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External Affairs Ministry organized 6th Round Table of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has organized the 6th Round Table of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks (AINTT) in association with Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The theme of the two-day long symposium was ‘ASEAN-India: Strengthening Partnership in the Post COVID Era’. What is AINTT? ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks was formed ..

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Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to be launched by India, Japan and Australia

India is on its way to create an ally with Japan and Australia to launch a trilateral Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to counter the dependency on China, in the light of Beijing’s aggressive policy. Key highlights The initiative has reportedly been proposed by Tokyo at first. The country expressed its urgency to work on ..

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European Think Tank: Act East Policy of India has shifted its Geostrategic posture in Indo-Pacific

On July 7, 2020, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) said that Act East policy of India has shifted the Geostrategic posture of India in the Indo-Pacific. Highlights The EFSAS is a European think tank. According to the think tank, the Act East Policy has expanded India’s scope beyond its previous Look East ..

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China conducts military exercise in the disputed South China Sea

China is holding military exercise around Parcel Islands in South China Sea between July 1, 2020 and July 5, 2020. US has raised its concerns over the exercise in a disputed territory. What is the issue? The dispute of South China Sea involves both maritime and island claims among the sovereign states in the region ..

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RCEP Member States hope India will Rejoin the Proposed Trade Agreement

A virtual inter-sessional ministerial meeting of the proposed free trade agreement of a group of 15 countries from the Indo Pacific region- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was conducted on 23rd June 2020. Apart from the 10 ASEAN countries, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and China are the 15 countries that are negotiating for ..

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