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UN envoy demands accountability over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar should bring to justice the perpetrators of the Rohingya crisis that led to the exodus of hundreds of thousands of members of the Muslim minority community to Bangladesh since August 2017, a top UN envoy said.

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India-US strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July in Washington

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be holding the first strategic 2+2 Dialogue with their United States counterparts on July 6 in Washington. 

Yoga one of most powerful unifying forces: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Yoga has the power to unite individuals, society, country and the world at large, and has emerged as a major unifying forces globally.

Xi, Oli meet, discuss rail connectivity between China and Nepal

China and Nepal discussed cross-border railway connectivity on Wednesday as President Xi Jinping met Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli in Beijing and said that Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Beijing mum on its envoy's proposal of China-India-Pakistan summit

China on Wednesday was mum on its envoy's proposal that Beijing, New Delhi and Islamabad engage in a trilateral meet, an idea India has already shot down.

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Developing countries need support to combat climate change: India

Reminding the developed world of their commitments to developing countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said developing countries need support to combat climate change.


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.