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Tibetan Refugees in India and Rehabilitation Policy, 2014

During history, Tibet has been an avid invader as well as victim of frequent invasions. The invasion of China in 1951 resulted in Chinese occupation of Tibet. Large numbers of Tibetan refugees first arrived in India in March 1959 after the Chinese suppression of an uprising and the fight of the Dalai Lama along with […]

SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program (SRCIP)

The SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program (SRCIP) is an effort by the Asian Development Bank for improving road connectivity and efficiency in the international trade corridor shared with the SASEC (South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation) member countries. The program aims at expanding roads upto 500 kilometres in the North Bengal and Northeastern region for greater […]

Malda as Fake Currency Hub & Recent developments on FICN

Counterfeit money is imitation currency produced without the legal sanction of the state or government. Producing or using counterfeit money is a form of fraud or forgery. In India, the circulation of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) has been on the rise, according to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) annual reports. The year 2014-2015 saw a steep rise, with 594,446 […]

On India China Border Defence Cooperation Agreement

India and China share a 3,488 km disputed border along the chilling heights ranging from 12,000-17,000 feet. The fact is that the border has not been agreed on either on ground or on maps and the peace agreement of 1993 has named the border as Line of Actual Control which means military-held line which can […]

Key Facts about Rohingyas and the Rohingya Issue

Rohingyas are the ethnic minority in Rakhine state of Myanmar. These people follow Islam religion. Rohingya are termed as one of the most persecuted minority in the world by UN (United Nation). Their numbers is around 800,000 in Myanmar. Around 1 Lakh of these are living in refugee camps for internally displaced people, forbidden by […]

Kashgar Corridor

China’s growing presence in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and its construction of a port at Gwadar have long bothered India. Recently, these two separate issues were brought together. This is because a plan has been formalized between Pakistan and China to connect Kashgar in Xinjiang province of China to Gwadar on Balochistan’s Makran coast in Pakistan. […]