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  • Wang Yi's trip to India is of great significance: China June 10, 2014

    Beijing: China on Tuesday said Foreign Minister Wang Yi's just concluded visit to India is of "great significance" and sent out a message that Chinese leaders pay high attention to bilateral ties and their mutual interests far outweigh disputes. "From this visit, we know that Sino-India relation is now in a...
  • Why Brooks report on political mishandling of defence during China war matters today March 18, 2014

    In the five decades since the 1962 war with China and its aftermath, the report of the Brooks-Bhagat committee, which criticised the defence and intelligence establishment's handling of the border dispute, has become a red-taped, quasi-mythical object of tremendous political import. Any discussion about it is inevitably connected to the...
  • India, China meet to discuss peace, tranquility on border, says MEA July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday amidst the repeated reports of incursions by the Chinese Army. The meeting between the two countries was the third of the joint mechanism on border affairs. The Ministry of External Affairs damped down the speculation that a breakthrough...
  • India, China hold talks to discuss peace, tranquility on the LAC July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China began talks on Monday in New Delhi amidst fresh border tensions with more reports of incursions by Chinese troops in Chumar sector in Ladakh. However the Ministry of External Affairs has said that the peace and tranquillity on the border are on the agenda not...
  • 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...
  • Chinese troops cross LAC, enter Chumar again July 9, 2013

    Leh: Barely two months after the incursion at Ladakh, the Chinese troops have again intruded into the Chumar sector in Ladakh. This is the same area where the Chinese had earlier transgressed in April. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the the troops of China's People's Liberation Army transgressed on June...
  • IBN Newsroom Buzz: Surya Gangadhran on takeaways from Chinese Premier's India visit May 25, 2013

    Surya Gangadharan, International Affairs Editor, CNN-IBN says, India figures even below the ASEAN countries in China's Foreign Policy priority list. ...
  • IBN Newsroom Buzz: Li Keqiang, Karzai's India visit strategically important, says Suhasini Haidar May 22, 2013

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit strategically very important for India, says CNN-IBN's Foriegn Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • Peace and tranquility along Sino-India border: Army chief April 8, 2013

    Barrackpore: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Sunday said there is "peace and tranquility" along the Line of Actual Control with China. "There is no problem. There is peace and tranquility on the Sino-India border," he told reporters Barrackpore in reply to a query. Singh's statement came a day ahead of...
  • Heroes of Rezang La honoured by CNN-IBN December 13, 2012

    The heroes of Rezang La got a standing ovation for their bravery and sacrifice when honoured by CNN-IBN. ...
  • SM Krishna to meet China's Foreign Minister today June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will be meeting his Chinese counterpart Yang Jeichi in Beijing on Thursday. Krishna is on a three-day visit to attend the 12th summit by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The minister is expected to be back in India by Thursday afternoon. Krishna, who is...
  • Sino-India defence dialogue next month: Krishna November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Postponement of Sino-India border talks between Special Representatives notwithstanding, India on Tuesday said its high-level defence dialogue with China would take place next month as planned earlier. "I think, we expect whatever is in the pipeline will continue," External Affairs Minister S M Krishna told reporters on the sidelines...
  • Indian Army to add 1 lakh men on China border November 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian Army's proposal for a Mountain Strike Corps to add depth to its defence in Arunachal Pradesh is expected to reach the Cabinet Committee on Security soon, sources said on Wednesday. The new Corps will add one lakh men to the existing force structure and cost more...
  • Pakistan-China friendship evergreen: Wen Jiabao December 19, 2010

    Islamabad: The friendship between Pakistan and China is "evergreen" and both countries will continue to stand by each other in the future, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Sunday. Addressing a joint session of the Pakistan parliament, Wen said Pakistan had given emergency aid to China in the aftermath of a...
  • Armyman's body missing since 1962 war recovered July 15, 2010

    Palampur: Indian Army has recovered the body of a soldier who was killed in the 1962 war with China. Army officials identified the body of the soldier as Karam Chand Katoch of Dogra Regiment. Katoch's body was brought on Wednesday to his hometown of Palampur in Himachal Pradesh. The body was...
  • No bias against Chinese firms: Home Ministry May 10, 2010

    Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has called the Home and Defence ministries' approach towards Chinese companies as "overly defensive" and "alarmist". The statement forced a peeved Home Ministry to issue a rebuttal with Home Secretary GK Pillai claiming that there is no discrimination against Chinese companies. Pillai spoke...
  • PM warns Jairam Ramesh over China remarks May 10, 2010

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh is in the Chinese soup for his comments criticising the Home Ministry. Ramesh has been pulled up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi for his comments made in Beijing, criticising the Home Ministry for what he...
  • Believe govt, not media: Krishna to China April 6, 2010

    Beijing: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Tuesday said China should be guided by India's official stand on issues concerning bilateral ties and not by the reports in the Indian media, an "independent entity" which takes a critical stance on various issues. "We have an independent media which is very articulate,...
  • Big breakthrough unlikely in Sino-India ties April 6, 2010

    Singapore: India and China begin crucial bilateral talks on Tuesday and Beijing's support to Pakistan is in for some scrutiny. Experts say that if China does not budge on the issue of issuing stapled visas to Kashmiris, India too should take a tough stand. But Chinese analysts are warning India not...
  • Sino-India ties: many irritants remain April 5, 2010

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Krishna will start his four-day China visit on Monday. He will land in Beijing on Monday evening to mark 60 years of diplomatic ties with China. India is expected to raise a host of issues from stapled visas for Kashmiris to reports of Chinese encroachments. The Chinese...
  • Verbal spats between India, China are irritants, says Tharoor October 19, 2009

    New York: Describing the recent verbal spat between China and India as "irritants," Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor said the two countries shared a healthy relationship and minor issues should not be "blown out of proportion". "I think it’s important that everyone scales down a little bit the...
  • NSA says media hype on Chinese intrusions risky September 19, 2009

    A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh played down reports of Chinese incursions along the Sino-Indian border as media hype, the National Security Advisor MK Narayanan has warned that the hype could result in a serious accident, although he ruled out a 1962-like situation. He said there has been no...
  • PM counting on China's support in N-deal NSG January 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned late on Tuesday night from his three-day visit to China, his first in the New Year. On board the aircraft, the PM told journalists he remained hopeful that China would back India in the NSG on the nuclear deal. “I cannot say that...
  • India, China join hands to share arms technology December 20, 2007

    New Delhi: For the first time, India and China will conduct joint army exercises, the codename for which is Hand-in-Hand. Ninety-five troops from the Jammu and Kashmir light infantry flew into China from Guwahati on Wednesday to script a new beginning in military ties between the Asian giants. Troops from...
  • India wakes up to dragon in the sea June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: On December 4, 1971, the Indian Navy earned its spurs as a war fighting force by launching a blistering attack on Karachi. The day is since observed as Navy Day. This year, India's Naval leadership has outlined the new threats from the sea to India's security. The Asian...