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Entire J&K, including Gilgit-Baltistan, belongs to India: Foreign Minister

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday slammed Pakistan's move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province and said the whole of Jammu and Kashmir, including areas under Pakistan's occupation, is an Indian territory.

Trump could get involved in India-Pakistan peace: Nikki Haley

The United States is concerned about the state of India-Pakistan relations and President Donald Trump himself may get involved in a peace process between them, US Permanent Representative to the UN Nikki Haley, who is of Indian origin, said Monday. India opposes any external involvement in bilateral issues with Pakistan.

Dhaka-Delhi ties at an inflection point

With its details still shrouded in secrecy, the Indian and Bangladesh governments are negotiating a defence agreement that could be signed during Prime Minister  Sheikh Hasina's three-day visit to the country. This is her first official visit to India in seven years.   

The wheel turns full circle for Uganda Asians

Expelled by dictator Idi Amin 45 years ago, Uganda Asians prospered in Britain, went back to Uganda 25 years ago and maintain strong links with their roots in India, writes Kul Bhushan.  

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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 ...