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UN Security Council condemns Jaish-e-Mohammad's Pulwama terrorist attack

The United Nations Security Council in a rare show of unanimity condemned in the “strongest terms” suicide bombing in Pulwama that killed 40 Indian security personnel and named the Jaish-e-Mohammad's (J-e-M).

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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. 

UNGA President to visit Pakistan

The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Maria Fernanda Espinosa, will visit Pakistan from January 18 to 22, her spokesperson said.

UNHCR 'seeking clarification' from India over Rohingya return

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday it had asked India for "clarification" over its recent repatriation of a group of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, the second such return in three months, AKI reports

UN chief calls for addressing of poll complaints peacefully, legally

Welcoming the participation of the Bangladesh opposition in elections for the first time in ten years, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all parties to address their complaints about the election in a peaceful manner

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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


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.