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Evening digest: 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan, deaths in Kashmir

Earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale epicentred in the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan struck at around 2.40 PM, sending ripples across several states like Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi

Morning briefing: Arun Jaitley to launch eSahyog and PAN camps today

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will launch eSahyog and PAN camps today. Through eSahyog he will launch the paperless initiative of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT ) under which notices to as

“India could also be a target [of the Daesh]”

The news from war-ravaged Afghanistan is not encouraging: a resurgent Taliban, an increasing Islamic State footprint, a fractious government and a weak security force. This year has already see

Sri Lanka too pulls out of the SAARC summit

India’s diplomatic heft in South Asia became clear when Sri Lanka too decided not to attend the SAARC summit in Islamabad.   With this, five members of the eight-me

Ajit Doval: The hawk

Should the Indians be worried about Afghanistan’s future? National security advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval offers a perspective on this. In 2001 then US president George W Bush had l

Can Trump rein in Pakistan?

Pakistani leaders must be feeling frustrated after US president Donald Trump warned Islamabad that America would not remain a silent spectator if Pakistan continued to be a safe haven for terrorist

Finding a diplomatic way through political instability

As an emerging global power and the most powerful state in South Asia, India has been perennially concerned about protracted political instability and resultant social turmoil in Afghanistan duri

Pak rattled by Indian wheat for Afghans via Chabahar

Pakistani experts and commentators seem rattled by India’s rather swift move to operationalise the seat route to the landlocked Afghanistan via the Iranian port of Chabahar, ending, for all t

“We want India to support us on the security front also”

Close on the heels of the new US policy towards Afghanistan, India gave a new meaning to its strategy towards the country when it took the Chabahar route to supply wheat to the insurgency-hit l

The home and the world

After the end of the Cold War in 1991, the USA had not merely emerged as the sole military superpower but it was also leading the movement towards globalisation. Owing to the so-called triumph of l



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