India tells China to pull back from Gogra, Hot Springs during 9 hour commander level meet

New Delhi, Aug 01: India has sought an early pullout from Gogra and Hot Springs during the 12th round of commander level talks held with China on Saturday.

The meeting lasted nine hours. It began at 10.30 am at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control. The meeting ended at 7.30 pm sources said. The Indian delegation was led by Lt. General P G K Menon.

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12th round of India-China talks underway, will focus on Hot Springs, Gogra

New Delhi, July 31: The 12th round of the India-China commander level talks got underway at 10.30 today.

The talks are aimed at cooling off tensions between the two sides who are locked in a tense standoff along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

The talks between the two sides will take place Moldo on the Chinese side at 10.30 am. The last time the two sides held talks was on April 9. Sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia that both sides would try and work out disengagement at Hot Springs and Gogra.

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Help us expand footprint in Afghanistan: Taliban delegation tells China

New Delhi, July 28: The Taliban has reached out to the Chinese to help it expand its footprint in Afghanistan. The same was conveyed by Taliban leader, Mullah Baradar during a meeting with the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi held on July 27.

The Taliban in a statement said that Mullah Baradar travelled to China for two days as the head of a high ranking delegation of nine people. He held separate meetings with Wang who is the Chinese special representative for Afghansitan.

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Secretary Blinken begins India visit today: Here is what is on the agenda

New Delhi, July 22: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken begins his maiden visit to India today during which he is expected to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

He would also meet with National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar during his visit to India on July 27-28. 

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Next on agenda of India-China will be disengagement at Gogra-Hot Springs

New Delhi, June 29: In the next round of military commander level talks, the dates of which are yet to be fixed, India and China would discuss the disengagement and de-escalation at Hot Springs and Gogra.

The next round of talks will be limited to Gogra and Hot Springs only and the same was taken up at the meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India China Border Affairs on June 25.

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At SCO meet, NSA Doval makes strong pitch for action against Lashkar, JeM

New Delhi, June 24: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval proposed an action plan against the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation framework.

The NSA also emphasised on the adoption of international standards to counter terror financing including a Memorandum of Understanding between the SCO and Financial Action Task Force.

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At SCO meet attended by NSA Doval, special attention on situation in Afghanistan

New Delhi, June 24: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his Pakistan counterpart Moeed Yousuf joined the NSAs of the Shanghai Corporation Organisation (SCO) in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe.

Tajikistan where they agreed to cooperate in the joint fight against the threats of international terrorism, separatism, extremism and religious radicalisation.

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Discussions on for next round of talks as ground reality along LAC being monitored: Air Chief

New Delhi, June 19: Air Force Chief R K S Bhaduria said that discussions are on for the next round of talks with China amidst the tense standoff along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. 

The Air Chief also said that while discussions are on for the next round of talks, the ground reality is also being monitored in terms of current leftover locations, deployments or any changes. We are taking all required actions on our part, he further added. 

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Year on since India’s braves were martyred at Galwan Valley, but situation remains tense but under control

New Delhi, June 15: With the Chinese Army delaying the agreed de-escalation, the situation in eastern Ladakh still remains tense.

It is been a year since Lt. Colonel B Santosh Babu and 19 other brave soldiers of the Indian Army lost their lives following a fist fight with the People’s Liberation Army at Patrolling Point 14 in the Galwan Valley. 

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Offer under consideration as China suggests Divisional Commander level talks

New Delhi, June 15: Even as the tense standoff refuses to die down along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, China has suggested negotiations at the Division Commander level, which involve teams headed by officers of the rank of Major General. 

The Division Commander level talks are different compared to the Corps Commander level talks which involves more senior officers. 

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