• 06 December, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security
Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 
Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

Prof (Dr) DK Pandey was Group Captain in India Air Force. He retired as Director, Joint Control and Analysis Center. Presently he is ‘Senior Research Fellow’ at Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS).

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Assam Rifles seize 20,000 yaba tablets near Bangladesh border in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura) [India], December 6 (ANI): In a significant crackdown on cross-border drug trafficking, Assam Rifles have seized 20,000 yaba tablets near the Bangladesh border in Tripura, an official said. Based on a specific information regarding the smuggling of drugs near the Bangladesh borde

“Celebration of life…”: PM Modi hails declaration of Garba as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the declaration of 'Garba' (traditional dance form of Gujarat), as an Intangible Heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Taking to 'X', the Prime Minister wrote,

India, Suriname discuss shared concerns, aspirations of Global South

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar exchanged views on shared concerns and aspirations of the Global South with his Suriname counterpart Albert Ramdin at the 8th India-Suriname Joint Commission Meeting. Both ministers took stock of India-Suriname bilateral

Italy officially exits China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Report

Rome [Italy], December 6 (ANI): Italy has taken an exit from China's Belt and Road Initiative, four years after becoming the only Group of Seven (G7) nation to sign up for it. The withdrawal was initially reported by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, which stated that Beijing was informed

16th edition of India-Germany Military Cooperation Sub Group meeting held in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The 16th edition of the India-Germany Military Cooperation Subgroup (MCSG) meeting was conducted from December 5-6 in New Delhi, spanning two days, the Ministry of Defence said. The meeting was co-chaired from the Indian side by Brigadier Vivek Narang, Deputy As

Indian visa outsourcing firm faces action in Estonia

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): BLS International, an Indian company working in the visa outsourcing sector, is facing charges of a breach in Estonia's e-residency mandate awarded by the European country's Ministry of Interiors. E-Residency documents are issued by Estonia's foreign affairs adm

Indian Army reviews HR policy, to implement new promotion policy from January 1

New Delhi (India), December 6 (ANI): The Indian Army is coming out with a comprehensive promotion policy which will be implemented from January 1, 2024. The new promotion policy has been prepared in sync with the ever-evolving operational requirements of the force. "As part of this, a comprehensiv

“Garba of Gujarat. For the world”: Jaishankar after UNESCO declares it as Intangible Cultural Heritage

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Following UNESCO's inclusion of Gujarat's Garba in its Intangible Cultural Heritage list, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that the traditional dance is not only for Gujarat but for the world. In a post on the social media platform X (formerly Twi

Israel’s military hits 250 Gaza terror targets, some found based in schools

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 6 (ANI/TPS): The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) reported that over the last day, the Israel Air Force attacked about 250 targets in the territory of the Gaza Strip and that its fighters continue to locate and destroy weapons, underground shafts, explosive charges and other t

Hungarian Defense Minister reaffirms ‘unwavering solidarity with Israel’

Tel Aviv [Israel], December 5 (ANI/TPS): On Tuesday, Israel's Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant hosted his Hungarian counterpart, Minister of Defense Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky, at the Ministry of Defense headquarters in Tel Aviv. The Ministers held a one-on-one discussion, followed by a bilateral

NIA files chargesheets against five in Islamic State of Khorasan Province terror conspiracy case

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday charge-sheeted five persons associated with the Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP), thus unravelling a major conspiracy by the proscribed Afghan terrorist organisation to unleash acts of terror and violenc

Financial crisis looms over China as hidden debt woes intensify: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): China is facing a looming financial crisis as it endeavours to address a colossal hidden debt problem within its banking system, The Wall Street Journal reported. Cities and provinces across the nation have amassed a staggering amount of undisclosed debt through y