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Smart Governance DiplomacyStrategy 1751 km. International border. Neither visa nor a passport needed to cross the border from either side. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim on Indian side share this border with the kingdom of Nepal. This porous border has been used by the anti India forces in the recent past to operate at ease and strike at will. And the low priority given by India to its small neighbours has added the desired fuel to the fire. China and Pakistan combine could not find a better scenario to bully India and cause serious damage to the Indian interests. Way back in 1996, Indian intelligence agencies had reported that ISI was focussed on creating a strong base in Kathmandu and Pokhra in Nepal. It had added that it could be a red signal for internal security of India as well as for the cross border terrorism. 1998, June 29. Late evening. Mirza Dilshad Beg, a Nepali Parliamentarian, was killed by the shooters of Chhota Rajan gang. Beg was alleged to have had strong links with the D company and was also alleged to have been working closely with ISI to spread terror in India. 1999, December 24. Friday evening. Air India flight IC 814 Indo Nepal Relations at Cross Roads Pathological obsession with Kashmir is forcing India to lose grip on the other frontiers says Nishindra Kinjalk carrying 176 passengers and 15 crew members flew from Kathmandu to New Delhi. Hijacked mid way. Via Amritsar, Lahore and Dubai, it got stationed at Kandhar in Afganistan, where Taliban ruled then. On way the hijackers released 27 passengers at Dubai airport. Negotiations began. Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee at New Delhi succumbed to the pressure. The demands by the hijackers were accepted. On 31 December India not only released Maulana Masood Azhar, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and Mushtaque Ahmed Zargar, but the Minister of External Affairs Jaswant Singh escorted them in a chartered plane to ensure safe delivery of the 44 | May 2018 | www.smartgovernance.in Smart Governance DiplomacyStrategy Indo Nepal Relations at Cross Roads 1751 Pathological obsession with Kashmir is forcing India to lose grip on the other frontiers says Nishindra Kinjalk km. International border. Neither visa nor a passport needed to cross the border from either side. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim on Indian side share this border with the kingdom of Nepal. This porous border has been used by the anti India forces in the recent past to operate at ease and strike at will. And the low priority given by India to its small neighbours has added the desired fuel to the fire. China and Pakistan combine could not find a better scenario to bully India and cause serious damage to the Indian interests. Way back in 1996, Indian intelligence agencies had reported that ISI was focussed on creating a strong base in Kathmandu and Pokhra in Nepal. It had added that it could be a red signal for internal security of India as well as for the cross border terrorism. 1998, June 29. Late evening. Mirza Dilshad Beg, a Nep …±€)A…Ι±₯…΅•ΉΡ…Ι₯…Έ°έ…́­₯±±•‰δΡ‘”)Ν‘½½Ρ•Ί½˜ ‘‘½Ρ„I…©…Έ…ΉœΈ •œ)݅́…±±••ΡΌ‘…Ω”‘…ΝΡΙ½Ήœ±₯Ή­Μ)έ₯Ρ Ρ‘”½΅Α…Ήδ…Ήέ…́…±ΝΌ)…±±••ΡΌ‘…Ω”‰••Έέ½Ι­₯Ήœ±½Ν•±δ)έ₯Ρ %M$ΡΌΝΑΙ•…Ρ•Ιɽȁ₯Έ%Ή‘₯„Έ(Δδδ䰁••΅‰•Θ€ΘΠΈΙ₯‘…δ)•Ω•Ή₯ΉœΈ₯ȁ%Ή‘₯„™±₯‘Ё% €ΰΔΠ)…ΙΙε₯Ήœ€Δά؁Α…ΝΝ•Ή•Ί…Ή€ΔԁΙ•ά)΅•΅‰•Ί™±•ά™Ι½΄-…Ρ‘΅…Ή‘ԁѼ)9•ά•±‘€Έ!₯©…­•΅₯έ…丁Y₯„)΅Ι₯ΡΝ…Θ°1…‘½Ι”…ΉΥ‰…€°₯Ё½Π)ΝΡ…Ρ₯½Ή•…Ё-…Ή‘‘…ȁ₯Έ™…Ή₯ΝΡ…Έ°)έ‘•Ι”Q…±₯‰…ΈΙΥ±•Ρ‘•ΈΈ=Έέ…δ)Ρ‘”‘₯©…­•Ίɕ±•…Ν•€Θ܁Α…ΝΝ•Ή•ΙΜ)…ЁΥ‰…€…₯ΙΑ½ΙΠΈ9•½Ρ₯…Ρ₯½ΉΜ‰•…ΈΈ)%Ή‘₯…ΈAΙ₯΅”5₯Ή₯ΝѕȁY…©Α…ε•”…Π)9•ά•±‘€ΝՍΥ΅‰•ΡΌΡ‘”ΑΙ•ΝΝΥΙ”Έ)Q‘”‘•΅…Ή‘́‰δΡ‘”‘₯©…­•Ίݕɔ)…•ΑΡ•Έ=Έ€Μā••΅‰•Θ%Ή‘₯„Ή½Π)½Ή±δΙ•±•…Ν•5…Υ±…Ή„5…Ν½½ι‘…Θ°)‘΅•=΅…ȁM…••M‘•₯­ …Ή)5ΥΝ‘Ρ…ΕΥ”‘΅•i…ɝ…Θ°‰ΥЁё”)5₯Ή₯Νѕȁ½˜αΡ•ΙΉ…°™™…₯Ί)…Νέ…ΉΠ)M₯Ή •Ν½ΙΡ•Ρ‘•΄₯Έ„‘…ΙΡ•Ι•)Α±…Ή”ΡΌ•ΉΝΥΙ”Ν…™”‘•±₯Ω•Ι䁽˜Ρ‘”(ΠЁπ5…δ€ΘΐΔΰπέέάΉΝ΅…Ιѝ½Ω•ΙΉ…Ή”Ή₯