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India Plays Hardball with China

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After a year of turmoil in Sino-Indian relations, India hosted Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao last week with a degree of fanfare. Wen's visit came at a time of newfound assertiveness in India's China policy. Having tried to brush significant divergences with Beijing under the carpet for years, New Delhi policymakers have been forced to acknowledge -- if grudgingly

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200 Muslim homes burnt down in India's Meerut

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NEW DELHI:  Attacks against Muslims and their properties have significantly grown in India and IoK after Pulwama assault. In the latest act of brutality more than 200 homes of Muslims in Meerut, not far from Delhi, were set on fire allegedly by cops  during an operation  against encroachments in the area.  The sec

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NATO Escalate World’s Deadliest War On Both Sides Of AG-Pk Border

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The United States and its military allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have entered the third month of war in Afghanistan this year, which President Barack Obama in December of 2009 announced as the year in which American and other foreign occupation forces would be reduced preparatory to their full withdrawal. Within months of the U.S. head of state

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Rise of Hindu Terrorism

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It’s not Muslims, but Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists who planned and executed the bomb blasts at Malegaon in 2006, on the Samjhauta Express in 2007, in Ajmer Sharif in 2007 and Mecca Masjid in 2007,” confessed Swami Aseemanand, the main accused of 2007 Samjhauta Express blast in front of a magistrate at a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI

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The UN: An Instrument of Western Aggression

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On 19 March the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) succumbed to the usual threats and coercions by the U.S. and voted to impose a “no-fly” zone and declare war on Libya on the pretext to “protect Libyan civilians” from violence. History shows that the UN does not have a record of protecting civilians, but a record of legitimising Western

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Hybrid warfare: Strategic coercion against Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

While a globalised world was a cherished goal to bring people together, globalisation is increasingly used by one or the other country or group of countries to dominate the rest of the world by a violent process. Looking around we see wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Yemen where the powers that be are trying to bend the power game towards themselves. Conventiona

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Blasts in India-assisted hydropower project site in Nepal

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Unidentified group has exploded three improvised explosive devices near the powerhouse of under construction Arun III Hydropower project, which is being developed with India’s assistance in the eastern part of the Himalayan nation, according to a media report. The incident happened on Thursday near the power house of the hydroproject that led to the damage of

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China outreach to Bhutan poses fresh challenge to India

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cultural event held in the presence of newly appointed Chinese consul general to Kolkata, Zha Liyou As China seeks to intensify engagement with Bhutan, a country it does not have diplomatic relations with, Chinese ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui is visiting Thimphu again, starting Tuesday. China’s Bhutan outreach p

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Indian establishment responsible for Pulwama attack?

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In what is said to be the deadliest attack on Indian occupation forces in Jammu and Kashmir since 2002, nearly 40 soldiers are reported dead and several injured so far. The attack was carried out using an explosive-laden van which was blown between two adjacent buses carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who were returning to duty. “A convoy in which t

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China-BGD cooperation under BRI to mitigate seaborne security

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China-Bangladesh cooperation under BRI to mitigate seaborne security threats in the Bay of Bengal The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative (BRI), commenced by the Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, has been the most significant and far-reaching project that China has ever put forward. Bangladesh is an important strategic partner with Chin

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