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China opens new highway in Tibet close to Arunachal border

China on Sunday opened a 409-km new expressway costing about USD 5.8 billion linking Tibet's provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, which is close to Arunachal Pradesh border. The 409-km toll-free expressway has linked the two major cities which are also tourist attractions in Tibet, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The expressway cuts Lhasa-Nyingchi travel time from eight to five hours at a speed limit of 80 km per hour. The construction cost 38 billion yuan (USD 5.8 billion), according ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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China opens strategic highway to Nepal via Tibet, can be used for military purpose

China has opened a highway in Tibet to the Nepal border that runs parallel with the Xigaze-Lhasa railway. Representational pic Beijing: China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes.
 Zee News1 month ago China opens dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet  Mathrubhumi4 weeks ago
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Army readying for next Chinese intrusion in Uttarakhand

So far, the Central Sector has never seen active hostilities, remaining peaceful even through the 1962 war.A reason for the Central Sector having remained peaceful is the towering Himalayan watershed that defines the border.Ajai Shukla reports. In August, knife-edge diplomacy between New Delhi and Beijing managed to defuse a tense 71-day confrontation between border troops at Doklam, near the border tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan. But now, India is readying for possible Chinese ...
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Air ambulance centre opens in Tibet

An emergency air ambulance rescue centre for the use of civilians was opened in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet today, officials said.The has two helicopter air ambulances which are equipped with breathing machine, defibrillator and other medical ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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The Chinese don't want to fight a war

'They know it can embarrass them, as this surely isn't 1962.' 'They also know the moment they fire the first shot, all insecure powers in their front-yard, Australia to Japan and all the way westwards to India, will be brought together overnight, not something the deputy superpower wants,' says Shekhar Gupta. Let me first get a disclosure out of the way, and also apply for anticipatory bail. Anybody who knows me and my family knows the living beings we love and adore most of all are cats and ...
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Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai, says Dalai Lama on Doklam standoff

Describing the ongoing Doklam standoff as "not very serious", the Dalai Lama on Wednesday invoked "Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai", a catch phrase that defined Sino-India ties in the 1950s, stressing that the two neighbours have to live side by side in peace. Asserting that any problem has to be resolved through talks, the 81-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader said the theme of 21st century should be dialogue. "That's the only away. One side's retreat and defeat is an old-time thinking. In modern ...
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India's military power at LAC rattles China

'India's military posture has become significantly stronger than China's on the 3,500-kilometre Line of Actual Control.''This is enhancing confrontation between the two sides,' points out Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Indian and Chinese soldiers attend the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at the India-China border, about 41 km from Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh, October 1, 2009. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters What motives underlie the ...
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