December 05, 2020 17:25 (IST)
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Despite border clashes, China falls back on India for rice import

New Delhi: At a time when India and China are engaged in a bitter border standoff for quite sometime now, Beijing started importing Indian rice after a gap of two years and placed orders for shipment of about 5,000 tonnes of non-basmati rice due to competitive prices offered by its immediate neighbour compared to other nations, media reports said.

CSIR slams ‘faulty’ Chinese report claiming Covid-19 originated in India or Bangladesh

New Delhi: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Director-General Dr Shekhar C Mande has slammed a Chinese study which claims that Covid-19 had origins in India or Bangladesh.

Country giving befitting reply to expansionist forces: PM Modi

Varanasi/UNI: Without taking any names, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at China, saying that the country is giving a befitting reply to the expansionist forces.

India's Ajit Doval holds security talks with Sri Lanka, Maldives defence ministers ahead of trilateral meet

Delhi/UNI: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met the Defence Secretary of Sri Lanka Major Gen(Retd.)Kamal Gunaratne, ahead of the trilateral maritime and security conference which got underway in Colombo on Saturday.

Discussions going on to simplify India-China border issues: Army Chief Naravane

Kannur/UNI: Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday said 'discussions' were going on to simplify the India-China border issues.

Chinese government opposes Indian govt's decision to ban apps

New Delhi: The Chinese government has opposed Indian government's decision to ban more Chinese mobile applications.

India dismisses Chinese professor’s claim of Beijing using ‘microwave weapons’ against Indian forces

New Delhi: India has rejected China's claims that  Beijing is using  microwave weapons to defeat Indian forces in an alleged border clash in the disputed Ladakh region.

Twitter submitted apology for showing Leh as part of China: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Microblogging site Twitter has submitted a written apology to a parliamentary panel for hurting the sentiments of people of India by geotagging Leh as a part of China, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday.

'India will give befitting reply if tested': PM Modi's strong message to China, Pakistan on Diwali

New Delhi/Longewala/IBNS: In a strong message to the hostile neighbours on the occasion of festival Diwali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India, the country which borders China and Pakistan, will give a befitting reply if tried and tested.

China halts fish imports from Indian firm after detecting coronavirus

Beijing/IBNS: China will suspend fish imports from an Indian company for a week claiming that novel coronavirus was detected on the outer packaging of frozen cuttlefish, said a media report.

PM Modi to join first SCO virtual summit

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate at the first-ever virtual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to be held on November 10 where Chinese President Xi Xinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will also be present which is expected to set the agenda for the body for the coming year.

Border clash: 8th round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting held in Chushul

New Delhi: The 8th round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting was held in Chushul region on Nov 6, officials said.

India, China agree to ensure troops exercise restraint along LAC

New Delhi/UNI: India and China have agreed to ensure their frontline troops exercise restrain, avoid misunderstanding and miscalculation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, where forces of two countries are engaged into border standoff since early May.

Any attempt to unilaterally change status quo at LAC will not be accepted: S Jaishankar 

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday gave a strong message to China and said any attempt to unilaterally change the status quo at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) will not be accepted.

Twitter's defence on geotagging Leh in China 'inadequate': Parliament panel

New Delhi/IBNS: The parliamentary Joint Committee examining the Personal Data Protection Bill has said Twitter's explanation on showing Ladakh as a part of China is inadequate, amounting to criminal offence, said media reports.