Bilateral/International Relations

International Rights Intervention in Sri Lanka

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What is the issue? Recently, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) unanimously gave Sri Lanka two years’ extension to implement the September 2015 resolution on ethnic reconciliation and accoun…

March 29, 2017 0 188

India US - Import Alert

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Why in news? The stock of Divi’s Laboratories dropped over 20% following the announcement that one its facility has received an import alert from the US drug regulator U S Food and Drug Adminis…

March 28, 2017 0 178

India - U.S. pact likely to miss deadline

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India - U.S. pact likely to miss deadline Why in news? The India-U.S pact for buidling six reactors in A.P. by June 2017 is now facing uncertainty. What are the issues? The reason for the concer…

March 28, 2017 0 180

India-Mexico relation

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Why in news? The Mexican ambassador to India has invited Indian IT professionals to use Mexico as the base for near-shore US operations, after Trump’s H-1B visa restrictions. What is the prese…

March 27, 2017 0 295

Indus water commissioners meet - Miyar Project

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Why in news? India and Pakistan recently discussed hydroelectric projects and other such issues at the end of two day talks of Indus water commissioners in Islamabad. What is the issue with the Miya…

March 24, 2017 0 418

China in West Asia

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Why in news? Beijing hosted the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel, in consecutive weeks. What happened during the meet? China and Saudi Arabia announced an investment cooperation deal worth $65…

March 24, 2017 0 243

London Attack

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What happened in London? Four people including a terrorist, are dead after an atrocity in the heart of London . The attacker drove a car along a pavement on Westminster Bridge, mowing down dozens …

March 24, 2017 0 193

Genocide Day

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What is the issue? Bangladesh has announced March 25 as Genocide Day. Why Genocide Day? It has been a long-pending demand in Bangladesh, by political parties and civil society, to mark the atroci…

March 23, 2017 0 282

Israel and its crimes of apartheid

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Click here to read about two-state solution. Why in news? UN report has proclaimed that Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid in the West Bank, Gaza and also within its own boundaries and again…

March 16, 2017 0 434

Turkish Referendum

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Why in news? Turkey is voting on 16 April 2017 on whether to grant President sweeping new powers. What is the referendum about? The new draft constitution would change the country from a parliame…

March 16, 2017 0 432

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