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  • Sujatha Singh in Beijing for strategic dialogue 12-04-2014 05:52 PM

    Beijing: Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Saturday arrived to take part in the sixth India-China Strategic Dialogue next week during which the two nations will review the status of bilateral relations and explore new initiatives to improve ties. Singh will co-chair - along with her counterpart Vice Foreign Minister Liu...
  • China plays down Narendra Modi's border remarks 25-02-2014 09:57 AM

    Beijing: China's Foreign Ministry sought to play down on Monday remarks by Narendra Modi, after the front runner to become India's next Prime Minister asserted at the weekend that the disputed territory of Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India. India and China fought a brief border war in...
  • Face-offs between Indian, Chinese troops can occur: Antony 16-12-2013 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Not ruling out the possibility of incidents such as face-offs between their troops, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said India and China have now decided to resolve such issues amicably through the existing mechanisms. On the incident where five Indian nationals were apprehended by Chinese troops inside...
  • PM concludes Beijing meet, heads back home 24-10-2013 05:16 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday wrapped up his China visit and headed back home. The Chinese leadership described his visit as 'a great success'. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, said that maintaining peace on the India-China border is essential for mutual confidence and to boost ties. "We should do nothing...
  • Peace at Indo-China border important for improving: PM 24-10-2013 08:51 AM

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that peace at the India-China border is essential for mutual confidence between the two countries. The statement came a day after Singh signed defence agreement with China in Beijing. "Peace at Indo-China border essential for mutual confidence and expansion of our relationship...
  • India-China move towards improving ties, sign border agreements 23-10-2013 09:49 AM

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday signed several agreements including one on border defence along the Line of Actual Control with China in Beijing. Singh, in China on a three day visit, met his counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning to sign the deals. The Border Defence Cooperation is...
  • India-China talks begin in Beijing, likely to sign new border agreement 23-10-2013 07:57 AM

    Beijing: A new border agreement is likely to be signed between India and China as Prime Minister Manmohan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning. The Prime Minister is expected to raise the border incursions along the Line of Actual control as well as stapled visa issue. He...
  • India, China not to push pace of boundary talks: Khurshid 25-09-2013 10:01 PM

    Beijing: India and China have decided "not to push the pace" of their boundary negotiations and resolve the issue "step-by-step", External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said. Khurshid, during an interview to a delegation of Chinese journalists, said, "There is our common endeavour and effort to move step-by-step toward resolving...
  • India strengthening capability on China border 02-09-2013 02:43 PM

    Hindon: India is trying to have "more understanding" with China, while at the same time strengthening its capabilities along the disputed border with its neighbour, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Monday. "India and China have an unsettled border. Talks are going on to find an amicable solution to the long...
  • India-China border talks to begin today as Chinese incursions continue 23-07-2013 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: After months of border tensions along the Line of Actual Control, the India-China Joint Mechanism on border issues will meet in Delhi on Tuesday for two days of talks. The meet comes days after the Indian government cleared a proposal to set up a new military unit to...
  • Shah Rukh, Hrithik movies inspired Chinese trio to intrude into India 14-07-2013 07:19 PM

    Leh: As security agencies probe the motive behind the infiltration of three Chinese Muslims through Sino-India border, the trio is singing a different tune. If the responses of the three persons to the interrogators are to be believed, it was the charm of Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik...
  • China will enhance strategic trust with India, Li tells Antony 06-07-2013 09:07 AM

    Beijing: China will enhance strategic trust and boost practical cooperation with India to further promote bilateral ties, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told visiting Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday. In his meeting with Antony, Li said both China and India have the political willingness to appropriately address border issues through...
  • India-China border talks today, NSA advisor to meet Chinese Premier 28-06-2013 08:59 AM

    Beijing: National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon will hold talks with his counterpart in China in Beijing on Friday on the disputed border issue. Menon, who is the designated Special Representative (SRs) and his newly appointed counterpart Yang Jiechi, will hold talks amid recent assertions by both sides to seek an...
  • India-China border talks to be held on June 28 25-06-2013 05:33 PM

    Beijing: The 16th round of India-China border talks will be held in Beijing on June 28 followed by the visit of Defence Minister AK Antony a week later as the two countries are set to resume top level contacts to build on the recent visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang...
  • No miracles to resolve India-China disputes: Antony 25-05-2013 04:04 PM

