'Beijing Janata Party': Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge takes dig at ruling BJP over Chinese incursions
The Congress has been criticising the government over Chinese incursions in Ladakh and Uttarakhand and now in Arunachal Pradesh.
Late Colonel's mother and wife received the award from the President.
Jaishankar said the US is today a much more flexible partner, much more open to ideas, suggestions and working arrangements than in the past.
The move, which was approved by the Union home ministry, comes amid a military standoff with China in the eastern Ladakh area.
Says recent Pentagon report claimed PLA entered 4.5km into Arunachal Pradesh
The exercise is a part of an overall three-day affair focusing on high altitude area Airborne Exercise along Northern Borders. Other arms and services are also participating.
While India-China border disputes cover 3,488-km along the Line of Actual Control, the China-Bhutan dispute covers about 400 km.
The law, which becomes operational from January 1 next year, stipulates that "the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the People's Republic of China are sacred and inviolable", it said.
CDS General Bipin Rawat said India's relations with Bhutan and Nepal have always been robust and any issues with these countries have been addressed in a positive manner.
Danger to stability in South Asia due to China's ambitions, Sino-Pak nexus 'anti-Indian': CDS General Bipin Rawat
General Bipin Rawat said that there is omnipresent danger to the stability of South Asia due to China's ambitions for power at the global level.
General Bipin Rawat said India faces a myriad of external security challenges and most worrisome are China's technological advances in the cyber and space domains.
Another senior official said that the tunnel will help in quicker movement of troops and weapons and it has strategic significance.
ndia and China have had a number of rounds of talks and as a result of those talks, we have been able to achieve a fair amount of disengagement.
India hopes China will work with it to bring satisfactory resolution to current issues: Foreign Secretary
Shringla talked about the issues of concerns in the Sino-India trade relationship such as the widening trade deficit and increase in trade barriers.
Eastern Army Commander Lt.Gen.Manoj Pande asserted that the Indian preparedness to respond to any contingency is of a very high order.