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POK: Truth, Lies, and Deception

Third anniversary of the deletion of Article 370 brought out the usual round of protests from Pakistani and POK leaders. August 5 has been named Yom-e- Istehsal or the Day of Exploitation. The Prime Minister of POK Tanveer Ilyas led a protest rally i....

How China's Past Actively Shapes its Foreign Policy

China’s perceived image of its past actively shapes its policy in the present. For a China determined to restore its past glory, it is significant to utilize narratives from history to effectively shape and justify a fervent and yet aggressive fore....

Recent Developments Add to Instability in Pakistan

Juxtapositions and complexities rather than a neat straight line mark the trajectory of Pakistan’s politics. Pakistan is in a state of crisis. On almost all fronts whether it is politics, economy, security and foreign policy the country is in dee....

The I2 U2: A Matrix of Some Consequence

On July 14 , while President Biden was in Israel on the first leg of his much discussed desert Safari ending in Jeddah conferring with the regional leaders to strengthen the Abrahamic security bridges, he virtually hosted a summit of his counterpart....

श्रीलंका: सिंहासन खाली करो कि जनता आती है

राष्ट्रकवि स्व. श्री रामधारी सिंह दिनकर की उपरोक्त पंक्तियाँ श्री लंका की वर्तमान परिस्थिति प....

Engaging Central Asia

The five countries of Central Asia viz Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have been largely peaceful and stable since they attained independence on the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. There have been a few abe....

Satinder Kumar Lambah: Diplomat Par Excellence

Satinder Kumar Lambah, or Sati, as known to his associates, was undoubtedly not only one of India’s most accomplished diplomats but also a wonderful human being inspiring both respect and affection. It is a tribute to him that while his friends, fr....

Ambassador Sati Lambah : A Wise Diplomat

Ambassador Satinder Lambah passed away on 30 June 2022 at the age of 81 after battling cancer for two and a half years. He did not let his fight against the disease temper his optimism and positive outlook to life. As he was doing his round of radio....

Floods in Assam: The Case for Rethinking Adaptation

Introduction
North-east India has been witnessing unusually heavy rainfall since the beginning of May. That has resulted in one of the worst floods ever recorded in Assam. As of 3 July, flood has affected 1,835,551 people in 26 out of the s....

The Padma Setu– Bangladesh’s Pride

‘Today the Padma is awash with the glow of red, blue, green and golden colours. The 41 spans (of the Padma bridge) are mirroring the courage of Bangladesh. I know Bangladeshi are proud. I am also delighted proud and elated. Overcoming many strug....

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