'India, China need more people-to-people contact'

At a panel discussion on 'India-China Relations - Beyond Politics and Business' involving China experts, scholars, MP Mani Shankar Aiyar and minister in Chinese embassy Wang Xuefeng, it was pointed out that though the two neighbours had "rather warm and friendly bilateral diplomatic relations", people-to-people contact needed to improve.

India's trade deficit with China balloons to $23 bn

According to official figures released here, Indian exports to China totalled to USD 16.3 billion registering 13.3 percent decline.

India-China agree to have 5-year economic cooperation plan

The JWG, comprising senior officials from both sides, would be set up soon and will submit its recommendations within three months. It would continue to work on investment and trade-related matters thereafter.