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BRO to construct tunnels to cut down distance to China border

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will construct two tunnels through 4170-metre-high Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh, which would cut down the distance to China border through Tawang by 10 km. "The tunnels would cut down at least an hour of travel time ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Arunachal Congress warns of socio-economic tsunami if new Tibetan settlements are created in state

The Congress Party in Arunachal Pradesh has said that it will soon call on Tibetan spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama, to apprise him about what it termed the Centre's flawed Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy (TRP), announced in 2014. The president of the state ...
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'Himalayan Viagra' facing manmade threats, warns researcher

Dehradun: Unscientific harvesting of the caterpillar fungus, one of the worlds highest-prized biological commodities and globally dubbed the "Himalayan Viagra", may lead to the extinction of the species in India, warns a researcher. He favours tough ...
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Shadow States: tracing decades of Sino-Indian competition leading up to '62 war

Shadow States , a fascinating account of Sino-Indian competition in the eastern Himalayas from 1910 to 1962, has come out at a time when some say India is still trying to win the 1962 war. The author, Berenice Guyot-Rechard, uses the term “shadow ...
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The Scotsman who loves India

'You have to separate the concept of India as a nation State which is very young and the Upanishadic wisdom which is timeless.' In the second part of his conversation with Rediff.com's Archana Masih at his home in Mussoorie, Bill Aitken speaks about spending over a decade in ashrams in the Himalayas, learning Hindi, the regard for a guru and love for a maharani -- and glorious journeys that changed his life forever. Part I: The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us   ...
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The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to India nearly 60 years ago. He never returned.An Indian citizen since 1972, he speaks to Rediff.com's Archana Masih about finding a religion, a country and discovering India on steam engines and motorbikes.   IMAGE: Writer and scholar of Hinduism, Bill Aitken arrived in India in 1959 and took ...
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Formalise the India-China border

Until Delhi and Beijing resolve outstanding border issues within an accelerated time frame, standoffs like Doklam will be repeated across various peaks along the Himalayas, says Mathew Maavak. While the media is abuzz with various analyses on the India-China military stand-off in the Doklam bowl, they generally miss the larger issue at stake, namely the need for a permanent border resolution between both nations. Any temporary resolution over the 89-square kilometre yak-grazing ground claimed ...
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