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 (sĭn′kyäng′, shĭn′jyäng′)
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Noun1.Sinkiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanSinkiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
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Thirdly, India needs Jammu-Srinagar-Leh road, running through the heart of the vale of Kashmir, for supply of troops standing guard in the Ladakh area of Kashmir, an important area for India's defence against the Chinese in Tibet and Sinkiang. Moreover, the headwaters of many of the rivers vital to Pakistan's agriculture are in Kashmir.
Pakistan's strategic position, which is confluence and meeting point between Sinkiang of China, Iran and Central Asian Republics, is acknowledged by all and sundry - foes and friends alike.
Most of these visits were en route to Xinjiang, then the Sinkiang Governorate of the Qing Empire of China.
It was during the time of Viceroy Lord Northbrook that the Gilgit game was actually started with an eye on Sinkiang as the British were afraid of Russia occupying Sinkiang.
Both Pakistan and China has opposite approach to the same project as Beijing took it as security through development where that planned to put an end to the security issues through development of the Sinkiang region but Pakistan invested and further modernized the already developed region of Pakistan like central Punjab while totally ignored the war torn provinces of KP and Baluchistan where the state has failed to ensure its law and order (Malik, 2017).
1969 - Soviet and Chinese troops clash on Sinkiang border.
The experiment was performed in Gaochang Ruins, Turpan, Sinkiang. After the grouting body is fully solidified (about 50 days), the in situ drawing test is performed for the embedded anchor rod due to experimental place and weather factor.
Zheng, "Spatiotemporal variability in dust observed over the Sinkiang and Inner Mongolia regions of Northern China," Atmospheric Pollution Research, vol.
Due to arid and semiarid conditions, as well as water shortages and a fragile environment, northwestern China is sensitive to underground mining operations, which frequently come into contact with Jurassic and Neogene formations with short diagenesis, low strength, and weak cementation, especially in Inner Mongolia, Sinkiang, Gansu, and Ningxia.
Relations with USSR were at low ebb after the exodus of Uyghur Muslims from Sinkiang into Soviet Union resulting in withdrawal of Soviet economic aid and return of Russian military and engineering experts after 1960.
A water mill in Barskoon village, Jeti-Oguz district, Issyk-Kul region dates back to 1916-1917 years when Kyrgyz people had a revolt against Russian Tsarist forces, resulting in a mass flight to escape to Sinkiang in China.