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Ganga-Volga Dialogue held with Russia to enhance Connectivity

The Ganga-Volga Dialogue was held between India and Russia in New Delhi. The dialogue focused in providing interface between the civilizations of the countries. Highlights The dialogue prioritized people-to-people contact. According to Russia, the dialogue acted as a good platform for its policy of “Greater Eurasia”. The Dialogue was held on the following theme Theme: ..

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Australian Koalas become endangered in bush fires

The Australian Koalas population suffered an extraordinary hit in the bush fires of Australia. It took 3 months for the firemen to control the fires. Highlights Australia recorded 2019 as its hottest year on record. Around 1.25 billion animals are believed to be dead in bush fires. It has also destroyed more than 10 million ..

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India-Maldives review their Defence Cooperation

On December 14, 2019, India and Maldives agreed to expand their maritime security and boost their anti-terror cooperation in order to deal with the common challenges in Indian Ocean Region where China is expanding its military presence. The countries also held the 6th Joint Commission Meeting. It was co-chaired by the External Affairs ministers of ..

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India, Australia reviews strategic ties

In the 2+2 secretarial talks, India and Australia had comprehensively reviewed their strategic ties, their regional security scenario and maritime cooperation. This dialogue was held between the secretaries of defence and foreign ministries of both the nations. The Defence Ministry had stated that both the nations have pondered over the regional security concerns and issues ..

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U.K misses UN deadline to end colonial administration over ‘Chagos Islands’

On 23rd May 2019, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly had given the United Kingdom (UK) 6 months’ time to hand control of the Chagos Islands, an India Ocean Archipelago back to Mauritius, the deadline of which has now passed. On 22nd May 2019, The UN General Assembly voted 116-6 in favor of Mauritius and ..

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