• Why a strategic port in Iran was exempted from sanctions0

    • Blog
    • November 12, 2018

    For the US, it makes more sense to allow India to continue developing Chabahar port than for China to ‘hijack’ yet another strategically important port By Kambaiz Rafi November 12, 2018 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends the inauguration of Chabahar port on December 3, 2017. Photo: Iranian Presidency / AFP A port in Chabahar, Iran’s

  • Iran could be the key to cementing India and Japan ties0

    • Blog
    • November 12, 2018

    Washington granted a sanctions waiver on the Chabahar port in Iran. That could provide an axis as India, Japan and the US try to counter China’s Eurasian reach By Peter J. Brown November 12, 2018  A scenic part of Iran’s strategic Chabahar Port, which will serve a growing volume of Afghan traffic. Photo: AFP US

  • Indian External Affair’s Minister Sushma Swaraj’s statement at the 73rd Session of the UNGA0

    • Blog
    • November 11, 2018

    “In our case, terrorism is bred not in some faraway land, but across our border to the west. Our neighbour’s expertise is not restricted to spawning grounds for terrorism; it is also an expert in trying to mask malevolence with verbal duplicity,” Swaraj Sep 29, 2018 EAM’s statement at the 73rd Session of the UNGA


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  • Not Only in Ladakh, India Losing Ground in Bangladesh Too

    by Taj Hashmi 18 June 2020 We know things are not going well in regards to India’s relationship with China. On 5th/6th May, China captured around sixty square kilometre of Indian territory in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh, which is strategically important to all the three countries in the region, China, India, and Pakistan. On 14th/15th

  • Fear of the unknown: Hysteria in Bangladesh

    by Ajmal Sobhan 17 June 2020 When Minhaz Khan passed away three weeks back in Dhaka, he had been terminally ill for a few years. With advanced Parkinson’s disease, he had been living under the care of a live-in nurse in his own home. He was dependent on the nurse for feeding, bodily functions, and

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