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Pakistan, Russia finalise deal to study undersea pipeline project

Pakistan and Russia have finalised a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for conducting a "feasibility study" of a planned undersea gas pipeline.

President to represent Pakistan at SCO summit

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain will visit China on June 9 to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Qingdao, the Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday.

Pakistan's caretaker government sworn in

Pakistan's six-member caretaker federal cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday at a ceremony at the President House in Islamabad. 

Pakistan President signs bill to mainstream tribal areas

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday signed a constitutional bill to merge the country's northwest tribal areas with the northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported.

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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,


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...