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Afghanistan still UNSC’s focus

In a fresh move, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sent a high-level delegation, the core of the aim to closely assess situation in Afghanistan.

Int’l cooperation essential against state-sponsored terrorism

There is no doubt that growing insecurity has badly affected the regional communities and is becoming a serious headache for the certain countries in Asia. To save the people and the future generations, states that are haunted by terrorism must form a joint working group to jointly fight extremism and stop funding to terrorist organizations.

The evil of terrorism

Do we have eyes to see? Do we have ears to listen? Do we have guts to witness that our roads are filled with the blood, many of our children are orphans, our sisters are widowed and our youth are restricted from the potential opportunities; the tears of the mothers and the sigh of the fathers, the dark rooms of the once-delightful homes and the silence in the streets, the horror filled in the eyes, the fire in the hearts of the effected and the laughter of the oppressors, and above all the negligence of the responsible departments of the state, are all the darkness of the terrorism that has prevailed and is increasing its intensity in our country.

International consensus to fight terrorism

After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the then Bush administration declared a worldwide “war on terror,” involving open and covert military operations, new security legislation, efforts to block the financing of terrorism, and more. Washington called on other states to join in the fight against terrorism asserting that “either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.” Many governments joined this campaign, often adopting harsh new laws, lifting long-standing legal protections and stepping up domestic policing and intelligence work.

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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...