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‘Perception Gap’ Apart, Taiwan Keen On Doing Business With India

NEW DELHI: The amended Motor Vehicles Act is reminding Indians of the rules of the road that they have long forgotten or ignored. Taiwan...

Hope To Have Physical Control Over Pak-Occupied Kashmir One Day: India

India on Tuesday rubbed more salt into Pakistan’s wounds, declaring that it hopes one day to have physical control over that part of J&K...
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India Needs 5G But There Are Technology, Geo-Political Issues To Address

India is expected to hold 5G trials later this year. Why is 5G so important, what strategic benefits will it bring to this country,...

Expect Trade Irritants With U.S. To Be Addressed Soon: Jaishankar

India on Tuesday rubbed more salt into Pakistan’s wounds, declaring that it hopes one day to have physical control over that part of J&K...

A Plan To Retake Pak-Occupied Kashmir And Gilgit-Baltistan

Abrogation of Article 370 has changed the Indo-Pak landscape in toto. It has irreversibly cemented J&K as an integral part of India like other...
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‘Trump’s Appearance At Modi’s Rally Sends A Big Signal To Pakistan On Kashmir’

NEW DELHI: The fact that a U.S. president is appearing for the first time at an Indian prime minister’s rally is a big diplomatic...
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The Gulf Is Critical For India, A Peace Mission Would Be Credible & Timely

The drone attacks on two Saudi oil plants sent crude prices soaring and revived fears of a conflict in the region. For India, the...

International Ramayana Fest In Its Biggest Avatar So Far

The transnational appeal of Lord Rama will be on display at the fifth International Ramayana Festival beginning in New Delhi on September 17. The...

“No Chinese Military Presence In Maldives, But There Is Interdependence In Development, Security”

Major General Abdulla Shamaal, the Maldivian Chief of Defence Force, has made his second official visit to India. He met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh,...

India’s Space Ambitions Remain Alive Despite Failure Of Chandrayaan-2 Landing

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tried his best to cheer up scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today as the failure...

Kashmir A Bilateral Issue: China & Pakistan Snubbed At UN Security Council

  China’s gambit in calling a ‘closed-door’ meeting on Kashmir at the UN Security Council India seems to have backfired as UNSC member nations continued to stand...

NSA Visits Anantnag, Interacts With People

Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation, hinted that restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir would be eased...

Hydropower Push During PM Modi’s Bhutan Visit

Throwing its weight behind the Lotay Tshering-led Bhutanese government, New Delhi has decided to resume negotiations on the ambitious proposal to construct the 2,560...

‘Taliban Won’t Want A Peace Deal Without India’s Endorsement, Hope Delhi Is Bolder’

The Americans led by Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad are moving towards an agreement with The Taliban even as campaigning for Afghan Presidential polls continues....

Pak Nervous, Says India As Another Train Service Halted

Pakistan needs to wake up and smell the coffee: that was New Delhi’s advice to Islamabad 48 hours after transforming the narrative on Kashmir....
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Boris Johnson: Journalist, Politician, Prime Minister (And Much More)

It’s been less than two weeks since Boris Johnson took over as British Prime Minister but he has made one thing clear—he will get...

‘Boris is not likely to last long as PM, I expect general elections before Oct 31’

As Boris Johnson emerges victorious in the Conservative party leadership race to become the next Prime Minister of Britain, a number of questions arise...

Apprehensive Britain Watches As Boris Johnson Enters No. 10

Boris Johnson has made no secret of his ambitions to be PM but he would most certainly have wished that the timing could have...

Can Indian Restaurants In The UK End The ‘Curry’ Stereotype?

In June end, when cricket and the bright London midsummer were still drawing thousands of long-staying visitors from India and the Arabic countries to...

When France Saw Spurt In Demand For Fans, Air Conditioners

"How hot it is ... I am dying ... melting ... This is what you will hear on buses, trains and the streets all...

Brexit, What Brexit? Unconcerned Londoners Enjoy Summer While World Worries   

The shadow of Brexit may have created world headlines and caused worries about the UK’s economic prospects once Britain leaves the European Union but...
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“Military Should Have A Presence In Talks With Pakistan, When Leadership Decides”

Lt. Gen. Satish Dua (retired) has a 'radical recommendation'. He tells SNI since Pakistan has an over-eminent position of the army in its governance, both...
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From Reform Hopes To Brutal Crackdown: Timeline Of Protests At Tiananmen Square

June 4 marks 30 years since Chinese troops brutally suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Here’s a look at the chronology of events...

