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India to host first military exercise of BIMSTEC group focusing on counter-terrorism

India will host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group focusing on counter-terrorism in Pune on September 2018. As part of this, a conclave of the Army chiefs of all 7 member-states is being planned. The purpose of the exercise is to promote strategic ..


Vienna and Almatty Programmes of Action

Vienna Programme of Action and Almatty Programme of action (2003) are two important UN programmes on Land Locked Developing Countries. They try to persuade the surrounding countries to provide passage to their landlocked neighbours. There are 48 Landlocked countries right now. In October 2015, Nepal had taken the issue of blockade to UN and said that such blockade ..


Bhutan to be recommended for graduation from UN’s Least Developed Country (LDC) category

The United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has recently announced that the four countries will be recommended for graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category. These are Bhutan, Kiribati, Sao Tome and Principe and Solomon Islands. These countries are set to move up from the ranks of poorest nations due to their increasing ..


International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organisation released 2017 ICT Facts and Figures report

According to recently released report-ICT Facts and Figures 2017, India and China are home to 39% of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the Internet. The report, released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), shows that of the 830 million young people online worldwide, 320 million ( or 39%), are in China and ..


India contributes additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund

India has contributed an additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund launched to support sustainable development projects across the developing world. Earlier, India had made an initial contribution of $1 million when the fund was created. The amount was allocated for the implementation of a project benefiting seven Small Island Developing States in South ..



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