic manufacturing and balance the Read More…

Indian Army opens Siachen Valley for the civilians amidst LAC stand off

On July 27, 2020, the Indian Army announced that the Siachen Valley is to be opened for the civilians. The decision comes amidst Line of Actual Control stand off between India and China. Highlights The Indian Army had opened the Siachen, world’s largest non-polar glacier and the highest battlefield in the world was taken in Read More…

India-Bhutan open new trade route

On July 16, 2020, India and Bhutan opened a new trade route between Jaigon in West Bengal and Pasakha in Bhutan. Highlights The land route will help to move industrial raw materials and goods destined for Pasakha Industrial Estate. The route will help boost trade and commerce and will lead to decongestion of vehicular traffic. Read More…

Fourth round of India-China border talks concludes

On July 16, 2020, the 15-hour long India-China border talks concluded at 02:30 AM. The senior military commanders of the countries held discussions on the Indian side of the border in Ladakh. Highlights The commanders mainly discussed the de-escalation at Depsang and Pangong Tso. There was no statement from Indian side as several more rounds Read More…

India-China clash at Galwan Valley

A violent clash broke out between the Indian and Chinese soldiers recently in the Galwan Valley of Ladakh region. Around 20 Indian soldiers were killed in the face-off. Highlights The loss of 20 Army personnel on the Line of Actual Control is considered as the most violent face off between Indian Army and the Chinese Read More…