China’s Lalho Dam Project
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China’s Lalho Dam Project: Should India worry?

“The next world war will be over water” – Ismail Serageldin, World Bank Vice President. At a time when there is ongoing tension between India and Pakistan over water-sharing (read Indus Water Treaty), China too is adding up pressure. Chinese Dams and Hydro-electric projects in Brahmaputra is becoming an increasing concern for India. Lalho Project China […]

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Indus Water Treaty: Everything you need to know

The Indus Water Treaty (IWT) is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan signed on September 19, 1960. The treaty was signed by the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan’s President Ayub Khan. It was brokered by the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development). Indus Waters Treaty (IWT): Simplified The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) deals with […]

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Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) and India’s Membership

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment, and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons. Why NSG? NSG was formed with the objective of averting the proliferation of nuclear weapons and preventing acts of nuclear terrorism. Nations in the NSG […]

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India-UAE Relations: Everything You Need to Know

India and the UAE enjoy strong bonds of friendship based on civilizational links, age-old maritime trade and vibrant people-to-people contacts. Close geographical proximity, historical links, cultural affinity, natural synergies, shared aspirations and common challenges provide further impetus to this robust engagement. In this post let us see the important dimensions of India-UAE relations. India-UAE Bilateral […]