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7 September, 2017 11:02 AM What is China's salami slicing tactic that Army chief Bipin Rawat talked about?

General Bipin Rawat has warned against Chinese salami slicing strategy in the Himalayas. China's salami slicing tactic is explained here. Days after Doklam standoff was resolved paving way for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting on the sidelines of BRICS where they held "progressive" talks, Army chief General Bipin 120

2 September, 2017 6:30 PM Why the BRICS meeting is significant for India & China against the backdrop of Doklam issue

The ninth summit meeting of the BRICS group of nations in Xiamen, China, on September 3-5 is an occasion to reflect on how far this unique institution of emerging economies has come, what its key contributions are, and where it is headed. The Chinese hosts have highlighted this year’s summit as marking the completion of one “golden decade” of cooperation 110

29 August, 2017 2:14 AM Doklam: How India refused to play Chinese checkers, and won

NEW DELHI: The Doklam crisis was one of the toughest foreign policy challenges for India in recent times. The successful resolution of the over two-month-old stand-off on Bhutanese territory brought the two Asian powers back from the brink — if the standoff had tipped over into military conflict, it could have escalated beyond control. The Doklam issue 55

28 August, 2017 5:21 PM Timeline: the story of the Doklam stand-off

India and China have mutually agreed to de-escalate tensions along the disputed territory. The move comes days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to travel to China to attend a BRICS summit from September 3 to 5. Territorial disputes between India and China are long-standing, marked by frequent skirmishes along a hazy international border 228

28 August, 2017 3:25 PM How India prevented Doklam standoff from escalating into military conflict

NEW DELHI: The Doklam crisis was one of the toughest foreign policy challenges India has faced in recent times. The successful resolution of the two-month-old stand-off on Bhutan's territory with mutual disengagement brought the two Asian powers back from the brink. If the stand-off had tipped over into military conflict, it could have escalated beyond 109

22 August, 2017 6:57 PM Doklam affair is a product of growing Chinese vanity

China has begun to believe that like America, it too has become an “indispensable nation,” at least for the global economy, and that its position as virtually the biggest trade partner of most major economies limits international options in dealing with its imperious foreign policy based on a unilateral definition of its “core interests” and disregard 79

19 August, 2017 1:55 AM Barcelona Van Attacker May Still Be Alive, On The Run: Police

The driver abandoned the van and fled on Thursday after speeding along a section of Las Ramblas, the most famous boulevard in Barcelona. BARCELONA: The driver of the van that ploughed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, may still be alive and at large, Spanish police said on Friday, denying earlier media reports that he had been shot dead in a Catalan 85

19 August, 2017 1:16 AM India's quiet move to outsmart China; PM Modi calls Nepal counterpart, prepares to host Japan’s Abe

India has launched a high-level, quiet diplomatic campaign to put pressure on China through its neighbours to end a seven-week military stand-off at Doklam near Sikkim. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a telephone call to his Nepali counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday. While the call was meant to convey condolences at the loss of life in Nepal 158

18 August, 2017 5:10 PM Suspects were plotting a bigger attack: Spanish police

Say driver in first attack in Barcelona may be among five suspects later shot dead in nearby city Suspects in Spain’s deadly twin terror attacks were preparing an even bigger assault but were thwarted in their plans and forced to act in a “more rudimentary” way, police said on Friday. Catalonia police spokesman Josep Lluis Trapero added that a driver 77

18 August, 2017 1:39 PM Doklam crisis echoes loudly in South and South-East Asia

Japan’s support to India irks China but countries — from Nepal to Philippines — keenly watching the subtle power shifts without taking sides. From Nepal to the Philippines, countries in South and South-East Asia are keenly observing the Doklam crisis, wary of taking sides, but also keeping a close eye on subtle power shifts that the unfolding crisis 54