The problem illustrates the hurdles Afghanistan faces in rebuilding its strife-torn economy, a crucial step if it is to wean itself off foreign aid.
There has been no enhancement of troops at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction in Doklam; in Nathu La, Indian and Chinese soldiers hold border meeting
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met with Bhutanese foreign minister Damcho Dorji on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC ministerial meeting.
Last month, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said both sides should first pull back their troops for any talks to take place.
On July 31, ministers, senior and local government officials, businesses and representatives from NGOs and development partners will attend the fourth consultation on valuing water to be held at the BRAC Center in Dhaka.
“The Indian side admitted to entering the Chinese territory. The solution to this problem is very simple: conscientiously withdraw,” foreign minister Wang Yi was quoted saying.
The stand-off on a plateau next to Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbours, who share a 3,500 km frontier.
Reliance Industries launched on Friday a “zero-cost” phone with 4G-enabled features in a move aimed at further disrupting the country’s highly competitive telecoms sector.
Many believe that trading with Latin America is expensive and therefore should not be a priority. But statistics tell a different story.
The Indian national Montu Barot, 30, and Indian-American Nilesh Pandya, 54, have pleaded guilty in the multi-million call centre scam involving 54 individuals and 5 India-based call centres.
Chinese and Indian soldiers have been locked in a face-off over road-building in the Dokalam area of the Sikkim sector for over a month.
Tracking the incidents of lynching over cow slaughter and the possession and consumption of beef from September 2015 to July 2017.
“In our community, over 90% of people survive by begging. How can they ever afford any of these treatments?”
“Gay men don’t only live in an urban setting. Thousands are growing up in villages and towns, with no way to access information on sexuality, most of which is available only in English.”
In a mental landscape increasingly dominated by the ephemeral nature of ‘Breaking News’, Larsen C exemplifies a global warming trait difficult to get our heads around.
Manoj Joshi, senior fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and founding editor of The Wire, M.K. Venu, discuss India’s recent standoff with China.
China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction.
China’s conditionality that Indian troops must withdraw first for any dialogue to start can be softened by employing the principle of simultaneity.
“Indian troops invaded China’s Doklam area in the name of helping Bhutan, but in fact the invasion was intended to help India by making use of Bhutan.”
While taking note of the US’s decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement, the G20 communique said, “The Leaders of the other G20 members agree that the Paris Agreement is irreversible.”
While China has the ability to lead on climate change, efforts to develop efficient coal plants are held back by regional differences in energy development.
People of Indian origin in Israel will get Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards even if they underwent compulsory army service, Prime Minister Modi said.
India has said that it is “deeply concerned at recent Chinese actions”, particularly its decision to construct a road in Doklam tri-junction in Bhutan.
India’s challenge to China is about nuclear status – the relationship that each country has to the key institutions and central players of the global non-proliferation order.
Indian army chief’s comments about the country’s readiness to fight a ‘two and a half front war’ is termed irresponsible by China
The diplomatic back and forth reportedly began after China refused entry to 47 Indian pilgrims who were scheduled to travel to Kailash Mansarovar through the Nathu La pass in Sikkim.
Indian advertisements are not only challenging sexism but are also reversing the normative gender roles that Indian families usually take for granted.
India backed Mauritius’ resolution referring British control of the Archipelago to the ICJ but says it supports the US military presence in Diego Garcia.
India ranks last amongst all the BRICS nations in quality and access to healthcare, and 178th out of 195 countries worldwide. It even does poorly even compared to all of its neighbours, bar Pakistan.
“Free and fair trade has been the greatest liberator of the world’s poor, and today’s announcement shows our commitment to helping developing countries grow their economies and reduce poverty through trade.”
China continues to maintain its stance that non-NPT countries should not be allowed into the NSG.
The Pakistani army has also released a second video in which he reiterated his ‘confession’ of being involved in fomenting terror and sectarian actvities.
While the population might start declining after 2050, India will still remain the most populous country in the world.
Between 2005 and 2012, about 2,800 patients have died while participating in clinical trials conducted by pharmaceutical companies.
The US vice president said that Donald Trump had, however ‘kept the door open’ to renegotiating the deal or coming up with a new one.
Migrants, who serve as a vital, yet expendable buffer to Singapore’s workforce negotiate through a web of costly middlemen to get employed in the country.
The dual-track market approach, township-village enterprises and enhanced fiscal-federalism are important lessons the Modi government must imbibe if it wishes to enhance economic efficiency.
Sporting disciplines that do not feature within the mainstream are deemed unworthy of our attention unless they bring glory – a selfish idea with little to say for the development of Indian sport.
The Tata-Lockheed combine will likely go head-to-head with Sweden’s Saab for the Indian Air Force’s $10-billion single-engine fighter deal.