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Pak seeks repatriation of prisoners in India 25.5.2018 General News
Pakistan today said it expected India to release 54 Pakistanis who had completed their prison terms in several Indian jails. The Foreign Office (FO) here said Pakistan expects the friendly gestures it had extended towards India to be reciprocated. During a press briefing here, FO spokesperson Muhammad Faisal said that Islamabad was pursuing the release of 54 Pakistani prisoners who he claimed were currently in Indian jails despite completing their sentences. He said Pakistan was also waiting for India to respond to humanitarian proposals with regard to the exchange of prisoners above 60 and below 18 years of age. "Pakistan has made positive gestures on the humanitarian track vis-a-vis India, as reflected in the release of civilian prisoners, fishermen, and the facilitation of visits of pilgrims to religious shrines. We expect our friendly gestures to be reciprocated," Faisal said. He also raised the issue of the Kishanganga Dam in Jammu and Kashmir saying that a Pakistani delegation ..
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Pakistan warns of dangerous situation over water issues 25.5.2018 General News
Pakistan warned on Friday that water issues with India can lead to a dangerous situation and that Islamabad wants a peaceful resolution of such problems as per the spirit of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT).
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L&T, Reliance bidders for Yogi's flagship Rs 182 bn Purvanchal Expressway 25.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Slated to be India's largest access-controlled expressway, it would prune travel time between Ghazipur and Lucknow to less than 5 hrs
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Bihar: All five accused in 2013 Bodhgaya blast found guilty by Patna court 25.5.2018 Zee News : States
A Patna court on Friday found all five accused in the 2013 Bodhgaya blast guilty. The next date of hearing has been set for May 31
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High Ways 25.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
Under the Central Government Bharatmala Road Yojna the Madhya Pradesh has been given construction of the 5,987 Kilometer long National Highways in the State. The project will develop road transport on a very grand scale between the Capital Bhopal and commercial capital city of Indore. The traffic between Bhopal and Indore is increasing very fast […]
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Hasina can’t go back empty-handed, says former envoy Tariq Karim 24.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Former Bangladesh envoy says the Teesta agreement is crucial for her govt.
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Dutch PM hails Modi for Clean Ganga goals, stresses need to value water 24.5.2018 General News
Lauding the goals set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for cleaning the Ganga, Dutch Premier Mark Rutte today said worldwide there was a need to value water, not only as an economic asset, but also for its social, cultural and environmental importance. The NDA government's Namami Gange initiative, aimed at cleaning the 2525 km-long river, was undertaken and approved as its flagship programme in June 2014. It has a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore to accomplish the objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of the river. All of these, he said, were relevant when working on cleaning the Ganga. I have a great respect for the goals that have been set by Prime Minister Modi under the Namami Gange programme, the Netherlands premier said. He made the remarks while speaking at an event organised by Indo-Dutch Ganga forum here to take forward the memorandum of understanding signed between the Water Resources Ministry and Netherlands' Ministry of Infrastructure
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PM Modi hails Netherlands joining International Solar Alliance; Dutch... 24.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
PM Modi hails Netherlands joining International Solar Alliance; Dutch...
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Yawning deficits to world-beating growth punctuate Modi's four-year rule 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Still, all's not well with the economy
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Sharif sends Rs 1 billion legal notice to NAB chief 24.5.2018 General News
Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today sent a legal notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal for issuing a statement that accused him of laundering USD 4.9 billion to India. The notice was in reference to a NAB press release issued after a news item published by a local newspaper incorrectly referenced the World Bank's 2016 Migration and Remittance Book to say that India's foreign exchange reserves increased by USD 4.9 billion due to huge cash inflows from Pakistan attributable to money laundering by the Sharif family, Dawn reported. In the notice to the NAB chairman, sent through his lawyer Barrister Manzoor Dogal, Sharif described the press release as an attempt to influence the upcoming elections, the paper said. The PML-N supreme leader demanded that Iqbal tender an apology for his "insulting" press release and pay Rs 1 billion as damages within the next 14 days. He further demanded that the NAB chairman's apology be ...
