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Iran providing Taliban with ‘advanced’ weapons? Afghan officials blame Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard for providing weapons to Taliban
Asia, Featured, Middle East

Iran providing Taliban with ‘advanced’ weapons? Afghan officials blame Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard for providing weapons to Taliban

The Iranian regime has been providing advanced weapons including night vision equipment, lethal bombs and heavy weaponry to the Taliban, as per a report in Pakistan Forward. Several military officials on condition of anonymity shared intelligence and security reports from last month that say members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have been leading […]

Baloch fishermen protest against the grant of fishing rights to Chinese trawlers by Imran Khan’s government
Asia, Featured, World

Baloch fishermen protest against the grant of fishing rights to Chinese trawlers by Imran Khan’s government

Hundreds of fishermen, political workers and members of civil society protested against the federal government for granting Chinese trawlers fishing rights in Gwadar by issuing them licences. The massive protests on 16 June had blocked major roads in the city, reported The Dawn. The National Party and Baloch Student Organisation had called for the protest […]

Philippines delays scrapping of Visiting Forces Agreement with US amid tensions with China; Pentagon welcomes the decision
Asia, Featured

Philippines delays scrapping of Visiting Forces Agreement with US amid tensions with China; Pentagon welcomes the decision

The decision to delay scrapping of Visiting Forces Agreement with US comes amid maritime tensions with China over South China Sea and other maritime issues. The suspension of VFA will contiune till President Rodrigo Duterte “studies, and both sides further address his concerns regarding, particular aspects of the agreement”, said the Foreign Minister.

India-Japan-Italy Trilateral Summit calls for long lasting peace in Indo-Pacific region
National

India-Japan-Italy Trilateral Summit calls for long lasting peace in Indo-Pacific region

India and Japan share close partnership in the Indo-Pacific driven by convergence of views for a peaceful, open, equitable, stable and rule-based order in the Indo-Pacific region and a commitment to work for its peace, stability, security and development.

Encouraging Italy to lend support to an India-centric EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, Das reasoned, this will provide a springboard to India-Italy cooperation for the region’s peace and prosperity.

Scientists at S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences show Space-time induces neutrino oscillations
Science & Technology

Scientists at S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences show Space-time induces neutrino oscillations

Professor Amitabha Lahiri of S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS) showed in a paper published along with Subhasish Chakrabarty, his student, that the geometry of space-time can cause neutrino oscillations through quantum effects even if neutrinos are massless. It was published in the journal ‘European Physical Journal C’. SNBNCBS is an autonomous […]

Sahel: France’s troop withdrawal could create a security vacuum and a playground for Al Qaeda
Africa, World

Sahel: France’s troop withdrawal could create a security vacuum and a playground for Al Qaeda

French President Emmanuel Macron in his address to the press on 10 June said: “The continuation of our commitment in the Sahel will not be in the same way. Following consultations with our partners, we will initiate a profound transformation of our military presence in the Sahel. We will keep a counter-terrorism pillar with Special […]

Explained: China’s New legislation that arms the CCP government against Foreign sanctions
Analysis, Asia, World

Explained: China’s New legislation that arms the CCP government against Foreign sanctions

The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress passed strong self-defence legislation on June 10th, 2021. President Xi Jinping signed a presidential order, promulgating the Anti-Foreign Sanctions law and brought it into immediate effect. Li Zhanshu, the chairman of the committee, said: “No one should expect China to accept any action that damages its […]