What is Davos in the Desert?

The event Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending in Riyadh. What is on the table, and why is it compared to Davos? Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to Riyadh to attend an international event from October 29 to 31. Formally the Future Investment Initiative (FII), it is widely being described as “Davos

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The Islamic State after Abu Bakr Baghdadi

The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder leader of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, is a signal moment in the fight against terrorism, at least in West Asia. Baghdadi, who announced the formation of his “Caliphate” from Mosul’s Grand Mosque in July 2014, blew himself up in an underground tunnel in a Syrian

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India Pakistan sign Kartarpur pact

What are the details of Kartarpur pact? India and Pakistan signed an agreement to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor that will facilitate pilgrims from India to visit the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. The agreement is valid initially for five years. India will hand over the list of pilgrims to Pakistan 10 days in advance and

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Result of Canadian elections

Election Results Indian-origin Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh, whose New Democratic Party (NDP) won 24 seats in the general election, is set to emerge as the “kingmaker” while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party lost majority. The Liberal Party won 157 seats in the 338-member lower House, while the main opposition Conservatives secured 121 seats. Mr.

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What is the new deal on brexit?

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU in 10 days. Johnson’s deal will come into force only after it is approved by parliaments of the UK and EU. The government attempted a ‘yes-no’ vote on Saturday, but was humiliated after a majority of MPs approved an amendment that said the deal would not have

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Three PoK terror camps destroyed

Statement by Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said that following definitive information of terrorists attempting infiltration from camps in Tangdhar and Keran sectors along the Line of Control (LoC), the Army took pre-emptive strike on four camps, destroying at least three. Damage to a fourth terror camp is being assessed,

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Xi-Modi informal summit at Mamallapuram

Chennai summit is the second informal summit with China after Wuhan summit. The leaders had discussion on important topics in Mamallapuram. In a decision taken after their talks, the leaders established a “High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue mechanism” between the Finance Ministers with the three-pronged objective of enhancing trade volumes, bridging the massive bilateral trade

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