Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicKailash Mansarovar

Topic: Kailash Mansarovar

No more Nepal, China; Indians will soon visit Mansarovar via Uttarakhand, says Gadkari

The minister told Parliament his department was building 28 highways where planes and helicopter ambulances could land in case of emergency.

Satellite images reveal China is building surface-to-air missile site at Mansarovar Lake

New roads have been built and suspected red tents put up at the site, which stands near the India-Nepal-China tri-junction in the Himalayas.

Not Nepal map, the real conflict is within KP Oli’s Communist Party

Fissures are visible in Nepal Communist Party and the government in Kathmandu. Sooner or later, parties supporting PM Oli will press their demand for a change in leadership.

Lipulekh row deepens, Nepal summons Indian envoy and hands over ‘diplomatic note’

Move comes day after Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali said he asked India to “refrain from carrying out any activity inside the territory of Nepal”.

Nepal wants India to settle Lipulekh border issue before talks on new Kailash Mansarovar road

India Friday had inaugurated a new link road to Lipulekh Pass, located on the India-China border, that cuts the travel time by three days for pilgrims headed to Kailash Mansarovar.

New road to Kailash Mansarovar via Lipulekh Pass and why Nepal is objecting to it

In episode 466 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the geopolitics of the routes to Kailash Mansarovar and the Lipulekh Pass.

Nepal objects to India’s ‘unilateral’ opening of link road to Kailash Mansarovar

Nepal's Foreign Ministry said India's construction of the road breached the understanding between the countries on border issues.

New road for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims is ready, will cut travel time by three days

The new road to Lipulekh pass stops just 4 km short of the China border, cutting travel from a 5-day trek to a 2-day vehicle ride.

Dear Rahul, soft Hinduism can be a winner, but not with soft nationalism

Rahul Gandhi is fighting BJP’s hard Hindutva with soft Hinduism. But fighting hard nationalism with soft nationalism will be disastrous.

Mallikarjun Kharge is not happy with the team Rahul Gandhi has given him

The veteran Congress leader has reportedly questioned the appointment of three people who are supposed to help him strengthen the party in Maharashtra.

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Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (file photo) | Twitter | @BSYBJP

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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