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CPEC encroaches on India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, says official

An Indian official says the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has problems as there are sensitive issues involved.
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In defence of tariff thrust, Donald Trump lashes out at India for ‘100% import duties’

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in the US for talks with their American counterparts next week.
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Not against foreigners, want immigrants with merit who can help US, says Donald Trump

He called for a system where 'thousands of judges didn't have to sit at a border' to handle cases of illegal arrivals.
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52 Indian illegal immigrants detained in US prison to get access to legal aid

Court order follows lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union alleging the US government was violating the rights of immigration detainees.
Accoding to Indian ambassador to US, Navtej Singh Sarna, the Indo-US relationship has been through far more fundamental differences | @IndianEmbassyUS/Twitter

100 Indians among illegal immigrants held at two US detention centres

The Indian mission has reached out to the detainees, who might have been brought to the US as part of a trafficking racket targeting...
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Trump administration wants Pakistan to make arrests or bring Taliban leadership to table

Principal deputy assistant secretary, Alice Wells, said Pakistan is essential for US to achieve its objectives in South Asia. Washington: The US has not seen...
Niiki Haley

Bilateral issues in focus as Nikki Haley set to visit India

Haley's visit comes in the middle of a deteriorating India-US relationship. She will deliver a talk at the Observer Research Foundation.
Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping

Beijing distances itself from envoy’s idea of India-Pakistan-China trilateral talks

The Chinese foreign ministry refused to answer a question on the Chinese embassy erasing the ambassador's comments from the transcript
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Nikki Haley is coming to town. Does she want to be US president?

The buzz is that Haley’s real purpose is to check India’s reaction to her possible candidature in the US presidential race.
pakistan students

Experience in India completely at odds with what we heard, say Pakistani students

The 71 Pak students who visited India on a cultural exchange also want to change how Indians view their country.

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Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.