At India-Pakistan border, troops exchange Diwali sweets
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In a bid to sweeten ties, Indian and Pakistani border troops give each other treats for the Hindu festival of lights.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is concluding his three-nation tour in Australia as India seeks to assert its role in the Indo-Pacific.
Indian security forces have eliminated dozens of insurgents in the Manipur region, according to the regional chief minister. Troops were deployed to the area to quell clashes between tribal communities.
The Brazilian press criticises President Lula move to thaw relations with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro. Olympic medal winning Indian wrestlers vow to hold a hunger strike over allegations of sexual harassment by the federation's president in a story that has drawn support from the International Olympic Committee.
Hundereds of Indian overseas students say they have been exploited by unscrupulous education counsellors into joining fake and sub-standard universities in Canada.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to be the guest of honor at France's traditional Bastille Day parade, reflecting growing strategic ties between the two nations. But the planned visit has its share of critics.
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