New Delhi: The Defence Minister of India and China will meet in New Delhi on Tuesday seeking to revive bilateral military ties. Gen Liang Guanglie is the first Chinese Defence Minister to visit India since 2004. On the agenda are a wide range of issues including the border dispute.
A day before the first meeting in eight years with a Defence Minister from China, Indian Defence Minister AK Antony told Parliament in a written reply on Monday, "Government is aware of infrastructure development by China at the border and their undertaking infrastructure projects in PoK. Government has conveyed its concerns to China and asked that it ceases such activities."
There's more on China's claims to Indian territory on transgressions along the Line of Actual Control and Chinese port projects in India's Indian Ocean backyard.
Sources told CNN-IBN little progress can be expected on these and other contentious issues when Antony sits down with China's Defence Minister. ...more
09:17 AM, Sep 04, 2012
New Delhi: Three Tibetans were detained on Sunday afternoon when they tried to stage a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi to protest the visit of Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie. The protest was organised by 'Students for a Free Tibet' to highlight their demand for freedom of their homeland from China. Dorjee Tseten, a spokesperson for the organisation, said the three protesters burnt Chinese flag as part...
09:19 PM, Sep 02, 2012