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India opens longest bridge on China border

India has inaugurated a 9.15km (5.68-mile) bridge over the Lohit river, easily its longest ever, which connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with the north-eastern state of Assam. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as its own, and refers to it as “southern Tibet”. Beijing recently strongly objected to India’s decision to allow Tibetan spiritual leader […]

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Mauritius trade deficit widens 3.9 pct in March

PORT LOUIS, May 24 (Reuters) – Mauritius’ trade deficit widened 3.9 percent to 7.33 billion rupees ($211.54 million) in March from the same period a year earlier, driven by higher imports of mineral fuels and lubricants, the statistics office said on Wednesday. The value of imports rose 9.8 percent to 15.19 billion rupees, with mineral […]

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India Delivers Fast Patrol Vehicle to Mauritius

The Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) yesterday delivered the second fast patrol vessel ‘MCGS Valiant’ to the Mauritius Coast Guard at a ceremony held in Vasco near here, a GSL official said today. The 50-metre-long vessel is primarily designed for coastal patrolling, anti-drug surveillance, and for anti-piracy operations, the official said, adding that ‘MCGS Valiant’ will […]