Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

Bhutan

China says to beef up patrols along Indian border

BEIJING: China’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that it would beef up patrols along a disputed stretch of its border with India but would also “adjust” deployments, after the two countries ended a more than two-month standoff. Indian and Chinese troops had been confronting each other at the Doklam plateau near the borders of India, its ally Bhutan and China in the most serious and prolonged standoff in decades. The trouble started in June when India sent troops to stop China building a road in the Doklam area, known…

Chinese soldiers clash with Indian troops on disputed border

SRINAGAR: Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said Wednesday, exacerbating tensions during a months-long stand-off between the two armies. Chinese troops threw stones at Indian soldiers near Pangong Lake, a major tourist attraction in the picturesque mountain region of Ladakh on Tuesday, an Indian defence official claimed. He said Chinese soldiers had twice tried to enter the Indian territory but had been pushed back. "There was a minor incident. There was…

China mulling ‘small scale military operation’ against India: Chinese media

BEIJING: The ongoing standoff between armies of India and China showing no signs of abating, an article in a state-run daily in Beijing on Saturday said China is considering the option of carrying out a “small scale military operation” to “expel” Indian troops from the Doklam area “within two weeks”. “China will not allow the military standoff between China and India in Doklam to last for too long, and there may be a small-scale military operation to expel Indian troops within two weeks,” Hu Zhiyong, a research fellow at…

Indian troop withdrawal ‘precondition’ for peace: China

NEW DELHI: China’s ambassador has said the withdrawal of Indian troops from disputed territory is a ‘precondition’ for peace, in an apparent escalation of a border row between the two Asian powers that has drawn in tiny Bhutan. Indian and Chinese troops are reportedly facing off on a section of land high in the Himalayas near what is known as the trijunction, where Tibet, India and Bhutan meet. China has alleged that the Indian troops are on its soil, but both Bhutan and India say the area in question is Bhutanese…