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Second Quad: Foreign ministers of the US, Israel, UAE and India held a virtual joint meeting.

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar completed his tour of Israel and the UAE. The visit was considered crucial as it was the first high-level engagement between the two countries since new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett took office. The tour, considering its outcomes, has turned out to be successful and brought before the world new geopolitical alignments. Free Trade Agreement India and Israel have agreed to resume talks

UAE Invites India for 12th Sir Bani Yas forum to discuss connectivity from India to Mediterranean

The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), also known as One Belt One Road (OBOR), is the global infrastructure brainchild of Chinese President Xi Jinping and is the centrepiece of his foreign policy. Under it, Beijing has invested about $843 billion in nearly 163 countries. However, as China faces increasing economic challenges at home and abroad, this initiative is declining significantly. Not only is China reducing pouring money into it, but

Indian Space Association - ISpA

Indian Space Association (ISpA), a public-private partnership initiative between the Government of India, ISRO and private space companies, was launched this week at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event marks a significant policy change in which the Government has transformed its role from a controller to an enabler. Liberalization of ‘Space’ Economy Space has so far been a state subject, where private players have had a very

India The 'Food Basket of the World'

In 2019, India broke into the top 10 producers of food in the world. India grows surplus food for itself and is a leading food exporter to the world. India exports agricultural and processed foods to over 100 nations worldwide across all continents. Indian Rice India is slated to export 22 million tonnes of rice this year. It accounts for 45% of global rice exports for 2021. India is on

two-front conflict

A few days back, China held a night battle drill in Tibet at 16,000 feet height near the Indian border. It came as a deliberate provocation to India and also highlighted the massive troop build-up Beijing is conducting at the Line of Actual Control with India. Moreover, after Taliban has taken over power in Afghanistan, former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has predicted that Pakistan’s nuclear weapons may fall

Assertive India

India has arrived on the world stage, say many geopolitical analysts, and there are several reasons to believe them. Recent happenings concerning the Indian economy, military, diplomacy, culture, and sports highlight this fact. Indian Economy The Indian stock market recently overtook France to become the sixth-biggest in the world. Within a couple of years, India is expected to beat the UK and bag the fourth position. It is also the

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson

In 2019, Boris Johnson assumed the office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Many of his policies were and are considered conducive to India. However, some of the recent decisions by the United Kingdom government may create trouble for UK’s ties with India and may weaken the opposition to China. India’s Covishield Covishield vaccine is developed jointly by Serum Institute of India and AstraZeneca, a UK-Swedish multinational. The

India on a spree of Military Exercises worldwide

“The more you sweat during practice, the less you bleed in war”, is a famous military saying. Keeping with it, the militaries of the world have been conducting war drills for centuries. Over the last two months, particularly, the Indian Armed Forces have been on a spree of military exercises worldwide. These exercises are helping to augment interoperability with allies. Moreover, they are a part of Indian military diplomacy that

Largest Vaccine Drive

World’s ‘Largest Vaccine Drive’ is breaking several records and strengthening India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic! Today, India’s daily vaccine count crossed 22 million. I have informed Dr. Aniruddha D. Joshi (Sadguru Aniruddha) about it. He lauds this achievement, saying it is ‘commendable, praiseworthy and does us proud’. His blessings are with all Healthcare workers, Government machinery, Frontline workers and all the concerned personnel. Interestingly, with this remarkable feat, India

India-Australia hold first '2+2 Dialogue'

‘2+2 Dialogue’ or the joint bilateral meetings with the defence and foreign ministers of a highly close ally country has become a signature of Indian diplomacy. Today, India holds these dialogues only with the United States, Japan, Russia, and the recent entrant to it is Australia. First India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue The first India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue was held a couple of days back in New Delhi. Indian Defence Minister