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Modi and Xi to meet during BRICS, discuss US trade war

China and India will discuss the US' trade war and its protectionist trade policy when President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg next week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

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Jadhav case: Pakistan submits rejoinder in ICJ


Pakistan on Tuesday submitted its second counter-memorial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the conviction of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Sikh, Hindu victims of Afghanistan attack remembered in Washington

Condemning the terrorist attack on Sikhs and Hindus that killed 18, United States Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for confronting “hatred with love, fear with understanding, and darkness with light.”

With Sharifs in jail, Sharif's PML-N and Imran Khan's PTI neck-and-neck

Pakistan heads for tense, army-monitored elections on July 25, with national polls indicating a close race between ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N party and main rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) of Imran Khan, with the Pakistan Peoples Party at third place.

Sharif challenges graft case conviction

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam and her husband on Monday filed an appeal against a court's verdict which sentenced them to lengthy prison terms over their ownership of properties in London.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...