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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.

Afghanistan to adopt Delhi's Happiness Curriculum for school kids

Afghanistan, which is working to reform its education system, will adopt the Happiness Curriculum devised by the Delhi state government with the focus on holistic education -- to bring peace to the mind of children.

Chinese debt partly to blame for Pakistan's economic woes: US

The United States has said it will examine closely Pakistan’s request for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and remarked that “part of the reason that Pakistan found itself in this situation is Chinese debt”.  

‘India partners with Sri Lanka as per its needs’

India has asserted that its projects in Sri Lanka are not limited to specific regions or sectors.

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Cyclonic storm Gaja batters South India

A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the coast of the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu on Friday, leaving at least 15 people dead and causing widespread destruction.


Japan seeks to boost connectivity with India's Northeast

Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu has said his country is serious about boosting connectivity in India's north-eastern states by building roads and bridges.