Line of Actual Control Current Affairs - 2020

Indian Army Builds Memorial for soldiers martyred in Galwan Clash

The Indian Army has build up a memorial in the honour of twenty soldiers who lost their lives in the Galwan Clash between Indian Army and Chinese Army in June 2020 in the Shyok-Daulat Beg Oldi road. The memorial contain the names of the soldiers and they have been mentioned as “Gallants of Galwan”. Background Read More…

Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh meets his Chinese Counterpart

On September 4, 2020, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Chinese counter part in Moscow. The Defence Minister is on a three day visit to Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He had earlier met the Russian Defence Minster and signed a deal to acquire AK-203 rifles. Highlights Tensions prevail between Indian and Read More…

India, Japan and Australia to launch “Supply Chain Resilience Initiative” to counter China

The Supply Chain Resilience Initiative first proposed by Japan. The initiative aims to reduce the dependency in China. Japan is to be joined by India and Australia. It is a direct response to companies that are concerned about Chinese political behaviour and disruption to supply chain. Highlights Japan had already approached the Indian Government about Read More…

India-Indonesia Defence Ministers Dialogue

On July 27, 2020, Defence Ministers Dialogue was held in New Delhi between India and Indonesia. India and Indonesia were represented by their respective Defence Ministers Shri Rajnath Singh and Prabbowo Subianto. Highlights The leaders held discussions on strengthening the ties between the two maritime neighbours. The countries will inject a new momentum to their 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…