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What is Rohingya crisis and why India needs to have a concrete refugee policy and a law

What is Rohingya crisis and why India needs to have a concrete refugee policy and a law

India is home to the largest number of refugees in South Asia yet it does not have a specific legal framework to deal with the problem. Rohingya crisis presents an opportunity to put in place a law relating to status of refugees. According to United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR),

How the North Korean Crisis reached saturation point in 2017

How the North Korea Crisis reached saturation point in 2017

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in 2017 that demonstrated the country's ability to launch ballistic missiles beyond its immediate region and suggested that North Korea's nuclear weapons capability was developing at a faster rate than had been assessed by the U.S. intelligence community. This, coupled

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