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Mumbai attack — a false flag operation by RAW

By Mohammad WHEREAS India and Pakistan have their own versions on Mumbai attacks, many analysts and investigating journalists have given their assessment, which negates the Indian narrative. They have logical arguments and evidence to prove their point that it was a false flag operation and not the handiwork of religious …

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Evading truth and reconciliation

By Yubaraj Ghimire Eleven years ago, when the then Prime Minister G.P. Koirala and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chief of the Maoists who had waged a decade-long war against the state, signed the Comprehensive Peace Accord promising justice to victims of the conflict, they probably thought only the monarch(y) and its …

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World learns of the CPC’s successes

By Song Luzheng The Communist Party of China (CPC) in Dialogue with World Political Parties High-level Meeting is being held in Beijing this Thursday to Sunday. The meeting is a truly global affair, with more than 200 parties and political organizations from over 120 countries having registered for the event. …

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Belt, Road good opportunity for India to boost economy

By Liu Lulu India should participate in China’s Belt and Road initiative and take economic advantage of it, senior leader of the Indian National Congress Manish Tewari said Thursday, adding that the country has nothing to lose if it becomes part of the initiative. Compared with Indian Prime Minister Narendra …

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The new bipolarity in Asia

By M. K. Narayanan The dichotomy in the rule-based global order is becoming increasingly evident with the passage of time. U.S. President Donald Trump, for instance, makes no secret of the fact that he believes in a world governed by self-interest, with little room for shared responsibility, or lofty ideas …

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Reaching out to neighbours

By Syed Munir Khasru The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is among the world’s largest regional intergovernmental organisations. Since its inception, the countries in the region have become more integrated through enhanced intraregional trade and connectivity. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), geographically proximate to ASEAN, started …

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Sky burial goes even “greener” in Tibet

LHASA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — For centuries, it has been custom in Tibetan culture to leave their dead exposed on mountaintops so that they can be eaten by scavenging birds. The ritual is known as a sky burial and is seen as an environmentally friendly way of parting with the …

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Tibet’s oldest palace under renovation

LHASA, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — China has allocated a total of 10 million yuan (1.5 million U.S. dollars) to renovate Yumbu Lakhang, which is believed to be the oldest building in Tibet Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday. According to Champa Tsering, head of the cultural relics bureau in the …

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Number of motor vehicles up 73 pct over past five years in Tibet

LHASA, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The number of vehicles in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has rocketed up 73.1 percent over the past five years to 457,000, regional traffic authorities said. Since late 2012, the number of drivers has also increased by 85.5 percent to nearly 420,000, according to figures …

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