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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 26, 2019, 07.13 PM(IST)

A few months back, China had said it had the "right" to rename of six places in Arunachal Pradesh. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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China claims the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet.

Missile defense system deterrent against a very real threat: US military

While it has been tested before, this was the first successful test involving a salvo of interceptor missiles, the US military said in a statement.

Tejasvi Surya: BJP’s surprise pick over late Ananth Kumar’s wife for Bengaluru

Surya is the general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha(BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP.

China destroyed 30,000 world maps mentioning Arunachal Pradesh, Taiwan: Report

China claims the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet.

1947: When real Vinoo Mankad 'mankaded' Australian batsman Bill Brown

The rule and name 'mankaded' is given after Indian bowler Vinoo Mankad's name.

'The Tashkent Files' asks 'Who killed Lal Bahadur Shastri?'

Shastri’s death is a controversial debate that has led to many conspiracy theories around it. He died in January 1966 in Tashkent (now in Uzbekistan), a day after signing the Tashkent Agreement.