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China surges ahead while India and Pakistan bicker

China surges ahead while India and Pakistan bicker

NEW DELHI — For a senior Afghan diplomat sitting in India’s capital, it is easy to explain how a region with a quarter of the world’s people can account for only 5 per cent of...

India names special envoy for China border talks

India names special envoy for China border talks

NEW DELHI - India on Monday named its powerful national security adviser as a special envoy on China, opening the way for resumption of talks on the disputed border, where...

Police question Indian guru after standoff arrest

Police question Indian guru after standoff arrest

NEW DELHI — Police today (Nov 21) started questioning an Indian guru after he was arrested at his sprawling ashram with more than 400 followers following a 10-day deadly standoff.

Cheap electricity thwarting solar plans in India

NEW DELHI — The villagers of Dharnai in northern India’s Bihar state had been living without electricity for more than 30 years when Greenpeace installed a microgrid to supply...

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