Background: GSAT-18, GSAT-17, GSLV-Mk3, INSAT 4CR, INSAT-3C, ISRO, European Ariane 5 rocket, Japan’s Superbird-8 spacecraft.
Background: South China Sea dispute, Paracel islands, Hainan Island.
Background: NATO mission in Afghanistan, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Operation Resolute Support.
Background: Britain’s nuclear weapons programme, NATO summit, UK’s referendum, Brexit, European Union (EU).
Background: Sri Lanka’s human rights issue, United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Reconciliation process, Prevention of Terrorism Act, International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances.
Background: Global economic situation, G20 summit, Brexit, IMF, WTO.
Background: India-US relations, H-1B and L1 visa programmes. Two US lawmakers have introduced a new piece of legislation in the House of Representatives in another move to recast the H-1B and L1 visa programmes that allow thousands of Indian skilled workers to move to the US. The new bill proposes to bar companies that have […]
Background: India-US relations, Trade disputes, WTO, United States Trade Representative (USTR), Special 301 Report for 2016, Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), TRIPS Plus, Intellectual Property (IP) rights, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), India Patent Act.
Background: India-South Africa relations, Defence cooperation, Security cooperation, Terrorism.