India denies China occupying territory in Ladakh

May 20, 2014 5:23 pm0 comments

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

April 20, 2014 2:01 pm0 comments

(, 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 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

(, 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 Apr 9. He has said it […]

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