Diplomacy On The Menu: Govt Should Use Indian Food To Promote National Interests

The spread of Indian gastronomy is the spread of India’s soft power. But is Indian gastronomy wooing palates and minds internationally? The answer is,...

What Are The Odds In Britain’s Political Derby?

These are the last days of May—Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. After weeks of pressure to resign, she finally agreed to step down as...

Harmony And Economy—Jokowi’s Two Big Challenges

Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo (or Jokowi as he is popularly called) was declared formally elected by the Indonesian Election Commission on 21 May,...
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‘Theresa May Has Left The Country More Divided Than When She Took Office Three Years Ago’

As British Prime Minister Theresa May finally announces her resignation questions remain on her premiership and why she was unable to pull the country...
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India In South Sudan (INDBATT-II Part-I Teaser)

SNI In South Sudan. Coming Soon Part 1 of the area of operations of INDBATT II, the 7 Garhwal Rifles Infantry Battalion.  

‘A Window to Iran’ On Camera

With its intricate mosaic work and deft play of lights and colours, the interiors of the Nasir-ol-Mulk mosque in the Iranian city of Shiraz...
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U.S. Playing A Dangerous Game In Afghanistan

The U.S.’s continued insistence on talking directly to the Taliban without the involvement of the Afghan government, has worrying implications for the region and...
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Post Pulwama, Can India-Pakistan Equations Reach A New Normal?

The Balakot air strike and its subsequent aftermath has raised many questions about just what will be the new narrative driving forward India-Pakistan relations....

India For Visa-Free Travel But Wary Of Pak-Backed Khalistani Secessionism

As India and Pakistan prepare to meet tomorrow at Attari to work out the modalities for the Kartarpur Corridor, New Delhi hopes Islamabad will...
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‘India Has Reason To Feel It Has Received Backing From Saudi Arabia On Terrorism And Kashmir’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent state visit to India has enough reason to make New Delhi feel satisfied. In a conversation with...
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J&K Terror Strike: What Next For India?

The dastardly terror attack by the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed on a convoy of CRPF vehicles in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district last Thursday...
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Exclusive Interviews With The Who’s Who In South Sudan

India has 2,344 troops in the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and a total of 2,547 personnel. 150 police personnel are to...
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A Look At India-Monaco Relations

The seven-day visit by Prince Albert II, Head of State of the Principality of Monaco, to India, is a unique opportunity to look at...

A Slice Of Sri Lankan Culture, The Dance Way

Delhiites were in for a veritable cultural treat from the island nation of Sri Lanka with a dance and drum show on Tuesday evening...
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Is A New ‘Cold War’ Taking Place In Venezuela?

The U.S.’s attempt to unseat Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and impose sanctions on the country’s oil exports has triggered a new “power game” amongst...

Event Calendar

Here are some of the important upcoming events.   Date: 14th August 2019, 15:30 hrs Event: Round Table Discussion on “The ICJ Judgement on Kulbhushan Jadhav Case:...

In Chabahar Port, India Sees Gateway To Connect Better With Central Asian Republics

India’s outreach to the Central Asian Republics is witnessing a fresh impetus nearly four years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi revived the ties by...

Turmoil Over ‘Surprise’ Winner In DR Congo Presidential Elections

Like many countries in the African continent, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been bedevilled by decades of civil war, political leaders akin to...

Al-Shabaab’s Zone Of Terror

Al-Shabaab which means ‘The Youth’ in Arabic is a fundamentalist group which emerged an off-shoot of Somalia’s Islamic Courts Union (ICU). The ICU itself...
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KRA-Thai Canal Will Link The Pacific To The Indian Ocean, Says Thai Ex-General

A 341-year-old idea of digging a canal across lower Thailand’s Kra Isthmus is now seeing its latest resurrection. Months before elections slated for February 24 this...

Sheikh Hasina’s Electoral Victory Is Welcome News For India As PM Modi Becomes First Foreign Leader To Congratulate Her

It’s a hat-trick for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her party, the Awami League. In what has proved to be a watershed election...
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KRA-Thai Canal: Will King Rama X Change Maritime History?

