Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump agreed to further boost bilateral ties between New Delhi and Washington and adopted a positive approach to cooperation across various sectors, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
Former Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has been accused of laundering stolen money and lying to the anti-corruption watchdog, police said, after the opposition leader was questioned at the police headquarters in Malé for more than four hours, the Independent newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Controlling the harmful use of alcohol, which is the country’s leading killer, is a major challenge in Bhutan, the National Council’s (NC) good governance committee (GGC) has stated in an interim report presented in parliament on Tuesday.
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 .