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    India-China Border Fight LIVE:“The whole world is now not very much interested to deal with China, it’s a blessing in disguise for Indian economy. A lot of people from different parts of the world want to deal with India, in this situation, we need to increase our export and reduce import,” says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

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    India-China Border Fight LIVE:58 personnel that are at other hospitals have minor injuries, hence the optimistic timeframe of one week for their recovery, the Indian Army stated.

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    India-China Border Fight LIVE: No one critical as of now, all are stable. 18 soldiers are at our hospital in Leh, they will be out on duty in about 15 days. 58 soldiers are at other hospitals they should be back on duty within a week. Status as of today afternoon, sources in the Indian Army said on soldiers injured in the Galwan Valley clash.

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    India-China Border Fight LIVE: Traders’ body CAIT appeals to Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Virat Kohli and other celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands as a mark of respect for Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in Galwan Valley attack.

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    India-China Border Fight LIVE: The virtual meeting is scheduled to be held via video conferencing at 5 p.m. on Friday.

New Delhi: The last rites of the jawans who lost their lives in the violent clashes between the Indian and the Chinese soldiers on the Line of Actual Control were performed on Thursday. On Wednesday, a wave of grief swept across the country as the mortal remains of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the Chinese Army in Galwan Valley in Ladakh were taken to their native places. Also Read - India-China Border Fight: US Keeping Close Watch, This is How China Unleashes Aggression, Says Donald Trump

For many of the bereaved families, the agonising wait started on Tuesday evening when they were informed by senior Army officials about the sacrifice of the 20 soldiers in the clashes with the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control a day earlier. Also Read - Twitter Left in Jitters as Heartwrenching Video of Kashmiri Kid Crying Over His Dead Grandfather After Sopore Terror Attack Goes Viral

In heart-wrenching scenes reminiscent of the aftermath of the 2019 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed, coffins of soldiers arrived in several states for the last rites with full military honours. Also Read - Final Blow! TikTok Stops Working for Users in India After Govt Bans the App, Users Say 'It's End of An Era'

Among those killed, five soldiers were from Bihar, four from Punjab, two each from Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal and one each from Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.