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After over two decades of terrorist violence and disruptions, there is good news from Jammu and Kashmir as its education system is slowly coming back on the rails.Enrolment is rising and so is the literacy rate.

 
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Secretary General Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed's resignation follows the Maldives government’s outrage over her remarks against the arrest of the country's Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed.  

 
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The Indian commerce minister said that out of five top economies, China, Japan and India were of Asian nations, which clearly indicates the importance of Asia in the global economy. 

 
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Maldives is facing a constitutional crisis due to the judiciary being paralised. Extremist elements are calling for violence and even 'Jihad' against the government
 
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 Myanmar Foreign Minister assured the international community that there will be "no turning back or derailment" of his nation's road to democracy and that the reform  process initiated by the year-old elected civilian government is "irreversible."

 
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 Maldives has asked the UN to help resolve what it calls a "judicial crisis"Last week the army arrested Judge Abdulla Mohamed for alleged corruption and political bias, a move which promoted street protests.

 
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Sri Lanka  launched an ambitious ten-year plan to make the country a trilingual nation and declared the year 2012 as the 'Trilingual Year'. Former President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam joined Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to launch the "Trilingual Initiative"

 
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The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) will take over the Presidency of SAARC, for which Mr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, corporate President of Sun International, New Delhi and member of National Executive Committee of FICCI shall take over from Mr. Annisul Huq , assuming the office of the President of SAARC CCI for the term 2012-2013

 
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Convening the first media conference to make such an announcement, Bangladesh army claimed to have foiled an attempt by some of its officers,“fanatics... with extreme religious beliefs”, to overthrow Sheikh Hasina's government.

 
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With the parliamentary re-evaluation of the relationship with the US nearing completion, Pakistan has indicated that it was set to resume full spectrum of bilateral ties.“We want relationship that is free from ups and downs of a roller coaster ride.”- Foreign Office Spokesman Mr. Basit said

 


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A Pakistani minister set the proverbial cat amongst India’s foreign policy establishment by announcing that Pakistan was thinking of constitutional changes to make Gilgit-Baltistan its fifth province.
 
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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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To build a better future for all, the government in Dhaka will have to think about how to ensure inclusive education for all in the country, writes Minhazur Rahman Rezvi for South Asia Monitor.
 
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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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spotlight image Arun Jaitley, with his legal and political acumen, is the best bet for Narendra Modi after Manohar Parrikar, who could also understand technological as well as financial demands of the defence ministry.           
 
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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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