India-Maldives Strengthen Ties

India-Maldives Strengthen Ties Context: The Maldives National Defence Forces Coast Guard’s “Ekatha Harbour” was officially opened by laying down the foundation stone by Maldivian counterpart Mariya Didi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Points to Ponder: The foundation stone for the project was laid by Indian […]

Invented names

Invented names Context: India has categorically rejected China’s effort to assert sovereignty over areas of Arunachal Pradesh by renaming them. On Sunday, the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs announced a new effort to “standardize” 11 place names in what China refers to as “South Tibet […]