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Kashmir attack will strengthen India-US counter-terror cooperation: Trump

US President Donald Trump has called out Pakistan directly on the car-bomb attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel by terrorists based there and declared that it will only strengthen efforts by India and the United States to strengthen their cooperation in fighting terrorism.

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Pakistan continues to use Taliban as hedge against India: US commander

Pakistan continues to use the Taliban as a hedge against India rather than utilizing it as part of a stable, reconciled Afghanistan, a top American commander has said days after US President Donald Trump sought assistance from Islamabad in the Afghan peace process.

Pakistan must develop as secular state for talks with India: Army chief

Amidst the bonhomie over the Kartarpur corridor, Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat on Friday made some political comments saying Pakistan has turned into an "Islamic State" and should become a secular state if India and Pakistan have to "stay together".  

After wounding of its peacekeeper in DRC, India warns UN of 'tragedy'

In the aftermath of the wounding of an Indian peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), India has warned that forcing troops in UN operations to function without sufficient resources “is setting us all up for a tragedy.” 

Indian Army finally gets its long-delayed howitzers

 

The Indian Army celebrated receiving its first M777A2 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers (ULH) - which the US Army says has proven  its worth in Afghanistan - at an official handover ceremony on November 12, 2018, implementing a key step towards modernizing and strengthening of the long-required artillery’s capabilities.

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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

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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.

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