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US & China Trade War

US & China Trade War

The consistent undermining of multilateralism by the U.S. must be countered This week has seen rounds of tit-for-tat tariffs between the U.S. and China, set off by U.S. President Donald Trump levying import duties of 25% and 10% on American steel and aluminium imports, respectively, in early March. Mr. Trump, who has repeatedly used the U.S. […]

India-U.S.-Afghanistan New opportunity

India-U.S.-Afghanistan New opportunity

Indo US Afghanistan policy analysis – Current Affairs Magic  Update on Oct 2nd 2017 for IAS/ KAS Mains 2017. Background:  During his recent visit, Chief executive participated at the India-Afghanistan Trade & Investment Show which was inaugurated on September 27, 2017 by Finance Minister. He delivered Lecture on ‘Regional Peace-building’ at the Indian Council of World […]

Bullet Train- India & japan

Bullet Train- India & japan

BULLET TRAIN Length 508 KMs double line. Longest 21 KMs tunnel with 7 KMs under sea at Thane Creek. Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail will be passing through two states, Maharashtra 155.642 KMs and Gujarat 350.530 KMs and one Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2 KMs. 12 stations: Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, Vapi, […]

Dalai Lama- Indo China Relations

Dalai Lama- Indo China Relations

There have been five rounds of talks since 2002 between the representatives of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government. While China’s leaders have clarified that “all matters except ‘Tibetan independence’ can be discussed,” the Dalai Lama says he is committed to resolving the Tibet question within the framework of China’s sovereignty and Constitution. But […]

Nuclear deal with Japan

Nuclear deal with Japan

BIG DEAL WITH JAPAN When India conducted its nuclear tests in 1998, Japan was the country that took it the hardest: it put all political exchanges with India on hold, froze aid and announced economic sanctions within hours. A thaw in ties didn’t come until 2001, when sanctions were lifted. And then, in 2009, the […]

India- Pak MFN Status

India- Pak MFN Status

What is Most Favoured Nation status? According to the MFN principle of the WTO’s General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) — to which India is a signatory/contracting party — each of the WTO member countries should “treat all the other members equally as ‘most-favoured’ trading partners.”The WTO says, “Grant someone a special favour (such […]

CHINA PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR (CPEC)

CHINA PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR (CPEC)

CHINA PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR (CPEC) CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor) which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). China Projects CPEC which passes through PoK is aimed at bringing development to the entire South Asia region. China is unable to appreciate India’s concerns about constructing important projects in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir that is historically part of India. Beijing […]