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China’s Silk Road leaves India stranded in its region

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China’s Silk Road leaves India stranded in its region M.K. Bhadrakumar The Chinese foreign ministry has announced that the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will pay an official visit to China starting April 6. The expectations in Colombo are that the four-day visit will advance the Sino-Lankan relations &ld

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The New Great Game - Implementation of the trade-Munir Akram

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THE recent India-Iran-Afghanistan agreement to develop a trade route from Chabahar to Central Asia has been portrayed by Indian commentators as having changed the historical ‘Great Game’ for control of the connection between South and Central Asia through Afghanistan. It has been claimed that the agreement will end India’s ‘isolation’ from Central Asia and Pakistan

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China leads resistance to India joining Nuclear Suppliers Group

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China leads resistance to India joining Nuclear Suppliers Group: diplomats Reuters VIENNA: China is leading opposition to a push by the United States (US) and other major powers for India to join the main club of countries controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology, diplomats said on Thursday as the group discussed India's membership bid. Other countries opp

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Sri Lanka’s Delicate Balancing Act by Patrick Mendis

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Sri Lanka’s position is indicative of an emerging new Indo-Pacific order, where regional countries seek to remain strategically neutral while selectively engaging with the major powers in order to serve their own interests. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (2nd R) and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (2nd L) attend the signing ceremony of bilateral cooperation documents

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Himalayan snub for India as Nepal signs railway deal with China

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Himalayan snub for India as Nepal signs railway deal with China China on Monday agreed to Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli’s request to build a strategic railway link between the two countries through Tibet to reduce land-locked Nepal’s total dependence on India, as the two sides cemented their ties by signing 10 agreements including a landmark transit trade deal. Oli, who arrived in Be

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Nepal cancels president’s visit to Delhi, recalls envoy

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Nepal cancels president’s visit to Delhi, recalls envoy NEW DELHI: The Nepal government has cancelled the trip of President Bidhya Devi Bhandari to India barely 72 hours before her departure for Delhi, without giving any reason, The Indian Express said on Saturday. Describing the move as without parallel, the paper said Kathmandu had also recalled its ambassador, Deep Kumar Upadhyay in De

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China, Sri Lanka to redefine Colombo Port City project

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Beijing, April 9, 2016 . Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe pointed out that the Port City would become part of turning the Western Province into a mega polis of 8 million people. China and Sri Lanka have decided to redefine the controversial Colombo Port City project by making it an international financial outpost in the Indian Ocean, as part of the 20-year framework

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Coverage of China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) a mega project of USD 45+ billion between Pakistan and China. Learn about the Economic Corridor CPEC with latest news, updates and wiki information on Pakistan Times. China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) is a mega project of USD 45+ billion taking the bilateral relationship between Pakistan and China

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China blocks India's move to ban Jaish chief Masood Azhar at UN

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China blocks India's move to ban Jaish chief Masood Azhar at UN NEW DELHI: China on Thursday blocked India's call to ban Jaish-i-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar at the United Nations (UN), Times of India reported. Hours before the deadline, China requested the UN’s Sanction Com¬mittee, which was considering a ban on Azhar, to keep the designation on hold, the report quoted highly placed s

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