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Dutch PM hails Modi for Clean Ganga goals 24.5.2018 General News
Lauding the goals set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for cleaning the Ganga, Dutch Premier Mark Rutte today said worldwide there was a need to value water, not only as an economic asset, but for its social, cultural and environmental importance. The government's Namami Gange initiave, aimed at cleaning the 2525 km-long river, was undertaken and approved as its flagship programme in June 2014. It has a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore to accomplish the objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of the river. Rutte, who is a member of the United Nations-World Bank high-level panel on water, also stressed on the need to value water not only as an economic asset, but also for its social, cultural and religious knowledge. All of these, he said, were relevant when working on cleaning the Ganges. I have a great respect for the goals that have been set by Prime Minister Mr Modi under the Namami Gange programme, the Netherlands premier said, while speaking ..
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5,987 km NH approved in state under Bharatmala Yojana 24.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Construction of 5 thousand 987 kilometre long National Highway in state has been approved in the first phase under Centre’s Bharatmala Yojana. Under this scheme, the Bhopal-Indore 6 lane Express Way and Bhopal Bypass has also been approved. This information was given at the meeting of the Board of Directors of Madhya […]
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Natural capital in the 21st century 23.5.2018 Hindu: Opinion
India must calculate ‘its green GDP’ to factor in the value of the environment in its growth
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No agreement with Pak on resolving Indus Waters Treaty dispute: World Bank 23.5.2018 General News
The World Bank has said it could not reach an agreement with Pakistan to address its concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India after two-days of talks here, days after India inaugurated the Kishanganga hydroelectric project in Jammu and Kashmir. A high-powered Pakistani delegation led by Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali met with World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva and other senior officials on Monday and Tuesday. During the meetings, held at Pakistan's request to discuss issues regarding the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities within the treaty to seek an amicable resolution, "several procedural options" for resolving the disagreement over the interpretation of the treaty's provisions were discussed, the Bank said. "While an agreement on the way forward was not reached at the conclusion of the meetings, the World Bank will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the treaty provisions," the ...
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No agreement reached on Indus Water Treaty: World Bank 23.5.2018 General News
No agreement was reached during the meeting held between World Bank and a four-member Pakistan delegation on May 21-22 on Indus Water Treaty.The World Bank told the delegation from Pakistan that its role is limited and procedural.However, it will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the Treaty provisions, it added.The Pakistani delegation raised the issue of India's alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities within the Treaty to seek a resolution with the World Bank.It also raised concerns about the recent inauguration of the Kishenganga hydroelectric plant in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.The talks took place after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on May 19, inaugurated the 330-MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project.Earlier on May 18, Pakistan's Foreign Office raised concern about the hydroelectric plant, saying it will violate the Indus Water Treaty that regulates the use of waters in the shared ...
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Indus Water Dispute: No agreement reached on water treaty between World Bank and Pakistan 23.5.2018 DNA: Top News
No agreement was reached during the meeting held between World Bank and a four-member Pakistan delegation on May 21-22 on Indus Water Treaty. The World Bank told the delegation from Pakistan that its role is limited and procedural. However, it will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the Treaty provisions, it added. The Pakistani delegation raised the issue of India's alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities within the Treaty to seek a resolution with the World Bank. It also raised concerns about the recent inauguration of the Kishenganga hydroelectric plant in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district. The talks took place after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on May 19, inaugurated the 330-MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project. Earlier on May 18, Pakistan's Foreign Office raised concern about the hydroelectric plant, saying it will violate the Indus Water Treaty that regulates the use of waters in the shared rivers and ...
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No agreement to address Pak's concern on Indus Waters Treaty: World Bank 23.5.2018 Latest News
Islamabad had been raising objections over the design of the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project, saying it is not in line with the criteria laid down under the Indus Waters Treaty
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World Bank fails to reach an agreement with Pakistan on Indus Water dispute, Kishanganga project 23.5.2018 Zee News : India National
The World Bank has said it failed to arrive at an agreement with a visiting Pakistani delegation on a way forward to address Islamabad's concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India.
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No agreement with Pak on resolving Indus Waters dispute: World Bank 23.5.2018 General News
The World Bank has said it failed to arrive at an agreement with a visiting Pakistani delegation on a way forward to address Islamabad's concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India. Over two days Monday and yesterday -- a high-powered Pakistani delegation led by Attorney General, Ashtar Ausaf Ali, met with Kristalina Georgieva, World Bank Chief Executive Officer, and the regional management for South Asia. During the meetings, held at Pakistan's request to discuss issues regarding the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities within the treaty to seek an amicable resolution, "several procedural options" for resolving the disagreement over the interpretation of the treaty's provisions were discussed, the bank said. "While an agreement on the way forward was not reached at the conclusion of the meetings, the World Bank will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the treaty provisions," the Bank said in a statement at the .
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