Chinese Himalayan Encroachment Raises Delhi's Concern

New high-speed rail runs disturbingly close to India’s border

By: Nava Thakuria

Last week, Chinese transport officials conducted a trial run over the newly-tracked Lhasa -Nyingchi rail line, a 435- km dream project of President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party -- a high-velocity rail line ultimately expected to connect the Tibetan capital to the city of Chengdu in Sichuan Province.

The rail line is raisin…

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