"The Bhutan side does not know previously that Indian troops entered Doklam which is not in line with what India claims", Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang, said on Monday. "In 1962, China fought a war with India after the latter encroached on Chinese territory, resulting in the deaths of 722 Chinese troops and 4,383 Indian soldiers", the daily said.
"Indian troops crossed the undisputed Sikkim section of the China-India border and impeded Chinese workers from building roads a few days before Modi's visit to the US... aimed to demonstrate to the US India's firm determination to constrain China's rise".
The commentary said "while the Indian decision to boycott the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative may be understandable, "staying away is not the best choice New Delhi could have made".
Urging India to respect boundary treaties and China's territorial sovereignty to maintain peace and stability, the foreign ministry also informed India through diplomatic channels that the entry of official Indian pilgrims at the Nathu La Pass, linking Sikkim and Tibet, had to be postponed for safety reasons.
"And even at the expense of the Bhutan's independence and sovereignty, they try to confuse right with wrong, which is futile". The corridor, sometime referred to as the "Chicken's Neck", is a narrow slice of Indian territory squeezed between Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and China.
With China expanding its presence in the Indian Ocean region, the navies of India, the U.S. and Japan are all set to undertake war games in the Bay of Bengal next week involving nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers.
Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley hit back at China saying Delhi in 2017 is not what it was in 1962. China has been organising annual trips for journalists from Nepal and India for quite some time.
"...if India was to abdicate its responsibilities towards Bhutan, India's other neighbors will, in effect, be told that India's bark is far worse than India's bite - and that relying on India as a countervailing force to the Chinese juggernaut is foolish".
"The India-China boundary in Sikkim is well demarcated".
The current dispute focuses on the Doklam or Donglang Plateau, a ridge in the Himalayan hills where the borders of India, China, and Bhutan, a tiny kingdom long under New Delhi's thumb, meet.
India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, who is the Special Representative for the India-China border talks, is to visit Beijing on 26 July to attend the meeting of the NSAs from BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Bhutan has also lodged protests over the construction.
"The Belt and Road provides a monumental opportunity for the win-win cooperation between India and China, which are quite complementary economically", it said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are attending a summit of the G20 group of nations in the German city of Hamburg later this week.
According to India, while the status of Sikkim is recognized as being part of India, the boundary is not resolved between India and China. "The water-parting formed by the crest of the Himalayas is the natural frontier which was accepted for centuries as the boundary by the peoples on both sides".
"I get exhausted reacting to the president's constant use of Twitter , and I just think he needs to focus on the issues". Crazy Mika ", and claimed she was bleeding from a facelift upon her arrival to Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort at New Year's.
In the US, Takata agreed in January to plead guilty to wire fraud for falsifying testing data and reports provided to carmakers. Takata is expected to use $1 billion of the proceeds to cover its settlement of criminal charges with US authorities.
The initiative also says China has recently expanded its facilities on Triton Island to include the construction of a helipad. By sailing within 12 miles of the island, the US conducted what is called a Freedom of Navigation Operation.
The defending champion pulled out of a planned warm-up match at London's Hurlingham Club due to a hip problem this week. However, his team are keen to play down prospects that Murray will pull out of Wimbledon .
He is likely to compete with Nampalys Mendy for playing time alongside Wilfried Ndidi and Danny Drinkwater . Iborra is a defensive midfielder who is powerful in the air and can control the tempo of a game.
According to reports, Nitish Kumar had attacked Congress recently, saying it was not he who changed his ideology, but the party. Politics over Presidential election 2017 started after Kumar extended his support to the NDA candidate Kovind last month.
England's under-21 side face Germany on Tuesday evening hoping to secure their place in the final of the European Championships. Of the semi-finalists here England's squad accumulated half as many top-flight minutes for their respective clubs last season.
The army has captured two neighbourhoods northwest of the historic Grand al-Nuri Mosque, which was destroyed last week. A United States-led global coalition is providing air and ground support in the eight- month-old offensive.
The UK appears to have bowed down, and accepted the agenda of the European Union as the long-anticipated talks for Brexit , i.e. And it was useful for me to sit down with my counterpart, David Davis.
J&K will be benefitted most by GST: BJP
PDP MLA Javid Beg reacted sharply to Rashid's statement followed by BJP members demanding Rashid's suspension. He also read out the provisional GST registration numbers of various businesses owned by Rana and his family.
Actress and internet star Stevie Ryan dead at 33
Ryan killed herself in her home. 'I remember waking up and one Little Loca video had like 900 hits and I was like 'Oh, my gosh. The character was obsessively fawn over men on MySpace as well as how many friends she had on the social site.
Everton hope to announce signing of Burnley defender on Monday
Keane was reportedly hopeful of a return to former club Manchester United , but they opted to sign Victor Lindelof from Benfica. The Toffees may also conduct further business with Burnley this summer after reports talks have opened over striker Andre Gray.
Venezuela Oil Price Below $40 for a 2nd Week
Forty-seven percent of the 15 oil market experts say there is more downside risk, but 40 percent say there should not be. The investment bank cited higher-than-expected production from Nigeria , Libya and a swift rebound in US shale output.
Barcelona star Messi weds childhood sweetheart
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IPhone Turns 10: A Look at the Past, Present and Future
The iPhone 4 received much praise, particularly due to the improvement in style with a body of stainless steel and glass. The folks over at OnLeaks and Tiger Mobiles claim to have gotten their hands on an iPhone 8 dummy unit.
Queen gets a pay rise - but which royal spends the most?
The Queen's sovereign grant, the amount she receives from taxpayers, is calculated as a percentage of Crown Estate profits. Charles also took the most expensive journey by Royal Train costing £46,000 - that's £95.32 per mile.