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Russia, Pakistan sign MoU on gas pipeline from Iran

Russia and Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement Thursday.  

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Indian envoy meets Imran Khan; discusses bilateral ties, terrorism

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria on Friday met Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and the two pushed for the resumption of bilateral talks and the envoy briefed New Delhi's concerns about terrorism, an official said.

Pakistan's locally-assembled car prices to come down

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered slashing of the taxes on the locally-assembled cars and this will bring the down the prices, the media reported on Wednesday.

Will Imran Khan succeed in turning Pakistan’s fortunes around?

Few were surprised when Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaaf party emerged as the single largest party in the general election in Pakistan.  While his critics say that his victory was due to the support he received from the Pakistan army, discerning observers would view such remarks as uncharitable and unfair.

Pakistan welcomes Modi's phone call to Imran Khan

Pakistan on Thursday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's congratulatory phone call to Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan earlier this week and said it hopes that the gesture will pave the way for bilateral talks.
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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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