Sunday, 15 May, 2022
TopicTawang

Topic: Tawang

Tunnels, roads, bridges, chopper bases: Modi govt gives big push to Arunachal infrastructure

Although most of the projects were planned earlier, the ongoing stand-off with China has ensured that they have been sped up on an urgent basis.

Why report on Capt Rajendra Nath’s 1952 expedition to Aksai Chin is classified to this day

In ‘Red Fear’, Iqbal Chand Malhotra writes that former Army chief Gen Cariappa had sent a recon mission to Aksai Chin. Nehru govt never made findings public.

Sumdorong Chu, Ladakh-like India-China face-off which took 9 yrs to end but without violence

The 9 years saw diplomatic wrangling, a defiant Indian general keen on 'teaching the Chinese a lesson' & a PM more inclined towards diplomacy, but not a single drop of blood.

Budget 2018 clears path for new tunnel at Sela pass, will cut travel time to Tawang

The tunnel project was announced by BRO last year. It is expected to promote tourism and ease military movements in a key region of Arunachal Pradesh.

On Camera

YourTurn

A still from Severance | Apple TV+

Apple TV’s ‘Severance’ takes work-life balance to brain-altering extreme. It’s no utopia

In Severance, an employee has no recollection of their personal life at the workplace and vice versa. In a post-pandemic world, it may seem ideal, but it’s not.
Congress leader P. Chidambaram addresses a press conference at the 'Chintan Shivir' in Udaipur | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

30 years after liberalisation, Congress calls for economic reset at ‘Chintan Shivir’

Former finance minister Chidambaram called it a ‘step forward post-liberalisation’. It’s significant because it was a Congress government that brought in liberalisation in 1991.   

Defence

File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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