India-China to hold 9th round of military commander level talks tomorrow

New Delhi, Jan 23: India and China will hold the 9th round of military commander level talks tomorrow. The talks will be held in Moldo opposite to the Chushul sector in India.

The development comes a day after Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh pushed for a complete withdrawal of troops along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh.

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Chinese personnel straying into Indian side not normal: Intel

New Delhi, Jan 23: The Chinese have stepped up activity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in a bid to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army.

The Intelligence agencies have picked up information about the heightened activity by the Chinese intelligence who are trying to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army and also the border infrastructure upgrade carried out by India.

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March-April will be crucial for the Indo-China standoff

New Delhi, Jan 19: There has been no withdrawal by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops from the friction points, even as both India and China prepare for the 9th round of military commander level talks.

India is prepared for a long haul and would be extremely cautious when the snow melts in March. Meanwhile the Chinese continue to build infrastructure near the various friction points.

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India-China working on mechanism to hold crucial military level talks

New Delhi, Jan 01: China and India are in consultations to hold the ninth round of military level talks, Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Sr. Colonel Tan Kefei said. Tan said that the two sides have maintained consultations on disengagement of frontline troops and also strengthened the management of the border troops.

China is willing to maintain communication with India through military and diplomatic channels he also said. He also added that the border area is generally stable.

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India expects further talks will ease tensions with China at LAC

New Delhi, Dec 18: India expressed hope that more discussions with China will help both sides to come to an acceptable solution for complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

The two sides continue to maintain communication through diplomatic and military channels and these discussions have helped enhance their understanding of each other’s positions, Ministry of External Affairs, spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava said.

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India-China close in on de-escalation plan as commanders are set to meet

New Delhi, Nov 14: India and China are closing in on a plan to end the military standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. Both nations are formulating a plan to de-escalate tensions that have lasted for six months now.

The plan would be discussed at the next military commander level meeting expected to take place next week.

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As military commander of India-China get set to meet, Delhi hopes for de-escalation

New Delhi, Nov 03: The next round of talks between India and China will be crucial and New Delhi hopes for partial disengagement at some friction points along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

It would be important to thin down the troops as a first step towards disengagement, officials familiar with the developments told OneIndia. There have been seven rounds of military commander level talks since June. However there has been no disengagement. 

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Chinese encroachment in Nepal: Alert sounded by intel in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 25: The Indian agencies have flagged that China is encroaching more land in Nepal.

An internal intelligence agency report said that the actual scenario could be worse as the Nepali Communist Party is trying to shield the expansionist agenda of the Chinese Communist Party. Further the Indian Intelligence also has sounded an alert in New Delhi.

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With tensions escalating with China, India completes final trial of Nag anti-tank missile

New Delhi, Oct 22: The final trial of the Nag anti-tank missile using a live warhead was completely successfully by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at 6.45 am today. It would now be inducted in the Indian Army. 

The Nag anti-tank missile is now ready for induction as it has completed 10 successful user trials with the weapon finding and also hitting the target. This would mean that the Indian Army will not have to import this weapon from Isreal of the United States for a range of four kilometres. India had to buy 200 pieces of Spike anti tank missiles from Israel as emergency purchases. The Spikes were purchased from Israel following the Galwan Valley clash on June 15. 

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New Fire and Fury Corps commander to head Indo-China talks this week

New Delhi, Oct 19: India and China will hold the military commander level talks this week. This time around the talks will be headed by Lt. General P G K Menon who took over as the commander of the Fire and Fury Corps from Lt. Gen Harinder Singh last week. 

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