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India summons Pakistani diplomat, lodges protest over truce violations

India  summoned Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner to India Syed Haider Shah and lodged a "strong protest" at the loss of life of a seven-month-old infant in unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Bhimber sector across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Nepal's two leading Communist parties merge

In a major political breakthrough, Nepal's two leading communist parties -- the ruling CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) -- on Thursday merged to form the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), the country's largest Left party.

Mumbai terror attack trial resumes in Pakistan

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad resumed hearing of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case, summoning the last two Pakistani prosecution witnesses and asking the government about the availability of 27 Indian witnesses in the next hearing "so as to conclude the trial expeditiously".

Won't allow anything threatening India's security: North Korea

Even as North Korea keeps the world in suspense over its proposed talks with the US and South Korea, the East Asian nation has given its assurance that it will not allow any action that will create concerns for India's security.

India expresses concern over situation in Israel, Palestine

India on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the situation in West Asia after over 50 Palestinians were killed in violence in the wake of the United States opening its embassy in Jerusalem.

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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.

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India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...

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