The BRO chief assured the Defence Minister that BRO would not leave any stone unturned to complete ongoing projects on LAC and LoC on time.

Observing that India has given a clear message to China under PM Modi, he added, "I feel that India has succeeded in both diplomatic and military level talks. The prime minister's recent visit to Leh also boosted the morale of the Jawans."

America and Australia have spoken out clearly about the security threat by these Chinese apps, as these are believed to share data of users with the Chinese government.

They re-affirmed that both sides should strictly respect and observe the LAC and should not take any unilateral action to alter the status quo and work together to avoid any incident in the future that could disturb peace and tranquillity in border areas.

Asked if the construction of these bridges has helped in the movement of troops and heavy equipment to the forward areas, the BRO officer said it will fulfil requirements of the Army and also meet the civilian needs.

Congress jumped to Rahul Gandhi's defence after the BJP chief slammed him for skipping defence panel meets but not missing an opportunity to question the valour of armed forces.

Bayannur health authorities are now urging people to take extra precautions to minimise the risk of human-to-human transmission and to avoid hunting or eating animals that could cause infection.

The Chinese Army has moved back tents, vehicles and troops by 1-2 kilometres from locations where disengagement was agreed upon at Corps Commander-level talks, Indian Army sources said on Monday.

In order to make the red dragon kneel at its own game, India must acquire the economic strength to challenge China in any kind of duel. PM Modi’s economic vision of AtamNirbhar Bharat must be made a stepping stone in this direction.

In an open letter to the agency, which the researchers plan to publish in a scientific journal next week, 239 scientists in 32 countries outlined the evidence showing smaller particles can infect people, the NYT said.