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  1. Duel in the Snows

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Duel in the Snows by Charles Allen John Murray $15I In December 1903 a British army marched over the Himalayas to counter a non-existent Russian threat and was confronted by a medieval Tibetan army ordered to stop it by non-violent means. It was a clash between the mightiest political power in the world and the weakest. Leading the mission was Francis Younghusband. ...

  2. India pays the price for joining US alliance

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... alliance in Asia in 2005, but now the price is clear. China is claiming the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, some 83,000 sq km of mountainous territory in the eastern Himalayas containing more ... agreed on 'political parameters' for settling both the Arunachal Pradesh border dispute and another in the western Himalayas. Indians assumed that the new 'political ...

  3. Indian military leader plans Beijing visit to improve ties

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... India's independence day celebrations at a strategic border post in the Himalayas for the first time. And last week, on National Day, 50 Indian army officers, soldiers and their families visited ...

  4. PLA, Indian army burying the hatchet

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the annals of the two armies'. On August 15, a PLA contingent joined India's independence day celebrations at a strategic border post in the Himalayas for the first time. And next month, ...

  5. Strategic co-operation with India seen as important

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... of Russia and Japan, the soldiers are much better disciplined now.' However, the Shanghai expert and Mr Wu said border disputes in the area of the Himalayas and the issue of the Dalai Lama ...

  6. Building trust will not be easy for Nepalis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... nations, despite having a major tourist draw in the Himalayas. The Maoist insurgency frightened off visitors, curtailed economic growth and stifled investment. Police, the military and the Maoists ...

  7. Separatists refuse to close camps in Bhutan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Bhutan, a remote Buddhist kingdom in the eastern Himalayas, is facing a dilemma: Despite a clear warning from the king, a powerful group of separatist Indian rebels has refused to close its camps inside Bhutanese territory. The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has been waging a guerilla war in India's northeast demanding independence for the oil-rich state ...

  8. Nepal's tourism hit hard by Maoist insurgency

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... said. 'We wanted to experience the thrill of the Himalayas, so there's no way we would have cancelled our trip.' Recognising that the future lies in attracting Chinese tourists, ...

  9. Who's the real fanatic?

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... poverty on both sides of the Himalayas. Pakistan, once allied with China against India, is watching with cautious optimism. That is because a new, cross-Himalayan consensus of economic development ...

  10. Maoist advance pushes Nepal to brink of collapse

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of the landlocked country's 26.5 million people live in isolated foothills of the Himalayas, far from the government's reach - fertile ground for the Maoists. Present-day borders were defined ...




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