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  • Rising India is ameliorating influence on China: US July 18, 2014

    Washington: The US has said a rising India is going to be an ameliorating influence on China as there will be areas of both collaboration and competition between the two Asian giants to work on. "A rising India is in some ways going to be an ameliorating influence on China and...
  • Government rules out release of Henderson report on 1962 India-China war July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday ruled out release of the classified Henderson Brooks Report on the 1962 India-China war that is said to be openly critical of the Indian political and military structure of the time, saying its disclosure would not be in national interest. ...
  • Chinese troops make bids to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports June 29, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh with the latest incident reported on Friday. According to reports reaching various government agencies, the Army had a face-off with...
  • Rise of India & China will make the world more peaceful: Wang Yi June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi believes India and China share a long term relationship and the latter need not get insecure about the former's strengthening relationship with other neighbouring countries. However, the Tibetan issue remains a bone of contention between the two countries as China expects India to...
  • Sujatha Singh in Beijing for strategic dialogue April 12, 2014

    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 Zhenmin...
  • China plays down Narendra Modi's border remarks February 25, 2014

    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 1962...
  • Face-offs between Indian, Chinese troops can occur: Antony December 16, 2013

    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 Indian...
  • PM concludes Beijing meet, heads back home October 24, 2013

    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 to disturb that,"...
  • Peace at Indo-China border important for improving: PM October 24, 2013

    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 and...
  • India-China move towards improving ties, sign border agreements October 23, 2013

    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 major...
  • India-China talks begin in Beijing, likely to sign new border agreement October 23, 2013

    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 September 25, 2013

    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 our...
  • India strengthening capability on China border September 2, 2013

    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 pending...
  • India-China border talks to begin today as Chinese incursions continue July 23, 2013

    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 July 14, 2013

    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 July 6, 2013

    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 dialogues...
  • India-China border talks today, NSA advisor to meet Chinese Premier June 28, 2013

    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 June 25, 2013

    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 May 25, 2013

    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 and...
  • 'Li's 'successful' India visit to boost bilateral ties' May 21, 2013

    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 May 21, 2013

    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 May 21, 2013

    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 May 21, 2013

    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 said India...
  • The Last Word: Are India-China ties about to turn a new page? May 20, 2013

    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 May 20, 2013

    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 May 23, 2013

    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 May 20, 2013

    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 May 20, 2013

    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 May 20, 2013

    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 May 20, 2013

    "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...