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Indian Ocean Commission

The Indian Ocean Commission recently admitted India as the 5th observer to the group. This is expected to bolster the Indo-Pacific vision. About the COI The Indian Ocean Commission (COI) was created in 1982 and institutionalised in 1984 by the Victoria Agreement. It is an intergovernmental organisation aimed at strengthening the friendship among the member ..

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India-Myanmar Pacts

During the state visit of Myanmar’s president U Win Myint, 10 pacts were signed between the two neighbours in view of improving sub-regional connectivity in the Indo–Pacific region. Which two places are to be connected by the India-Myanmar cross border bus service? A cross border bus service is to be established between India and Myanmar ..

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East Asia Summit on Maritime Cooperation to be held in Chennai

The Ministry of External Affairs is to organize East Asia Summit in Chennai between February 6, 2020 and February 7, 2020. This is the fifth time the conference is being held in India. The first conference was organized in Delhi in 2015, second in Goa in 2016, third in Bhubaneswar in 2018. In 2019, the ..

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Sahyog-Kaijin-India-Japan joint exercise for Coast Guards

On January 16, 2020, India and Japan took part in a joint exercise called “Sahyog-Kaijin”. The exercise was held between the coastal guards of the countries at Chennai Port. Highlights The Japanese ship Ehigo and 4 ships of Indian Coast Guard participated in the exercise. The coast guards conducted the scenario of capture of a ..

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India expands Indo-Pacific Policy; includes Gulf and Africa

At the end of the joint Indian Ocean Dialogue held in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister officially announced that India is planning to expand its Indo-Pacific policy. So far, the Indo-Pacific covered Indian Ocean and the Arabian sea. With the expansion, the region will now include Gulf states and Africa. Indo Pacific Indo-Pacific is a ..

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