Assertive China brings other two Asian giants closer

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(, Jan27, 2014) China’s rise as a global power and its determination to assert it to make others yield to its land and sea territorial claims appears to have brought India and Japan more close to each other than ever before, with the former’s Prime Minister being the chief guest […]

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Arunachal tribal leaders urge India to strengthen border security

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(, Dec25, 2013) Expressing concern at continuing intrusions by the Chinese army along the border with occupied Tibet, a delegation of a social organization from the state of Arunachal Pradesh has asked New Delhi to strengthen the security there, including by replacing the border police with the army, reported […]

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India rebuffs China on President’s visit to Arunachal

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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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 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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(, 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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