Indo-Pacific Current Affairs - 2020

Facts Box: Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative

The Indo-Pacific Initiative was proposed by PM Modi for a safe and secure maritime at the East Asia Summit. This indicates that India is ready to play a bigger role in the region where China has been pushing its military assertiveness. Facts of Indo-Pacific Initiative The idea of the initiative was mooted by the PM Read More…

US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations visits India

Chief of Naval Operations of US Navy, Admiral John Michael Richardson is on a three day official tour to India. The tour is scheduled from 12 to 14 May 2019 and during his visit he will meet Indian Navy’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba in New Delhi. Key Highlights Purpose: Admiral John Richardson Read More…

Threats to Bumphead Parrot Fish in Andaman

A study has shown that Fishing, coral reef degradation threaten parrotfish in Andaman. Fact Box: Bumphead parrotfish Scientific Name: Bolbometopon Muricatum IUCN Status: Vulnerable Findings of the Study Protection of coral cover along the existing protected marine areas in the Andaman and Nicobar islands is necessary for the conservation of the endangered Bumphead Parrotfish. Large Read More…

9th India, Japan, US trilateral meeting held in New Delhi

The 9th India-Japan-US trilateral meeting was held in New Delhi and was represented by senior diplomats by three countries. It held consultations on regional and global issues of mutual interest and focussed on connectivity, counter-terrorism and other regional and global issues of common concern. Key Facts The trilateral countries agreed to continue to collaborate to Read More…

4th India-Australia-Japan Trilateral Dialogue held in New Delhi

The 4th India-Australia-Japan Trilateral Dialogue was hosted by India in New Delhi. It was hosted by India’s Foreign Secretary Dr. S. Jaishankar, Australia’s Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Frances Adamson and Japan’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Shinsuke J. Sugiyama Key Highlights The three sides highlighted the growing convergence of their respective Read More…