India rebuffs China on President’s visit to Arunachal

May 20, 2014 5:46 pm0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Dec01, 2013) China has decided to raise the pitch on Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s Nov 29-30 visit to the state of Arunachal Pradesh, which it claims is Chinese territory. After having issued a rather mildly worded criticism of the visit on Nov 29 in an official statement, China decided […]

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Harried China less belligerent on Indian President’s Arunachal visit

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2013) Embroiled in a major dispute over the East China Sea’s airspace with several countries since Nov 23, China has on Nov 29 reacted rather mildly to a two-day visit to the state of Arunachal Pradesh by India’s President Mr Pranab Mukherjee beginning that day. China stakes claim […]

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China yields nothing on Tibet dams in trans-border river pact with India

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(TibetanReview.net, Oct26, 2013) India and China on Oct 23 signed a pact to strengthen cooperation on trans-border rivers during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to China which began on Oct 22. However, the pact signed during the much heralded visit does not address New Delhi’s immediate concerns over the world’s […]

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Arunachal issue prompts India to cancel planned visa deal with China

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(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2013) – India has cancelled a plan to sign an agreement to liberalize its visa policy for Chinese business visitors and others. The agreement was to be signed during Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to China, which begins on Oct 22. The Indian action was prompted by […]

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Stapled China visas abort Arunachal archers’ world champ dream

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(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2013) China has issued stapled visas to two women archers from Arunachal Pradesh for the world championship to be held there from Oct 12. They were the only two from India’s team of 30 to be issued such visas; China’s obvious point is that the state is a […]

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India denies China occupying territory in Ladakh

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(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2013) India’s Defence Minister Mr AK Antony has denied media reports that China had occupied a chunk of Indian territory in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir state and that it was preventing Indian troops from patrolling there. Addressing the Lower House of the country’s parliament (Lok Sabha) […]

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China preventing India from patrolling border

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(TibetanReview.net, Sep04, 2013) Chinese troops have not been letting their Indian counterparts to patrol the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), mostly in eastern Ladakh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, reported zeenews.india.com Sep 3, citing a ground situation report commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Office […]

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Despite border spats, China-India military exercises to resume

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(TibetanReview.net, Aug24, 2013) – Despite being harried by frequent border incursions, including a rather prolonged one in April this year, India is to resume its “Hand-in-Hand” (HiH) counter-terrorism military exercise with China in November after a gap of nearly five years. The third HiH exercise will be held in China’s […]

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China drills 7-km deep borehole in Tibet in bid for oil and gas

April 20, 2014 2:01 pm0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Apr08, 2014) Having found it to contain “enormous oil and natural gas potential”, China has now punched a seven-kilometre borehole into the Tibetan Plateau in a bid to extract these globally scarce resources, reported scmp.com Apr 7. But, like in the case of all other efforts at the exploration […]

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Norway’s top lawmaker, long a Tibet supporter, to avoid Dalai Lama

April 19, 2014 4:06 am0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11, 2014) – Though a long-time supporter of the Tibetan cause until very recently, Mr Olemic Thommessen, now the President of Norway’s Parliament (Stortinget), has said he won’t meet with the Dalai Lama when the latter visits Oslo in May 2014, reported newsinenglish.no Apr 9. He has said it […]

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