Central Asian Leaders Summit in Tashkent to push partnership with India
The initiative of holding regular meetings of Central Asian Presidents was first put forward in 2017 by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who is known for his visionary and dynamic internal and foreign policy, active efforts to strengthen widescale regional cooperation in Central Asia and beyond.
Pakistan fearful of strategic encirclement by India, plays negative role in Afghanistan
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World’s most expensive bank cuts back on water to trim costs
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US says support India's objectives on repealing Article 370, but concerned over situation in Kashmir
The Trump administration has said that they are closely monitoring the situation in the valley. Wells said, that she also encourages the Indian government to follow through on its commitment to hold assembly elections in the state.
'Indo-US 2+2 talks principal mechanism for translating strategic convergence into tangible outcomes'
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive here next week for the second round of '2+2' dialogue with their US counterparts Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper on December 18. The inaugural '2+2' Indo-US dialogue was held in New Delhi in September last year.
PM Modi and Rouhani discuss energy, Chabahar Port
Rouhani and Modi are understood to have discussed the regional situation and energy supplies from the region and other issues of mutual interest.
Relive Silk route experience in Heart of Central Asia
In Uzbekistan, consistent reforms are underway to develop the tourism sector as one of the strategic sectors of the national economy.
Why India's Pakistan policy needs a rethink
From Washington through European capitals to Moscow, Beijing and Tokyo, the world is taking a more relaxed view of Pakistan. At the same time, the view about India is taking a beating. Apart from major powers and the developed economies, almost all of India’s neighbours are also willing to carry on business as usual with Pakistan. Why?
Language, banking system impeding trade with central Asia: Piyush Goyal
Goyal said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade-related matters through existing institutional mechanisms between India and Central Asian countries.
Aberdeen seeks shelter from trade war in India, Southeast Asia
India and Southeast Asia are “less affected by the vagaries of global trade”.
Current NSG chair Kazakhstan pushes for global elimination of nuclear weapons
“On August 29, 1991 the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev made a truly historic decision by closing the largest Semipalatinsk nuclear test site with his decree.
US needs to tread cautiously in Central Asia to prevent instability
Central Asian states have so far remained immune to extremism and cross border terrorism.
US supports direct dialogue between India, Pakistan on Kashmir: American official
"It's all the more important that Pakistan demonstrate its resolve to halt cross-border terrorism," said a senior State Department official who requested anonymity.
Uncle Sam stood strongly with India at UN’s non-meeting on Kashmir
Pakistan’s leaders to project the hour-long confab as a monumental development is delusional. To project it as an expression of international will is a straight out lie. No statement was issued despite China’s push.
Relations with Central Asian countries to strengthen further: Rajnath Singh
Rajnath Singh was addressing the concluding ceremony of the fifth International Army Scout Masters Competition in Jaisalmer.
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