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Nepal did not boycott BIMSTEC military drill: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Nepal had explained its absence from the recent BIMSTEC military drill and that India had "no reason to disbelieve it".

Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly e-inaugurated the construction work of a cross-border oil pipeline and a railway project, with the former describing the two countries as members of the same family.

New Zealand to extend military deployments to Afghanistan

The New Zealand government on Monday announced an extension of its military training deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as a renewal of three peacekeeping missions in the Middle East and Africa.

Pakistan launches initiative with UK for repatriation of 'looted wealth'

Pakistani Law Minister Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Monday announced a joint justice and accountability initiative aimed at repatriating "the looted wealth of the country".

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  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 ...