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Indian Speaker in Colombo for South Asian Speakers' Summit

India's Lok Sabha (Parliament's House of People) Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is taking part in the third South Asian Speakers' Summit in Colombo on July 11-12 which will discuss ways for promoting regional parliamentary cooperation for sustainable and equitable economic growth.

India, South Korea agree to deepen economic, strategic partnership

In bid to further boost their economic and political ties, India and South Korea agreed to upgrade their Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and strengthen the Special Strategic Partnership they share following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Pakistan Army pledges support for free, fair elections

The Pakistan Army promised on Tuesday that it play its due role in supporting the Election Commission of Pakistan to conduct a free, fair and transparent general elections on July 25, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

Nepal brings India's small project grants under regulatory regime

The Nepali Cabinet has tightened the norms for inflow of Indian grants for Small Development Projects (SDPs) in the Himalayan country, the media reported on Tuesday.

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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,


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...