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  World   South Asia  16 Aug 2017

World, South asia, 16 Aug 2017

Nepal benefits from India-China rivalry, gets them to fund railway network

Nepal is funding one of its 3 new rail lines, while the other 2 are receiving aid from India and China.

16 Aug 2017 8:50 PM

Panamgate: Former Pak PM Sharif files plea in SC, challenges his ouster

The Supreme Court sacked Sharif in July following an investigation into corruption allegations against him.

16 Aug 2017 6:06 PM

PLA peaceful on border, we’re unaware of row with Indian Army in Ladakh: China

The skirmish in Ladakh comes at a time when India and China are locked in a face-off in the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector.

16 Aug 2017 1:53 PM

Pak PM Abbasi expands cabinet, appoints 5 special assistants

With the new induction, Abbasi's cabinet has grown to 57 members, including ministers, ministers of state, advisors and special assistants.

16 Aug 2017 1:12 PM

Hit brakes on threatening each other: China to US, North Korea

China is North Korea's main economic partner and political backer, although relations between Beijing and Pyongyang have deteriorated

16 Aug 2017 12:17 PM


India a typical regional hegemon, controls Bhutan, Nepal: Chinese daily

A Chinese state-run daily, Global Times said 'India has also interfered with the diplomacy of Nepal and other south Asian countries'.

16 Aug 2017 11:48 AM