Background: Buddhism, Mogao caves, Dunhuang, Gobi desert, Ancient Silk Road.
Background: Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD), Hypersonic Flight Experiment, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO.
Background: Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) of India, Article 279 (1) of the Constitution, 80th amendment to the Constitution.
Background: India-Italy relations, Marines issue, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Background: Afghanistan internal issues, Afghan government-Taliban peace process, Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG), US-Pakistan relations, US’s National Defense Authorization Act, Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), US’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Taliban, Hezb-e-Islami, Al-Qaeda, Haqqani network, Tehreek-i-Taliban. According to the author, three major developments during the last 10 days are likely to have […]
Background: India-Canada relations, Indo-Canadian immigration, Komagata Maru incident.
Background: Maldives internal issues, Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, United Nations Group on Arbitrary Detention.
Background: US-Vietnam relations, Vietnam War, Vietnam’s human rights issue, Human Rights Watch, South China Sea dispute. During President Obama’s first visit to Hanoi, the US announced an end to its embargo on sales of lethal arms to Vietnam on May 23, a historic step that draws a line under the two countries old enmity and […]
Background: India-China relations, Border dispute, Special Representative talks.
Background: India-US relations, Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction of 1980, UN Convention on Child Rights.