Stories By 'Salman Haidar'
Nepalese PM Oli’s visit to India has given an important lift to bilateral relations and done much to restore ties that have been under unwonted strain in the last few months. India and Nepal have traditionally enjoyed an extraordinary closeness, marked by harmonious exchanges and steadfast cooperation, and while this remains the norm there have been a few awkward passages in recent times that have led to some problems between them.
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The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) of 1960 is an important landmark in the bilateral affairs of India and Pakistan.
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After more than five years of intense civil strife, there is a flutter of expectation that the war in Aleppo could be winding down.
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The twentieth anniversary of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) was marked by activity at the UN HQ and in several major capitals elsewhere.
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The recent visit of US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter once more directed attention to the strategic dimension of India-US relations.
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The great Himalayas are India’s immemorial frontier. Political control at the margins has fluctuated and the mountains themselves have been contested,
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