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Scorched-Earth Tactics : Russia – Ukraine War

Scorched-Earth Tactics : Russia – Ukraine War German Chancellor recently said that Russia is using ‘scorched-earth tactics’ in Ukraine. Scorched earth tactics form part of a military strategy which seeks to destroy anything that could be of use to the enemy, including energy supplies, bridges, provision stores, agricultural fields, road and railway links, etc. The […]

International Year Of Millets (IYOM) 2023

International Year Of Millets (IYOM) 2023: FAO side event on International Year of Millets (IYOM) 2023 was held during the Ninth Session of the Governing Body (GB-9) of the International Treaty (Food and Agricultural Organisation) being hosted by the Government of India in New Delhi. The side event on IYOM-2023 focussed on celebrating Millets’ farmers. […]

Ceasefire Between Israel And Palestine

Ceasefire Between Israel And Palestine: After three days of violence between Israel and Palestine, which resulted in killing of dozens of populations in both the countries, a ceasefire took place recently. Earlier this year as well, tensions flared up at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque between the Palestinians and Israeli police. These recurring clashes are part of […]

Colombo Security Conclave

Colombo Security Conclave: The sixth Deputy National Advisers’ meeting of the Colombo Security Conclave held recently resolved to combat jointly the increasing threats related to maritime safety, terrorism, trafficking and organised crime affecting partner nations. A road map for cooperation was discussed at the meeting attended by India, the Maldives, Mauritius, and Sri Lanka. Representatives […]

Karakalpakstan

Karakalpakstan: At least 18 people were killed and 243 wounded during last week’s government crackdown on protests in Uzbekistan’s autonomous province of Karakalpakstan. The protests had broken out in response to the government’s plan to restrict the region’s long-held autonomy. The name Karakalpakstan is derived from the Karakalpak people, an ethnic minority group of around […]