Indo-Nepal Boundary Row Heats Up Due To Road Construction

Nepal has vociferously protested against India's construction activities along its border and reiterated that Limpiyadhura, Lipulek and Kalapani are the "integral part" of the country. “The government of Nepal has been urging the government of India to stop all unilateral steps such as construction and expansion of any roads that go via Nepali territory,” said the Communications and Information Technology Minister of Nepal Gyanendra Bahadur Karki.The response came following the remarks made by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu saying that India's position on its boundary with Nepal is “well known, consistent and unambiguous. It has been communicated to the Government of Nepal”. The statement further said, “Mutually agreed boundary issues that are outstanding can always be addressed in th...

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Simmering Problems In The South China Sea!

South China sea has become a zone of conflict. China's hegemony, muscle flexing and sweeping control over the sea and certain islands have antagonised the littoral countries like Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. China claims of complete sovereignty of the sea , including some Islands together with huge untapped and even undiscovered maritime and mineral resources such as 11 billions of oil and 190 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. China claims that foreign militaries can not carry out any clandestine intelligence gathering activities  in the areas which they claim are under their absolute control. However, the USA is not prepared to accept this claim of China. It says that under the UN Law all the littoral countries are free to navigate through the ar...

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