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Himachal Pradesh will assist in setting up airfield along China border: CM Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday said the state would assist the defence forces if they were is keen to set up an airfield in the forward areas along the international border with China.

Chinese media warns Indian tanks near China border may hurt investments

Criticising the reported deployment of battle tanks by the Indian army near the Indo-China border, Chinese state-run media Thursday said that the move may affect flow of Chinese investments into the country and called for joint efforts to avoid misunderstandings.

Work being expedited on improving connectivity on China border: Rajnath Singh

Work is being expedited on improving surface connectivity and communication along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, with 1425 kms of road length being taken up, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today while acknowledging problems on these aspects.

Himachal CM inaugurates helipad near China border

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday inaugurated a helipad in Chango village, in the state, bordering China.

Myanmar says 24 rebels killed in clashes near China border

Clashes between Myanmar forces and ethnic rebels in the northeast left at least 24 rebels killed, Myanmar officials said on Friday, after Chinese officials said artillery shells injured five people on its side of the border.

India, China troops hold meet along border

Weeks ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China, Indian and Chinese troops held the third meeting in a fortnight, in Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir and batted for maintaining peace and tranquility along the border.

Indian Army mistakenly flies into Nepal's sensitive China border

Nepal`s Army chief said on Friday that the Indian Army made one flight into Nepal`s northern region bordering China due to a misunderstanding of Nepal`s geography.

Bomb kills two police in northeast Myanmar near China border

 Two police officers from an anti-narcotics task force were killed and three wounded when a bomb exploded in a volatile area of northeastern Myanmar near the border with China, a police official said on Monday.

IAF rescues six seriously injured ITBP personnel from LAC

In a swift operation, three helicopters of the 'Siachen Pioneers', a unit of the Indian Air Force, flew in just metres away from the border with China amidst rough weather conditions and rescued six seriously injured ITBP personnel involved in an accident.

India in major road-building exercise along China border

India in major road-building exercise along China border

Taking the perceived threat from China seriously, India is set to launch a major road-building exercise along the border with the neighbouring country.

ITBP losing jawans to heart attacks; issues good food orders

Country`s first line of defence along the China border - the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force - has a new `enemy` in sight in the form of heart attack deaths which has claimed lives of dozens of its jawans in the recent past.

Army chief seeks speedy implementation of road projects along China border

Army chief Gen Bikram Singh on Monday met Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and requested speedy implementation of road projects in areas along the China border including northeast.

Tackling the Dragon: Govt to provide ‘military training’ to villagers along China border

In a bid to check repeated incursions by Chinese troops along the border, the Central government is working on an idea to provide “military training” to people living in areas close to border.

AK Antony reviews situation along China border

Defence Minister AK Antony Thursday reviewed the operational preparedness of army and security situation in the Northeast and along the China border.

India to upgrade 73 roads along China border

The government has planned 73 critical and strategically important roads for development under Indo-China Border Roads Project and 61 of them have been assigned to Border Roads Organisation.

PM to review situation along China border with top defence brass

The situation along the borders with China and Pakistan and counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir are expected to be reviewed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the combined commanders` conference here on Friday.

China calls to boost border defence along Xinjiang

China`s Defence Minister Chang Wanquan on Tuesday directed authorities to boost border defences in the troubled Xinjiang province, which shares frontiers with PoK and Afghanistan, to prevent infiltration by Islamist militants.

India to raise 30,000 troops for border with China

India will raise another 30,000 troops for the infantry battalions of its Army, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Special Border Personnel meeting with China at Bum la Pass

A special Border Personnel Meeting was held at Bum La Pass along Indo-China border on the occasion of Republic Day, defence sources said on Sunday.

Army chief reviews security along China border

India is upgrading its defence preparedness along the eastern boundary by raising more troops, new formations and deploying more lethal assets.