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Kashmir attack will strengthen India-US counter-terror cooperation: Trump

US President Donald Trump has called out Pakistan directly on the car-bomb attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel by terrorists based there and declared that it will only strengthen efforts by India and the United States to strengthen their cooperation in fighting terrorism.

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Agreement signed for military aviation service centre in Hyderabad

India-based Space Era Materials and Processes and Russias KRET, a part of Russian state corporation Rostec, have signed an agreement to set up a service centre for military aviation in Hyderabad.

China, India to have new defence pact

China and India are in touch for a new version of a 12-year-old MoU on defence and setting up a hotline between their defence ministries.

Indian Navy helps Norwegian ship in Gulf of Aden

The Indian Navy - expanding its area of operation in its bid to be a blue-water force  - helped a Norwegian ship manned by an all Indian crew to retrieve its cable chain and port anchor that had slipped into the Arabian Sea in the piracy infested waters of the Gulf of Aden.

India, Chinese defence ministers in 'historic' engagement

In a move aimed to help take forward the Wuhan consensus reached between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping, India and China - in a significant engagement - agreed to boost interaction between their armed forces and operationalise a hotline to step up strategic communication and prevent conflicts.

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Sikkim's unique mountain architecture in need of protection

The Government of Sikkim realized something needs to be done and the newly-adopted Sikkim Tourism Policy is crystal clear about this. It states in Chapter 4: Application of appropriate designs for tourism infrastructure that considers the landscape, disaster risks, local architecture and materials needs to be addressed, writes Anne Fee

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Nepal's economy expanding, GDP growth 6.3 per cent: IMF

On February 8, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Nepal.

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