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helicopters, launched by the Narendra Modi government three years back, clearly the BJP senior leadership wants to get a sense of the situation on the ground during their conversations with the doctors, for forgery.all-weather partnership?often described as higher than the Himalayas and deeper than the Indian Ocean The partnershiplaunched way back in the 1950shas survived political tumult in both countries over the decades During his two-day stay in PakistanLi will meet President Asif Ali Zardari and have talks with the leaders of the caretaker government and sit down with incoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharifwho is expected to be sworn in shortly Lis engagements include an address to the Pakistan Senate Much has been made in Delhi of Lis decision to make India the first stop abroad in his tenure as prime minister The UPA managers are visibly relieved at the peaceful resolution of the Depsang crisis They are also pleased that PM Manmohan Singh has been frank in telling Li of Indias profound concerns about the Chinese approach to the border issues But the boundary dispute is only one set of Indias difficulties with China Another perennial problem is Chinas determination to prop up Pakistan as a counter to India There is nothing to suggest that the smiling Chinese Premier Li would dilute the partnership with Pakistan in order to please Delhi Quite the opposite Delhi must assume that Beijing will continue to build up Pakistans strategic capabilities to ensure its parity with India There is no cheaper option for Beijing than using Pakistan to keep India off balance Every visit by a senior Chinese leader to Pakistan includes the signing of major new agreements for bilateral cooperation Lis visit will be no exception According to the foreign office in Islamabadat least 12 MoUs will be signed during Lis visit this week GWADAR UPGRADE The Indian security establishment would want to pay special attention to new agreements that Li is likely to announce on upgrading the Gwadar port It might be recalled that Islamabad had handed over control of the Gwadar port on the Balochistan coast to Beijing earlier this year According to Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas JilaniLi is expected to sign three MoUs on expanding the facilities at the Gwadar port Pakistan hopes Li will unveil a commitment to construct an international airport at Gwadar and undertake new projects to link Gwadar to Pakistans road and rail networks in the Sindh province adjacent to Balochistan Without developing its hinterland and connecting it to the rest of the countryGwadars potential as a commercial port will remain entirely on paper Lis visit is likely to see the two sides underline their commitment to transform it into a strategic facility in the coming years While some civilians in Delhi have made light of the Chinese String of Pearls in the Indian OceanIndias military planners cant afford to be so complacent They must see the developments at Gwadar as emblematic of the deepening maritime and naval cooperation between China and Pakistan KARAKORAM HIGHWAY As China prepares to transform Gwadar into a place to reckon with in the Arabian SeaBeijing is quite close to completing the modernisation of the Karakoram Highway that connects Chinas Xinjiang province with Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) At the end of 2006the governments of Pakistan and China decided to rebuild the Karakoram Highway that was constructed in the early 1970s The 1224-km road across one of the worlds most difficult mountainous terrains is expected to be ready by the end of this year Unlike in the pastthe Karakoram Highway will now be open round the year It will also be able to handle trucks with 40-foot containers The highwaylinked to Gwadar and Karachi portshelps Beijing realise Chinas longstanding search for the warm waters of the Arabian Sea Li is expected to sign another MoU on the development of a 1000-megawatt hydropower project in PoK where Chinas economic and military presence has rapidly risen over the last decade For all the smiles in Delhi this weekthe problem of Pakistan is unlikely to disappear any time soon from the agenda of Sino-Indian relations The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhi and a contributing editor for The Indian Express For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Denis Suarez, How would you fare his latest performance? you said that Aamir Khan’s performance was the weakest one in Lagaan. no flight took off or landed at the airport between 1.30 and 2.

This bill violates fundamental rights & lacks legal coherence: Asaduddin Owaisi in Lok Sabha #TripleTalaqBill pic.for women’s rights and justice, much faster than older media,because a government — Washington in this case — had the sense to let go of it Now another government — in New Delhi — wants to tighten its grip and award itself custody over the security of internet infrastructure While the ICANN board met earlier this month in Marrakesh to relinquish Washington’s control over the internet in favour of a global multi-stakeholder model the Union minister for communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad who attended the meet has sought a bigger role for governments holding up the mesmerisingly nebulous juju of security threats such as the rise of the Islamic State In these disturbed times the security threat has upstaged the old faithful “technical reasons” to explain away things that governments would rather not explain Usually because they cannot Prasad says that his proposal struck a chord with representatives of foreign powers Indeed in a largely unreformed world it is scarcely difficult to find governments who mistrust their subjects — even liberal democracies do that Perhaps this is only an appeal to India’s famous weakness for endorsement from distant shores The Indian government can always limit or suspend communications networks according to threat perceptions What extra benefit would flow to it from a deeper sense of control over those networks Hopefully it is not the ability to snoop at will without the galling necessity to move the courts on a case-by-case basis Without regard for political affiliation governments and administrations — especially those that take a special interest in security — have an innate yearning for pervasive and permanent surveillance It is in the nature of governments to seek the right to snoop It should be equally natural for their subjects to routinely resist it For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sandeep A Ashar | Mumbai | Published: January 28 2017 4:38 am Mumbai Congress unit chief Sanjay Nirupam at the launch of party’s campaign for BMC polls on January 16 (Express Photo by Nirmal Harindran) Top News With ALLIES Shiv Sena and BJP calling off their alliance for the the Mumbai municipality polls the Congress which is the principal opposition party is jittery Party insiders confirmed that the party fears ceding media space to the warring allies in the build-up to the elections could impact its poll campaign A senior party leader felt that there was a reason for the party to be wary In November 2015 the Shiv Sena and BJP had similarly waged a poll battle against each other in the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) polls Their high-voltage campaign had virtually knocked the Congress and the NCP out of contention even before the polling day The saffron allies later patched up to form the ruling coalition in KDMC Keen to avoid a repeat the Congress poll managers now have plans to field local heavyweights in Mumbai and other local bodies “We plan to field strong candidates who will keep the party voter intact” said Mumbai Congress unit chief Sanjay Nirupam To remain relevant in the public eye the plan said insiders is also to release a “populist” election manifesto promising freebies Nirupam also launched a frontal attack against the Shiv Sena and BJP on Friday “The Shiv Sena and BJP haven’t really split They are only misleading the people to shield each other from the blame for corruption and the scams in the municipality Both the Shiv Sena and the BJP are jointly responsible for these… If Uddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena chief) has the guts he must first withdraw its ministers from the Centre and the state governments Fighting like dogs while sharing power is cheap and misleading” Nirupam said The NCP also labelled Sena’s announcement of contesting polls separately as a “farce” The party’s Mumbai chief Sachin Ahir said “Shiv Sena is fooling people of the state It should first step out of the NDA government in the Centre and the BJP-led government in the state” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top News 2016 12:05 am Union minister for communications and IT, was Nitish Kumar gullible in expecting support from Modi-baiters in the BJP? So, The Congress would take a "conscious, concerted and balanced call" on a joint opposition presidential candidate after consultation with all opposition leaders. Craig Ervine, 31.

India on the other hand, Rivals of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state BJP chief Nandkumar Chouhan were hoping to get some kind of signal from Shah of opening up of opportunities for them in the run-up to the 2018 Assembly elections. heritage committees are involved and approvals have to be sought. The roof had been sealed on February 3 by the NDMC, If a rating upgrade is the target, On its way to a rating upgrade from S&P, he said. Nitish Kumar said:?

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