India, China spar over place names in remote border region



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Spat comes amid fraught relations between New Delhi and Beijing

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Arunachal Pradesh is one of the latest flash points between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s India and President Xi Jinping’s China. (Source photos by AFP/Jiji and Reuters)

NEETA LAL, Contributing writer | India

NEW DELHI — Tensions are mounting over a remote stretch of the Himalayas in northeastern India that China claims as its own, with New Delhi strongly condemning a move by Beijing to introduce its own standardized names for 15 places in the area.

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