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China To Build Major Dam On Brahmaputra That Could Impact India: Report

November 30, 2020
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China will build a major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet and a proposal for this has been clearly put forward in the 14th Five-Year Plan to be implemented from next year, the official media on Sunday quoted the head of a Chinese company tasked to build the dam as saying. | Read more|

China Accuses India Of "National Security Excuse" To Block Its Apps

November 25, 2020
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China today said it "resolutely opposed" India's move to block more of its apps and its "repeated use of national security" while doing so. On Tuesday, the government blocked 43 more mobile apps, mostly Chinese, citing activities "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state an | Read more|

Want To Ensure India-China Standoff Does Not Escalate, Says US

October 24, 2020
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The United States is watching the India-China standoff in Ladakh closely, sharing information with New Delhi, and wants to ensure the situation does not escalate, senior officials of the Trump administration said on Saturday, ahead of an important visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the US Secretary of Defen | Read more|

Government Warns Twitter Over Location Settings Showing Leh In China

October 22, 2020
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Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are "integral and inalienable parts of India governed by the Constitution of India", the government told Twitter after the social media platform's location settings showed Leh as part of China, government sources said. In a letter to Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey, the government expressed its | Read more|

"Something Close" To Genocide In China's Xinjiang: US Security Adviser

October 17, 2020
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The U.S. national security adviser said on Friday that China was perpetrating "something close to" a genocide with its treatment of Muslims in its Xinjiang region. "If not a genocide, something close to it going on in Xinjiang," Robert O'Brien told an online event hosted by the Aspen Institute, while highlighting other | Read more|

China's Mysterious Surge In Cases Linked To Cold Storage, Port Workers

September 25, 2020
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China detected its first local asymptomatic infections in more than a month as two port workers responsible for unloading frozen seafood tested positive, adding to alarm that contaminated imports could be transmitting the coronavirus. The two cases, found in Shandong province's Qingdao city during routine testing of po | Read more|

Five youths 'abducted' by PLA handed over to Army

September 12, 2020
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Five youths who were allegedly abducted by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China near the McMahon line in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri were released on Saturday in Anjaw district, around 1,000 km away. | Read more|

"Massing Of Chinese Troops" A Strong Concern, India Tells China: Sources

September 11, 2020
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India highlighted its "strong concern at the massing of Chinese troops with equipment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC)", the de facto border between the two countries, at the meeting between Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow on Thursday evening, sources have said. "The pr | Read more|

China's "Coercive" Tactics Evident In Claims With India, Bhutan: Pentagon

September 2, 2020
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China has been using coercive tactics in pursuit of territorial and maritime claims in the South and East China Seas, as well as along its border with India and Bhutan, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. China is engaged in hotly contested territorial disputes in both the South China Sea and the East China Sea. Beijing has | Read more|