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China-ASEAN Negotiations on Code of Conduct for the South China Sea

It has been reported in the media that China and the ten ASEAN countries have agreed on a single draft of a negotiating text for a Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea (SCS). The formal announcement may be made soon. Negotiations on COC will

Samvad: the Fourth Symposium held in Tokyo - A Report

In 2015, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe of Japan had mooted a unique idea of a holding a regular dialogue on ‘Samvad’ amongst Asians to discuss conflict avoidance, and philosophical and cultural heritage of Buddhism and Hinduism, the

Will Indo-US Relations Survive The Strain of Geopolitics?

The US permanent envoy to the UN Nikki Haley, known for her hardline views on Iran and Russia, visited India from June 26-28, 2018. The visit should have strengthened Indo-US relations but the impact seems to have been just the opposite. The percepti

आगे के चुनौती भरे समय में भारत को सोचने होंगे नए तरीके

प्रधानमंत्री मोदी ने विदेश नीति के क्षेत्र में हाल ही में एकदम नई सोच का प्रदर्शन किया है। इससे

गगन शक्ति अभ्यास, 2018, का महत्व

8 से 12 अप्रैल 2018 तक भारतीय वायु सेना के द्वारा भारत में गगन शक्ति अभ्यास 2018 किया गया जिसमें सभी अभि

World Environment Day - India should Launch a National Mission for Ecological Restoration of Degraded Lands and Wastelands

This year India is hosting the 43rd edition of the UN World Environment Day, celebrated on the 5th of June, this time the theme being “Beat the Plastic Pollution”. In 2015, over 320 million ton of plastic waste was produced globally as compared

Commentary: India Should Be Innovative in the Challenging Times Ahead

Prime Minister Modi has shown remarkable innovativeness in foreign policy arena recently. This shows that he is cognisant of the challenges for India that are looming ahead. The ‘informal summit’ with Xi Jinping in April 2018 was an attempt to

Significance of Exercise ‘Gagan Shakti-2018’

The Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out a massive pan-India Exercise ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’ from 08-22 Apr 2018 involving practically the entire operational and logistic component of the IAF. What is the significance of the exercise? India faces f

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