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Amid border row, Chinese city seeks India's participation in expo

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:54

New Delhi, July 11, Amid the current border standoff between India and China, a Chinese city is seeking India's participation in an international exposition while a Chinese Embassy official here allayed fears of bilateral economic ties being affected.

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China must teach India bitter lesson, inflict more losses than 1962: Chinese daily

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:08

Beijing, July 5, China must teach India "a bitter lesson" if it "incites" military conflict over the dispute in Donglong region in Sikkim sector, an influential Chinese daily said on Wednesday, adding that the Chinese "look down" on the Indian military, and India will "suffer greater losses than in 1962" in case of a conflict.

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Netanyahu's friendship theorem: I square T square equals Israel, India Ties for Tomorrow

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 21:26

Tel Aviv, July 4, Calling visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi "a great world leader", Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said ties between the two countries were perfect to mathematical precision and described the friendship formula as the square of I and of T if multiplied equalled "Israel, India Ties for Tomorrow".

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India needs to be 'taught rules': Chinese daily

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:16

Beijing, June 28, India needs to be taught the "rules" of handling the boundary dispute, a prominent state-run Chinese daily said on Wednesday adding that New Delhi was mistaken if it thinks it can afford a "showdown" with Beijing on the border.

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Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:58

Jammu, June 25 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.

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India launches Liveability Index for 116 cities

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:14

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The central government on Friday launched the "City Liveability Index" - a first of its kind initiative introduced by the Urban Development Ministry - to measure the quality of life in 116 major cities including capital cities and those with population over one million.

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India, Pakistan trade heavy fire across LoC

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:12

Jammu, June 15 (IANS) Heavy exchanges of fire started on Thursday between the Indian and Pakistan armies on Thursday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera sector after Pakistan violated bilateral ceasefire, officials said.

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India, Bangladesh must tackle transboundary floods together

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:50

"We were in a festive mood just after the celebrations for the Bengali new year. All preparations were made to harvest our crops but the sudden heavy rainfall and flash flood destroyed everything," says Shafikul Islam, a farmer from Tahirpur Sadar in Sunamganj district, north-eastern Bangladesh. "The flood from Meghalaya (in India) submerged our farmlands, breaking the embankments. We lost everything."

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India-Pakistan clash in Champions Trophy has Kashmir on edge

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 21:10

Srinagar, June 4, The Champions Trophy clash between India and Pakistan Sunday kept Kashmiris glued to their TV sets with men, women and children viewers remained on edge irrespective of what they knew about cricket.

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