The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday acknowledged the economic reforms carried out under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and projected India to be the world's fastest growing major economy this year and next.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to give Balochistan more than its due share in the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, and added that the CPEC projects are being reviewed to safeguard rights of people of all provinces.
China's Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing has said that Beijing is open to changes proposed to the Belt and Road projects by the Imran Khan government and will follow their agenda to work out a roadmap based on mutual consultation.
Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency
If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor .