Heart of Asia conference: Islamabad willing to discuss terrorism with India, says Sartaj Aziz
Pakistan's advisor on foreign affairs said the forum was not appropriate for bilateral negotiations.
California: At least nine killed, several others missing in fire at Oakland warehouse dance party
Officials said they were investigating the structure's safety code violations and that the toll was expected to rise.
The big news: Modi warns those stashing black money in Jan Dhan accounts, and nine other top stories
In other headlines, Gujarat man who declared Rs 13,860 crore undisclosed income was detained, and there was no consensus on GST rate at Council meet again.
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agriculture and industry
Africa’s agriculture projects are sowing inequality, not food
The development community has overlooked the ethical dilemmas associated with raising one individual above others through farmer-to-farmer systems.
Development And Environment
As government initiatives fail, a Tibetan village takes charge of conserving the environment
The central government has pumped in billions of yuan to conserve the Sanjiagyuan region of the Tibetan plateau, but degradation is worsening.
Indonesian plane goes missing with 15 people on board
The two-engine police aircraft is believed to have crashed between the Islands of Mensanak and Sebangka or Gentar.