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‘Sino-India border talks to resume’

India and China plan to resume the next round of talks to resolve differences over demarcation of borders and conduct joint military exercises so as to boost bilateral ties, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said on Tuesday. Mr Menon, who is here on a four-day visit as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s special envoy, said India and China would be finalising dates to resume talks to resolve differences over demarcation of borders and to conduct joint military exercises.

China push for healthy India ties

India and China on Monday discussed new ideas aimed at taking forward the bilateral ties keeping in view mutual concerns and interests, as Beijing sought a “healthy, stable and dynamic” relationship with far-reaching significance to the two nations, Asia and the world at large.

China Islam rebels settling in Pak

An increasing number of militants of the East Turkistan Islamic Movement fighting for separation of China’s Muslim majority Xinjiang province were “fleeing to Pakistan and settling down there for futu

China sentences US ‘spy’ to 8 yrs

An American geologist detained and tortured by China’s state security agents over an oil industry database was jailed for eight years on Monday in a troubling example of China’s rough justice system

China plans to shop for mines

China is forging ahead with studies of resource reserves and acquisition possibilities in neighbouring countries, in part spurred by repeated failures to gain a say in iron ore pricing negotiations, s

Menon talks to China FM about Afghan joint projects

India and China on Sunday discussed the possibility of working in collaborative projects in third countries, including joint initiatives in Afghanistan to tap large mineral resources, as part of effor

Tibetan boy chosen as 6th ‘Living Buddha’

After years of search by top monks, a 4-year-old Tibetan boy was on Sunday chosen as the sixth “Living Buddha” in the Tibetan capital Lhasa through a lot-drawing system of two candidates conducted by

China, Pak may plan joint ops against terror

As the Chinese Red Army and Pakistani troops commenced joint anti-terror exercises, reports here said that such cooperation could be extended to undertaking combined operations against terror groups o

China: Ready for military dialogue with US

Breaking a brief freeze, China on Thursday indicated it was ready for a military engagement with US by saying it would welcome a visit by the American defence secretary Robert Gates at an “appropriate

China Communists on PR drive to boost image

Struggling to gel with people with its poor image as party with intrigue and scandals, China’s ruling Communist Party (CPC), has launched a public relations exercise promising to lift the veil of secr

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