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Environmental pollution and Indo-Pak cooperation

India has refused to accept the proposal made by Punjab’s Environment minister Zakia Shahnawaz’s to collaborate under the umbrella of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on the issue of smog that has affected lives of the citizens on both sides of the border.

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Tillerson’s visit opens a window of opportunity that India must seize

In 2000, in the midst of a US election, George W Bush’s top foreign policy adviser Condoleezza Rice wrote an essay in Foreign Affairs that outlined the candidate’s worldview. Among other things, it recognised the importance of India, and the need to facilitate its rise as a balancer in Asia.

Big vision, hazy detail: on India-US relations

Of the seven countries he visited last week, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chose to focus on India while spelling out his strategic vision. Just before starting the tour, he gave a speech on India-U.S.

Kabul moves a few steps closer to New Delhi

When Ashraf Ghani first came to power in Afghanistan three years ago his first step, to the alarm of New Delhi, was to seek the blessings of the Pakistani military and make a pilgrimage to Rawalpindi.

Look beyond Af-Pak

Coming after an excellent address to the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC on US-India relations, described by a DC think-tank official as a “love letter” to India, US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson’s visit attracted greater attention.

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Tackling e-waste: UNSW's Indo-Australian scientist offers to help India

Indo-Australian scientist Veena Sahajwalla, whose pioneering invention of the world’s first micro factory to tackle e-waste has generated global attention, says the technology can be deployed in areas of Delhi like Seelampur and Mayapuri, home to hundreds of MSMEs, to help ‘kabadiwallas’, the traditional waste collect

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India’s urban agenda one of the defining projects of 21st century: Minister

“India’s urban agenda will constitute one of the defining projects of the 21st century,” Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri told the High Level Political Forum on ...

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