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India and China agree to speed border troop pull back, says New Delhi

24 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI Indian and Chinese diplomats agreed on Friday to a fast pull back of troops eyeballing each other across a disputed border in the western Himalayas where 20 Indian soldiers died in a clash last month, the Indian government said.

India, China set for more talks to de-escalate Himalayan standoff

24 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI Indian and Chinese diplomats were set for more talks on Friday to narrow differences on ways to pull back troops eye-balling each other across a disputed border in the western Himalayas, where 20 Indian soldiers died in a clash over a month ago.

U.S. holds naval exercises with allies in Asia amid China tension

21 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/TOKYO The United States is conducting two military exercises in Asian waters this week involving allies Japan, Australia and India, the U.S. navy said on Tuesday.

India says Pakistan broke agreement on unimpeded consular access to convicted spy

16 Jul 2020

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI India on Thursday said its diplomats protested and left a meeting arranged by Pakistan in Islamabad with an Indian man condemned to death on charges of spying, saying an agreement to allow "unimpeded" consular access had not been honoured by Pakistani officials.

India says needs to verify troop disengagement with China

16 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI India and China are making progress on ending a months-long military faceoff at their disputed Himalayan border but it is a complicated process and needs verification on the ground, the Indian army said on Thursday.

China begins pulling back troops near site of India border clash, Indian sources say

06 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/BEIJING China began pulling back troops from along its contested border with India on Monday, Indian government sources said, following a clash between the two countries last month in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed.

Indian soldiers unarmed and caught by surprise in China clash, families say

06 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI Indian soldiers who died in close combat with Chinese troops last month were unarmed and surrounded by a larger force on a steep ridge, Indian government sources, two soldiers deployed in the area and families of the fallen men said.

India's Modi rallies troops at China border, as Beijing urges caution

03 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/ BEIJING India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew on Friday into the northern border region where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a stand-off, and said the military stood ready to defend his country. | Video

India clears purchase of Russian combat jets worth $2.4 billion

02 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI India's government on Thursday approved the purchase of 33 Russian fighter jets and upgrades to another 59 planes, acting to beef up its air force at a time when the military is locked in a border stand-off with China.

Indian PM Modi shuts Weibo account after banning Chinese apps

02 Jul 2020

HONG KONG/NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deleted his account on Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, an Indian government source and the company said, as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer over a border skirmish.

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