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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga, at an altitude of 15,000 ft near a Border Out Post in Ladakh.

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga, at an altitude of 13,000 to 18,000 ft in Ladakh.

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) performs Yoga on International Day of Yoga alongside Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh.

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Gen MM Naravane COAS visited Siachen & Eastern Ladakh & reviewed the operational preparedness. COAS also interacted with the troops & complimented them for their steadfastness & high morale, while being deployed in some of the harshest terrain, altitude & weather conditions

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ITBP troops celebrate Holi near Galwan in Ladakh.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now.

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Locals in Lahaul -Spiti partake in a dance performance

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In this photograph provided by the Indian Army, tanks pull back from the banks of Pangong Tso lake region, in Ladakh along the India-China border. China and India are pulling back front-line troops from disputed portions of their mountain border where they have been in a standoff for months.

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In this photograph provided by the Indian Army, army officers of India and China hold a meeting at Pangong lake region in Ladakh on the India-China border. China and India are pulling back front-line troops from disputed portions of their mountain border where they have been in a standoff for months. Both countries say the troops began the disengagement on Wednesday at the southern and northern banks of Pangong Lake in the Ladakh region.

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Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengaging from the banks of Pangong lake area in Eastern Ladakh.

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A snow clearing vehicle removes snow from a road near the Zojila pass in Ladakh.

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Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel celebrate Republic Day at a border outpost in Ladakh.

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Tableau of Ladakh during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha congratulates Justice Pankaj Mithal after administering him oath as the Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, in Jammu.

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Indian Army chief General M M Naravane interacts with the local commanders and troops at forward base Tara in Ladakh.

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Indian Army chief, General M M Naravane poses for a photograph with the local commanders and troops at forward base Tara in Ladakh.

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Indian Army chief General M M Naravane visits forward areas of Fire and Fury Corps, including Rechin La, and undertook a first-hand assessment of the situation along the LAC.

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Indian Army chief, General M M Naravane, is received by Lieutenant General PG K Menon on his arrival in Leh. Naravane is on a one day visit to the Fire and Fury Corps.

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Border Road Organisation (BRO) workers clear Leh-Srinagar Highway amid sub-zero temperature, in Leh.

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IAF C17 Globemaster aircraft carrying essential items for army personnel flies over the UT, in Ladakh.

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Tourists visit a water stream frozen due to drop in the temperature, at Nursery near Sissu in Lahaul-Spiti district.

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Undated photo, army sets up upgraded living facilities for troops in eastern Ladakh.

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Undated photo, army sets up upgraded living facilities for troops in eastern Ladakh.

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A voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Elections, in Leh.

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Polling officials during the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Elections, in Leh.

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet flies over, amid the prolonged India-China stand off in eastern Ladakh, in Leh.

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Military vehicles carrying military material on their way to Leh (Ladakh), on Indo-China border.

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Army vehicles move towards eastern Ladakh amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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IAF fighter jet flies in the backdrop of Himalayan mountain range, amid the prolonged India-China stand off in eastern Ladakh, in Leh district.

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Youths stage a protest to condemn the statement of BJP General Secretary for UT JK & Ladakh Ashok Kout, in Leh. Kout has given a boycott call against veteran Leh leaders' movement.

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IAF fighter jet flies in the Ladakh region, amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI jet flies over Ladakh region amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An IAF chopper flies over Ladakh region amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An IAF chopper flies over Ladakh region amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An army convoy moves towards Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI jet flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI jet flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF Hercules aircraft carrying military material flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF chopper flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An IAF transport aircraft C17 brings in essentials supplies at a base in Ladakh as the security forces gear up for winter amid tensions at the LAC.

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An IAF transport aircraft C17 brings in essentials supplies at a base in Ladakh, as the security forces gear up for winter amid tensions at the LAC.

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C-17 Globemaster of the Indian Air Force flies over Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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Army trucks move towards LAC eastern Ladakh, amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi meets the representatives of various delegations from Leh-Ladakh including Ladakh Hill Council delegation led by Chairman Gyal P Wangyal, Muslim Community Phyang UT Leh Ladakh, Ladakh Buddhist Association, Sherap Skyadstal Ling Library Learning Centre Thiksay-Ladakh and various employees’ organisations, during his two-day visit, in Ladakh.

