Indian Army convoy moves towards Leh via Manali-Leh road, near Manali. Photo: PTI
The Indian Army has put up barbed wires at heights under its control at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) bordering Ladakh, signalling to the Chinese that they must not enter its territory. China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has made multiple attempts to take over Indian-held positions, sources told IANS.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers' meet in Moscow on Thursday.
The meeting is scheduled to take place today evening.
Captured with a slow shutter speed, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, California. Photo: PTI
After India’s real GDP contracted by a record 24 per cent in Q1, global and domestic rating agencies have sharply cut their forecast for India’s economic growth this fiscal year.
Fitch now expects India’s GDP to contract 10.5 per cent in FY21, compared to its earlier estimate of 5 per cent. India Ratings, its wholly-owned Indian subsidiary, predicts a sharper fall of 11.8 per cent in real GDP.
Goldman Sachs, which had earlier estimated an 11.8 per cent contraction, has now estimated it at 14.8 per cent.
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