India-Bangladesh Relations

India-Bangladesh Relations : India and Bangladesh relations in context with new government.

Sheikh Hasina secured 3rd consecutive term with a landslide victory in the elections. The alliance dominated by Hasina’s Awami League, seen as close to regional power India, won 287 of the 298 seats for which results have been declared for the 300-strong parliament. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), which boycotted the last poll […]

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Relevance of SAARC

Relevance of SAARC | Why SAARC is still relevant? | Reasons for failure of SAARC

SAARC has come under serious scrutiny in the last few years. Even after three decades of its existence, SAARC’s performance has been less than satisfactory, and its role in strengthening regional cooperation is being questioned. SAARC faced setback after the 19th summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad in 2016 was suspended, Following the rising […]

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Security and Stability in Afganistan

Enhancing Security and Stability in Afganistan | Impact on India

Trump administration is planning to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan. Hereby discussing the role of USA in Afghanistan, challenges after its withdraw and impact on the India. Historical background Afghanistan, landlocked multiethnic country located in the heart of south-central Asia. Lying along important trade routes connecting southern and eastern Asia to Europe and the Middle East, […]

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DNA Technology Regulation Bill

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018 | Department of Biotechnology

Currently, the use of DNA technology for identification of individuals is not regulated.  In this context, the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 9, 2018.  The Bill regulates the use of DNA technology for the purpose of identification of persons in criminal and civil matters. Key […]

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Ayushman Bharat Yojana | Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) completed 100 days last week. The project is billed as the world’s largest state-funded health scheme. The medical journal, Lancet, has praised the prime minister for prioritizing universal healthcare through the PMJAY, which aims to provide cashless treatment to beneficiaries identified through the Socio-Economic Caste Census. Hereby discussing the […]

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