Playing a role to bring Delhi, Islamabad to the talks table says UAE in first official confirmation

New Delhi, Apr 16: The United Arab Emirates has given the first official confirmation that it was playing a role in bringing Delhi and Islamabad to the talks table.

UAE’s envoy said that the country was helping India and Pakistan reach a healthy and functional relationship. 

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Chinese Navy has had regular presence in Indian Ocean Region: Navy Chief

New Delhi, Apr 15: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said that India has observed regular presence of Chinese Navy in the Indian Ocean Region over the past decade. 

“As far as if they will move in the Indian Ocean Region, we have seen a regular Chinese naval presence in the Indian Ocean Region for over a decade now,” he said while speaking at the Raisina Dialogue. 

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Under PM Modi, India more likely than in past will respond with military force to external threats: US Intel

New Delhi, Apr 14: The US Intelligence Committee has said that the tensions between India and China remain high.

While the India-Pakistan crisis is likely to intensify, the chances of a war remains remote, the committee further said. 

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As India-China stalemate continues, top IAF officers grouping to be held this week

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Indian Air Force Commanders would group this week and discuss the operational capabilities and challenges.

The meeting comes in the wake of the tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. The top leadership of the IAF would meet for three days at the commanders’ conference which would be inaugurated by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. 

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Stalemate continues along LAC as India-China fail to reach pact on disengagement

New Delhi, Apr 11: The stalemate continues along the Line of Actual Control at easter Ladakh after the military commanders of India and China failed to reach a consensus. 

On Friday, the military commanders of both sides held a meeting that began at 10.30 am and ended at 11.30 pm. The Chinese side did not agree to pull back troops at patrolling posts 15, 17 and 17A in the Hot Springs-Gogra-Kongka La areas. 

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India-China discuss disengagement at 11th military commander level talks

New Delhi, Apr 10: The 11th round of the military commander level talks between India and China was held on Friday, with the next steps of disengagement being discussed. The focus was on the disengagement at the Depsang plains, Gogra and Hot Springs, officials familiar with the matter tell OneIndia.

The meeting was held on the Indian side of Chushul-Moldo meeting point at 10.30 am and ended at 11.30 pm.

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Disengagement in the interest of both sides, Delhi tells Beijing

New Delhi, Apr 03: The Indian government reiterated that the prolonged situation in eastern Ladakh was not in the interest of either sides. Delhi said that it hoped Beijing would work with India to ensure that the process of disengagement in the remaining areas would be completed at the earliest.

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, this would both sides to consider de-escalation of forces in eastern Ladakh as that alone will lead to restoration of peace and provide conditions for progress of our bilateral relationship.

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Jaishankar to present India’s views on Afghan peace process

New Delhi, Mar 30: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar is likely to present India’s view on the Afghan peace process later today.

Jaishankar is in Tajikistan and will hold meetings with leaders of the Central Asian States.

Jaishankar will today come face to face with his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi at Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.

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No Indo-Pak bi-lateral so far on sidelines of Afghan meet

New Delhi, Mar 30: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will today come face to face with his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi at Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.

The two leaders would be taking part in a meeting on Afghanistan. On March 30, the two ministers will be taking part in the Heart of Asia conference in Dushanbe, where the future of Afghanistan would be discussed. However there is no word of a bi-lateral during the meet.

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PM Modi begins two day Bangladesh visit today

New Delhi, Mar 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at Bangadesh’s 50th anniversary celebrations. He would also be the chief guest that the 100th birth anniversary celebrations of the country’s founder Sheikh Mujibur Rehman.

This would be the PM’s first overseas visit after the onset of the COVID-19. The PM would land in Dhaka on March 26 and would return on March 27 after visiting three towns in Bangladesh.

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