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Arrest of Kulbhushan Jadhav: A high handed act and brazen violation of international conventions by Pakistan

Pakistan’s counter intelligence agency claimed to have arrested Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, a retired naval officer of India, from its restive province of Balochistan on March 3, 2016.   India's intelligence agencies suspect that a Sunni radical group Jaishul Adil is responsible for the kidnapping of Indian businessman Kulbhushan Yadav from Chabahar,

National Innovation Foundation – India

National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF) is an autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology (India), Government of India. It was set up in February 2000 at Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India to provide institutional support for scouting, spawning, sustaining and scaling up the grassroots innovations across the country. It is a national initiative to serve

Iran Presidential election results show preference for a liberal and reformist leader

Iranian Presidential election

Nobody can describe the outcomes of Iran’s 2017 Presidential election better than Professor Hamid Dabashi at Columbia University- “ In a spectacular show of the democratic will of a nation against the entrenched theocratic institutions of a state, the overwhelming majority of Iranians have voted Hassan Rouhani back to office to continue

South Korea: The Challenges and prospects for the new president

South Korea: The Challenges and prospects for the new president

The 19th South Korean presidential election was held on 9 May 2017, after the impeachment and dismissal of Park Geun-hye. The election was conducted in a single round on a first-past-the-post basis. In the multiparty election the participating candidates included the Democratic Party's candidate, Moon Jae-in, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who declined to run in February, Ahn Hee-jung, People's Party’s  Ahn