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Resisting China's grand encircling strategy, and its virtual overrunning of South Asia, a region it has been coveting for some time, will require considerable strategic guile by India in the months to come, writes Tarun Basu for South Asian Monitor. 

 
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Any continued success of terrorists in Kashmir rings a warning bell for all countries around the world, as continued success of terrorists in Kashmir would amount to success of terrorism in the world, writes N.S. Venkataraman for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The South Asia Satellite provides opportunity for South Asian states to work closely for a common cause and eradicate many of the region's urgent predicaments and problems with the help of modern technology, writes Aniket Bhavthankar for South Asia Monitor.

 
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Stakeholders in Afghanistan must realise that if Taliban come to power again in Afghanistan it will be dangerous not only for the region but also for the whole world, writes Jai Kumar Verma for South Asian Monitor.

 
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The default response of the Modi government in matters of national security has been to  inhabit social media.  Over the last few months, whenever there is a setback  or security personnel killed, ministers  invoke  emotive nationalism  and promise retribution on the perpetrators, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor 

 
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The night belongs to the guerilla fighters. They are free to lay improvised explosive devices and prepare the ground to set up an ambush. How well they have managed to mould the battlefield can be seen in the manner in which they have tackled the behemoth “mine-resistant vehicle” imported from South Africa, writes Cecil Victor for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The only solution to such a crisis is a regional approach. SAARC, ASEAN, SCO, GCC and other important regional organisations should come forward to design a constructive policy in respect of refugee, asylum seeker and IDPs, writes Dr Bawa Singh for South Asia Monitor.

 
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While India can take up the issue of Iran with the US, it remains to be seen whether it has the leverage. In such a situation, India needs to pitch for a more pragmatic Iran policy and work closely with other countries which have been advocating the same, write Tridivesh Singh Maini & Sandeep Sachdeva for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The contribution of Indians in the Kingdom's economic development has been acknowledged by the Saudi government and we have made significant efforts to make them feel at home, writes Ambassador Saud Al Sati 

 
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India, like the EU, would expect flexibility from the UK on the same issue that led to Brexit in the first instance – free movement of people and professionals across borders, writes Bhaswati Mukherjee for South Asia Monitor. 

 


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spotlight image A career diplomat, Chitranganee Wagiswara, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, is the first woman to be the island nation’s envoy to India. As Foreign Secretary, she was Sri Lanka’s top diplomat for 18 months before being posted to New Delhi.
 
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India has accused the United Nations Security Council and the international community of tending to ignore the terrorists ravaging Afghanistan and their backers while these forces “have stood up against one of the biggest collective military efforts in the world.”
 
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Close Canada-India collaboration in health and wellness is a journey that commenced in 2015 in Toronto, when the first major health summit was held, and ended in March 2017 in New Delhi.
 
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With weird concoction like "Beer Yoga" getting popular as the next big international fitness craze, the ancient art of inner blossoming is seemingly going topsy-turvy. And as yoga hogs the limelight on its third International Day, the loud call for saving the spirit of the ancient and modern practice can't be swept under
 
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AS backpedaling goes, it is unconvincing. Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat waded deep into controversy last month when he vigorously defended the army’s violent suppression of legitimate dissent in India-held Kashmir.
 
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Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected Prime Minister of Nepal at an especially fragile time in the life of the 11-year-old Himalayan republic.
 
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The opposition and media in Pakistan have been crucifying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for having sat through the US-Arab-Islamic Summit held in Saudi Arabia in the first week of June, without highlighting the grievances of the Pakistani people.
 
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A United States fighter downed a Syrian military aircraft for the first time when it bombed a Syrian rebel faction backed by Washington.
 
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Title: Reporting Pakistan; Author: Meena Menon; Publisher: Viking/Penguin Random House; Pages: 340; Price: Rs 599

 
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  A former Indian civil servant, who is currently a professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, US spent long periods in distant villages and city slums of India. The result? A scholarly book that presen...

 
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  Title: The Exile; Author:  Cathy Scott-Clark & Adrian Levy; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; Pages: 640; Price: Rs 699

 
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Jim Corbett was a British-Indian hunter and tracker-turned-conservationist, author and naturalist; who started off as an officer in the British army and attained the rank of a colonel. Frequently called in to kill man-eating tigers or leopards,...

 
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Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221

 
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