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Berhampur launches drive to ‘cure’ trees

Several organisations roll out traditional methods to save trees affected by human activities in the city Using the knowledge of senior botanists, nature lovers initiated an experimental effort in Odisha’s Berhampur on Sunday to cure trees affected by human activities by using traditional ingredients. Berhampur Development Authority (BDA) chairperson Subash …

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‘Back-channel talks between NSAs must continue’

Special assistant to Nawaz Sharif says both countries have missed many opportunities, which further restrict engagement The back-channel talks between the National Security Advisers of India and Pakistan from 2015 to 2018 were a ‘good instrument’, says Syed Tariq Fatemi , special assistant on foreign affairs to former Pakistan Prime …

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S-400, Kamov on the agenda of Modi, Putin

Ahead of the bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin later this week, discussions are “still under way” between the two sides to conclude a final deal for 200 Kamov-226T utility helicopters. “Having also received feedback from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of India, we …

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A crusade for women’s rights

The Supreme Court’s challenge to patriarchy has been on-going across Benches, CJIs The past two years have seen the Supreme Court progressively question patriarchy in religion to ensure emancipation for women, and set the course for the future. But majority decisions in the court continue to rely on legal technicalities …

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Pakistan’s terror charge outrageous: India

Linking New Delhi to Peshawar school attack dishonours memory of the innocent lives lost to terrorists, envoy tells UN Pakistan’s attempts to link India to the 2014 Peshawar terrorist attack were “most outrageous”, New Delhi told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday. During his address earlier at the …

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