The 4057 km long Line of Actual Control (LAC) is the largest undemarcated and disputed land border in the world. It has the unique distinction of being the most 'peaceful' border with not a shot being fired over the last 46 years, save a standoff at Nathu La in 1967, when a display of resolve by the Indian Army prevented further escalation.
The government on Monday hiked the import duty on gold and platinum to 6 per cent from 4 per cent with immediate effect - a move aimed at curbing imports of the precious metals to check the widening current account deficit.
Riding on good sales of new models like Ertiga and Swift DZire, and benefiting from low base effect, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Friday reported an over two-fold jump in net profit at Rs 501.29 crore for the third quarter ended December, 2012.
The United States has said it will continue to bring to justice the other six people named in Mumbai terror attacks case, including Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders, Headley was sentenced by aChicago court to 35 years in jail for the Mumbai terror attack in 2008.
India has said it will continue to press for extradition of David Headley from the USafter the Pakistani-American LeT terrorist escaped death penalty for helping plot the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and sentenced to 35 years in jail by an American Court.
Developing countries overtook their traditionally wealthier counterparts in attracting foreign direct investment for the first time last year, as industrialised nations bore the brunt of an 18 per cent plunge in FDI flows, the UN's trade and investment think tank UNCTAD said.
Expressing India's commitment to fiscal prudence, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said the government will contain deficit at 5.3 per cent of GDP in the current year, and bring it down to 4.8 per cent in 2013-14.