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Chhattisgarh's kosa silk to soon drape Sri Lankan women

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- Kosa silk of Chhattisgarh will soon be available in Sri Lankan markets. The weaving style and the shine of the fabric have attracted the Indian ocean island women. The demand fo... Read More


FATF announcement on Pakistan to be made Oct 18

Paris, Oct. 17 -- Amid widespread speculations about the fate of Pakistan in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary here, an official announcement in this regard is expected October 18. Omar ... Read More


India's first naval drill with Bangladesh concludes

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- India's first bilateral maritime drill with its neighbour Bangladesh concluded on Wednesday on the eastern cost at Visakhapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh. Two Bangladesh ships - Al... Read More


Government push for low-cost air connectivity across India

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- To boost demand and growth in India's economy that is facing a slowdown, several sector-specific measures have been announced by the government: recapitalising state-owned banks,... Read More


South Asia at serious level of hunger: Study

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- South Asia is among the regions of the world at "serious" levels of hunger, according to the 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report, with India ranked at 102 among 117 countries s... Read More


Ballot paper for Sri Lankan presidential election finalised

Colombo, Oct. 16 -- The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has finalised the symbols for all 35 candidates contesting the November 16 presidential election and has also released a sample of the ballot p... Read More


Al Qaeda terrorists trying to reunite in Pakistan

He said, Oct. 16 -- Pakistan's Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has expressed doubts that a faction separated from the Al Qaeda in Indian Sub-continent (AQIS), the Indian sub-continent unit of terro... Read More


India hands over two Mi 24V choppers to Afghanistan

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- India handed over two Mi 24V gunship helicopters to Afghanistan at a ceremony held in Kabul on Tuesday. The attack chopper, which is also capable of low-capacity troop transport,... Read More


FATF expresses satisfaction at steps taken by Pakistan

Paris, Oct. 16 -- The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has expressed satisfaction at the measures taken by Pakistan and its progress in various areas. A Pakistani delegation led by Minister for Eco... Read More


Indian economy going into 'tailspin', doing very badly, says economics Nobel laureate Banerjee

New Delhi, Oct. 15 -- Newest economics Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has warned that the Indian economy is going into "a tailspin" and his prescription is for the government to focus to increasing d... Read More