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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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Engaging Europe

As America enters an uncertain era and great power relations turn turbulent, India is eager to sustain two of its long-standing strategic partnerships with Russia and France.

Babri Mosque probe

All eyes in Pakistan are once more firmly fixed on India. Yet this time it is not for the usual reasons pertaining to cross-border violence or the usual cries of how the other side is home to the biggest and baddest militants in town.

Angela Merkel is the unlikely heroine of Europe getting its mojo back – and India can play a larger role here

The European project has always seemed like a bit of a joke in India – hell, we can’t manage with 29 states, so the chance of success with 28 countries is, well, slim at best.

Af-Pak terror problem

In the wake of the recent wave of deadly terror attacks, Pakistan-Afghanistan relations have once again plummeted with both sides accusing each other of doing too little to prevent Taliban fighters from operating on their territories.

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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...