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Indian Army rescues over 1,500 tourists stranded in Sikkim due to heavy snowfall; travellers to be transferred to Gangtok
India

Indian Army rescues over 1,500 tourists stranded in Sikkim due to heavy snowfall; travellers to be transferred to Gangtok

The tourists were returning from Sikkim's Nathu La and Tsomgo (Changu) Lake on Friday evening when snowfall in the region blocked roads, leaving over 300 to 400 civil vehicles stranded at various points on Jawahar Lal Nehru Road, East Sikkim District Magistrate Kapil Meena said.

'We cannot stand another Dokalam,' says Chinese envoy to India Luo Zhaohui; focusses on confidence building measures
India

'We cannot stand another Dokalam,' says Chinese envoy to India Luo Zhaohui; focusses on confidence building measures

Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui commented on the strained bilateral relations between India and China. He suggested that the ties can be improved by narrowing differences between the two countries and expanding cooperation.

India-China trade through Nathu La resumes; traders and officers from both sides exchange gifts
India

India-China trade through Nathu La resumes; traders and officers from both sides exchange gifts

The bilateral trade for the year 2018 between the traders of India and China through the Nathu La border started on Tuesday with traders and government officials from both sides exchanging gifts and greetings.

Centre engaged with China on issue of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathu La: VK Singh
India

Centre engaged with China on issue of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathu La: VK Singh

The government is engaged with China on the issue of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via the Nathu La route which was not undertaken this year, VK Singh said.

China condemns Niramala Sitharaman's Arunachal visit; says tour of disputed area not conducive to peace in region
World

China condemns Niramala Sitharaman's Arunachal visit; says tour of disputed area not conducive to peace in region

China on Monday objected to defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese state-run daily calls Nirmala Sitharaman's Nathu La greeting 'most warm-hearted scene since Doka La standoff'
India

Chinese state-run daily calls Nirmala Sitharaman's Nathu La greeting 'most warm-hearted scene since Doka La standoff'

China welcomes Indian defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman's greeting to Chinese soldiers on the border as a "friendly gesture", a Chinese daily has said.

China's social media hails Nirmala Sitharaman's 'namaste' as its foreign ministry downplays gesture
India

China's social media hails Nirmala Sitharaman's 'namaste' as its foreign ministry downplays gesture

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's spontaneous 'namaste' greeting with Chinese soldiers on her maiden visit to Nathu La border post in Sikkim has struck a chord with China, which largely welcomed the move.

China reacts to Nirmala Sitharaman's Nathu La visit, says ready to maintain peace at frontiers with India
India

China reacts to Nirmala Sitharaman's Nathu La visit, says ready to maintain peace at frontiers with India

China on Monday expressed readiness to jointly maintain peace along the border areas with India and said Nathu La, the frontier post visited by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman was the "best witness" to the UK-China treaty of 1890.

Rajnath Singh says 'anti-national' forces not able to appreciate India's economic progress
World

Rajnath Singh says 'anti-national' forces not able to appreciate India's economic progress

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said certain "anti-national forces" were not able to appreciate the visible economic progress in India.

On maiden visit to Nathu La, Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers how to say 'Namaste'
India

On maiden visit to Nathu La, Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers how to say 'Namaste'

Nirmala Sitharaman had a brief conversation with Chinese soldiers during her maiden visit to Nathu La and was seen teaching them how to say 'Namaste'.

China urges India to abide by provisions of 1890 treaty, claims Sikkim sector was already demarcated
India

China urges India to abide by provisions of 1890 treaty, claims Sikkim sector was already demarcated

China on Sunday referred to the 1890 UK-China treaty which it claims demarcated the Sikkim sector of the Sino-Indian border as it urged New Delhi to abide by its provisions, a day after defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden visit to the Nathu La post.

India-China border personel meeting cancelled after Beijing fails to send invite
India

India-China border personel meeting cancelled after Beijing fails to send invite

The relations between the troops of India and China does not seem to have reverted to normal as Beijing failed to invite New Delhi for a ceremonial border personnel meeting (BPM) to mark it's National Day.

Normalcy returns to villages along India-China border after 72-day-long Doka La standoff ends
India

Normalcy returns to villages along India-China border after 72-day-long Doka La standoff ends

Tourists en route Nathu La have started trickling into Gangtok and business is picking up for locals as they make the last ditch to make money before winter

China says ready for talks with India on reopening Nathu La for pilgrims
India

China says ready for talks with India on reopening Nathu La for pilgrims

China on Tuesday said it is ready for talks to reopen the Nath La pass for Indian pilgrims, which it had closed in mid June over the military standoff at Doka La.

Sikkim standoff: Flag meeting between Indian and Chinese army officials remains inconclusive
India

Sikkim standoff: Flag meeting between Indian and Chinese army officials remains inconclusive

Senior army officials from India and China held a flag meeting in Sikkim and extensively discussed the Doka La standoff, but "deliberations remained inconclusive"

Sikkim standoff: India, China border personnel hold meeting at Nathu La pass
India

Sikkim standoff: India, China border personnel hold meeting at Nathu La pass

Amid the Doka la standoff, army personnel from India and China are understood to have held a meeting at Nathu La mountain pass in Sikkim

Doka La ground report Part III: A first-person account of the tense border area
India

Doka La ground report Part III: A first-person account of the tense border area

I bought a cup of tea and sipped. Soon, a dozen soldiers came and started talking, about Doka La

Doka La ground report Part I: Amid New Delhi-Beijing mind games, 'patient' Indian Army braces for long haul
India

Doka La ground report Part I: Amid New Delhi-Beijing mind games, 'patient' Indian Army braces for long haul

Fifty days into the India-China border row over Sikkim, the situation at the tri-junction remains tense.

India-China border row: Forget the Dragon, Sikkim is worried about being cut off from the mainland
India

India-China border row: Forget the Dragon, Sikkim is worried about being cut off from the mainland

While China may be breathing down Sikkim's neck, the bone of contention that needs to be resolved as quickly as possible is the Siliguri Corridor, also known as the chicken's neck.

From 1967 to 2017: A timeline of India-China border disputes over Sikkim
India

From 1967 to 2017: A timeline of India-China border disputes over Sikkim

What did lead to the current standoff in Sikkim? Here's a a brief lineup of events between India and China concerning the North Eastern state.