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India, China hold border talks, explore confidence-building measures

India and China held their 11th round of talks on border afairs during he course of which they explored various confidence building measures.

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Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees

Pakistan has extended the stay of nearly 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees until June 30, 2018, the Foreign Ministry said.

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26 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least 26 people were killed and 18 injured in a suicide bombing on Wednesday near a crowd celebrating Nawroz or Persian New Year in Kabul, authorities said.

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India to open 18 new missions in Africa

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved opening of 18 new missions in Africa over a four-year period to enhance India's diplomatic outreach in the continent.

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India is paying a price for losing its grasslands

Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result,

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IMF expects India's role in Indo-Pacific region to expand

The International Monetary Fund expects India's role in the Indo-Pacific region's development to continue to expand because of its robust growth, but it has to carry out more trade refor...

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