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Germany pledges 55 mn euro development grant to Nepal

Germany has pledged fresh grant of Rs 7.55 billion or 55.6 million euros to Nepal during two-day negotiations on development co-operation that concluded in Berlin on Thursday.

FMs to meet in UN but no Saarc summit: India tells Pakistan

Breaking the ice in ties with Pakistan, India on Thursday agreed for a meeting between Foreign Ministers of the two countries in New York later this month but rejected the request for the holding of a Saarc summit in Islamabad, holding that terror and talks cannot go together.

Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to join CPEC projects

Pakistan has formally invited Saudi Arabia to become a partner in the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry said.

Foreign Ministers of India, Pakistan to meet in New York

Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan are to meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week, the government said today. "It is a meeting, not resumption of dialogue," said Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.

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For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan

  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 ...