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Chinese and Sri Lankan couples in mass wedding

As many as 19 couples from China and Sri Lanka walked the isle at a grand ceremony in a luxury hotel in Negombo in Sri Lanka in a boost to the island country’s position as a wedding destination.

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Indian, Pakistani doctors save Afghan infant's life

In a rare case of South Asian medical unity, a three-year-old baby Hadia Nesari from Afghanistan has been given a new lease of life by a team of Indian and Pakistani doctors. 

Nepal to join BIMSTEC military exercise in India next month

Nepal will join the first ever military exercise of the countries in the BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, to be hosted by India next month, a spokesman of the Nepali Army Headquarters said. 

On India's I-Day, Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change

In a virtual election speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday projected himself as an impatient agent of change against the backdrop of "docile and inefficient" governance during the Congress-led UPA rule and promised housing, power, water, sanitation and healthcare for all in his mission to take the country to new heights in the years to come.

Major dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka; over 34,000 affected

Over 34,000 people are suffering from dengue in Sri Lanka with Colombo reporting the highest number of infected patients.

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Six new elephant corridors to protect natural nomads

Expressing concern over the increasing number of elephant deaths in India, an international organisation involved in the preservation and protection of these animals globally has stressed the urgent need for a comprehensive policy change in the country to arrest the rapid fall in elephant population.

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India’s growth trajectory predicated on structural reform

India’s ruling NDA regime will, no doubt, bask in the glow of regaining the world’s fastest-growing economy position according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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