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China defends decision to “standardise” names of six Arunachal towns - The Hindu

Foreign Ministry spokesman counters India's charge that China is inventing names to make its territorial claims over the area legal. China on Friday defended its decision to “standardise” the names of six towns in Arunachal Pradesh, reinforcing its ...and more »

China renames six areas in Arunachal - The Hindu

Within days of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, China has reinforced its claims on the State by naming six places there in standardised Chinese characters, Tibetan and Roman alphabets. On April 14, China's Ministry of ...and more »

Renaming act does not make illegal occupation legal, India tells China - The Hindu

India-China Border in Arunachal Pradesh. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay on Thursday objected to China's renaming of six places in Arunachal Pradesh. Photo used for illustration purpose. | Photo Credit: Ritu Raj Konwar · Suhasini ...and more »

The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama - The Diplomat

The Dalai Lama's visit to Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh from April 7 to 11 garnered plenty of media attention. One of the most prominently discussed questions centered around the Dalai Lama's reincarnation. The Chinese side was unequivocal in ...and more »

Arunachal Pradesh: China renames districts in disputed India state - BBC News

China has renamed six districts along a disputed Himalayan border region with India, in a move seen as "retaliation" for a visit by the Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader, 81, had visited Arunachal Pradesh in India's remote north-east earlier in ...and more »

China and India renew war of words over Tibet - Financial Times

China and India have renewed a war of words over the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a Tibetan Himalayan region claimed by Beijing, after China said it would “standardise” six place names in the territory. The announcement of the new ...and more »

'India Will Pay Dearly If It Plays Dalai Lama Card,' China Warns - The Wire

Huge crowds braved pouring rain to greet the Dalai Lama in Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh, on Tuesday. Credit: PTI. Beijing: India will pay “dearly” if it continues the “petty game” of playing the Dalai Lama card, Chinese media warned on Friday, dismissing ...and more »

China Announces 'Standardised' Names for Six Places in Arunachal Pradesh - The Wire

Beijing: Upping the ante, China has for the first time announced “standardised” official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, days after it lodged strong protests with India over the Dalai Lama's visit to the frontier state. The state media here ...and more »

China renames six places in Arunachal Pradesh on its official map - Hindustan Times

Describing Arunachal Pradesh as part of the border dispute with India, China said the state is South Tibet with close Buddhist links to the Tibet Autonomous Region in the Mainland. Official Chinese maps show the state as part of South Tibet. india ...and more »

When the Dalai Lama visited Tawang - Hindu Business Line

China all but exploded. Managing political and trade dealings with a pushy Beijing calls for courage and attention to detail. The recent visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh produced a hysterical reaction from China. The foreign office ...and more »