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Saudi Crown Prince in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally received Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as he arrived in New Delhi for a day's visit on Tuesday evening.

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Pakistan calls its envoy in India back for consultations

Pakistan has called it's High Commissioner to India, Sohail Mahmoud,  back to Islamabad for consultations, the Pakistan Foreign office spokesman said on Monday.

Afghanistan protests Pak invite to Taliban

Afghanistan has lodged a strong complaint with the UN Security Council against Pakistan for Islamabad's role in facilitating Taliban negotiations, alleging that the process is a violation of its sovereignty.

Saudi Crown Prince in Pakistan

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman arrived in Pakistan on his first visit after becoming heir to the throne in April 2017.

State security of Kashmir separatist leaders withdrawn

The state security provided to five Kashmiri separatist leaders, including leading cleric Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, has been withdrawn following the latest terror outrage.

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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.