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India’s Healthcare Diplomacy with Africa reflects Southern Solidarity

The tiny African nation Gambia has recently been in the news due to the unfortunate deaths of 70 children from July to September, reportedly connected to four paediatric cough syrups made in India.December 08, 2022 International Relations and Diplomacy , Africa , Article , Gambia , Adama Barrow , India Gambia Relations , India Africa , Pharmaceutical , Maiden Pharmaceuticals

Russia’s Ukraine War and the Concept of Balance of Power since Congress of Vienna

Prologue
From Congress of Vienna to the beginning of the First World War; Europe survived for nearly a century without a major war like the one it saw ended with the Battle of Waterloo or the one it would see starting in 1914. During this....

A Quiet Revolution in the Making

The RFP and Beyond
On 07 Sept 2022, a Request for Technical and Commercial Proposal (RFP) was issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the design and developme....

North Korea’s ICBM Launch Worrying – Part II

Response from Japan
As an immediate neighbour, Japan was alarmed by North Korea’s missile launch. It was concerned as the missile landed about 125 miles from Japan’s coastline. In the preceding months, North Korea’s ballistic missile ....

Longewala December 1971: If it Was Fought as a Unified Theatre Command Battle

Longewala- an Opportunity Lost
On 4 December 1971 when Indian forces were advancing into erstwhile East Pakistan, the Pakistanis decided to advance into Rajasthan along Axis Ramgarh – Jaisalmerand beyond. It was past midnight when sixty....

North Korea’s ICBM Launch Worrying – Part I

On 18 November 2022, North Korea successfully test-fired a Hwasong-17 (or Hwasongpho-17) intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM), adding further to the already existing tensions and security threats in the Korean Peninsula. This launch was th....

India and the South Caucasus

It is desirable to draw a pen -picture of South Caucasus before discussing India’s policy towards the region and its relations with the individual countries in the region. The collapse of the USSR in 1991 resulted in the emergence of 15 independ....

Pakistan: Appointment of New Army Chief

After much delay and deliberate attempts by former Prime Minister Imran Khan to make the issue controversial, Lt. Gen Syed Asim Munir Shah, Frontier Force Regiment, was appointed Pakistan’s new Army Chief on Nov 24. A lingering `technical issue’ ....

Welfare Schemes for Girl Child: Need for Convergence between the Centre and the States

Abstract: The ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ Scheme was launched for the protection and education of girl children. Its outcome remains sub-optimal with disproportionate amounts being spent on media advocacy rather than on health and educati....

Ukraine War: When will it End?

As of now, unfortunately, we cannot see any sign of an early end to the unfolding tragedy that started on 24th February 2022 when the Russian invasion began. By now according to estimates made by the Pentagon each side might have sustained about 100....

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