The country’s central repository for archives flatly refused to undertake the “extensive research” as it would require a lengthy search through various government agency records.
New Delhi does not want to go beyond routine diplomatic phrasing, as it does not see a need to put the Nepali government under extra pressure.
The countries signed 14 pacts in key areas like defence and security, however, an agreement to facilitate investments in infrastructure projects in India could not be finalised in time.
While Kenyatta focused on his pet project of increasing investment in the health sector, Modi pushed for a faster process to draw up an action plan on security collaboration.
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Russia’s budding military relationship with Pakistan was “purely commercial,” he said, unlike the “special” partnership with India.
While China said that Verma’s visit to the northeastern state would affect the “peace and tranquillity” on the border, India held that his visit was an integral part of the country.
However, the Brazilian president did not publicly indicate any big change in the country’s stance on the issue.
“There should be no glorification of terrorists as martyrs,” the BIMSTEC statement asserted, referring to Nawaz Sharif’s comments on Burhan Wani.
A successful summit could be electorally useful for Goa’s chief minister, Laxmikant Parsekar, and the BJP, especially given AAP’s presence in the state.
The archipelago had been warned of suspension if it failed to encourage political dialogue, release opposition leaders and improve democratic institutions.
The Indian architect Bijoy Jain-designed bamboo structure will be the site for cultural events, including performances by Indian dance troupes, a street magic show and even a discussion about jugaad over the next few months.
In 1983, while India was tackling crises in Punjab, Assam and Sri Lanka, growing instability in Pakistan’s Sindh province and Movement for Restoration of Democracy gave her an opportunity to put General Zia on edge.