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India-Myanmar exercise for UN peacekeeping

The second India-Myanmar bilateral army exercise IMBEX 2018-1' commenced at Chandimandir military station near Chandigarh on Monday, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. 

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In UN, India warns of 'conflagration' if world doesn't act on Pakistan-backed terror

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Trump holds up India's example at UN

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Work with young people, YouTube sensation Lilly Singh tells UN

At a UN forum where often ageing politicians and diplomats hold forth on global issues, the young YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, a Canadian of Indian origin, took the stage to remind them that the future belonged to youth and that they have the key to solving the world's problems.

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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 . 


Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.