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India-US military exercise begins in Uttarakhand

India and US armies on Sunday began a two-week joint military exercise in Uttarakhand to hone their tactical and technical skills in countering insurgency and terrorism in a United Nation peacekeeping scenario, said officials.

BIMSTEC nations' military exercise culminates

The military exercise "MILEX-2018" involving BIMSTEC countries concluded at Aundh military station in Pune on Sunday, creating better understanding and evolving an institutionalised mechanism for regional cooperation in counter-terror operations.

Maldives declares public holiday after football win over India

An elated Maldives government has declared Tuesday a public holiday to celebrate the country's win in the SAFF Suzuki Cup over India.

Lotay Tshering's party tops in Bhutan primary polls

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) president Lotay Tshering has emerged as the man of the moment in Bhutan after his new party grossed the most votes in the first round elections that saw the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP), led by Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, ousted.

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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 ...