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No blanket waiver for India-Russia defence trade: US official

Amid speculations over the fate of India's purchase of the S-400 Tiumf air defence missile system from Russia following Washington's sanctions on Moscow, a senior US official said on Monday that there will be no blanket waiver for defence trade with Russia.

India launches new digital bridge with Africa

As part of India's reachout to Africa, the External Affairs Ministry on Monday signed an agreement with the Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) to establish a pan-African e-network between the two nations.

BIMSTEC military exercise kicks off in Pune

The joint military exercise of the BIMSTEC nations started at Aundh Military Station at Pune in Maharashtra with a grand opening ceremony on Monday.

Chinese daily slams India's 'frustration' over Beijing-Male friendship

India could “end up in isolation” if it continues to pursue relations with its neighbors with a “negative, zero-sum game mindset”, a state-run Chinese daily has said, targeting “India’s frustration” over the “improving relations” between China and the Maldives.

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  Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.


Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%

US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that ...