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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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Friends Forever?

Afghanistan once again has blamed Pakistan for the terrorist attack in Kabul on May 31. This accusation is baseless and an attempt to tarnish Pakistan’s image as usual, covering up its own lack of planning and ineffective security system.

Raja Mandala: Transacting with Trump

Delhi tends to use the word “transactional” pejoratively. This is particularly true of the Indian discourse on the partnership with the United States.

Why Indo-Pak peacemongers are true patriots

There’s a warlike spirit in the air. Prime-time warriors evoke a fantasy cartoon-strip machismo and call for India to “finish off” Pakistan. Well-heeled ‘nationalists’ and social media legionaries yell: nuke ’em, bomb them, flatten them.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France brings into sharp focus the shared dilemma India and Europe face with America’s shifting policies, and the resultant flux on the world stage.

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Tackling e-waste: UNSW's Indo-Australian scientist offers to help India

Indo-Australian scientist Veena Sahajwalla, whose pioneering invention of the world’s first micro factory to tackle e-waste has generated global attention, says the technology can be deployed in areas of Delhi like Seelampur and Mayapuri, home to hundreds of MSMEs, to help ‘kabadiwallas’, the traditional waste collect


India’s urban agenda one of the defining projects of 21st century: Minister

“India’s urban agenda will constitute one of the defining projects of the 21st century,” Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri told the High Level Political Forum on ...