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India says talks with China yet to make progress to end border standoff

By Reuters Staff, published by US News New Delhi: Talks between India and China have yet to make headway to end a standoff on a disputed section of their Himalayan border, India’s defence minister said today (Dec. 30), as thousands of troops from both sides faced a freezing winter in the mountains. Defence Minister Rajnath

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India shoots down China’s 1959 Line

The Hindu INDIA and China yesterday (Sept. 29) exchanged sharp statements blaming each other for the continuing border tensions, with New Delhi describing China’s Line of Actual Control (LAC) claims as “untenable” and Beijing saying it “did not recognise” the Union Territory of Ladakh. “India has never accepted the so-called unilaterally defined 1959 Line of

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India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

By Channel NewsAsia New Delhi: India today (Sept. 2) banned 118 Chinese apps as it stepped up economic hostilities over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours. The Information Technology Ministry said the apps – including services provided by China Internet giant Tencent – promoted activities “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India,

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