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Russia: Putin for expansion of SCO membership

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told the SCO s Council of Ministers summit in St Petersburg that Russia favoured the expansion of the membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Enlargement will add to the SCO s capabilities, authority and ..


Seventeenth SAARC Summit & Addu Declaration

Recently, the Seventeenth SAARC Summit was concluded in Maldives with the release of the Addu Declaration. Here is a brief discussion: What is SAARC? South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was founded in December 1985 by Ziaur Rahman and ..



Current Affairs : November 17, 2011

Muslim minorities request not to allow Taslima in India The Muslim minorities not to permit writer Taslima Nasreen,to stay in India. Ms Nasreen was not accepted by her own country Bangladesh for making blasphemous statements against Islam. India: IAEA report ..


Current Affairs : July 12, 2011

Naresh Chandra Task Force Government to set up Task Force to review the existing National Security System The Task force to suggest the measures to fortify the security machinery in the non-conventional areas of the Country The Task Force set ..


Current Article: Visit of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to India

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner arrived recently in India for a five-day state visit with an agenda to increase economic cooperation. A total of 9 Pacts were signed. Background of India Argentina Relationships: This trip has marked 15 years ..


Business & Industry Updates

1. May 1, 2009India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $631 million for the week ended April 24 to $253.091 billion from $252.460 billion in the previous week.The reserves had dropped by $517 million for the week ended April 17 to ..