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Indian needs to develop a strong strategic culture

India has major power ambitions. A strong strategic culture must be developed to guide India to fulfill such ambitions, writes Aneek Chatterjee for South Asia Monitor

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Rajapaksas should erase impression that it is family rule in Sri Lanka

The Rajapaksas have  entertained several projects with Chinese support and money, which is bound to cost Sri Lanka its sovereignty dearly in the coming years, if corrective steps are not taken, writes N.S.Venkataraman for South Asia Monitor

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It is time for India to change the narrative with China

It is high time the Chinese political and military leadership are made to realise that chronic hegemonism and doggedness in constantly trying to crawl and clutch Indian territories are not going to work anymore and that the LAC must be clarified, writes Anil Bhat for South Asia Monitor

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Should India continue to engage with the RIC?

For India, however, questions arise whether the RIC fits New Delhi’s objectives as it increases its strategic engagement with the United States, Japan, and Australia which goes against the RIC’s objective to undermine a growing American presence in the Indo-Pacific, writes Shantanu Roy-Chaudhury for South Asia Monitor

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India to spend big on infrastructure, country to be linked with multi-modal connectivity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that India will spend Rs 100 lakh crore (over 900,000 USD) on 7,000 National Infrastructure projects

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PM Khan greets nation on signing accord with IPPs: ‘Difficult days over, future is brighter’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday congratulated the nation on the singing of an agreement with the independent power producers (IPPs) and said Pakistan had turned the corner and now…

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Ex-Bangladesh Army chief behind murder of 'Bangabandhu': Killer's confession

In a confession, before he was hanged to death in April for the killing off of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh, dismissed military officer Abdul Majed said that former…

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Sri Lankan president to present new government's policy statement on Aug 20

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will present the new government's Policy Statement during the first session of the ninth Parliament on August 20, it was announced

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Oli, Modi hold telephonic conversation

Four months after their last telephonic conversation, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation on Saturday

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Phuentsholing, Bhutan's commercial capital, sees three more COVID cases

With three new cases detected yesterday, Phuentsholing - Bhutan's largest commercial town - has now 16 confirmed COVID-19 positive cases. All are from the Mini Dry Port (MDP)

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Afghan fighting intensifies as government, Taliban prepare for talks

Fighting in Afghanistan has intensified resulting in the deaths of over 50 people, including security personnel, as the government and the Taliban militant group were preparing for peace talks

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India remains a beacon of hope, says Maldives Pres

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that India remains a beacon of hope for the world

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Oli, Modi hold telephonic conversation

Four months after their last telephonic conversation, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation on Saturday

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Indian detectives approach Sri Lankan government. to get DNA samples on ‘Angoda Lokka’ probe

The Crime Branch-CID of India approached the Sri Lankan government through diplomatic channels to get DNA and fingerprint samples to establish the identity of Sri Lankan don ‘Angoda Lokka’ who…

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UN calls for protection of human rights defenders

Afghanistan must take early decisive action to prevent killings of human rights defenders, UN human rights experts said Friday, calling attention to the high numbers of killed human rights workers…

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Pakistan to improve CPEC visibility

The Pakistan government has decided to improve visibility of the flagship China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), days before foreign minister’s visit to Beijing where he will discuss new…

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Ayurvedic Kadha - enterprise in corona times

With a cure for coronavirus still not known, more and more people are turning to Ayurvedic Kadha decoctions to keep the virus at bay

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Living with nature, not on nature, should be foundational roadmap for India

After being ruled by foreign powers for centuries, 73 years after independence appear to be not very long. But in such a relatively short time, we have walked with strides by being loyal to our…

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