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Imphal-Mandalay bus service: A bridge to Southeast Asia

India stands to gain immensely from the politico-economic changes that are taking place on its eastern front with Myanmar. New Delhi should seize the opportunity and explore the possibility of health and spiritual tourism and expanding cooperation in the education sector, writes Rupak Bhattacharjee for South Asia Monitor.  
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Maldives: Adopting the China model?

Though there is nothing to suggest a common script, the development-democracy political paradigm in Maldives has elements similar to those being followed in China, writes N. Sathiya Moorthy for South Asia Monitor.

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India has arrived: Re-order the UN for global peace and security

India is fully aware that the strengthening of multilateralism through the United Nations represents the best hope in a troubled world. Our renewed multilateral engagements have finally demonstrated to the global community that India matters, that India has arrived, writes Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee for South Asia Monitor

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Saudi Arabia's anti-terror coalition: Can it wrest the narrative on Islam?

The Saudi anti-terrorism coalition of 34 states is nascent and has some distance to travel before it makes any impact across the globe. Till then, the statement by the Government of Jordan, “this is our war and the Muslims’ war,” would best describe the coalition’s raison d'être, writes Monish Gulati on South Asia Monitor.  
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Centre for Climate Change and Health launched in Pune

A group of medical educational institutes near Pune launched a Centre for Climate Change and Health -  on the occasion of  World Health Day on April 7, 2018 - to address the immediate and long-term impacts of climate change on public health.

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India to retain fastest growing economy spot: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that India will retain its top spot as the world's fastest growing economy, helped by structural reforms and the fading of the effects of demon...

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