China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. - 20 Jul 2020  Chinese communist authorities have ordered poor Christian villagers to remove Christian images from their homes and replace them with portraits of Chairman Mao and President Xi Jinping or risk losing their welfare benefits. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has continued its program of “Sinicization” of religion … Continue reading China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

India must remain careful | HT Editorial

Disengagement is positive. But verify and be prepared Updated: Jul 07, 2020 19:37 IST - Hindustan Times After escalatory rhetoric, and more important, aggressive actions, a process to slowly, in a calibrated manner, defuse the tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), has commenced. China’s slight withdrawal of troops from Galwan, and the Hot … Continue reading India must remain careful | HT Editorial

‘Not intimidated’: US Navy tweets sharp comeback to China on ‘aircraft carrier killer’

A news report in China claimed that the South China Sea is fully within grasp of the Chinese army. The US Navy responded by tweeting pictures of the two aircraft carriers it has sent to the region for military exercises. WORLD Updated: Jul 06, 2020 08:08 IST hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi - Hindustan Times, New Delhi The … Continue reading ‘Not intimidated’: US Navy tweets sharp comeback to China on ‘aircraft carrier killer’

Indian soldiers unarmed and caught by surprise in China clash, families say

REUTERS NEW DELHI – Indian soldiers who died in close combat with Chinese troops last month were unarmed and surrounded by a larger force on a steep ridge, Indian government sources, two soldiers deployed in the area and families of the fallen men said. One of the Indian soldiers had his throat slit with metal nails … Continue reading Indian soldiers unarmed and caught by surprise in China clash, families say

WHO Quietly Admits Chinese Communist Party Never Reported Coronavirus Outbreak

By KRISTINA WONG - 4 Jul 2020  The World Health Organization (WHO) quietly updated a timeline this week to reflect that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) never reported its discovery of the coronavirus to the WHO and that the global health agency had to learn about it by itself, despite the WHO’s praise of Chinese … Continue reading WHO Quietly Admits Chinese Communist Party Never Reported Coronavirus Outbreak

60 days after violent Pangong Tso clash, LAC remains tense

The two months saw hostilities grow between the two armies, aggressive posturing by both sides, multiple rounds of military and diplomatic-level negotiations yielding no breakthrough and tensions spreading to other sectors such as Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. INDIA Updated: Jul 06, 2020 06:14 IST Rahul Singh Hindustan Times, New Delhi Exactly two months after a violent … Continue reading 60 days after violent Pangong Tso clash, LAC remains tense

India Rushes To Buy MiGs, Sukhois, Missiles

7/2/2020 3:53:49 PM (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) File Pic New Delhi: In the midst of India's tense border standoff with China, the Defence Ministry today approved procurement of 33 fighter jets, a number of missile systems and other military hardware at a cost of Rs 38,900 crore to bolster the combat capability of the armed forces, … Continue reading India Rushes To Buy MiGs, Sukhois, Missiles

‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

The Japanese navy has become one of the principal partners of the Indian Navy. Japan was one of the few countries who publicly supported India during the Doklam crisis. INDIA Updated: Jun 29, 2020 00:13 IST Pramit Palchaudhuri Hindustan Times, New Delhi Indian and Japanese warships conducted exercises in the Indian Ocean on Saturday, announced the … Continue reading ‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

Indian fighter jets patrol disputed Himalayan border where China has laid claim to an ENTIRE valley after the warring countries engaged in a deadly midnight brawl with spiked clubs and rocks

China has laid claim to the entire Galwan Valley on the Himalayan border at the center of Sino-Indian dispute India has now mobilised fighter jets in retaliation as tensions rise to dangerous levels  Satellite images appear to show China bringing in machinery and damming a river at the disputed border  Indian troops recently built a new … Continue reading Indian fighter jets patrol disputed Himalayan border where China has laid claim to an ENTIRE valley after the warring countries engaged in a deadly midnight brawl with spiked clubs and rocks

India-China Tensions: Betting on a Quick Return to Status Quo Ante Would Be Hazardous

The dispute could actually be the harbinger of a new and nervous era, a geopolitical side-effect of the terrible COVID-19 pandemic which is racking the world. Manoj Joshi - 15 HOURS AGO There should be no surprise at the insipid Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) statement on the India-China border issue. It tells us what we already … Continue reading India-China Tensions: Betting on a Quick Return to Status Quo Ante Would Be Hazardous