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Taking a closer look on India’s relationship with the Middle East and the Stans

On Saturday, Georgetown University’s India Initiative hosted its inaugural India Ideas Conference. This was a day long event featuring panel discussions and keynote lectures intended to facilitate a…

Former Indonesia Education Minister Wins Jakarta Election

Former Indonesia Education Minister Wins Jakarta Election

Former Indonesian education minister Anies Baswedan won the election for governor of Jakarta on April 19. Pollster Indikator Politik measured that Baswedan received 58 percent of votes, in…

No decision made about Nagaland integration, Indian government says

No decision made about Nagaland integration, Indian government says

India’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on March 25 that no decision has been made in regards to the creation of a greater Nagaland in northeastern India.…

Lannan Symposium Welcomes South Asian Writer

Lannan Symposium Welcomes South Asian Writer

Georgetown University’s Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice hosted its annual Spring Literary Symposium and Festival on March 27 and 28. Directed by Professor Aminatta Forna, the…

Philippine Lawmaker Files Impeachment for Rodrigo Duterte over Resigned China Stance

Philippine Lawmaker Files Impeachment for Rodrigo Duterte over Resigned China Stance

Philippine Lawmaker files impeachment for Rodrigo Duterte over resigned China stance Philippines lawmaker, Gary Alejano, filed supplementary charges on March 30 to an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo…

Indian and Bangladeshi Border Guards Celebrate Holi

Indian and Bangladeshi Border Guards Celebrate Holi

Border guards of India and Bangladesh celebrated Holi, a Hindu festival, together on March 12 on the shared international border, according to NDTV. This emphasizes the progression of…

Afghanistan and Pakistan Border Closure Destroys Trade

Afghanistan and Pakistan Border Closure Destroys Trade

The Pakistani government’s decision to seal its international border with Afghanistan on February 16 due to security issues, has proved to be detrimental to both countries’ economies, states…

BJP Secures Major Victory in Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the state elections in Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in India. These results came on March 11 and give the BJP a…

India Considers Deepening Ties with Afghanistan to Provide Military Assistance

India Considers Deepening Ties with Afghanistan to Provide Military Assistance

India is contemplating whether to pay for the repair of grounded helicopters and transport airplanes from Afghanistan’s air force. Last year India sent a team of aviation experts…

Pakistan to Hold First Census in 19 Years

Pakistan to Hold First Census in 19 Years

Pakistan launched its first census in 19 years across 63 districts on March 15. The census will take place in two stages: the first will occur from March…