ITBP to create 50 new posts along China; says no warmongering

Business Standard
Press Trust of India
October 27, 2015

Aiming to bolster its presence along the Sino-India border, the ITBP will create over 50 new posts and deploy about 8,000 fresh troops along (more…)

Give Ai Weiwei your Lego bricks so he can show what corporate politics looks like

Van Badham
​October 27, 2015


Last week, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was denied a bulk order of Lego bricks for a new work for Melbourne’s NGV, as “the company refused to approve (more…)

ITBP to deploy women personnel to guard India’s border with China for the first time
October 27, 2015

New Delhi: In a first, border guarding force ITBP has decided to deploy women personnel in combat duties at its high-altitude posts along the Indo-China border.

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The Sorry State Of India’s Borders
Claude Arpi
October 27, 2015

Conditions are so bad that some of India’s villages and settlements along its north-eastern border are not even covered by Indian telecom companies. The (more…)

India to invest big in Arunachal Pradesh
October 27, 2015

Modi’s govt plans to build $8.4b highway in neglected state that is also claimed by China
NEW DELHI • India plans to invest billions of dollars to populate (more…)

Walong landing ground in Arunachal Pradesh ready for operations
October 27, 2015

New Delhi: In a lift to India’s efforts to ramp up its army capabilities alongside the borders with China, the Advanced Landing Ground at Walong in Arunachal Pradesh (more…)

Chinese Dissidents Protest Britain’s Treatment of Activist

The New York Times
Associated Press
October 27, 2015

BEIJING — Veteran Chinese pro-democracy campaigners have protested Britain’s treatment of an activist detained during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s (more…)

China plays down Indian border standoff video
October 26, 2015

Beijing: China on Monday said ties with India and between the armies have improved as a result of bilateral mechanisms put in place by both sides to bring down tensions (more…)