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Environmental pollution and Indo-Pak cooperation

India has refused to accept the proposal made by Punjab’s Environment minister Zakia Shahnawaz’s to collaborate under the umbrella of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on the issue of smog that has affected lives of the citizens on both sides of the border.

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Sitharaman teaches 'namaste' to Chinese troops


When India's new Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman. visited the India-China border on October 6, she did not just review security there but also taught Chinese soldiers how to greet with the traditional Indian greeting 'namaste'.

India must overcome security paranoia


As the Chinese public celebrated the National Day holidays, the Sino-Indian border issue was again thrust into the media limelight in India.

Pakistan, storyteller

Recently Pakistan was embarrassed in the UN General Assembly by its Permanent Representative’s gaffe, when she waved the photograph of a Palestinian girl injured in an Israeli raid and tried to pass it off as a Kashmiri victim of alleged Indian atrocities.

Asif-Tillerson Meeting

Pakistanis were expecting a lot out of the meeting between Foreign Minister, Khawaja Asif, and US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson; especially after our recent diplomatic outreach in Afghanistan.

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Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra


As countermeasure, India hikes import duty on 29 US products

In a retaliatory move against the recent US import duty hikes, India on Thursday raised customs duty on 29 products, including on iron and steel products imported from the US.