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HAL’s Indigenous Light Utility Vehicle (LUH) completes Hot and High Altitude trials in the Himalayan mountain ranges in Leh, Ladakh.

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An IAF aircraft flies in the Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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IAF fighter jet flies in Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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Army vehicles move towards eastern Ladakh amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane with commanders and troops during his visit to review the security situation in Ladakh.

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A view of Namgyal Palace in the backdrop of monsoon clouds looming in the sky, in Leh.

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An IAF fighter jet flies over Leh after a fresh confrontation between India and China on the southern bank of the Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh.

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An Indian Air Force chopper flies in the skies of of Leh, Ladakh in the wake of India China face-off.

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ITBP personnel celebrate the 74th Independence Day, in Ladakh.

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ITBP personnel celebrate the 74th Independence Day on the banks of Pangong Tso, in Ladakh.

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ITBP personnel celebrate the 74th Independence Day on the banks of Pangong Tso, in Ladakh.

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Lt Governor R K Mathur addresses during 74th Indepence Day celebrations in Leh.

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Army personnel celebrate the festival of Raksha Bandhan by tying 'rakhis' sent to them by various women from across the country, in Ladakh region.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses Indian Army soldiers, at Lukung post in Ladakh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh poses with officers at a forward base in Ladakh. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane are accompanying him on the visit.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with the troops who participated in the para dropping and other military exercise at Stakna, in Leh, Ladakh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with the troops who participated in the para dropping and other military exercise at Stakna, in Leh, Ladakh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh poses for a group photo with troops who took part in para dropping and other military exercises at Stakna, in Leh, Ladakh. Chief of Defence Services Gen Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General M M Naravane (2nd R) are also seen.

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An ITBP official patrols at a local market, during Unlock 2.0, in Leh.

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IAF C-17 aircraft flies above Leh, in Ladakh.

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MiG-29 fighter aircraft flies above Leh, in Ladakh.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China. June 28 image shows that the Indians had built a wall on their side and the Chinese had expanded an outpost camp at the end of a long road connected to Chinese military bases farther from the poorly defined border, according to experts. July 6 image shows China and India appear to have dismantled recent construction on both the Indian and Chinese sides of a contested border high in the Karakoram mountains following a deadly clash in the area.

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A view of the Namgyal Palace sans tourists owing to COVID-19 pandemic, in Leh.

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Roadside vegetable vendors wait for customers, at Leh in Ladakh.

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Clouds hover over the sky during Unlock 2.0, at Leh in Ladakh.

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Prime Minister Naredra Modi arrives by a chopper at the Air Force Station in Leh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during his visit to Nimu forward post in Ladakh.

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PM Narendra Modi meets injured soldiers of Galwan Valley, in Nimu, Ladakh.

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PM Narendra Modi meets injured soldiers of Galwan Valley, in Nimu, Ladakh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat (L) arrives for an interactions with the security forces personnel in Leh.

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An IAF helicopter flies in the sky, in Leh, Ladakh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being briefed by an Army officer in Leh. PM Modi interacted with personnel of the Army, Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Leh. Days after a violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in East Ladakh, PM Modi reached Leh with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat.

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PM Narendra Modi interacts with troops at one of the forward positions.

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Personnel of the Army, Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police during an interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Leh.

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PM Modi being briefed by senior officers in Nimu. Located at 11,000 feet, this is among the toughest terrains, surrounded by the Zanskar range and located on the banks of the river Indus

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PM Narendra Modi at one of the forward locations in Ladakh to review security situation amid the ongoing border standoff with China

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A devotee pays obeisance at Shanti Stupa in Leh, Ladakh.

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An Indian army Chinook helicopter flies from Air force base in the backdrop of a Himalayan mountain range, amid border tensions with China, in Leh.

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A fighter jet flies from Indian Air force base in the backdrop of a Himalayan mountain range, amid border tensions with China, in Leh.

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People take part in morning walk, during Unlock 2.0, in Leh.

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Indian national flag flutters during a breeze, in the backdrop of Stok Kangri mountain range of the Himalayas, in Leh.

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A view of the historical Leh Palace, in Leh.

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An IAF chopper flies in the skies above Leh in Ladakh.

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An aerial view of Leh city amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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Indian army convoy moves towards the Line of Actual Control (LAC) from Leh.

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