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Indian Army veterans not forgotten

2018 is being celebrated by the Indian Army as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in the Line of Duty’ and in keeping with its glorious traditions special emphasis is laid on welfare of disabled soldiers by way of facilitating job opportunities for them, war widows and their dependents.

Watch out for the Pashtun awakening in Pakistan!

The extra judicial killing of  27-year-old shopkeeper Naqibullah Mehsud led to something unprecedented in Pakistan. It saw the country’s Pashtun youth come out in large numbers to protest the brutality and raise their voice against years of atrocities.

Why there is no end to violence in Buddha’s chosen land Sri Lanka?

On March 7th 2001 AFP reported an offer by the then Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga to finance a possible international operation to save the priceless Bambiyan Buddha statues threatened with destruction by the Taliban rulers in Afghanistan.

I sing a song rooted in Lahore's Pre-Partition History

In 1945 O.P. Nayyar recorded a private song at His Master's Voice Recording Company's Studio in SHAH DIN BUILDING on the Mall, near Charing Cross. OP Nayyar became a Bollywood legendary music director but was originally from Lahore.
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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

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India-Australia free trade agreement soon?

 

The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's visit to the country on June 26. T...

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