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China's 'Silk Road' initiative lends urgency to India's regional ambitions

Delhi investing heavily in road and rail links on north-east borders for access to markets in Thailand and beyond
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 05:50

New Delhi

WHEN Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government approved US$256 million to upgrade a section of a remote border road last month, few took notice.

Yet India's decision to revive plans for the trilateral highway, part of an ambitious 1,360km crossing to link north-eastern

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