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  • Why did Sindh and Balochistan not become separate states or countries after British Colonization in 1947?0

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    • November 11, 2019

    Ahmad Abubakr 11 November 2019 The simple answer is that they did not want to. Nor were they given such options. Sindh Sindh’s accession to Pakistan is simpler. At the time of partition, Sindh was a Muslim majority region by 75%. Sindh was also the province that was most loyal to Jinnah and the idea

  • Bangladesh battles ‘rising menace’ of mental sickness0

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    • November 11, 2019

    Health service woefully inadequate as psychological illness afflicts nearly one in seven people Rock Ronald Rozario and Stephan Uttom, Dhaka Bangladesh November 11, 2019 Bangladesh is grappling with a rising number of mentally ill adults and children and has inadequate facilities and medical professionals to cope, according to a new study. About 17 percent of

  • Nepal Rejects New Indian Map Over Kalapani Territory0

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    • November 10, 2019

    By GreatGameIndia -November 7, 2019 The Government of India released a new political map of India after two new Union Territories – Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh came into existence on October 31, 2019. Nepal has rejected this new Indian map over Kalapani territory disputed since the treaty signed between British East India Company and Nepal. The Foreign Ministry said

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  • SriLankan Attacks Linkage to International Terrorism0

    by Ishaal Zehra 28 May 2019 Sri Lanka has ramped up security nationwide as fears grow for its minority Muslims could face severe religious violence in the worst turmoil erupted after Easter bombings occurred this April. The authorities were forced to block Facebook and WhatsApp to stop people inciting further violence and imposed curfew after

  • India: GOA Statehood day – 30th May0

    By Eduardo Faleiro 27 May 2019 On May 30 we celebrate the Goa Statehood Day. On this day, in 1987, Goa ceased to be a Union Territory and became the 25th State of the Union of India. Goa was liberated from the colonial rule in December 1961. After Liberation a significant controversy arose as to

  • India Naval Ambitions and Strategic Stability of South Asia0

    by Syeda Saiqa Bukhari 27 May 2019 For a long time, India has held the ambition of becoming one of the most significant military powers in the world. For this purpose, India spends significant amounts of money to modernize its armed forces, including its land, air, and naval forces. Since the last few years, India’s

  • What does Modi’s return mean for Sri Lanka?0

     N Sathiya Moorthy,  27 May 2019  The President’s Office in Colombo has since announced that incumbent Maithripala Sirisena would be attending the swearing-in of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second time, in New Delhi, on 30 May. Indications are that Modi is inviting neighbourhood Heads of State for his Inauguration, as he did

  • 21 years of Nuclearization of South Asia: Current Doctrinal Trends0

    By: Haris Bilal Malik 26 May 2019 Since the nuclearization of South-Asia in 1998, the region’s security dynamics have changed considerably. This has had a profound and irreversible impact on regional and extra-regional politics, the security architecture of South Asia and the international nuclear order. India had carried out its nuclear tests between 11-13 May

  • U.S. Peace strategy in modern Afghanistan0

    by Dr. Rajkumar Singh 26 May 2019 The situation on the ground in Afghanistan has only gotten worse in recent months, with escalating violence and an increasingly unstable government. The National Unity Government has been paralyzed by infighting and division ahead of presidential elections scheduled for April 2019. Results from parliamentary elections held in October

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  • Indian Navy benefits from Pentagon paranoia over China

    US government in a hurry to get new sub-hunting helicopters into the hands of the Indian Navy by Dave Makichuk May 20, 2020 To say the Pentagon is concerned about China’s military expansion would be an understatement — just ask the Indian Navy. According to a report by Paul McLeary for Breaking Defense, the US

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