Xi Jinping Marks His First Official Visit To Tibet As President
China's President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese leader in many years to visit Tibet and other Southeastern border regions with India. In its official visit Jinping reportedly drove to the Nyang bridge of the Yarlung Zangbo River and Nyingchi town and inspected the newly built Sichuan-Tibet first fast train line in Tibet. His last visit to the Tibet Autonomous Region was in 2011 when he was China’s vice president.
Tags: President Xi Jinping, India - China Standoff, Tibet, bullet train, Arunachal Pradesh
India's External Affairs Minister Meets Chinese Counterpart
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on July 14 for an in-person meeting in Dushanbe. China agreed to seek a "mutually acceptable solution" when India mentioned the negative impact of stretching the existing situation in eastern Ladakh on "bilateral ties". Although China has moved its troops from Galwan and Pangong Valley, the disengagement remains incomplete at Hot Springs, Gogra, and Depsang.
Tags: S Jaishankar, Wang Yi, India, China, India - China Standoff, Eastern Ladakh, disengagement
Courtesy: The Indian Express
China Says Gen Rawat's Border Status Quo Changing Allegation Untrue
Chinese military on April 29 described Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat's assertion of China trying to change the status quo in eastern Ladakh as "completely inconsistent with the facts". The statement came days after General Rawat said that India is firm in preventing a change of status quo on borders. He said that India will not succumb to pressure with the technological advantages of China trying to irk India.
Tags: India - China Standoff, China Defence Ministry, Ladakh, Status Quo
Courtesy: The Economic Times
India, China Agree To Instill Peace At Eastern Ladakh
Following the months of tensed border relations, India and China have jointly agreed to maintain peace in Eastern Ladakh. During the 11th round of military talks held at the Chushul border, both the sides have agreed to "resolve outstanding issues in an expeditious manner". The Indian Army said that the two sides also agreed to "avoid any new incidents" and consider de-escalation of forces.
Tags: India, China, INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, India - China Standoff
Courtesy: Indian Express
20 Galwan Heroes' Names Imprinted On War Memorial Ahead Of R-Day
Ahead of the R-Day, the National War Memorial was imprinted with the names of 20 jawans who martyred at the Galwan Valley. The soldiers, on June 15, 2020, sacrificed their lives during a face-off with China in the Galwan Valley of Eastern Ladakh. Reportedly, some of these soldiers will be honoured with gallantry awards on Republic Day. The Army mentioned the martyr's names under the 'Operation Snow Leopard.'
Tags: Galwan Valley, Galwana valley disputes, India - China Standoff
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Meet Chinese Counterpart on Sept 10
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be meeting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on September 10 to discuss steps to resolve border issues between the two countries. They will be meeting in Russia on the sideline of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial event hosted by the Russian Federation. Earlier, Indian defense minister had similar discussions with his Chinese counterpart in the same organizational meet.
Tags: India, Foreign Ministry, Dr S Jaishankar, India - China Standoff
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Rajnath Singh Accuses China of Violating Bilateral Agreements
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh conveyed to his Chinese counterpart that the "actions of the Chinese troops" have violated the bilateral agreements between India and China. He reminded the Chinese side that it cannot change the "status quo" unilaterally, and stated that both the sides should act responsibly without "… read-more
Tags: India - China Standoff, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, China Defence Ministry, INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE
Courtesy: The Indian Express
India, China; Major General- Level Talks Held for Disengagement in Eastern Ladakh
The senior army commanders of India and China held talks to carry forward the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on August 8, in Daulat Beg Oldi and Depsang of eastern Ladakh. The talks are centred towards the disengagement process in the region. Indian army is expected to maintain a high-level of readiness until the Chinese troops are completely disengaged from all the regions.
Tags: India - China Standoff, Indian Army, LAC, Chinese Military