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India and Saudi Arabia: A growing partnership away from public glare

Away from public glare, India and Saudi Arabia have collaborated in defence and security related ...

Culture could build bonds and ease tensions in South Asia

Culture can act as an element in strategy building and diplomacy in the region to promote better ...

Local-body polls must be held in Jammu & Kashmir: Government must not succumb to pressure

The situation is not as grim as the NC and PDP would have us believe. In fact, there is a grounds...

India distributes its strategic dependence: Prioritising US, but no dilution with Russia

That this cooperation with the USA does not imply a dilution of the India-Russia relationship is ...

SPS-IIC Event: Ten years after India-US nuclear deal

The signing of the India-US nuclear deal remains one of the most defining moments in India’s foreign policy. Ten years after the lifting of nuclear strictures, former Foreign Secretaries Shyam Saran and Dr S Jaishankar who played pivotal roles in negotiating the agreement analysed how it has changed India’s position in the

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CJA deplores new Bangladesh digital law, says it muzzles free expression

The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) expresses its acute concern at the passage by the Bangladesh parliament of the Digital Security Act, a draconian step which bodes ill for human rights and free expression in Bangladesh.

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For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan

  Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.

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Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%

US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that ...

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