Tuesday, January 26, 2021Under Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure

Jammu, Jan 26 The US-Chinese trade war isn't going away under President Joe Biden.
Biden won't confront Beijing right away, economists say, because he wants to focus on the coronavirus and the economy.

However, Biden looks set to renew pressure over trade and technology grievances that prompted President Donald Trump to hike tariffs on Chinese imports in 2017.

Negotiators might tone down T


Tuesday, January 26, 2021India and China agree to push for early disengagement

New Delhi: India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of troops and resolved to continue "effective efforts" to stabilise and control the situation in eastern Ladakh at their ninth round of military talks on the border row, a joint press statement said on Monday.

The statement issued here by the defence ministry said the two sides agreed that the meeting was "positive, prac


Monday, January 25, 2021Ninth round of talks on Ladakh standoff

NEW DELHI: After a gap of over two-and-half months, the Indian and Chinese armies on Sunday held another round of Corps Commander-level talks with an aim to move forward on disengagement of troops from all friction points in eastern Ladakh, sources said.
The ninth round of high-level military talks began at around 10 am at Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC


Sunday, January 24, 2021If China can be aggressive at LAC, so can we: IAF Chief

Jodhpur: Amid the threat of China getting aggressive on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the coming months, Indian Air Force Chief (IAF) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Saturday said India too can be aggressive if Beijing tries to get aggressive.
Addressing a press conference here on the sidelines of IAF and the French Air and Space Force's bilateral exercise 'Desert Knight-21', Bhadauria


Saturday, January 23, 2021Modi assures Brazil Prez of strengthening ties in healthcare sector

New Delhi: The Prime Minister gave the assurance while replying to Bolsonaro's tweet in which he thanked Modi for dispatching two million doses of India made coronavirus vaccines to Brazil.

"The honour is ours, President @jairbolsonaro to be a trusted partner of Brazil in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic together. We will continue to strengthen our cooperation on healthcare," Modi tweeted.


Saturday, January 23, 2021India, China to hold 9th round of talks to resolve border dispute

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese militaries will hold a ninth round of talks aimed at resolving the border disputes in Eastern Ladakh after a deadlock prevailed since the last negotiations in November 2020, sources said.

The latest "Corps Commander level meet is likely to take place in the next few days, probably in a day or two", the sources, adding contours of the dialogue were being worked out