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All set to table the constitution amendment bill in Parliament for its endorsement, the Nepalese government is expected to face opposition and protests from the Nepal’s opposition parties that appear united in their intent to obstruct the proceeding of Parliament against the measure.

 

India and Tajikistan will work closely on developing trade and transport links through the Chabahar Port in Iran, that India is helping to develop, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday after the signing of agreements with the Central Asian nation on enhancing economic ties and curbing double taxation, money laundering and terrorism.

 

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo wound up a two-day official visit to India December 12-13. As the leader of a nation with the world's largest Muslim population of 200 million people as well as India's largest trading partner among the ASEAN nations, this was Widodo's first visit to India. It came six years after the visit of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the previous president, who had visited New Delhi in January 2011. 

 

The first-ever visit of Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia, to India begins today. The two countries attach a great deal of strategic significance to the visit of President, popularly called Jokowi. Vice-President Hamid Ansari had undertaken a fruitful visit to Indonesia in November last year

The first-ever visit of Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia, to India begins today. The two countries attach a great deal of strategic significance to the visit of President, popularly called Jokowi. Vice-President Hamid Ansari had undertaken a fruitful visit to Indonesia in November last year

 
Addressing entrepreneurs, policymakers, technologists, and academics December 7 at the Carnegie India Global Technology Summit in Bengaluru, India's Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar underscored the need to harness the power of technological change for faster economic development.
 

In direct and indirect attacks on Pakistan for its purported role in providing sanctuary to terrorists and their dreaded networks, the Heart of Asia conference concluded in India with a resounding demand for 'strong actions' against terrorism.

 
In direct and indirect attacks on Pakistan for its purported role in providing sanctuary to terrorists and their dreaded networks, the Heart of Asia conference concluded in India with a resounding demand for 'strong actions' against terrorism.  
 

The sixth ministerial conference of Heart of Asia (HoA) - Istanbul Process is all set to begin in Amritsar from today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani besides representatives from various countries would participate in the conference.

 
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia in connection with reports in Pakistan's media about the Russian Federation's participation in the creation of China-Pakistan Economic Corrirdor mentions that reports about 'secret talks' to join the project are false.   
 
India has effective deterrence against both China and Pakistan but while China's nuclear weapons are a major strategic concern for India, Pakistan's nuclear programme "remain a daily source of tactical worry" and both countries' nuclear weapons programmes "are so closely linked....that they may effectively be treated as one," former Indian National Security Adviser (NSA ) Shivshankar Menon has said.   
 


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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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The death of deputy superintendent Mohammed Ayub Pandith at the hands of a lynch mob highlights the dangers to the police in Kashmir today, whether from gun-wielding militants or locals disgruntled with the Indian State.
 
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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 rapid rise of Mohammed bin Salman, from one among many princes in the al-Saud royal family to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia within a span of two years, is an unprecedented development in the history of the Kingdom.
 
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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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