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Needed: A 25-year horizon

With China’s rise, India needs to start formulating strategic and defence needs for the future

Pak must implement announcements expeditiously: MEA on Kartarpur corridor

On November 28, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of the corridor on the Pakistani side while on November 26, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh laid its foundation stone in Punjab's Gurdaspur.

To stay with India, Pakistan must become secular state: Army chief

"Pakistan has made itself into an Islamic state. If they have to stay together with India, they will have to become a secular state."

India, China militaries should work hand in hand, says Chinese defence ministry

After the Doklam standoff, the militaries of the two neighbours made efforts to improve the strained relations following the first ever informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Chinese city of Wuhan in April this year.

Delhi dissonance

On Kartarpur, it speaks in different voices, seems unprepared or unwilling to seize the moment.

Sushma welcomes Pak invite on Kartarpur corridor event, but can't travel due to 'prior commitments'

The visa-free corridor for Sikhs from India to Pakistan’s Kartarpur Sahib is being seen as a step forward in improving the strained relations between the two neighbouring countries.

Ahead of border talks, China says differences with India 'managed properly'

The last round which was held in New Delhi took place in the immediate backdrop of 73-day standoff between the two militaries at Doklam

India, Russia seal $500 million deal for construction of 2 warships for Indian Navy

Under the deal, Russia will provide design, technology know-how and key materials to GSL for construction of the ships in India.

India slips two places to 53rd position on global talent ranking; Switzerland on top

Within Asia, Singapore has topped the charts with a global 13th place on the list that ranks 63 countries in developing, attracting and retaining talent.

India, 15 African countries account for 80 per cent of world's malaria cases: WHO

The World Health Organization's (WHO) 2018 World malaria report, however, in an encouraging note said that India was the only country to report progress in reducing its malaria cases in 2017 as compared with 2016.

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Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

Why a leader is aligning with someone is more important that who aligns with who; Mamata Banerjee has a major role: Amit Mitra, Bengal Finance Minister

Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental super middleweight champion Vijender Singh to spread wings to USA

Indian Boxing star Vijender Singh will be making his US debut next year under the Top Rank banner. The 2008 Olympic bronze-medallist has signed a multi-year deal with legendary businessman Bob Arum.

Tall claims, empty boasts, falsification of facts not for him: Sonia Gandhi on Manmohan Singh

Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.

The rise in government requests for Facebook data: News in Numbers

There has been a surge in government requests for “information” and “user accounts” from Facebook, according to a report released by the social media giant. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

UNBOXING with Prashant Kishor | How to plan, execute and win an election

Poll strategist and National Vice President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor talks about what it takes to plan, execute and win an election in this month's Unboxing.

Number of Indian students in the US doubled since 2012-13: News in Numbers

A study by the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows that the number of Indian students in the US has doubled in the last five years.

BJP vs Congress in Chhattisgarh: Classic election season political talk

With Chhattisgarh in the middle of its two-phase election, let’s look at what BJP and Congress are saying. And, of course, there are promises too. No surprises there.


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