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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020

Central asia

May 08, 2020 20:14
The Vande Bharat Mission, as the repatriation programme has been dubbed, has focused on neighbouring countries such as the Maldives and Bangladesh and West Asian states such as the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, which have millions of expatriates, in the first phase during May 7-14. read more
Feb 25, 2020 19:48
Birds considered common are now disappearing rapidly. Policy must look at ways to conserve their native habitats read more
Feb 01, 2020 21:07
Most modern Indian sandwiches originated either in Mumbai or in other parts of Western India, and they came about because of the British read more
Dec 28, 2019 23:25
In the fabled days of the Silk Road, this city in Uzbekistan was the lighthouse of knowledge. It still has lots to teach today. read more
Sep 12, 2019 17:40
The spread in Buro 24\/7 Kazakhstan showed a girl in a black dress lying lifeless near a bloodied knife with her hand tied to a water pipe and a woman sprawling motionless on a bed as forensic scientists put her stiletto shoes in a plastic bag. read more
Sep 11, 2019 12:05
Efficient water use will be vital to economic growth in the face of climate change, it said adding that the GDPs of India, China and Central Asia would be from 7 to 12% lower, and much of Africa would be about 6% lower by 2050 if water isn’t managed. read more
Jul 12, 2019 23:35
Indian and American officials held on Friday long discussions over trade relations, the first of anticipated meetings meant to iron out differences that have snowballed into tit-for-tat moves to increase tariffs on each other’s imports. read more
Jun 14, 2019 14:09
India’s acquisition of S-400s “effectively could limit India’s ability to increase our own interoperability”, Alice Wells, head of the state department’s South and Central Asia bureau told lawmakers at a congressional hearing. read more
Jun 13, 2019 22:18
Following international outrage triggered by the Pulwama terrorist attack by Pakistan-based JeM last February, the Imran Khan government has undertaken a series of counter-terrorism measures such as detaining terrorists and seizing assets, as they have... read more
Jun 13, 2019 10:14
These rituals took place 2,500 years ago and represent the oldest known use of marijuana for its psychoactive properties, said scientists who analyzed archeological remains in China’s western Xinjiang. read more
Jun 12, 2019 20:00
The multilateral body has shown slow but steady development as a counter-terrorism body and could potentially become the basis of a trading arrangement in the region read more
May 17, 2019 23:38
The state department has “failed to form a coherent India policy”, mishandled US-Afghanistan ties in the midst of peace talks with the Taliban and failed to engage directly with Sri Lankan officials during the October-December 2018 constitutional crisis,... read more
Apr 27, 2019 20:32
What did Indians eat 1,000 years ago? Was it very different from modern Indian food? Actually: no. I was surprised by how similar it was read more
Apr 07, 2019 05:21
There has been a significant reduction in the vulture population over the years owing to widespread use of veterinary drug diclofenac, a pain relief medication injected into cattle. The drug is found to be extremely toxic to the birds that fed on those... read more
Jan 31, 2019 07:22
The threat of India being consigned to the margins of the dense network of transport and economic corridors emerging around us is real. read more