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Ninth BRICS summit

BRICS summit

The ninth BRICS Summit was held at Xiamen International Conference Center on  September 4, 2017,. It was attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. President Xi Jinping chaired the summit. President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, President Michel Temer of Brazil,

The 2017 G20 Hamburg summit : Major Highlights

The 2017 G20 Hamburg summit

The 12th   Group of Twenty (G20) summit was held on 7–8 July 2017, at Hamburg Messe, in the city of Hamburg, Germany. The agenda of summit include wide ranging themes including routine themes like global economic growth, international trade and financial market regulation etc. But the summit as expected focused and deliberated upon the emergent issues and concern of

Asia-Africa Growth Corridor: Strategic Significance

Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

India launched a vision document for Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) on 25 May 2017 at the African Development Bank meeting in Gujarat.The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor or AAGC is an economic cooperation agreement between the governments of India and Japan.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shinjo Abe first conceived the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor during their last summit in Tokyo in November

Belt and Road Forum: An Analysis

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, or BRF was held on May 14–15, 2017 in Beijing, and claimed to draw 29 foreign heads of state and government and representatives from more than 130 countries and 70 international organizations. The purpose of the forum as described by Wang Xiaotao, deputy head of

India ranks 23rd in Cybersecurity Index : UN ITU

Acording to the second Global Cyber security Index (GCI), released by the UN telecommunications agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU) India is ranked a high 23rd out of 165 nations. This is a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cybersecurity. India is ranked 23rd on

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,

Bangladesh Prime Minister’s India visit

Bangladesh Prime Minister’s India visit

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India during 7- 10 April. There were very “productive” talks between the two Prime Ministers, Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina during the visit. Prime Minister of Bangladesh said that the two countries have immense scope for cooperation. Bangladesh is looking to launch more trade