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Pak grants India Most Favoured Nation status

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: After dilly-dallying for several years, Pakistan Wednesday granted the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India in a significant step in improving bilateral ties and boosting two-way trade currently standing at US$ 2.6 billion.

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US wants to develop F-35 jets with India

WASHINGTON: The US Wednesday offered India partnership in the development of the world’s most advanced flying machine, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, months after losing the lucrative US$ 10 billion contract for 126 war planes.

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Historic peace deal struck in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Putting their differences aside, Nepal's main political parties have inked a historic deal that includes an agreement on integrating former Maoist combatants into the security forces, to take a major step towards concluding the stalled peace process.

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