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Modernisation of the Armed Forces of China: Wake Up Call for India

Issues Meriting Importance The People’s Republic of China was established in 1949 under the Chairmanship of Mao Ze Dong. The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) defeated Generalissimo Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek), and formed the government. Thereaft....

Address of Shri. T. S. Tirumurti, Secretary (ER), at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), on ‘Enhancing India-Africa Cooperation’, 26 Sep, 2018

Dr. Arvind Gupta, Amb D P Srivastava, High Commissioner of Rwanda to India Ernest Rwamucyo, Shri Tulsi Tanti, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. It is indeed a great pleasure for me to be present here for the inaugural session of ‘Enhancing In....

Korean Peninsula – Two Steps Forwards, One and a Half Steps Back

A productive inter-Korean summit was held in Pyongyang on 18 to 20 September - the third since April 2018. The historic first North Korea-USA summit took place in Singapore on 12 June. Preparations for the second are afoot. President Xi Jinping a....

वह कांटा चुभा सकते थे, लेकिन मरहम भी लगाते थे: अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी को श्रद्धांजलि

अगर मुझे ठीक याद है तो यह 2002 के आखिर की बात है। प्रधानमंत्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी नए साल की शुरुआत क....

Japanese Interests in Sri Lanka

Japan has taken an increasing interest in Sri Lanka, with its focus directed towards the port development in the country. Recently, in an interesting development, the Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera made a two day official visit to Sri Lan....

India’s Geopolitical Posturing and Conflict Termination

The Issue A nation needs to assess her geo-political position in consonance with regional threat environment, aspirations of her people, economic growth and military power. Excessive aggression leads to instability. At the same time, indications o....

The United Nations 73rd General Assembly Session

“Making the United Nations relevant to all people: global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies”, this will be the theme for the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) from 15 September 2....

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year, we observe the World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. It is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), and the purpose is to raise awareness around the globe on the preventive aspect of suicides. The ....

Implications of Nepal's Withdrawal from BIMSTEC Military Exercise in India

The first ever Field Training Military Exercise or MILEX-18 of the seven member countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Cooperation (BIMSTEC), has been organised at Indian Army`s Foreign Training Node at Aundh, in Pune from 10th ....

COMCASA - The Bigger Picture

In the context of the signing of Communication Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) between US and India on 06 Sep 2018 during the 2+2 dialogue1, this article attempts to analyse the bigger picture. In that, it traces the journey of consol....

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