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INDIA – BANGLADESH
After 41 years, India and Bangladesh settle land dispute
The Indian parliament has unanimously approved an amendment that implements the 1974 India-Bangladesh boundary agreement. Residents of the affected communities will be able to return to their country of origin or obtain the citizenship in their host country. The event is celebrated as a "milestone" in bilateral relations.
24/02/2009 VIETNAM - CHINA
Last stone laid to mark border between China and Vietnam
A ceremony for the completion of an operation marking the transcendence of historical divisions. Ten years have gone by since the signing of the treaty establishing the boundary between the two countries.
08/06/2015 BANGLADESH – INDIA
Narendra Modi gets land swap and coastal shipping deal with Bangladesh
India’s Modi and Bangladesh’s Hasina signed 22 agreements and memoranda of understanding. Land Boundary Agreement on enclaves is inked. Coastal shipping in the Bay of Bengal gets the green light. However, there is no deal on river sharing, especially over the Teesta. Bangladeshi Hindus ask for help against persecution.
Indian government’s anti-corruption law becomes "waste paper"
At the meeting of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) a Parliamentarian ripped up the sheets of a minister, leading a discussion that has forced Parliament to cancel the session. Opposition: "All staged, the government knows it is only a minority." No comment from the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but his political future is now at risk.
20/05/2013 INDIA - CHINA
Chinese Premier in Delhi, to strengthen "trust" and trade
It is the first foreign trip of Prime Minister Li Keqiang, who then will go on to Pakistan, Switzerland and Germany. He met his Indian counterpart Singh and recalled the "great importance" of bilateral relations., But did not mention the recent tension on the borders, caused by Chinese troops invading Indian territory.
16/11/2006 INDIA CHINA
Buddhist political and religious leaders in Indian border state fear Chinese territorial ambitions
China's ambassador to India claims Arunachal Pradesh. Local leaders call on New Delhi to show resolve against Beijing.
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