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Sitharaman's charm may break India-China ice after Doklam: Chinese media - Business Standard

Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with Chinese soldiers at Nathu-la border in Sikkim on Saturday. PTI Photo/ Twitter @nsitharaman. ALSO READ. Defence Minister Sitharaman conducts aerial survey of Doklam-Nathula area China tells India to 'face facts' on ...and more »

I say 'namaste', you say 'nihao' ... how India's defence minister helped build bridges in frontline chat with ... - South China Morning Post

India's defence minister experienced an unexpected wave of goodwill from Chinese soldiers when she visited troops stationed on the frontier between the countries on Saturday. Chinese observers described it as a goodwill gesture, while the foreign ...and more »

Ready to maintain peace at frontiers with India: China on Sitharaman's visit - Deccan Chronicle

Beijing: 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 ...and more »

China tells India to 'face facts' on Sikkim border, Doklam: 10 developments - Business Standard

India says all well at Doklam; China justifies troop patrols: Top 10 points China deploys 1,000 troops near Sikkim; builds road at Doklam Plateau Doklam row: India and China finally end two-month long military stand-off Doklam standoff resolution ...and more »

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman compliments Army for professional handling of Dokalam standoff - Economic Times

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today complimented the Army for its professionalism in handling the Dokalam standoff and other challenges such as containing insurgency in the northeastern region. In an address to the top commanders of the Army, she ...and more »

Namaste, Ni Hao: Nirmala Sitharaman Meets Chinese Troops At Nathu-La - NDTV

New Delhi: Highlights. Ms Sitharaman carried out an aerial survey in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim; Ms Sitharaman spoke with Chinese soldiers at the border in Sikkim; Visit after centre said no new development in Doklam after standoff. Defence Minister ...and more »

China goes gaga over Nirmala's namaste to PLA soldiers on LAC - Times of India

BEIJING: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman's unscripted interaction+ with Chinese soldiers during a visit to the India-China border at Nathu-La in Sikkim drew favourable attention in Chinese social media where a video of her exchanging greetings with ...and more »

Nirmala Sitharaman teaches 'Namaste' to Chinese soldiers in Nathu La - The Hindu

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had a brief conversation with Chinese soldiers during her maiden visit to the Nathu La border post in Sikkim and was even seen teaching them how to say 'Namaste'. A short video of her interaction with the Chinese ...and more »

Sitharaman visits Nathu La on China border by road - Economic Times

GANGTOK: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited Nathu La area on the Sino-India border and interacted with Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police officials. However, her scheduled aerial survey of Dokalam and forward posts in the border areas ...and more »

China urges India to abide by 'historic treaty' on border - Economic Times

BEIJING: China today 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 ...and more »