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India to build 9.2km bridge along troubled border with China

The bridge across the Brahmaputra River will ensure smooth movement of troops and resources to Arunachal Pradesh

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An Indian security officer standing guard in the Tewang District near the Chinese border in India's Arunachal Pradesh. The north-eastern state is one of India's most remote regions, and is claimed in full by China and considered by China to be South Tibet.

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The north-eastern state is one of India's most remote regions, and is claimed in full by China and considered by China to be South Tibet.

New Delhi

FOR more than five decades, India ignored the roads along its 4,056km disputed border with China.

The logic was simple: The South Asian nation didn't want to give Chinese troops an easy path if Beijing ever tried to repeat the brief 1962 border war and encroach into the

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