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Apr 16, 2018
India must create 8.1 mn jobs annually to maintain employment rate, says World Bank reportIndia needs to create 8.1 million jobs a year to maintain its employment rate, said a World Bank report which projected the country's growth to accelerate to 7.3 percent in the current financial year
Apr 08, 2018
US 'tilt' towards India creates imbalance in South Asia, says Pakistan envoy Aizaz Ahmed ChaudharyPakistan has asked the US to resume the balancing role that it played in South Asia before its "tilt" towards India, saying the move has "emboldened" India and created imbalance in the region.
Apr 06, 2018
Emboldened KP Oli arrives in India: Chinese thaw, nationalism mean Narendra Modi must recall this isn't 2014 or 2016The complexion of South Asia has changed since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony nearly four years ago, when he tore the rulebook apart and invited the leaders of all SAARC nations to the event.
Apr 02, 2018
Deepening India-US counterterrorism cooperation a win-win scenario; strategic ties key to peace in South AsiaGiven India’s vast experience in counterterrorism and peacekeeping operations, greater coordination with India represents a win-win situation for America.
Mar 29, 2018
Govt bites the bullet on Air India, but high debt, other bid conditions could make disinvestment a bumpy rideKeeping over Rs 33,000 crore debt on the books of the two airlines on offer could be the biggest hurdle to this stake sale.
Mar 28, 2018
Australia ball-tampering scandal: Timeline of events that culminated in one-year bans for Steve Smith, David WarnerHere's a look at the timeline of the ball-tampering controversy involving Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft
Mar 27, 2018
India, US discuss threats posed by cross-border terror, ways to improve counter-terrorism cooperation in South AsiaIndia and the US reviewed threats posed by terrorism, including cross-border terror in the South Asian region, and vowed to strengthen cooperation to combat the menace
Mar 23, 2018
Global study suggests tourism in India will contribute more to economy, employ more people by 2028Happy tidings may in store for India's travel and tourism sector in the years to come, a global report released recently suggests.
Mar 21, 2018
Vijay Chauthaiwale's 'South Asia minus Pakistan' idea will work only if India matches ambition with implementationMyanmar is strategically important for India because it provides the landlocked and development-hungry northeast with a gateway to ASEAN markets and a maritime opening but India's ambitious regional game has frequently been thwarted due to its inability to follow up on agreements and implement projects.
Mar 13, 2018
Jim Mattis arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit, says elements of Taliban open to talks with Afghanistan govtElements of the Taliban are open to talks with the Afghan government, US defense secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday as he arrived in Kabul on an unannounced visit.