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Environmental pollution and Indo-Pak cooperation

India has refused to accept the proposal made by Punjab’s Environment minister Zakia Shahnawaz’s to collaborate under the umbrella of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on the issue of smog that has affected lives of the citizens on both sides of the border.

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The Quetta murders and its effect on China-Pakistan ties

The killing of two Chinese nationals, abducted at gunpoint in the Balochistan capital Quetta in May, appears to have exposed fault lines between China and Pakistan, with Beijing issuing statements calling for Islamabad to do more to protect its citizens.

Lahore still lives in the Partition Moment

“Why do you guys use the word ‘partition’ instead of ‘independence’?” a friend once accosted me. For someone who uses the words interchangeably, I hadn’t dwelt on this much.

Modi returns to Mother Russia

Vladimir Putin received Narendra Modi’s return to mother Russia with a beaming and boastful smile on his face.

Britain-India relations could benefit from the hung Parliament

Less than 16 months ago, Britain was the fastest-growing economy in the western world, at the top table of Europe.

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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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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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