09 Jan 2021
China ready to receive WHO experts to probe COVID-19 origin
China is ready to receive a World Health Organization expert team to probe the COVID-19 origin, a senior Chinese official informed the media but gave no specific timeline for the visit.
30 Sep 2020
India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions
India and China held a fresh round of diplomatic talks under the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination (WMCC).
29 Sep 2020
India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC
India on Tuesday reacted to China's claim that it abides by the 1959 interpretation of the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
14 Sep 2020
Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.
13 Sep 2020
LAC: India prepares for tense winter along border with China
Amid growing tensions along the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India is preparing for a prolonged standoff through the winter.
12 Sep 2020
China may let TikTok face US ban: Here's why
Chinese giant ByteDance is running out of time to comply with the Donald Trump administration's 'sell or close' order for TikTok US.
11 Sep 2020
Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan
In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
10 Sep 2020
MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow
Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.
10 Sep 2020
India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached
With India and China laying reciprocal allegations on one another about warning shots being fired along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) this week, questions about a full-blown war between the nuclear-armed neighbors have received attention.
08 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple, Google under investigation, and more
In the updates since last night, Italy's competition authority launched six investigation cases into the cloud storage services operated by Google, Apple, Dropbox.
08 Sep 2020
Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar
Ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he is scheduled to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called the situation in Ladakh "very serious," adding that a "deep political conversation" was needed.
01 Sep 2020
After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options
On the day the Indian government admitted that China engaged in yet another transgression in Eastern Ladakh, NSA Ajit Doval held a key meeting with high-ranked officials, where it was decided more troops will be deployed in the volatile area to thwart the neighbor's mischievous attempts.
06 Aug 2020
Defense Ministry accepts Chinese intrusion in Ladakh, later deletes document
For the first time since tensions with China sparked along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) earlier this year, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) admitted to intrusion. This information which was available on MoD's website since Tuesday has now been taken down, said reports.
28 Jul 2020
Weeks after clash, China says disengagement at most locations "complete"
On Tuesday, China announced that disengagement between frontline Indian and Chinese troops has been completed in most of the locations.
26 Jul 2020
Fifth round of LAC talks with China likely next week
India and China are expected to hold the next round military talks next week as the disengagement process at Pangong Tso is yet to see completion.
23 Jul 2020
De-escalation unlikely soon? 40,000 Chinese troops present in Eastern Ladakh
Despite multiple rounds of talks at diplomatic and military levels, disengagement at volatile areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) seems to have hit a roadblock with thousands of Chinese soldiers still being present at the front and depth areas of Eastern Ladakh, multiple reports said.
17 Jul 2020
Talks underway with China but can't guarantee success: Rajnath Singh
On Friday, during a visit to Leh, his first since the violent clash at Galwan Valley, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said talks are underway with China but there is no guarantee that they would prove fruitful.
09 Jul 2020
India-China conflict: Next WMCC meeting tomorrow; disengagement first phase complete
Representatives of India and China are set to hold talks on Friday regarding the disengagement process along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh.
08 Jul 2020
Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh
The conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last Sunday, which immediately yielded results in the Galwan Valley, was proposed by Beijing, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.
07 Jul 2020
India-China conflict: Chinese troops remove structures in Hot Springs, Gogra
Amid talks to de-escalate the border tensions between India and China in Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese military has reportedly removed temporary infrastructure installed at two friction sites.
06 Jul 2020
Did NSA Doval play a role in Galwan Valley's de-escalation?
Before the People's Liberation Army (PLA) pulled its troops back in the tense Galwan Valley today, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval had a long telephonic conversation with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday, multiple reports said.
24 Jun 2020
India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution
Amid heightened tensions regarding the border situation in Eastern Ladakh, India and China on Wednesday agreed to sincerely implement disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
20 Jun 2020
After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley
Amid heightened tensions with India, spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian gave a step-by-step account of what happened at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.
19 Jun 2020
Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel
A total of 76 soldiers of the Indian Army were injured in the clash with China's People Liberation Army (PLA), on Monday, and all of them are recuperating, several reports said.
18 Jun 2020
Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted
A Major General of the Indian Army spoke to Chinese military officials on Thursday, again, after Wednesday's talks at the same level remained inconclusive.
17 Jun 2020
Whatever happened at Galwan was planned by China: EAM
India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the phone on Wednesday, two days after armies of both the countries clashed at the Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.
27 May 2020
All you need to know about India-China tensions along LAC
For days now, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), has been brimming with tensions, with several violent clashes happening between Chinese and Indian forces.
08 Sep 2019
Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan
Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.
10 Aug 2019
#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene
Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
08 Mar 2019
China slams US, says will defend 'legitimate rights' of Huawei
China's foreign minister Wang Yi slammed US accusations against the telecom giant Huawei and said Beijing will take "all necessary measures" to defend the "legitimate rights" of the country's companies and individuals.
27 Feb 2019
#IndiaStrikesBack: In China, Sushma Swaraj speaks on "necessary" airstrikes
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is in China to attend a Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting, on Wednesday justified the Balakot airstrikes by saying the Indian Air Force was forced to take the route as Pakistan failed to act against homegrown terror.
24 Nov 2018
Ajit Doval, Wang Yi hold India-China border talks
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the 21st round of border talks in China's southwestern Sichuan province today.
15 Nov 2018
Indo-Sino defense, security dialogue: Officials agree to augment military exchanges
Top officials of India and China held the 9th Annual Defense and Security Dialogue in Beijing after a year's gap due to the Doklam standoff, as both countries agreed to enhance military exchanges.
02 Nov 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money
Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.
29 Sep 2018
China defends blocking move to list Azhar Masood as global-terrorist
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has defended Beijing's repeated blockage of India's bids at the United Nations to list chief of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Azhar Masood as a global terrorist.
29 Sep 2018
Won't be pushed around by US on trade, says China
China warned yesterday that its critical relationship with the US could break "like a glass," and used the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders as the stage to warn Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.
05 Sep 2018
Xi to send top official to North Korea anniversary celebrations
Chinese President Xi Jinping will send a close ally to North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations, it was announced yesterday, following speculations he would use the occasion to make his first official Pyongyang trip.
24 May 2018
American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert
The US has issued a health alert to its employees in China after an official experienced a possible sonic attack and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.
27 Apr 2018
Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda
Indian PM Narendra Modi reached Wuhan yesterday for "informal" talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the outcome of which could impact a third of the global population.
24 Apr 2018
Sushma Swaraj subtly slams Pakistan at SCO Foreign Ministers' meet
Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj made a veiled attack on Pakistan today, saying the global anti-terrorism campaign should also identify States that "encourage, support and finance" terrorism and "provide sanctuary" to terror groups.