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Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report: Key Facts

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report. The Key observations made in the report include: Russia’s arms export to India decreased by a whopping 42 per cent between 2014-18 and 2009-2013. Russia accounted for 58 per cent of total Indian arms imports in 2014-2018, compared ..

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International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 is celebrated on 8th March every year to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political ..

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OECD Growth Forecasts 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has reduced the world economic growth forecasts for the year 2019. Economic Forecasts of OECD The report notes that trade tensions and political uncertainty, including Brexit and erosion of business and consumer confidence are weighing on the world’s economy thereby contributing to the slowdown. OECD has cut ..

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Iran Unveils New ‘Fateh’ Submarine

The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled a “state-of-the-art” domestically produced submarine capable of firing cruise missiles. The launch has gained significance due to the skewed relations with the USA. Fateh Submarine The launch was held in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas. Fateh, which means ‘Conqueror’ in Farsi (Persian language) is Iran’s first submarine in the semi-heavy category. It fills a gap between the ..

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INSTEX : Iran Trade Promotion Plan

INSTEX acronym of Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges is a project of the three governments of UK, France and Germany to bypass US sanctions on Iran. INSTEX INSTEX is a special payment system which will help to save the Iran nuclear deal by allowing Tehran to keep trading with EU companies despite Washington re-imposing ..

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