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Cooperation in agriculture is the most successful component of the two-way partnership. According to Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon, who earlier headed Mashav, Israel’s agency for international development cooperation, there is a plan to set up 25 agricultural research centres across India, write Saroj Mohanty for South Asia Monitor

 
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The two world leaders also share lot of commonalities. They both have convergence of views as far as spread of radical Islamic terrorism is concerned and share determination to destroy it, writes Brig Anil Gupta for South Asia Monitor.

 
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The death of an influential Naga rebel leader like Khaplang has the potential to change North-East’s insurgency scenario, writes Rupak Bhattacharjee for South Asia Monitor.

 
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In the backdrop of the unfolding big power rivalry in the Eurasian theatre, India should take note of the geopolitical drivers which has shaped the evolution of SCO and carefully manoeuvre in the heartland for long term benefits, write Joshy M. Paul and Soundarya J for South Asia Monitor

 
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From a visit that had begun with "low expectations", given the unpredictability factor of the current President, the Indians have more than one reason to smile. They  prepared well, read astutely the signals from the White House. especially issues and emotions that move and motivate Trump, and set the right frame for the meeting by making big-ticket business moves with the US that Trump could brag as job generating, writes Tarun Basu for South Asia Monitor

 
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Too many Muslim families are trapped in poverty because of a lack of education. With her own education, the woman can educate and equip her children to escape that trap, writes Frank F Islam for South Asia Monitor

 
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Modi and Trump pride themselves on being natural deal-makers. It will be instructive to  monitor how they ‘deal’ with each other on  Monday, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor

 
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The publishing industry in India is set to boom on the back of available technology and resources, spread of education and the government's enabling policy on foreign direct investment, writes K P R Nair for South Asia Monitor

 
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The US is the country Modi has visited the most, signifying the importance his government attaches to the partnership. The relationship has flagged in recent months and it is no more a state of "comfort, candour and convergence" as he once described it. Trump’s protectionist policies also do not exactly place him in an ideal negotiating position, writes Saroj Mohanty for South Asia Monitor

 
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India is in favour of envisaging the new Bilateral Investment Treaty under the larger framework of the Free Trade Agreement, so that the new BIT is a part of the FTA, writes Yumna Jamal for South Asia Monitor

 


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spotlight image Since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assumed office again in Bangladesh in 2009, bilateral relations between New Delhi and Dhaka have been on a steady upward trajectory.
 
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Senior representatives from the US, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan met in Muscat, Oman, on Monday to revive stalled peace talks with the Taliban, but the insurgent group failed to participate in the meeting being held after a year.
 
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Ruskin Bond’s first novel ‘Room on the Roof’ describes in vivid detail how life in the hills around Dehradun used to be. Bond, who is based in Landour, Mussoorie, since 1963, captured the imagination of countless readers as he painted a picture of an era gone by.
 
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India’s foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attained a level of maturity which allows it to assert itself in an effective manner. This is aimed at protecting the country’s national interests in a sustained way.
 
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Braid-chopping incidents have added to the already piled up anxieties of Kashmiris. Once again they are out on the streets, to give vent to their anger. A few persons, believed to be braid-choppers were caught hold by irate mobs at various places. They were beaten to pulp.
 
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China has witnessed great historic changes in the past five years from the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to the upcoming 19th CPC National Congress.
 
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In a move lauded worldwide, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud recently issued a royal decree allowing women to obtain driving licences.
 
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Recently, United States President Donald Trump kicked the onus of the US backing out of the Iran nuclear deal to the US Congress. The question is how we interpret this technically, in terms of domestic politics and in terms of geopolitics.
 
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It is a privilege to be invited to this most prestigious of law schools in the country, more so for someone not formally lettered in the discipline of law. I thank the Director and the faculty for this honour.
 
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Title: The People Next Door -The Curious History of India-Pakistan Relations; Author: T.C.A. Raghavan; Publisher: HarperCollins ; Pages: 361; Price: Rs 699

 
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Could the North Korean nuclear issue which is giving the world an anxious time due to presence of hotheads on each side, the invasion of Iraq and its toxic fallout, and above all, the arms race in the teeming but impoverished South Asian subcon...

 
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Title: A Bonsai Tree; Author: Narendra Luther; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Pages: 227 Many books have been written on India's partition but here is a firsthand account of the horror by a migrant from what is now Pakistan, who ...

 
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As talk of war and violence -- all that Mahatma Gandhi stood against -- gains prominence across the world, a Gandhian scholar has urged that the teachings of the apostle of non-violence be taken to the classroom.

 
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Interview with Hudson Institute’s Aparna Pande, whose book From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy, was released on June 17.

 
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