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Bolster cooperation to combat unconventional threats faced by countries in Indian Ocean: Sheikh Hasina
Hasina stressed the need for security of maritime routes for maintaining economic stability of Bangladesh as 90% of total external trade of the country was conducted via the sea. She also said there are various unconventional threats such as terrorist attacks, human trafficking, arms and drug smuggling, in the Indian Ocean & the Bay of Bengal region.
South Asia security expert Cohen no more
Renowned US expert on security issues in South Asia, Stephen P Cohen, died on Sunday. He had pioneer...
Ashok Malik appointed MEA policy advisor
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Malik, a distinguished fel...
Mahabalipuram summit: Were there any takeaways?
Mahabalipuram meeting did take place at a time when the relationship between the two nations was passing through a rather stressed and tensed time was important.
'Educational cooperation, trade, reduced visa fees needed to boost India, Myanmar ties'
Moe Nyo emphasised that India and Myanmar need to explore the possibility of cooperation in education and health sectors.
Tech startup takes shot at one of world’s worst gender pay gaps
Zomato’s high-profile move may bring more attention to the issue and prompt other companies to follow with better parental benefits.
Pakistan is proxy space power of China: Top Indian Army officer
Indian Army's Director General of Perspective Planning Lt Gen Taranjit Singh said India should tap the advanced technology of space to meet its national security challenges.
Countries must unite to remove 'ugly face of terror': Turkey Presidential adviser
Turkey President’s senior advisor and Presidential spokesperson, Dr. Ibrahim Kalin said “nobody can be safe unless the neighbourhood is also safe. I cannot be safe unless my neighbour is also safe”.
Contenstation of foreign policy good for the country: Prof. Harsh Pant
Dr. Jaishankar, who was the foreign secretary during Jan 2015-Jan 2018, stressed the need for strategic clarity for an effective foreign policy in the times of “updated cold war”.
General Insurance Corporation eyes re-insurance market in Eurasia
The GIC management will participate in the 12th Astana Economic Forum and is ready to continue negotiations on cooperation with AIFC.
Astana International Finance Center seeks partnerships with BSE, GIFT
This was a key theme at roundtable organized here by AIFC and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF).
After post-Babri low, Congress managed to win back city until Modi wave erased gains
After clawing back from a new low in the post-Babri period when a communally charged atmosphere eroded traditional vote banks, the grand old party was once again wiped out in the metropolis by the Modi wave.
PM Modi hits out at those opposing 10% EWS reservation
The Constitution amendment, which obtained presidential assent on January 12, puts the onus on the states to define “economically weaker sections (EWS)” in the general category.
Border issues can be resolved bilaterally, says Sushma Swaraj
The multilateral conference, held every year in New Delhi, is organised by leading think tank Observer Research Foundation in partnership with the ministry of external affairs.
Would you carry bloody sanitary napkins to friend’s home: Smriti Irani on Sabarimala
Amid protests against the Supreme Court order opening the Sabarimala temple in Kerala to women of all ages, Union minister Smriti Irani Tues...
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