With elections in February 2019 and the new monarch Maha Vajiralongkorn’s coronation soon after, has this 341-year-old idea’s time finally come? Will King Rama X choose...

India-Bhutan Agree on Power Tariff For Mangdechhu HP Project

India and Bhutan have agreed on the contentious issue of tariff for the electricity generated from the soon to be inaugurated 720 MW Mangdechhu...
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Thai-Kra Canal: A Short-Cut Between The Indian And Pacific Oceans?

In the 2nd of a 2 part series, SNI reports from along the proposed Route 9 A. From the western coast off the Andaman...

Chinese ‘Hand’ In Indian Tech

There's a curious lack of debate in India over Chinese investment in Indian technology startups. Researchers at a recent seminar in Delhi, say Chinese...
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Kra-Thai Canal: A 341-Year Old Idea Whose Time Has Come?

A canal through Thailand's Kra Isthmus, which would shorten shipping times, was first suggested in 1677. The idea has now gained greater traction as...

India’s Quest For Economic Diplomacy, The State-Centric Way

There's an interesting story behind how Nalanda in Bihar became a World Heritage Site two years ago. A request from the Bihar government seeking...

India Has Been A Bulwark Of Support: UN Relief Agency Chief

The UN Relief & Works Agency for Palestine refugees was never meant to last 70 years. But the world's failure to realise a Palestine...

The Karmapa Controversy And The Dalai Lama’s ‘Return’

The Karmapa has been in the news since 1992. He again got prominent coverage when a meeting scheduled to discuss the future of the...

Will Brexit Result In Theresa May’s Political Death?

“If you don’t know where you are going, every road will lead you nowhere.” The quote, attributed to former US Secretary of State Henry...

Issues Concerning Brexit: A Primer

Brexit is the short form of Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) which it joined in 1973. In a referendum in June 2016,...

Photo Exhibition Showcasing Bulgarian Tradition And Customs In New Delhi

An exhibition of photographs taken by Bulgarian photographer Alexander Mihaylov with the theme ‘Traditions’ was recently held at the Bulgarian Embassy in Delhi. Geographically...

Increased Intelligence Cooperation Ensures India’s Wanted Men Can No Longer Hide From The Law, Abroad

The extradition of Christian Michel James, the main accused in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal, has brought into focus the improvement...

Moving Towards A Cyber-Safe BIMSTEC: Still A Long Way To Go

How does one get seven countries at different levels of development to cooperate on something as complicated as cyber security? The answer obviously is...

Pakistan Must Realise It Is Not Going To Win In Kashmir, Says India’s Army Chief

Gen Bipin Rawat in this exclusive interview with our Editor-in-/chief Nitin A. Gokhale talks about J&K, the different meanings of Azadi, Situation along India's...

India’s Renewed ‘Look West’ Focus And How It All Began

If Narendra Modi’s resounding electoral victory in the 2014 general election was unexpected for many, his focus on recalibrating and rejuvenating India’s foreign policy...

India Respects Bhutan’s Priorities, Committed To Partnership: Foreign Secretary

As India prepares to welcome Bhutan’s new Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering to New Delhi later this month, it has assured the landlocked nation...

Competence Matters, Not Gender: Rakesh Sharma On A Woman Possibly Being Second Indian In Space

India’s first astronaut Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma (retd) speaks to SNI’s Associate Editor Amitabh P Revi on his unforgettable space flight in 1984. He...

G20 Meet At Buenos Aires Keeps Hopes Of Multilateralism Alive

After a long time, in fact ever since the Trump Presidency began 21 months ago in January 2017, we finally have a global meet...
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From Tunisia To Iran: Soft Diplomacy, The Indian Way

What were 50 Tunisian diplomats, most of them women, doing in India last month? According to Tunisian Ambassador Nejmeddine Lakhal, they were here for...

Why India Is The Flavour Of The Season At G-20

The G-20 summit may not yield any trade deal between the United States and China but the gathering of top world leaders this week...

‘Mozambique Open To Business; So What If It’s China?’

Earlier this month, a Chinese-built suspension bridge estimated to have cost over $750 million was opened in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. While this...

