India Border

  • 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...
  • 'Army downplays Chinese move to build road crossing LAC' May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Chinese have constructed a 5km road through the Line of Actual control but Indian Army sources have dismissed these reports saying the road is well within the Chinese area known as Siri Jap. This comes a month after the face off in the Raki Nulla area between Indian...
  • Bangladesh: Collapsed building owner arrested on India border April 28, 2013

    Savar: The owner of an illegally-constructed building that collapsed last week in a deadly heap in a Dhaka suburb was arrested at a border crossing with India on Sunday in a dramatic operation by members of an elite commando force, a government minister said. A fleeing Mohammed Sohel Rana was...
  • Govt relies on diplomatic measures to resolve deadlock with China April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Government appears to be banking solely on the diplomatic option to to resolve the deadlock at Rakki Nullah in Daulat Beg Oldi with the high level China Study Group comprising the NSA, Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary and service chiefs driving thinking on the issue. Sources indicate there were...
  • Incursion issue: China tones down rhetoric, urges patience April 25, 2013

    Beijing: Toning down its rhetoric on incursion, China on Thursday counselled patience saying favourable conditions should be created for the two countries to solve the issue through friendly consolations. At separate media briefings, both the Chinese Foreign Ministry and the Defence Ministry maintained that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had...
  • We didn't provoke tension at the border, says China April 25, 2013

    Beijing: Claiming that its troops or choppers have not caused any "provocation" or violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, China today said the incident will not affect bilateral ties or disrupt peace at the borders as both sides are trying to resolve it in a friendly manner....
  • Chinese intrusion: Army briefs government on military options April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: With China sticking to its stand that its troops have not violated the Line of Actual Control, Army has told the Government about various military options that can be exercised to deal with the situation arising out of the intrusion in Ladakh. The Army has given its inputs...
  • Chinese helicopters violated Indian airspace on April 21: Sources April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no let up in tension at the India, China border with China violating Indian airspace and incursions into Ladakh. Army sources said that two Chinese helicopters violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on April 21. The Chinese choppers entered the Indian airspace on April 21...
  • Government's approach towards China 'very weak': BJP April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Terming the government's approach towards China as "very weak", BJP on Tuesday asked the Centre to spell out steps being taken to tackle the danger arising out of the Chinese troops' incursion in Ladakh. It said the government should tell the nation the truth about the issue...
  • Incursion: Indian, Chinese military commanders hold meet April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian and Chinese military commanders held a flag meeting in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh, according to the reports. India wants the Chinese to withdraw their troops from Depsang, where they have been present for the last one week. Sources have told CNN-IBN, that Ministry of External...
  • 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...
  • 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Northeast India January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the richter scale hit Northeast India on Wednesday morning at 7:11 am. The epicentre of the earthquake was the Myanmar-India border region. There was no immediate report of any damages. More details are awaited. ...
  • Quake measuring 5.8 hits north-east India November 21, 2011

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the richter scale shook north-east India on Monday morning. The epicentre was on the Myanmar-India border region. It was recorded at 8.46 hrs and was felt across the north region of the country. The epicentre was located at 24.947°N, 95.226°E in Myanmar, about...
  • 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...