India is to more than triple salaries of MPs.
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the global transfer of weapons between 2012 and 2016 has been higher than any other five-year period since the end of the Cold War, with the Middle East increasing its weapon imports by 212%, second only to India, who accounted for 13% of the world's imports.
The Dalai Lama, following his routine check-up at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic, cancels his U.S. speaking engagements in October after doctors advised him to rest. The 80-year-old Tibetan Buddhist leader is scheduled to return home to Dharamsala, India, Saturday.
One person is killed and 40 injured in clashes at a car plant in New Delhi, India, after workers attacked managers at the site. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-asia-303258-one-killed-40-injured-in-clashes-at-indian-car-plant ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019