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UNSC: How Close India is?

India’s bid for permanent membership in United Nations Security Council (UNSC) got a big momentum on Monday after UN general assembly (UNGA) agreed to have a common negotiating text for Security Council reforms. But how close India is remains a speculative question and experts of global affairs say that still ...

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India has emerged as the best of the BRICS

In BRICS, Brazil has been downgraded to `junk’ and China is battling a growth slowdown. Russia has been the worst-affected by the commodities slump and South Africa’s economy is flirting with contraction. India, on the other hand, is expected to emerge as the world’s fastest growing major economy. Source: ET

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US supports India’s bid for permanent seat in UNSC

News:  The ambassador to India, for UN Security Council, Richard Verma, said that, the US “strongly supports” India’s bid for a permanent seat in an expanded US Security Council. We know there have been reports to the contrary, but they are not backed by truth. We want to clarify that US supports ...

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New Asian highway section becomes operational

News: The Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik section of the Asian highway linking India, Myanmar and Thailand has been put into service. With the 25.6-km-long section becoming operational, travel time between Thinggan Nyenaung and Kawkareik will be reduced from three hours to 45 minutes. The Asian highway runs from Moreh in India to ...

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Indian languages at German Educational Institutions

News Germany will now promote Indian languages including Sanskrit in its educational institutions Human Resource Development Ministry decided to discontinue teaching of German as an alternative to Sanskrit and showcased it as national interests. At G-20 summit in Brisbane in November last year this issue is being raised and criticized ...

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India and US to Exchange Information on Terrorists

News At the counter-terrorism and homeland security dialogue scheduled in December, India and US may enter into an agreement on exchange of information on terrorists on a real time basis. The Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-6) is a model text agreement proposed by the United States to India. US have ...

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