“India’s invasion of Chinese territory is a plain fact. New Delhi’s impetuous action stuns the international community. No other country will support India’s aggression,” the editorial said. Global Times called Doklam a Chinese territory.
India China standoff at Doklam: This redline by New Delhi sets the stage for a possible conversation between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi when they meet at the meeting of the NSAs from BRICS countries on July 27 and 28.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the matter can be resolved through talks. “We are willing to talk, but both sides have to first take back their armies,” she told the Rajya Sabha. The minister said the boundaries between India and China are yet to be finalised.
The report details various measures being implemented towards achieving core objectives of ambitious global goals, including poverty eradication, economic growth, food security, gender equality, promoting inclusive industrialisation and climate action.
While the Committee supports all these initiatives, it is concerned that several of these projects lack focus and are underdeveloped and therefore urges the Department to prioritise elements of DTTI that most closely align with JSV, the report said.
Doklam standoff: Doka La is the Indian name for the region which Bhutan recognises as Dokalam, while China claims it as part of its Donglang region. Of the 3,488-km-long India-China border from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh, a 220-km section falls in Sikkim.
India and the UK have discussed the issues that affect the extradition of fugitives “across the board” and the problems faced due to delays by British authorities in granting visas to Indians, including students.
Pakistan believes in resolving all issues through dialogue, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said, pointing out that the UN chief, the US President, the Chinese leadership and others have offered to play a role in resolving the Kashmir issue.
Umamaheswara Kalapatapu, 63, and his wife Sitha-Gita Kalapatapu, 61, both of Logansport, were killed in the crash. There was no word on what caused the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
In his lecture, Foreign Secreatary S Jaishankar pointed out that “in this changing landscape, few would dispute that the evolving India-China relationship has a direct implication for ASEAN, for the larger Asia Pacific, and perhaps even globally.”
Pakistan, in a goodwill gesture, on Monday handed over the 78 prisoners to the Border Security Force (BSF) at a joint check post at Attari/Wagah border. The Indian fishermen were arrested in May last year when their boats entered Pakistan’s waters in an area of the Arabian Sea.
Sikkim standoff: Jaishankar also said Indo-China relations are a factor of stability especially at a time of global uncertainty. But Jaishankar also struck a cautionary note on China’s instrumental rise.
Growing popularity of CPN-UML points to a new assertion.
The advanced countries such as Japan, Germany and the US that already produce nearly all existing products, so that progress will require pushing the world’s technological frontier by inventing new products, a process that implies slower growth.
China is signalling it is ready to throw down the gauntlet and unwilling to countenance India as a determining factor in Bhutan’s external relations