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Dragon and elephant dance only correct choice for China, India: President Xi Jinping

After wrapping up his 24-hour visit to India, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for a long-term plan for development of India-China relations and said, "To achieve Dragon and Elephant Dance is the only correct choice for China and India, which is in the fundamental interests of both countries and their peoples."

Oct 12, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

Arjuna Penance's, Pancha Rathas, Shore Temple: The significance of places toured by PM Modi, President Xi

The picturesque historical town of Mamallapuram in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu has been beautified and all decked up as PM Modi is scheduled to give a guided tour to President Xi of three historical monuments which have been designated as the world heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Oct 11, 2019, 18:20 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi says summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping will strengthen India-China ties

The meeting in Mahabalipuram, which has a historical connect with China, is the second informal meeting between the two leaders in the last two years. PM Modi and Chinese premier Xi had held their first informal meeting in April 2018 in Wuhan in April 2018.

Oct 11, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Tamil Nadu's Mahabalipuram decked up for PM Modi-President Xi meet on October 11

With tight security, freshly painted walls and banana tree-lined roads, the touristy town of Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram, a suburb of Chennai, the capital of southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is all set to host Asia's two important leaders-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping for the second informal summit on October 11-12.

Oct 10, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

'Chinese actions suggest more Doklam-like incidents, Army must prepare for it'

The trajectory of Chinese actions suggests that there could be more Doklam-like incidents in the future and the Indian Army needs to build infrastructure in vulnerable border areas to prepare for it, two former top military commanders said.

Sep 15, 2018, 07:45 AM IST

First after Doklam standoff: Chinese Defence Minister visits India today

Gen Wei Fenghe will hold bilateral talks with Indian defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman later in the day

Aug 21, 2018, 08:19 AM IST

China’s PLA troops enter Indian territory in Ladakh, pitch tents

Troops of China’s People’s Liberation Army has reportedly indulged in yet another instance of incursion in the Indian territory.

Aug 14, 2018, 10:30 AM IST

India's foreign policy is vibrant, assertive under Modi government: Chinese think tank

It further criticised India's policy towards Pakistan saying the confrontation will consume India's energy and diplomatic resources and create new problems for India in South Asia.

Jan 31, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

Doklam diplomacy shows relation with India is good, says China

Emphasising on India-China bilateral ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday said that the strategic interests of the neighbouring countries outweigh differences and "partial fractions".

Dec 12, 2017, 08:12 AM IST

Imagine 2 billion people together: Dalai Lama asks India, China to explore their potential

The Dalai Lama has a new proposition for neighbour nations India and China. 

Nov 19, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Doklam-like incidents may increase in future: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that China is attempting to 'change the status quo' on its border with India and incidents like the ongoing stand-off in the Doklam area are likely to 'increase' in future. 

Aug 27, 2017, 07:17 AM IST

Doklam Standoff: China says 'countdown to war' has begun, deploys more troops

Chinese media said India has ignored China's stern warnings and should now be ready to face serious consequences.

Aug 10, 2017, 07:30 AM IST

India-China Dokalam standoff: Will not take sides, says Nepal

"Nepal will not get dragged into this or that side in the border dispute," said the country's Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

China hopes for 'concrete cooperation' at BRICS summit

Earlier this week, trade ministers met in Shanghai and agreed to unite against protectionism and to do all they can to ensure the survival of the multilateral trade system.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

Every Indian should boycott China made products: Yoga guru Ramdev

In the wake of ongoing standoff between India and China in the Doklam area of Sikkim, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday urged Indians to boycott Chinese products.

Aug 05, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj's strong stance on India-China stand-off: We're equipped to defend ourself

Taking a strong stance on the current India-China standoff, the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj all countries agree with India's position on the border standoff with China at Dokalam in Bhutan

Jul 20, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

India's exports to be hit by yuan devaluation: FIEO

"The devaluation will affect India's exports not only to China but to other countries also with increasing competitiveness of Chinese exports.

Aug 12, 2015, 00:32 AM IST

Indian Army, PLA hold maiden personnels' meet at DBO in Ladakh

 For the first time ever, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Saturday hosted an Indian Army delegation in the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 01, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

DNA: Growing Russia-China ties a concern for India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Uzbekistan on Monday on the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

DNA: Pentagon report says Beijing accelerates land reclamation in South China Sea

United States Department of Defence report says China has developed around 2,000 acres (800 hectares) of artificial islands in strategic South China Sea waters.

May 28, 2015, 23:47 PM IST