Significance of Pangong Tso Lake

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? A series of clashes between Indian and Chinese army personnel are reported near Pangong Tso Lake. What happened recently? Recently violence between the two sides including kicking an…

August 22, 2017 0 735

Revamping India-Nepal ties

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? Nepal PM is about to visit India. What is the situation in Nepal? Nepal made a transition from monarchy to republic in 2006. Since then, there has been one of uncertainty with the c…

August 22, 2017 0 611

Patriot games at Attari-Wagah

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is the issue? The retreat ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border today is more of a display of mutual hostility than peace. What is the retreat ceremony? Attari-Wagah is a recognized internatio…

August 21, 2017 0 635

US India - The Uncertainty Crisis

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is the issue? India needs to revisit past assumptions about India-US strategic ties. What are the uncertainties prevailing in US? Trump has thrown traditional US political rules and politen…

August 21, 2017 0 627

Panchsheel and China

Editorial GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What in news? Amidst the standoff at Doklam, China has invoked Panchsheel by saying that India has trampled upon the five principles of peaceful co-existence. What is Panchsheel? It a set of &nb…

August 19, 2017 0 825

India and Rohingyas conflict

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? Myanmar has recently increased military deployment in the northern Rakhine area as part of its counter-insurgency efforts against Rohingyas. Who are Rohingyas? The Rohingya are an e…

August 19, 2017 0 1114

Review of IT Products

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is the issue? Indian government has initiated a review of the all IT products. This will have serious implications for China. What is the current move? The government has put on notice a…

August 19, 2017 0 687

Two plus two Diplomacy

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? India & the US have moved to strengthen their strategic relationship by initiating what is known as ‘Two plus Two’ diplomacy. What is ‘Two plus Two’? In …

August 18, 2017 0 768

US - China Trade Dispute

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered an enquiry to determine whether an investigation into China’s trade practices and policies was warranted. What is the practices that U.S. o…

August 17, 2017 0 752

Will North Korea and US go to War?

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? The aggressive rhetoric between US-North Korea is making serious concerns in global security. A miscalculation by either side might lead to a war that will destruction of frigh…

August 16, 2017 1 1033

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