    Ezhimala: Noting that a spirit of cooperation and competition prevailed between India and China, Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday said negotiations to resolve the disputes between the two will take their own time and he does not expect any "miracles". "It is cooperation and competition... naturally. Both are neighbours...
  • 'Li's 'successful' India visit to boost bilateral ties' 21-05-2013 07:55 PM

    Beijing: China on Tuesday said Li Keqiang's visit to India would give a strong boost to bilateral strategic cooperative partnership even as the premier himself termed his trip as "successful" and "felt at home" during talks with his counterpart Manmohan Singh. "India and China decided enhance co-operation and coordination to...
  • Working on a trade package with China: Salman Khurshid 21-05-2013 01:50 PM

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day tour to India, said that the two countries have far more common interests than differences. ...
  • Li's India trip to enhance regional growth: Chinese daily 21-05-2013 12:15 PM

    Beijing: Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India will contribute to regional economic development and integration, a Chinese daily said on Tuesday. An editorial in China Daily noted that Li's ongoing visit to India will create a new chapter in Sino-Indian relations. "That Li chose New Delhi as the first leg...
  • India, China have far more common interests: Li Keqiang 21-05-2013 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: Pledged to build trust with India, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday said that the two countries have far more common interests than differences. Li Keqiang spelling out his vision for India-China ties said that he wants the two nations to be the engines of global growth. Keqiang...
  • The Last Word: Are India-China ties about to turn a new page? 20-05-2013 11:57 PM

    India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the Indo-China border were also discussed. ...
  • Defence Minister AK Antony to visit China soon 20-05-2013 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said Defence Minister AK Antony will visit China soon for bilateral talks. This comes on a day when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital. The Chinese Premier's visit comes days after the...
  • Full text: PM's statement on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India 20-05-2013 02:34 PM

    India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the Indo-China border were also discussed. Following is the text of Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh's statement to the media following delegation...
  • India, China call for an end to border issues, sign 8 agreements 20-05-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the Indo-China border were also discussed. Addressing a joint press conference with Premier Li, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that...
  • Tibetans protest against Li Keqiang's visit to India 20-05-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Tibetan student activists are protesting outside the Taj Hotel in Central Delhi and outside the Parliament Street Police Station on Monday against the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to India. Protesters jumped a barricade and tried to break another barricade. Meanwhile at the hotel, Free Tibet activists...
  • China deploys Su-27 fighters in Tibet, can target key Indian air bases 20-05-2013 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: China's all-weather fighter base in Tibet is now widening its range of options in the event of a conflict with India. Intelligence intercepts and satellite monitoring has confirmed that China may have to some extent overcome Tibet's extreme altitude and temperatures to operationalise an all-weather airfield near the...
  • Connecting the dots: The Raki Nulla face-off, Li Keqiang's visit 20-05-2013 11:50 AM

    "Tensions along the Line of Actual Control don't give leverage unless you stay there," said a senior diplomat with long experience of China. And China didn't stay on at Raki Nulla in eastern Ladakh during the face off last month, raising the question as to why it happened in the...
  • Chinese Premier calls for improving mutual trust with India 20-05-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: After the stand-off in Ladakh, it was a positive start to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to India. Keqiang on Monday said that he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held productive talks on Sunday evening at the dinner hosted by the Prime Minister. He also called for...
  • PM meets Chinese Premier, stresses on the need for peace on the border 20-05-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: After the stand-off in Ladakh, it looks to be a positive start to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li arrived in India on Sunday on a three-day visit. On Sunday evening, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Premier Li for a private dinner where he raised...
  • Border issue on Li's agenda during India visit 18-05-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: All issues, including the boundary question, would be on the table when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet in New Delhi on Sunday evening for talks. Li, who arrives in India Sunday afternoon on a three-day state visit, and Manmohan Singh are also likely...
  • Amid border tensions, Chinese dig tunnel for Delhi Metro line 09-05-2013 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the media brouhaha in India over the border incursions by their troops, Chinese engineers were last week calmly tunneling in the heart of the national capital for the heritage line of the Delhi Metro network, signifying the growing commercial linkages between the two neighbours. Engineers of the...