Boundary

  • Floods bind people across religious lines in Jammu and Kashmir 2 days ago

    Srinagar: 15-year-old Abdul Rahman has been staying in a Gurudwara here along with his family ever since he was rescued from his house in marooned Wazir Bagh locality after the floods ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. With temporary shelters being set up at gurudwaras and mosques for the victims, the calamity...
  • Modi raises contentious issues with China, accepts invite for APEC meet July 15, 2014

    Fortaleza (Brazil): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brazil. Modi raised the contentious border issue in the 80-minute long meeting and also accepted an invitation to attend the APEC meet in China in November. Modi said, "This meeting holds a...
  • PM Modi meets Chinese President in Brazil, calls for a solution to the border issue July 15, 2014

    Fortaleza: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his delegation are in Fortaleza, Brazil, for the sixth BRICS summit. Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit, for the first time after assuming power. The two discussed the contentious boundary issue with the PM pushing for a resolution...
  • India, China hold talks on contentious boundary issue February 11, 2014

    India and China today held a meeting between their Special Representatives on the contentious boundary issue that was preceded by talks under the working mechanism on border affairs in which additional confidence building measures and steps for maintaining peace and tranquility were discussed. "The talks, which were held in a candid,...
  • Border pact with India win-win deal, says B'desh PM Sheikh Hasina September 29, 2013

    New York: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the opponents of Land Boundary Agreement in India to give up their opposition to the historic measure, saying settling the vexed issue would be a "win-win" situation for both the countries. The issue of the agreement, which is stuck because of...
  • 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, China boundary dispute not insurmountable, says Salman Khurshid September 16, 2013

    Holding that the boundary dispute between India and China is "not an insurmountable issue", External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said the two countries are committed for the "eradication" of such "irritants" from their relationship. "It is a fact that we have an undefined boundary and therefore differences in perception, something...
  • India-B'desh land agreement likely to be discussed in Monsoon Session August 5, 2013

    The Protocol on Land Boundary Agreement was signed between India and Bangladesh in 2011 but its actual implementation is still pending. Both the houses of Parliament is expected to take it up in the Monsoon Session. ...
  • Hopeful of India-Bangladesh Land Border Agreement: Dipu Moni July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, who met BJP leader Arun Jaitley last week told CNN-IBN that after the meeting, she is hopeful that the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha will speak to his party colleagues about the Land Border Agreement between India and Bangladesh. The BJP claims...
  • Bangladesh FM to seek BJP help for clearing land agreement with India July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, who is visiting India will meet BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday to try and convince the BJP to help clear the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh. The BJP claims that the government is ceding too much territory to Bangladesh. The...
  • Govt warns fishermen from venturing into Sri Lankan waters July 19, 2013

    Puducherry: Puducherry government has warned fishermen against crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and vennturing into Sri Lankan waters and said action would be taken against violating the order. A notification of the Fisheries Department said the fishermen would face a penalty of Rs 5000 and...
  • Sri Lanka denies firing at Indian fishermen March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka on Friday denied that its navy had fired at Indian fishermen off Tamil Nadu. The Sri Lankan High Commission said none of its naval craft fired at "any fishing vessel or any other object" on Wednesday or Thursday. The alleged incident reportedly took place off Kodiakarai in Tamil...
  • Indian fisherman escapes from Pakistan jail: Reports February 12, 2013

    Islamabad: An Indian fisherman has escaped from a jail in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, according to media reports on February 12. The fisherman, identified by the media as Kishore, escaped while cleaning the main gate of Landhi Jail in Karachi on February 11. Two prison officials were suspended...
  • Dearth of books on cricket, says Rahul Dravid January 29, 2013

    Rahul Dravid talks about cricket, books, IPL and on lot of other topics at the Jaipur Literature Festival. ...
  • Wish to settle boundary dispute with India: China October 13, 2012

    Beijing: Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the 1962-war, China on Friday said that it "wholeheartedly" wishes to solve the border dispute with India through negotiations and maintain a friendly relationship. "China develops in a peaceful way wholeheartedly, and hopes to maintain a friendly and cooperative relationship with India. China...
  • TN fishermen slapped, chased away by Lankan Navy September 10, 2012

