Stories By 'MAHENDRA P LAMA'
The recent Rohingya exodus from the Rakhine region of Myanmar has brought to light three critical aspects of refugee movement in South Asia.
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Next week, China will host the 9th Brics Summit in Xiamen in Fujian Province. Like the Brics-Bimstec Outreach Summit held in Goa in 2016, China organised a massive pre-summit pulse-testing conference on the critical issue of governance;
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The on-going standoff between India and China in the Doklam region has fuelled debate and controversy. Belligerent statements abound in both Indian and Chinese media, hinting at an impending and inevitable conflict.
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It was on June 2, 2007 that a senior Human Resources Development Ministry official handed me an appointment letter on behalf of the President of India and the Gazette notification simultaneously mentioning ‘there can’t be a University without the Vice Chancellor and there can’t be a VC without the University’.
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The Treaty of Peace and Friendship signed between Nepal and India in 1950 is a major issue of contention behind the ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling.
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The demand to establish Gorkhaland as a state separate from West Bengal has surfaced once again as a national issue in India. This demand was first put to the British India government in 1907.
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