Neighbourhood Studies
Province 2 in Nepal - No Name, No Capital

In Nepal, the coalition government of the Federal Socialist Party Nepal (FSPN) and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) in Province 2 could not garner the required number of votes in the Provincial Assembly on the name of the province and its capit....

Notes from the Sub-continent: Responses to COVID-19

In this latest compilation of some of the big ideas being debated in the media across the Indian sub-continent, we look at the coverage of the coronavirus (CoVid-19) outbreak over these past two months. It’s interesting to note the similar strands ....

Myanmar Round Up: February 2020

A round up of selected English open source reports on Myanmar
The Presidential visit by President U Win Myint to India was the major highlight of India Myanmar relationsfor February 2020. Sadly, violence dominated February 2020 in ....

Pakistan and the FATF: The Sword Still Dangles

Pakistan is in deep trouble. It was and continues to be under the penetrating gaze of the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog- the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). To prevent organized crime, terrorism and corruption, FATF has....

Continuing Security Partnership between USA and Pakistan: India has to live with it

Dr. Mark T. Espar, US Defence Secretary has in a telephonic conversation with Pakistani Army chief, Qamar Javed Bajwa on 19th March, 2020 reaffirmed his country`s long-term mutually beneficial security partnership with government of Pakistan inter-al....

Namaste SAARC

In the wake of Corona Pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the lead to sensitize the world about the need to use digital technology to strategize for cooperating and controlling this viral existential threat. As such the leaders need to stay h....

COVID-19 reaches Myanmar: Why India Must React Fast

In an article on 23 March 2020, noted Myanmar author and journalist Bertil Lintner raised the alarm about a number of respiratory disease rel....

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