PTI News : China today officially launched its state-run mapping website that rivals Google Earth, showing Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin in Jammu and Kashmir -- two key areas of dispute with India -- as part of its territory.The map called 'Map World' displayed on the Internet in Chinese language is already being used in I phone and other mobile and Internet user applications in China.It shows Arunachal Pradesh that China has always claimed as "southern Tibet" as part of its territory. The map makes no specific mention of southern Tibet but its shows China's borders covered up to Arunachal Pradesh.Disputed the Aksai Chin area, which India asserts as part of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir has been included by the map as part of China's Xinjiang province.Media agencies
Rajasthan have won their maiden Ranji trophy title beating Baroda on the basis of their first innings lead yesterday. Resuming their second innings at 201 for 4, Rajasthan amassed 341 in 129.1 overs and then reduced Baroda 228 for 4 in 14 overs.
Rajasthan - 394 in first innings & 341 in the second innings.
Baroda - 361 in the first innings and 228 for 4 in the second innings.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced a cash reward of one crore rupees for the state Ranji team.
President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil gave away Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Awards to the eminent Overseas Indians which included Sir Anand Satyanand from New Zealand, Prof. Veena Harbhagwan Sahajwalla from Australia, Ms. Lata Pada from Canada, Mr. Harindrapal Singh Banga from Hong Kong, Mr. Mohammad Munir Nazir Hassan Ansari from Israel, Mr. Upjit Singh Sachdeva from Liberia, Tan Sri Dato’ Ajit Singh from Malaysia, Mr. Saleh Wahid from Netherlands, Indian Community Benevolent Forum of Qatar, Dr. Mohiaddin Syed Karimuddin from Saudi Arabia, Mr. Mano Selvanathan of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mohan Jashanmal from UAE, Baroness (Dr.) Sandip Verma from UK, Mr. Ashook Kumar Ramsaran from USA and Dr. Rajiv Shah from USA.
The Union Minister for Development of North-East Region(DoNER) and Mines, Shri B.K. Handique, the Secretary, Ministry of DoNER, Ms Jayati Chandra, the Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Dr. A. Didar Singh were also present on the occasion.