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U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Marc Grossman -- Transcript

US Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan , Ambassador Mark Grossman speaks out on concerns pertaining to the strategic environment in Af- Pak region. Check out  the transcript available for media release.

Visit Of Pakistan Army Chief To China

 the visit of General Kayani is likely to have established a larger role for China in the affairs of the Af-Pak region. The effect of Pakistan’s worsening relations with the US and the cut in aid is bound to drive Pakistan towards its `all weather friend` China.

Transition in the Afghanistan-Pakistan War: How Does This War End?

This paper is entitled Transition in the Afghanistan-Pakistan War: How Does This War End?It is available on the CSIS web site at: The key conclusions of the analysis has been summarized in this report by Anthony H. Cordesman. Check it out

Military expenditure in South Asia increased by 50% in decade


n 10 years from 1995 to 2005, the military expenditure in South Asia increased by 50 per cent, and one in every 10 military personnel in the world are in this part of the globe, a US report has said.
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Sikkim's unique mountain architecture in need of protection

The Government of Sikkim realized something needs to be done and the newly-adopted Sikkim Tourism Policy is crystal clear about this. It states in Chapter 4: Application of appropriate designs for tourism infrastructure that considers the landscape, disaster risks, local architecture and materials needs to be addressed, writes Anne Fee


Nepal's economy expanding, GDP growth 6.3 per cent: IMF

On February 8, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Nepal.