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G-20: Growing Global Trade Tensions A Burning Issue

Amidst an increasingly changing world order and growing global trade tensions, the leaders of G-20 nations are meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina for two...
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President Trump Following The Agenda Of Netanyahu: Palestinian Envoy

On November 29 every year, the world observes the `International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People’. This day is observed in accordance with...
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Palestine Will Always Remain In Our Hearts: Arab League Envoy

The warming of ties between Israel and some Arab states has prompted the Palestinian Authority to ask for an emergency meeting of the League...

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Whale Submarine

The Maldives is known for its white beaches, cyan waters and its fish that swim happily in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean....
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Here To Ask India For An Immediate $250-350 Million To Tide Over Crisis: Maldives Foreign Minister

Maldives President Ibrahim Solih is likely to make his first overseas trip in office to India on the first anniversary of his swearing-in on...

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Despite Headley’s Warning, U.S. Prioritised Capturing Bin Laden Over Saving Mumbai

There are so many reasons why 26/11 should never be forgotten. A megalopolis was taken hostage and in a democratising act of brutality neither...
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Will Send Senior Officers To India To Study Depoliticisation Of Army: Maldives Defence Minister

Mariya Ahmed Didi is the Maldives’ first woman Defence Minister. She is also the country’s first woman lawyer and the first female to be...

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What’s Making News Worldwide

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No Guarantee Coalition Will Stay Together, Ex-President Yameen’s Party MP tells SNI

SNI’s Amitabh P. Revi and Ajmal Jami speak to the Maldivian Majlis’ Deputy Speaker Moosa Manik on the transition of power in the Maldives....
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India Will Always Be The Knight In Shining Armour: New Maldives Govt MP

New Maldives’ President Ibrahim Íbu’ Solih’s Party Spokesperson Imthiyaz Fahmy tells SNI’s Amitabh P Revi and Ajmal Jami that the disparate coalition will not...

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Modi’s Maldives Message

In the first Prime Ministerial visit to the Maldives since 2011, Narendra Modi attends the swearing in of the new President Ibrahim Solih. SNI's...

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Our Political Ties Are Smooth But Bilateral Trade and Investment Is Below Potential: Thai Ambassador To India

In Part II of the interview, Thailand's Ambassadoir to India, Chutintorn Gongsadki tells deputy editor Parul Chandra that his country has robust cultural links...

We Have Concerns About The Bimstec Motor Vehicles Agreement, Says Thai Envoy

The ambassador of Thailand to India, Chutintorn Gongsakdi has been in India for a little over a year now. In a wide-ranging interview with our...

A 341-Year-Old Idea Whose Time Has Come?

A 341-year-old idea of digging a canal across lower Thailand’s Kra Peninsula is seeing its latest resurrection. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the...
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Aiding War-Displaced Syrians With Livelihoods A Big Challenge: UN Agency

More than half of Syria's population—11 million people—has been displaced, making it one of the largest mass movements since World War II. Seven years...
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Change Of Guard In Brazil: What It Means For India

Jair Bolsonaro is often referred to these days as the 'Trump of the Tropics'. The policies he has sworn to implement in Brazil after...

Amid Budget Spat With EU, Italian PM’s Flying Visit To India

The ongoing spat between Italy and the European Union (EU) over the latter’s draft budget had a ripple effect on Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe...
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Krak Des Chavaliers: Where The Stones Have Souls

Lawrence of Arabia described it as “Perhaps the most admirable castle in the World.” SNI’s @amitabhprevi & @prtksri explore the Crusader Castle and what’s...

PM’s Japan Visit: Dinner At Shinzo Abe’s Home, Bullet Train Ride And More

It seems Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is all set to do a Narendra Modi on the Indian prime minister. Meaning if Modi can...

Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Longest Serving Prime Minister

Shinzo Abe is no stranger to India. Readers will recall the Japanese prime minister being feted in an 8-km roadshow through Ahmedabad during his...

UK Bid To Assuage India’s Concerns On Khalistani Elements

Amid continuing Indian concerns about Khalistani elements rearing their head once again in the United Kingdom (UK), the latter has indicated that searches carried...

Gandhiji’s Favourite Bhajan Goes Global

Rarely has a bhajan sung by so many moved so many. In a touching tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary, over...