Though the purpose of the Chinese troop reorganisation was not immediately clear, there was speculation that it could be due to bad weather.
Nevertheless, launching ballistic missiles at warship targets still requires a reliable chain of surveillance and guidance technologies, which remain untested in combat conditions.
Gen Rawat said border confrontations, transgressions and unprovoked tactical military actions spiralling into a larger conflict cannot be discounted.
The latest information from the Indian side is that the lost Chinese soldier has been found and will be handed over to the Chinese side after receiving medical examination, Col. Zhang said
The test achieved its goal of remotely setting up obstacles and placing mines across a whole region, where temperatures and oxygen levels are low, it said.
The first was on June 29, when popular apps such as TikTok and WeChat were suspended.
Defence Ministry on Monday clarified that PLA troops on September 7 tried to close in to an Indian position and when dissuaded by Indian Army troops they fired few rounds in air.
Two other villagers, who had managed to escape, narrated the incident before the public, a local newspaper reported quoting a relative of one of the abductees.
The military brass led by CDS Rawat briefed the parliamentary panel on the current status, confirming that the de-escalation process might take time.
The Major General-level talks began at 11 AM at a border personnel meeting point in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) area on the Chinese side of the LAC and concluded at 7:30 PM, sources said.
Sources also said Chinese military has also deployed a sizeable number of its troops in Galwan Valley, the site of the violent clashes on June 15 that left 20 Indian soldiers dead.
Apart from deploying forces to counter the Chinese military presence, sources said all the critical air bases have been activated.
The latest directive holds significance in the wake of the standoff at Galwan valley in Ladakh on Monday night which left 20 Indian soldiers dead.
While Indian soldiers followed the protocol in letter and spirit, the Chinese side resorted to their old deceptive behaviour, said Lt-Gen (retd) V K Chaturvedi.
In 1999, the Pakistan Army had occupied heights in Kargil which the Indian Army had vacated in winters.