Category Archives: International

India’s Act East policy: Identifying Hinge-points

  By: Homagni Bhattacharjee (Been a Banker and a Teacher. Genuinely curious about the issues that turn the world. Like a typical Indian, loves cricket but considers Brian Lara to be…

SAARC Summit: Who said What ??

  In their inaugural speeches to the 18th SAARC Summit on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, leaders of SAARC member states have emphasized on fighting terrorism, attaining sustainable peace and enhancing…

Operation Cactus: When India flexes its muscles !!

      A group of Maldivians led by Abdullah Luthufi and assisted by armed mercenaries of a Tamil secessionist organisation from Sri Lanka, the People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil…

G20: the Main Outcomes

  Economic growth: The leaders of the world’s most powerful industrial economies pledged to grow their combined economic output by an extra 2.1% – around $2 trillion – over the next…

IPCC Synthesis Report: Explained

  IPCC’s Synthesis Report released in Copenhagen on Sunday reiterates that human activities are having an “unequivocal” and “irreversible” warming effect on the Earth’s climate system. What is the Synthesis…

India-Japan Relations and Tokyo Declaration

  Author: V.K. Dadhich   Two countries, whose history and culture is interwoven since the ascent of civilizations, are now the cynosure of world politics. Increasing ‘friendship’ between the most prosperous…

PIO and OCI: All you need to know !!

  For many Indians, moving out of India is a symbol of status. It is a matter of pride for a family to be able to say their son is…

India: Aiming the deep Space !!

  Explained by: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Aerospace Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) It is said that, Indians…

Text of Prime Minister’s interview to Fareed Zakaria

  This is a complete text version of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interview give to CNN’s Farid Zakaria which was aired on 21st of September. Courtesy: MEA India.    Fareed…

Human Development Report 2014 takes the temperature on humanity

  Although poverty is declining overall, almost 800 million people are at risk of falling back into poverty if setbacks occur. Nearly 1.5 billion people in 91 developing countries are…