    Ramanathapuram: In yet another instance of mid-sea confrontation reported on Sunday, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly chased away a group of fishermen and took away a mobile phone from one of them. The Indian fishing boats, which set out on Saturday, were surrounded by the Lankan Navy while they were netting...
  • Watch: Sidhartha Mallya in drag May 14, 2012

    Sidhartha Mallya, the son of Vijay Mallya, dressed up in drag for a special edition of 'Super Over - No Boundaries'. The format was very similar to Extra Innings on the Set Max channel. Mallya is the Director of the Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore and the football...
  • Pak Marines fire at Indian fishermen, 1 injured April 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Pakistani Marines allegedly open fire on Indian fishermen near International Maritime Boundary Line. One fisherman has been badly injured in the firing. The Indian fishermen were on board the boat Sagar Suraj. The incident happened off the coast of Jakhau, which is close to the Gujarat coastline. There have been incidences in...
  • 22 Tamil Nadu fishermen held by Lankan Navy February 26, 2012

    Rameswaram: Twenty-two Tamil fishermen and their five boats were taken into custody by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) off Arichalmunai in this island early on Sunday, police said. The Lankan naval men alleged that the fishermen had crossed the IMBL while...
  • Zaheer has an off day in the field February 19, 2012

    India's ground fielding was otherwise sharp, but one of their most senior players was a let-down. In the tenth over of Australia's innings, Zaheer Khan fumbled on the third man boundary to allow a four. Running a long way along the boundary, Zaheer tried to stop a cut from Matthew...
  • South Africa legends beat India in the wild November 15, 2011

    Durban: In a cricket match in which the result and the players' performances took a backseat, South Africa beat India in a World Cricket Legends match, organised by Beyond Boundaries at the Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal on Tuesday. After opting to bat, India set South Africa a target of...
  • India China are friends, not rivals: Wen December 16, 2010

    Chinese Premier Wen and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met, talked and set ambitious targets for trade in the future- $100 billion by 2015. ...
  • Can language determine a state's boundaries? July 14, 2010

    Maharashtra and Karnataka fight over Belgaum. But Belgaum should become a bridge between the two states, not a festering wound. ...
  • India can't match China's military force: Navy Chief August 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sureesh Mehta has set off a storm by saying India cannot match China military force. Is it a warning from India's military that the government needs to hear? "In military terms, both conventional and non-conventional, we neither have the capability nor the intention...
  • NSG row over, India, China talk N-cooperation September 25, 2008

    New York: Putting behind them the mistrust sparked by China's perceived negative role in the NSG, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday and agreed to push cooperation in civilian nuclear energy between the countries. "They had a very warm and friendly meeting. The...
  • China raises Arunachal bogey, protests PM visit February 14, 2008

    New Delhi: China on Thursday went public, saying it expresses concern over Manmohan Singh's recent visit to Arunachal as it 'was not proper' when the two countries were engaged in talks over the boundary row. Beijing, however, maintained that the two countries would continue with negotiations to resolve their outstanding issues. Immediately...
  • Govt sets up commission to reorganise India January 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The UPA has decided to go ahead with creating new states for better administration. For that purpose, it will set up the second States' Reorganisation Commission. The commission will suggest changing the boundaries of existing states and carving out new ones. The Second Commission is expected to look...
  • India, China start talks to resolve boundary issue September 24, 2007

    New Delhi: India and China have begun the 11th round of talks on the boundary dispute in Beijing on Monday. National Security Adviser M K Narayanan — who is the Special Representative of India on the bilateral boundary negotiation mechanism — and China's Vice-Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo are trying to...
  • Taj defaced by corridor of ugliness December 9, 2006

    Agra: BSP chief Mayawati is facing prosecution for the Taj corridor scam. But the corridor itself still occupies the banks of the Yamuna in Agra and is an ugly contrast to the splendour of the Taj. Devastation on the banks of the river three years after Mayawati was caught devising...