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Reminiscences of Emergency: Those 16 Days In The Interrogation Room
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Reminiscences of Emergency: Those 16 Days In The Interrogation Room

Right under the light of 1000 watt electric bulb, question came one after the other. “Where is Bhaskar Rao?” The time when Bhaskar Rao, ಈone of the main organizers of Rashtreeya Swayamsevak Sangh, traveling across the length and breadth of Kerala, anchoring sangh activities against the emergency declared by Mrs. Gandhi.. had reached Alappuzha as […]

Technology-led growth, Ease of doing business, Infrastructure and Digital Transformation are the key pillars of India’s current economic recovery: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum
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Technology-led growth, Ease of doing business, Infrastructure and Digital Transformation are the key pillars of India’s current economic recovery: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum

PM Narendra Modi addressed the BRICS Business Forum 2022 and said that Technology-led growth, Ease of doing business, Infrastructure and Digital Transformation are the key pillars of India’s current economic recovery. He said that when the whole world is focusing on post-COVID recovery, the role of BRICS countries will continue to remain very important. Speaking on […]

Lebanon Economic and Political Crisis
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Lebanon Economic and Political Crisis

Lebanon is facing unprecedented challenges both on the economic and political fronts with the devastating impact of the civil war on its economy visible even today. Since October of 2019, the Lebanese economy has been suffering from a severe financial crisis caused by a stop in capital inflows and the loss of income estimated at […]

What is MonkeyPox and why is it causing a scare worldwide?
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What is MonkeyPox and why is it causing a scare worldwide?

Monkeypox is an uncommon disease and has raised concerns worldwide after multiple cases were detected in European countries recently. The monkeypox outbreaks mostly occur in endemic countries in west and central Africa and typically cause fever, chills, rash, and lesions on the face or genitals.  Nigeria reports about 3,000 monkeypox cases a year and outbreaks are […]

Terror Groups Continue to Thrive under Taliban in Afghanistan – UNSC Report
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Terror Groups Continue to Thrive under Taliban in Afghanistan – UNSC Report

A new report from the United Nations Security Council says that foreign terrorist organisations continue to enjoy safe haven under the new Taliban regime. The report adds that these terrorist groups are in consolidation mode and not likely to launch major attacks outside Afghanistan before 2023. This may be due to financial constraints and political […]

“BRICS must live up to commitments on respect for sovereign equality, territorial integrity and international law” – EAM Dr S Jaishankar
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“BRICS must live up to commitments on respect for sovereign equality, territorial integrity and international law” – EAM Dr S Jaishankar

India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S.Jaishankar participated in the BRICS along with the Foreign Ministers of Russia, Brazil, South Africa and China through video conferencing. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Wang Yi under the BRICS rotating Presidency. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the […]

SW Briefs | India & Russia currency swap – Importance and Impact
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SW Briefs | India & Russia currency swap – Importance and Impact

India and Russia will have currency swaps in place to finance trade in rupee and ruble payments. The arrangement would allow India and Russia to carry out financial operations bypassing the US dollars. Russia is effectively blocked from using US currency due to Western sanctions over the conflict with Ukraine. Indian government is reportedly working […]

Achievements of foreign policy the basis for progress and development at home – Dr S Jaishankar
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Achievements of foreign policy the basis for progress and development at home – Dr S Jaishankar

The achievements of foreign policy in stabilizing the neighbourhood are very much the basis for progress and development at home, Minister of External Affairs Dr S Jaishankar has said. He was addressing the St. Stephen’s- MRF Distinguished Alumni Lecture in New Delhi. Talking on what a ‘good’ foreign policy means to the average person, Dr […]