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South Asia Regional Youth Peace Conference

South Asia Regional Youth Peace Conference with the objective to eliminate stereotypes, prejudices across all borders, to understand micro-macro aspect of the issues, identify common challenges and develop plan of action, to build a network of youth leaders, inaugurated by Mr ShriKrishna G Kulkarni, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi was held from 28 to 30 November 2018 at Gandhi Darshan, New Delh...

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India Committed to Democratic &Rules Based International Order: Raisina Dialogue

“India is experiencing economic and social transformation on a scale which has rarely been seen in the history of the world.” In the past four and a half years, this comprehensive and energetic renewal of India’s global engagement has been founded on the motto of SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas,an emphasis on the welfare of all.

India, “stands...

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Tax Inspectors Without Borders

Signing of Terms of Reference (TOR) governing engagement of designated Indian Expert to provide tax assistance to Swaziland (now known as ESwatini) under Tax Inspectors Without Borders Programme between India and ESwatini was approved by theUnion Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 January 2019.

Fourth Raisina Dialogue

"A World Reorder: New Geometries; Fluid Partnerships; Uncertain Outcomes” was thetheme of the 4thRaisina Dialogue organised by Ministry of External Affairs in partnership with Observer Research Foundation from 8 to 10 January 2019 in New Delhi and inaugurated by Prime Minister of Norway Ms Erna Solberg in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Strengthening Democratic Institutions in Maldives

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s first overseas visit to India, after becoming President of the Indian Ocean nation of Maldives with a population of 400000, from 16 to 18 December 2018, a month after assuming his new responsibility, reaffirmed Solih’s “India First” policy and seems to have brought a tumultuous phase in India-Maldives ties to a close. India, for its part,...

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Who will dominate the 21st Century?

21st Century belongs to Asian Countries as its proponents claim that the two most populous countries, China and India, which are expected to grow rapidly economically, are in Asia, and then it's only natural that they will play a bigger role in the World's affairs. Assuming certain demographic and persisting economic trends lead to forecasts that predict the rising economic and ...

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Science & Technology Solutions to Societal Challenges

6th India-UK Science & Innovation Council (SIC) Meeting to take forward the tech partnership between the two countries was held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 in New Delhi and discussed a range of issues on S&T cooperation while noting the success of Newton Bhabha partnership through which India and UK are jointly delivering cutting edge science and Tech...

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Global Wage Report

ILO Global Wage Report 2018/19, based on data from 136 countries, finds that Global Wage Growth in 2017 has been lowest since 2008 and is far below the level of Global Financial Crisis.

  • Global Wage Growth in real terms (adjusted for price inflation) declined to 1.8%in 2017 from 2.4% in 2016.
  • In advanced G20 countries real wage growth de...

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COP24 Katowice Consensus to Address Climate Change Threat

COP24, 24th meeting of Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held at Katowice in Poland, meant to take forward steps to address the threat of climate change and designed to achieve the Paris summit goals of limiting temperature rise to below 2°Celsius, has moved ahead on implementation of the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty afte...

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Extradition of Christian Michel is a Diplomatic Success for India

Sensational Extradition to India of Christian Michel British businessman, alleged to be the middleman in the AgustaWestland helicopters case with allegations of bribing officials to secure the deal, that of a national from a third country not wanted for more serious crimes such as terror or murder, is believed to be an exceptional gesture made by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a...

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