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Africa Day celebrated with aplomb in India

“India-Africa partnership stands out and stands on its own. In India, Africa will always find a friend,” said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while speaking at the 55th Africa Day celebrations held in New Delhi on Friday.

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'Minimal progress for US troops in Afghan in Q1 2018'

A Pentagon watchdog has said that US troops made "minimal progress" in Afghanistan during the first quarter of 2018 as challenges facing US and Afghan forces mount.

Pakistan, World Bank begin talks on Kishanganga dam in J&K

Pakistan and World Bank have started talks here over the recently-inaugurated Kishanganga hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir, with Islamabad accusing New Delhi of violating the Indus Waters Treaty by setting up the dam.

India, US leaders discuss strategic partnership

India's Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh and United States Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan discussed the strategic partnership between the two countries at their meeting in Buenos Aires on Monday.

Any peace overture from Pakistan is taken seriously: India

India takes seriously any comment that calls for peace with it, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, days after Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa favoured talks to resolve all disputes, including Kashmir, between the two countries.

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India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said.


India in “good position” to face fallout from possible trade tensions: UN economist

India is in a “good position” to deal with any fallout from global trade tensions and with right policies can reach an 8 percent-plus growth rate and hold it, according to a UN econo...