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Indian Navy ship makes second arms seizure off Somalia coast

An Indian Navy ship deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden made a second arms seizure in six days from a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia. 

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Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan: A friend in need

The reputation of the Indian soldier as a highly disciplined and deadly fighter had already been established by the end of World War II. It was only after India’s Independence that the Indian soldier came to be recognized as an ideal peacekeeper or peacemaker.

Myanmarese senior general discusses security issues at Eastern Command HQ

A nine-member Myanmar delegation led by Vice Senior General Soe Win, Deputy Commander-in-Chief - Myanmar Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief (Army), visited Eastern Command headquarters on Thursday and discussed regional and security issues.

Nepalese peacekeeper wounded in South Sudan

A Nepalese peacekeeper has been wounded in an attack by a government soldier in South Sudan, according to UN officials.The peacekeeper, who was shot and wounded while traveling in a convoy in the town of Yei on Saturday was airlifted to capital Juba for medical treatment, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday.

Nepal, China hold joint military exercise in Chengdu

A contingent of 16 Nepalese soldiers is in China to participate in the second edition of the Nepal-China joint military exercise with a special focus on combating terror that begins Monday.

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Despairing Maldives: Big talk, no action from Katowice

In the words of Nasheed  carbon emissions keep rising, and rising, and rising. And all we seem to be doing is talking, and talking and talking

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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.

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