Shangri-La Dialogue: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Raisina Dialogue – 2020

Published: January 12, 2020

1. What is Raisina dialogue? Raisina dialogue is a multilateral conference organized in New Delhi annually by India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Observer Research Foundation. This dialogue is organized on the lines of Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore. The name “Raisina Dialogue” comes from Raisina Hill, an elevation in New Delhi that is home ..

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Facts Box: Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative

Published: November 12, 2019

The Indo-Pacific Initiative was proposed by PM Modi for a safe and secure maritime at the East Asia Summit. This indicates that India is ready to play a bigger role in the region where China has been pushing its military assertiveness. Facts of Indo-Pacific Initiative The idea of the initiative was mooted by the PM ..

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China defends Tiananmen Crackdown

Published: June 3, 2019

China has defended crackdown on protesters around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. Chinese Defence Minister at the Shangri-La Dialogue called the protests by students and workers demanding democratic changes and the eradication of corruption in 1989 as political turbulence and said that the government took decisive steps to stop the turbulence. Tiananmen Protests Tiananmen ..

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Ministry of External Affairs sets up Indo-Pacific Wing

Published: April 16, 2019

The Ministry of External Affairs has set up an Indo-Pacific division in the foreign office. The Indo-pacific division is intended to give a coherent architecture to the Indo-Pacific policy articulated by PM Narendra Modi at the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2018. Indo-Pacific Wing The Indo-Pacific Wing is currently headed by joint secretary Vikram Doraiswami. The Indo-Pacific ..

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Asia's largest annual security forum Shangri-La Dialogue opens in Singapore

Published: June 3, 2016

Asia’s largest annual security forum Shangri-La Dialogue was inaugurated in Singapore to talk about security issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The forum has been organised by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). The three day event will be attended by at least 20 Defence Ministers from Asia-Pacific countries including India represented by Union ..

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