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UN Security Council condemns Jaish-e-Mohammad's Pulwama terrorist attack

The United Nations Security Council in a rare show of unanimity condemned in the “strongest terms” suicide bombing in Pulwama that killed 40 Indian security personnel and named the Jaish-e-Mohammad's (J-e-M).

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China and India are two major forces in process of formation of a multi-polar world: Chinese ambassador to India

Apec is the largest, highest-ranking and most influential economic cooperation mechanism in the Asia-Pacific region. It is of great strategic significance in the world with 21 members, 40 per cent of the world’s population, 57 per cent of the total world economy and 46 per cent of the total global trade. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the theme of 2014 Apec is “Shaping the future through Asia-Pacific partnership”.

Three years after Gaddafi

It has now been three years since Muammar Gaddafi was assassinated at the climax of a NATO-supported rebel insurgency. It is an apt time to trace the change in the situation of the Middle East since then. Back then, the assassination of the Libyan leader was welcomed as an act worth celebrating by the NATO-Saudi-Qatari nexus. 

Islamic State attracting Central Asia youth

A group of Central Asian militants from the predominantly Uzbek faction Katibat al-Imam Bukhari have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi writes Dr. Anurag Tripati

A brutal Tuesday night for Democrats

President Obama will now have to face two sets of constraints as he runs his time out in the White House. First, Republicans will seek to leave their imprint in policies and appointments writes Dr.  Sridhar Krishnaswami  
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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.