India and its Neighborhood

India-Myanmar Joint Trade Committee Meeting

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Why in news? The 6th India – Myanmar Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting was held recently at New Delhi. What is the importance of Myanmar? Myanmar is India’s gateway to South East A…

June 28, 2017 0 619

Policy of Economic Blockade

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? Last year, Nepal alleged that India has supported the economic blockade initiated by the Madhesi people. Since then India-Nepal relationship has plummeted. What happened? …

June 21, 2017 0 710

An unpredictable voyage

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Indian Prime Minister will be on the most hazardous journey of his political-diplomatic life towards the end of June for his maiden encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump. How does …

June 20, 2017 0 638

New Dynamics in India-US Relationship

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Indian Prime Minister is about to encounter with President Donald Trump next week in Washington. What are the areas of convergence? It is the prospect of America supporting a larger…

June 20, 2017 0 679

Nepal’s Local Body Election

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Local body elections are being held after a gap of 20 years, which saw epochal changes in Nepal’s polity without much development on ground. What is the election about? Results…

May 20, 2017 0 408

Techno-Diplomacy

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What is the issue? Countries have started integrating techno-diplomacy as a major piece in their broader international diplomacy. How far does India use this diplomacy? Techno-diplomacy is not an…

May 04, 2017 0 560

India Srilanka ties

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Sri Lankan Prime Minister meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, on his third visit to the capital since January 2015. What happened and what must be done? Both PM&r…

May 01, 2017 0 462

Additional Funding for CPEC

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? China has approved additional financing for infrastructure projects in Pakistan under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). What are the implications? The CPEC is being funded…

April 30, 2017 0 484

Bhutan exits BBIN

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Why in news? Bhutan recently announced that it is unable to proceed with the Motor Vehicles Agreement with Bangladesh, India and Nepal. What is BBIN? It is the regional sub-grouping India had pla…

April 29, 2017 0 588

China - Russia - Pakistan Axis

Articles GS II Mains

What is China- Russia- Pakistan axis geostrategic ambition? China is steadily increasing its geostrategic presence in South, Central and West Asia. There  is a China-Russia-Pakistan axis on t…

April 20, 2017 0 1523

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