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Post-Doklam, China and India work to manage bruised ties

It is not harmony and optics which have driven both China and India to re-engage more closely with each other, particularly after 2017’s bruising faceoff at Doklam plateau; it is sheer compulsion, writes Nilova Roy Chaudhury for South Asia Monitor

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Bhutan should mainstream climate change

 According to Human Development Report, Bhutan’s environmental policies, which are admired world over, are at risk of reversal from the threats of climate change.This is a challenge to which the Bhutanese must rise to, although it’s not of its making, stated the recently launched Human Development Report.

India China to hold talks in end September

NEW DELHI, 1 September:India and China are preparing to launch their first strategic economic dialogue in end-September. Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia will head a high-level team to Beijing later this month for the first India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue,  to double the volume of bilateral trade to $100 bn by 2015.

Behold India's unfolding democratic revolution

A unique revolution is unfolding across India. No matter what is the immediate outcome of this popular upsurge, triggered by the inspiring determination of a 74-year-old man's refusal to eat food till the first step towards containing the hydra-headed monster of state-encouraged corruption is taken, Anna Hazare's fast has already become an event of great historic proportions.By Sudip Mazumdar

10 Reasons why Team India failed miserably

R Mohan tries to find out why Team India failed so miserably in its test series with England losing at 4-0 , that resulted to their demotion to No.3 postion in world test rankings, that they held for 20 months. Check out !

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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,

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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...

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