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The successful launch of 104 satellites on a single rocket by the Indian Space Resarch Organisation  (ISRO) on February 15 is a world record and Indian space scientists are to be commended for this accomplishment writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor.

 

The peace deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar demonstrates that peace is possible in Afghanistan, but the cost at which it comes might not be palatable to many, writes Chayanika Saxena.

 

China has yet again proved that it is indeed Pakistan’s ‘all weather friend’ by blocking a US-led proposal at the UN to brand Masood Azhar a global terrorist writes Namrata Hasija

 

It is a little over a fortnight since the assumption of office by US President  Donald Trump on January 20 and in this brief period, the tweets and related statements from the White House have roiled the global political, strategic and economic domains in a visible manner, writes C.Uday Bhaskar.

 

What does the withdrawal of US from TPP mean for Asia-Pacific as a region?, writes Namrata Hasija

 

The "house arrest" of the JuD (Jamaat ud Dawa) leader Hafiz Saeed by police authorities in Lahore is proceeding along expected lines writes C Uday bhaskar

 

India, as it seeks to deepen its engagement in the Middle East, will prefer the Israeli-Palestinian peace process to resume as it adds to security and stability in the region, writes Md. Muddassir Quamar .

 

The possibility of a Taliban attack targeting Emirati officials is not going down well with analysts writes Monish Gulati

 

Post the reform era that began in 1978, the NGO sector in China has mushroomed greatly, writes Namrata Hasija

 

A great actor, a true champion of India-Pakistan Peace and a warm-hearted Punjabi in Mumbai is gone. Apparently a heart attack after a day of shooting.

 


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India's new Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here Saturday to begin his tenure repair a relationship that had been frayed in the past year. 
 
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India is well on course to embracing the change brought in by the agent of change -- PM Modi, writes Sanjay Kumar Kar for South Asia Monitor.  
 
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 If the civil war in Syria continues, it will be impossible to control in the future. To stop the massive humanitarian destruction, necessary steps need to be taken immediately, writes Dr. Mohammad Kawsar Ahammed for South Asia Monitor.
 
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Society for Policy Studies in association with India Habitat Centre invites you to a lecture in the Changing Asia Series by by Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India on Health And Development: India Must Bridge The Disconnect Chair: C Uday Bhaskar, Director, Soci...
 
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spotlight image 'Covert military actions or surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan have limited utility that won't change the mind of the Pakistan Army or the ISI  which sponsor cross-border terrorism
 
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In Dutch politics, alliances are imperative to construct an administration. The post-election government formation is, therefore, a slightly time-consuming process. In due course, a coalition led by the incumbent Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, will surface.  
 
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Japan is a special country in several ways. For centuries, it remained isolated and disconnected with the outside world. But once it opened itself up to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854 by the use of force by Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry of the United States Navy, Japan has never looked back. Japan is a spe
 
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Recently, under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and earlier under the late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdallah bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia has rolled out a series of women-friendly initiatives.  Recently, under the leadership of Custodian of the
 
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The attacks in London on Wednesday are grim reminders of not just the growing menace of terrorism but also of the urgent need for the global community to join hands in combating it. 
 
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India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.

 
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The line that Mortimer Durand drew across a small map in 1893 has bled the Pashtun heart ever since. More than a century later both sides of that line remain restless. But the mystery behind what actually happened on 12 November 1893 has never ...

 
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What went wrong for the West in Afghanistan? Why couldn't a global coalition led by the world's preeminent military and economic power defeat "a bunch of farmers in plastic sandals on dirt bikes" in a conflict that outlasted b...

 
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What will be Pakistan's fate? Acts of commission or omission by itself, in/by neighbours, and superpowers far and near have led the nuclear-armed country at a strategic Asian crossroads to emerge as a serious regional and global concern whi...

 
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Some South African generals, allied with the British forces, sought segregation from the enlisted men, all blacks, after being taken prisoners of war. The surprised German commander told them firmly that they would have to share the same quarte...

 
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