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India will find it difficult to match Chinese influence in the Maldives

Although Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party has won the elections, India must tread carefull...

Tourism could provide major boost to India-China relations

If India wants to become a foreign traveller’s paradise, it needs to improve its tourist in...

BIMSTEC can usher in a New Asian Order

BIMSTEC, even after capacity development, should not be a substitute for SAARC, Mekong-Ganga Co-o...

Tough words for Pakistan: Introspection time for new government

If US and Pakistan will not work on key issues like peace in Afghanistan, growing influence of Ch...

Shift in power balance – India, US and China

Summary of discussion between former Australian PM Kevin Rudd and former Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi;  October 1, 2018  

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Lessons in democratic decision making – the Gandhian way

So at the start of his 150th birth anniversary let us all remember Gandhi and try to follow his path of democratic style of functioning - taking everybody together and his appeal to higher emotions in all of us so that we show love and peace for our fellow countrymen, writes Anil K Rajvanshi

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Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.

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China backs Pakistan's request for IMF assistance

China has endorsed Pakistan’s request to the IMF for a bailout package, but cautioned that it should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.

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