Indian Army seeks Chinese PLA's help to locate missing teen (Photo: Twitter)

Indian Army seeks Chinese PLA's help to locate missing teen

The Indian Army has sought the assistance of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to locate a missing local teenager on their side and return him as per established protocol, sources in the defence establishment told PTI news agency on Thursday

China to donate 1 million tonnes of rice to Sri Lanka, as Colombo makes most of competing benevolence

Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka has been looking for emergency assistance from both of its closest allies, India and China, and taking full advantage of their competing strategic interests in the country

Chinese PLA has kidnapped Indian teen, alleges Indian MP

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has kidnapped an Indian teenager from inside the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district, state MP Tapir Gao said on Wednesday

Amid stalled projects, Pakistan compelled to compensate Chinese workers killed in last year's terror attack

The Pakistan government had to finally agree to provide a large amount of compensation to survivors and families of 36 Chinese nationals who were either killed or hurt in a terror attack that took place last year near a hydropower project site in northeastern Pakistan

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Sri Lanka has awarded the contract for developing the second phase of the East Coast Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port to China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC)

'India carefully re-examining trade, investment ties with Beijing'

In the wake of China’s “aggressive posture” and its attempts at “multiple transgressions along the border” last year, India is very carefully examining its options with regard to its trade and investment ties with Beijing to ensure that New Delhi’s “integrity and security remain intact”, Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Wednesday

Local anger boils in Pakistan’s Gwadar port town against CPEC projects

Gwadar, a southwestern port city in Pakistan, has been witnessing prolonged protest as locals staged sit-in on a key highway demanding the removal of security checkpoints, end to electricity shortage, and illegal fishing

India-China ties going through 'bad patch; India's interests will be served by 'much closer' ties with the US: Foreign Minister

India and China are going through “a particularly bad patch” in their relationship because Beijing has taken actions “for which they still don’t have a credible explanation”, and the Chinese leadership has to take a call on where they want to take the bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday

Fertiliser dispute: Colombo court extends ban on payment to Chinese company

Tensions between Sri Lanka and China over a shipment of rejected fertiliser continued to simmer as the Commercial High Court on Friday extended an interim order preventing the payment to China’s Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group Co. Ltd

India, China agree to hold next round of military talks on their border dispute

India and China on Thursday agreed on the need to find an early resolution to the remaining issues along their Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh and to hold the next round of the senior commanders meeting at an early date

Tensions rise between China, Sri Lanka over rejected fertiliser shipment

Tensions ratcheted up between Sri Lanka and China over a shipment of rejected fertiliser, with Sri Lankan Director General of Agriculture Dr. Ajantha Silva stressing on Monday that Colombo has not agreed to re-test the rejected Chinese organic fertiliser by a third party, a day after Beijing’s envoy announced that a re-test was being done

Sri Lanka declines to conduct re-test on rejected Chinese fertiliser, to order more nano fertiliser from India

Tensions between Sri Lanka and China over a rejected shipment of contaminated Chinese fertilizer continued, with Colombo on Saturday hardening its stand and refusing to conduct a re-test of the fertilizer, even as the Sri Lankan cabinet has okayed the purchase of more nano nitrogen fertilizer from India

China is 'enemy No. 1', border 'villages' not new, says India's CDS

China has only upgraded infrastructure along the border in India's northeast, and new villages have not come up, India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday, saying pointedly that the country's main adversary was China, and not Pakistan

China delivers biggest stealth warship to 'iron brother' Pakistan; aim to offset India's ocean dominance

China has delivered to Pakistan this week its biggest stealth warship, a Type054 frigate, in a move that will strengthen the latter’s position in the Indian Ocean, the area traditionally dominated by India

Fertilizer row escalates as Chinese firm seeks $8 million in compensation from Sri Lanka

The fertilizer row that erupted late month between the Sri Lankan government and a Chinese firm, Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group Co Ltd, is showing no signs of ending anytime soon as the firm has now demanded $8 million in compensation, weeks after the former canceled the contract citing contamination

Fertiliser fiasco: Cargo ship carrying rejected Chinese fertiliser denied entry to Colombo Port

Sri Lanka’s Shipping Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has said he has instructed officials at Colombo Port to deny any request by a ship carrying rejected Chinese fertilizer from unloading the cargo in Colombo

Chinese envoy in Kabul meets Taliban's Foreign Minister; trade ties discussed

China’s ambassador to Kabul Wang Yu met with Afghanistan’s Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Motaqi and discussed bilateral relations, particularly matters related to trade, Afghan foreign ministry spokesperson Abdul Qahar Balkhi said in a tweet

China looking to build a military base in Sri Lanka, says Pentagon report

The United States fears China, whose influence has grown significantly in South Asia in the past decade, is now looking at Sri Lanka to build a military base or logistics facility--a scenario India has been wary of

Pentagon report mentions Chinese village in northeastern India

The annual United States Department of Defence report on military developments involving China details the US perception of the tension along the Line of Actual Control or LAC, and also refers to the creation of a 100-home Chinese village in Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India

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