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Modi-Xi agenda: Work for 'Hindi-Chini buy-buy'
Kanwal Sibal | 16 Sep , 2014 0 comments
Modi-Xi agenda: Work for 'Hindi-Chini buy-buy'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is receiving the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad on the former’s birthday. If symbolism mirrored reality, then we should see the birth of new relations between India and China under the two leaders. Relations between countries marred by conflict and distrust cannot, however, change abruptly...

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Xi Jinping on Modi's Turf: A Strategic Perspective
Col Danvir Singh | 15 Sep , 2014 1 comment
Xi Jinping on Modi's Turf: A Strategic Perspective

Xi Jinping will embark on India’s visit starting from Gujarat on 17 Sep 2014. The visit comes at the heels of just concluded Modi’s Japan visit.  Long predicted Asian age has signaled its arrival. As the world’s economic giants try to woo India, she continues to hold the cards close to her chest. Soon after Xi’s visit Indian Prime...

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India and Japan: Imperative for Bullet Train Journey
Kanwal Sibal | 11 Sep , 2014 1 comment
India and Japan: Imperative for Bullet Train Journey

Prime Minister Modi’s just concluded visit to Japan has been successful on various counts. Politically, the India-Japan relationship has been solidified; economically, prospects of major Japanese investments in India have improved; on the security front, enhanced understandings should give substance to defence cooperation in the future. Above...

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Why jihad against India must continue
Vikram Sood | 09 Sep , 2014 1 comment
Why jihad against India must continue

The statement by Al Qaeda leader Al Zawahiri about India, Myanmar (he called it Burma – something that the Americans do also) is too important to be ignored by the media. Yet the issue and its significance has probably been lost by the competitive sensationalism that has described the contents of the video tape. Whether or not an Al Qaeda cell...

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How India and Australia became happy allies?
Kanwal Sibal | 08 Sep , 2014 0 comments
How India and Australia became happy allies?

The transformation of India-Australia relations in the last decade has been remarkable. We have moved rapidly from a lack of empathy to recognition that our relationship can be mutually rewarding. A non-aligned India and an allied Australia had separate political trajectories for decades. Australia shared western prejudices on India-Pakistan...

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