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Australia hints at Chinese cyberattack; Japan, Vietnam too riled by Beijing

India isn’t the only country in China’s crosshairs right now. On Friday, Australian PM Scott Morrison said his government and some private sector entities in the country had been under a sustained cyberattack by a state actor — a hint at China.

China embraces Bangladesh in trade

Beijing grants tariff exemption to 97% of Dhaka exports

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Prime Minister should tell nation how Chinese occupied Indian territory: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi Wednesday posed several hard questions to the BJP government at the Centre and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell the country how China was able to occupy Indian territory. In a video message, she said the Prime Minister should disclose to the country the situation on the ground in Galwan Valley.

20 Indian Troops Killed Telegraph, CNN Report. India China Dispute Heats Up. Clash On Borders.

NEW DELHI/BEIJING - At least 20 Indian soldiers have died after a "violent face-off" with Chinese troops along the Line Of Actual Controllate Monday.

The incident occurred during a "deescalation process" underway in the Galwan Valley in the disputed Aksai Chin-Ladakh area, where a large troop build-up has reportedly been taking place for weeks now on both sides of the border, before senior military commanders began talks earlier this month.
The Indian army had earlier said three soldiers had died, but added on Tuesday that a further 17 troops "who were critically injured in the line of duty at the standoff location and exposed to sub-zero temperatures in the high altitude terrain have succumbed to their injuries." The deaths are the first military casualties along the two countries' disputed border for more than 40 years.

American journalist Cynthia Ritchie’s accusations against the powerful have shaken Pakistan

On June 9, an American woman resident in Pakistan went public with allegations that have shaken the country. She appeared on Geo TV and accused two leaders of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) of “touching” her indecently.

Indo-Pacific Charter gains support in India, US, Australia and Japan

The four countries that form the Quadrilateral Alliance would be the ideal initiators of such a move, just as the UK and the US were in the case of the Atlantic Charter.

A lakh Have Recovered From Coronavirus In India

Overall, there are 13 states and Union territories that have a recovery rate of more than 50 per cent.

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LOCKDOWN INDIA: New Lockdown 5.0. rules come into existence from Ist June in India

The fifth phase of the lockdown begins on Monday. Here’s what one must know about the new guidelines on the lockdown. The Centre on Saturday issued orders extending lockdown for one month beginning June 1, but has considerably eased restrictions outside of containment zones.

Nepal PM Oli’s new map tactic had three key objectives. China is the common factor

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to release a new political map this week and escalate tensions with New Delhi was designed to consolidate his loosening grip on the party and government, people familiar with the development said on Saturday.

China Turns Waterman. Weaponizes Waters of Brahmputra
For India, weaponisation of water was evident in 2017, when at the height of the Doklam crisis, China refused to share hydrological data with it, which in turn resulted in unusual flooding in the Brahmaputra River in Assam. The fact that apart from Doklam, India had also refused to attend the first Belt and Road Initiative Summit in China thereby hurting Xi Jinping’s ego, was also not lost on anyone. This refusal to share data was in violation of two legally binding accords between the two countries. Incidentally, China shared this hydrological data with Bangladesh, while refusing to do so with India.
International flights to-and-fro India before August: India Minister

India Aviation Minister has revealed that India sees August as the time when they can restart the International service. He has said that the government will make an effort to start a fair percentage of international passenger flights to take travelers looking to travel outside India or come to India before August. CEO of Delhi International Airport Limited, Videh Jaipuriar has said that the move to restart the domestic flight service is essential as the people now must learn to live with the Coronavirus.

INDO-NEPAL BOUNDARY DISPUTE: "Will bring back Nepal's territory," says Nepal PM. Releases New Maps.

Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli has reiterated that the Kalapani-Limpiadhura-Lipulek area in the trijunction of Nepal-India and China (Tibet) will be brought back within Nepal’s map at any cost.


Prime Minister Oli said with the approval of the new map by the Cabinet, “we will now be relentlessly engaging to realise those area back through diplomacy”.
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