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Om Birla leads Indian delegation at 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) 2019

Recently, India has strongly opposed Pakistan’s propaganda on Kashmir at the General Assembly of 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC-2019) in Uganda’s capital Kampala. The Indian parliamentary delegation was led by the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Earlier, Pakistan had raised the same issue during the 4th South Asian Speakers’ Summit in Male, Maldives. Though, the ..

India Sudan realtions

The relations between India and Sudan have been warm and cordial since the ancient times. There were contacts between the Nilotic and Indus Valley civilizations according to archaeological evidences. The ancient trade included silk, leather, gold, silver ornaments. In 1900, Indian experts developed the forestry sector. In 1935, Mahatma Gandhiji stopped over Port Sudan on ..

India South Sudan relations

India recognized South Sudan in the year 2011 immediately after South Sudan became independent. South Sudan maintains an embassy in New Delhi and India at Juba. South Sudan was under the British – Egyptian rule from 1899 to 1955. It became independent and agreed to remain under the Government of Sudan in 2005 by signing ..

Abdalla Hamdok takes charge as new Prime Minister of Sudan

Prominent economist Abdalla Hamdok has taken charge as the new Prime Minister of Sudan and vowed to work towards ending the country’s economic crisis and establishing peace. In his new role, Hamdok will be tasked to deal with Sudan’s mounting economic problems viz. high inflation and unemployment after decades of poor governance. His biggest challenge ..

Sudanese Military seizes power from the President Omar al-Bashir

In a big development, the armed forces of Sudan have successfully overthrown and arrested the President of the country Omar al-Bashir after many months of protests against his rule of 30-year rule. General Awad Ibn Auf stated that the President was taken to a safe place after his regime was toppled. Auf also announced the ..

Dr. Evan Atar Adaha official winner of 2018 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in Bunj of north-eastern South Sudan, has won the prestigious the 2018 UNHCR Nansen Refugee for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict. He also provides health services to locals as well as refugees from Sudan’s neighbouring ..

Sudan, South Sudan ink pact over Oil Payments

Sudan signed a deal with South Sudan over oil payments. South Sudan agreed to pay Sudan just over $ 9 per barrel to transport oil to its ports. What is the dispute? After the separation of South Sudan from Sudan in 2011, nearly 75% of the oil rich region went to South Sudan. The dispute ..

$ 3 billion compensation to Sudan for economic losses: South Sudan

South Sudan has extended a compensation of more than 3 billion dollars to its neighbor Sudan for economic losses incurred due to the South’s independence. They are negotiating in Ethiopia to resolve bitter differences ahead of a U.N deadline on August 2, 2012. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011 , but ..