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With an eye on China, IAF expands taxi track at Leh airport, new shelters being built
Fashion

With an eye on China, IAF expands taxi track at Leh airport, new shelters being built

New Delhi: Aiming to beef up its operational capability in Eastern Ladakh, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is expanding the taxi track at the Leh airport which will enable it to use it as a landing and take off strip for its fighters and transport aircraft.This expansion, which includes new aprons and aircraft shelters, will act like a second operational surface other than the main runway which is also used by civilian aircraft. The IAF is not calling the expanded taxi track as a runway because it is smaller than what the regulations say for civilian operations but is long enough for fighters and military transport aircraft. Show Full Article This upgrade is part of the focus on at least 20 air bases along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). In the imagery posted ...
Politics

Lost Traditional Land, Grazing Grounds For Livestock To India-China Faceoff: Chushul Councillor

Chushul, Ladakh: The ongoing India-China military standoff in eastern Ladakh that completed four years in May 2024 has resulted in the creation of buffer zones along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), which has directly impacted border villages like Chushul where the grazing grounds used by nomads and herders have been taken away and access to them restricted, Konchok Stanzin, Councillor of Chushul, told ABP LIVE during an interaction. Stanzin, a politician hailing from eastern Ladakh, said the Source link