MHA officials said the need for this standalone road was initially proposed by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, which guards the India-China border.
Doklam standoff: China, however, kept up its propaganda onslaught on India by reiterating its accusation that Indian troops ‘illegally crossed the boundary’
The three countries recommended that under the new regulations, which should not replace national rules, member states should notify the Commission every six months of all corporate investments from outside the bloc, except those in the defence sector.
Beijing is trying to contain overseas deals after some extravagant purchases in recent years, but acquisitions by Chinese companies in countries that are part of the Belt and Road initiative are soaring, totalling $33 billion.
According to the China Central Television, 10 PLA units, including aviation and armoured forces, participated in the drills. Tibet, Xinjiang, Ningxia, Qinghai, Sichuan and Chongqing comes under the newly formed Western Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army.
Doklam standoff: China’s mouthpiece Xinhua alleges that the Doklam issue shows a lack of “strategic trust” on the Indian side and the standoff could lead to “strategic myopia” and hurt its own interests.
The newly installed cameras will provide real-time monitoring and provide a record of events as evidence. If anyone is found to be vandalising the wall, they will be banned from visiting again, reported to the police and fined.
The summit is being held in the backdrop of border tensions between India and China over the standoff at the Doklam area in the Sikkim section which has now entered the third month.
India has also confirmed the incident at Pangong lake in Ladakh, where Indian and Chinese soldiers reportedly engaged in a scuffle, and said that this is “not in the interests of two sides” and that they should maintain “peace and tranquility”.
Doklam standoff: Japan has also conveyed that they understand that the area is disputed between China and Bhutan and that both countries recognize the existence of a dispute. Japan has also conveyed that India is “involved” in this incident “based on bilateral agreements” with Bhutan.
A ministry spokesperson said the issue of putting on hold security clearance given to Chinese investment proposals was “not under any consideration”. “The clearance to investment proposals is given on the basis of a well-established procedure laid down in the past. There is no change in the policy,” he said.
“That’s some private people’s call. We don’t want to react on that. As long as those goods are available cheaply, people will be purchasing,” said general secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI), Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy.
After the Ladakh incident, when Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hu Chunying was asked for a comment on the same, she replied: “The Chinese side is committed to peace and tranquillity of the China-India border.”
On Tuesday, the Chinese state-sponsored rhetoric reached alarming levels and crossed every line of decency. A video produced by Beijing’s official mouthpiece, Xinhua, portrayed India as a nation of hairy men wearing turbans.
Wang Yang, who visited the National Ayurveda Research and Training Center situated in Kirtipur near Kathmandu assured to cooperate with Nepal to carry out further research in the sector of Ayurveda.