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Africa on Top Priority: Prime Minister Modi Visits Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa
Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a five day, three-nation tour to Africa. The first leg of his visit was Rwanda, followed by Uganda where he addressed the Parliament of Uganda
Another Casualty of US-China Trade Tussle: Tourism
The US-China trade dispute has now begun to hit some of the other sectors of the two economies. On June 15, 2018, President Trump said the US would impose tariffs worth 50 billion USD on Chinese imports.
The NRC process: Both Complex and Necessary
If we disentangle politics from the ongoing process to prepare a National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam, we will better understand the ‘what, why and how’ of the exercise, its enormity, and its necessity from both the State and the national perspectives.
Armed Forces of Vietnam
The Armed Forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is known as the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN). The PAVN was formed by Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap on 22 December 1944.
कश्मीर में मानवाधिकारों पर पक्षपातपूर्ण रिपोर्ट
संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार उच्चायुक्त (ओएचसीएचआर) की ‘कश्मीर में मानवाधिकारों की स्थिति’ पर आई हालिया रिपोर्ट बहुत ही निराशाजनक है। तमाम खामियों वाली यह रिपोर्ट भारत-विरोधी पूर्वाग्रह से ग्रस्त है।
Imran Khan: Political Inclinations
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the largest party with 115 seats in the National Assembly, besides winning two-third seats in the Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) provincial assembly and emerging as the second largest party in the Punjab assembly with 123 seats, only six seats short of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) 129 seats.
Myanmar Peace Process Inches Forward: Key Issues Remain
The third session of 21st Century Panglong Conference to fast track the peace process was held in Nay Pyi Taw from 11 to 16 July 2018. When Daw Aung San Suu Kyi led democratic government had taken over the reins of power in March 2016 she had decided to push the peace and reconciliation process with the ethnic armed organizations. She had planned to hold Peace Conferences twice a year.
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