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Russia to host multi-nation counter-terrorism exercise “Peace Mission 2018”

The multi-nation counter-terrorism exercise “Peace Mission” will be held at the Ural mountains of Russia in September 2018, which will take place under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The purpose of the exercise will be to enhance counter-terror cooperation among the 8 SCO member countries. It will be for the first time since ..



Country of Particular Concern (CPC)

Country of Particular Concern (CPC) is a designation by the United States Secretary of State (under authority delegated by the President) of a nation guilty of particularly severe violations of religious freedom under the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998 and its amendment of 1999. The term “particularly severe violations of religious freedom” means systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom.  The ..


Trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation Initiative

India, Sri Lanka and Maldives launched the Trilateral Cooperation in Maritime Security in October 2011 at the first NSA-level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation in Maldives. An Outcome Document after deliberations and discussions was signed in 2013 by the National Security Advisers (NSAs) of the three countries. The initiative has importance for India because ..


New Delhi hosts 2nd India-Korea Business Summit 2018

The 2nd India-Korea Business Summit 2018 was held in New Delhi on February 28 to strengthen the economic relationship, boost trade relations and increase investments between India and Republic of Korea. The 2018 theme was “India-Korea: Scaling up the Special Strategic Relationship through Trade and Investments”. The summit addressed various issues across industries and was ..



Michael I, former King of Romania passes away

Michael I (96), the former King of Romania, has passed away in Aubonne, Switzerland on December 5, 2017. He ruled Romania twice – first in the 1920s, when he was just five years old and then again from 1940 to 1947. He was one of the last people alive to have served as a head ..