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Venezuela can give more oil to India, want more agri ties: Ambassador

Venezuela is ready to provide India with more crude oil and is also keen on cooperation in the field of agriculture, said the envoy of the South American nation that is struggling with astronomically high inflation that it blames squarely on the “criminal actions” of the US.

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Pakistan has a record of murky elections; this will be no different

That is an irony because the military has for decades been instrumental, directly or otherwise, i...

Post-Doklam, China and India work to manage bruised ties

It is not harmony and optics which have driven both China and India to re-engage more closely wit...

Can India become a global beacon for democracy? Yes, if....

I believe India is poised to move centrestage as an exemplar of and worldwide advocate for democr...

India needs to recalibrate its South Asia policy

The Narendra Modi government’s approach towards even complex issues in the neighbourhood ha...

CHRI asks Indian government to uphold constitutional obligations in Assam

Noting the emerging situation in Assam state arising out of the National Register of Citizens process, a leading human rights organization has urged the Government of India and the Assam Government to “uphold their constitutional obligations to assure the safety and security of all, without fear or favour”.

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Uyghur repression in China's Xinjiang has implications for region

Ethnic tension in the Xinjiang autonomous region of China is increasing. The tension is no longer limited to Xinjiang but is spreading across the border to other Central Asian states as well. According to media reports, over the past six years at least 1,000 people have died in ethnic tensions in Xinjiang.

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Official Visit of the Prime Minister of Bhutan to India

Marking the Golden Jubilee of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, H.E. DashoTshering Tobgay is visiting India from 5-7 July, 2018, at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi. He is accompanied by Lyonpo Namgay Dorji, Minister of Finance and se

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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