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India, Pakistan holds NSA level talks in Bangkok

National Security Advisor (NSA) level talks between India and Pakistan were held in Bangkok, Thailand.

It was attended by India’s NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart Naseer Khan Janjua. Foreign secretaries S. Jaishankar (India) and Aziz Ahmad Chaudhary (Pakistan) were also present during the high level meet.

Key facts

  • Both sides in the meeting discussed peace and security, terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir and other issues including tranquility along the Lince of Control.
  • The dialogue mainly covered issues of key interest to both countries including terrorism for India and the Kashmir dispute for Pakistan.
  • They also agreed to carry forward the constructive engagement between both countries.

Background

The NSA level talks come in the backdrop of the recent meeting between Prime ministers of India and Pakistan in Paris, France on the lines of UNFCCC summit. Earlier in September 2015, the planned NSA level talks based on 2015 Ufa declaration between both countries was called off at last moment.

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Indian boxer Vikas Krishan wins silver medal in 75 kg category in Asia Championships

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan has won the silver medal in the Asian Championships held in Bangkok, Thailand.

In the final match of 75kg weight category, he was defeated by Uzbekistan’s Bektemir Melikuziev by 0-2 score.

In this edition of Asian Championships, Vikas only has won silver medal for India. Shiva Thapa (56kg), Devendro Singh (49kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) won bronze medal each in their respective category.

Besides, six Indians also qualified for World Championships which is to be held in October 2015 and will be the first qualifying event for the 2016 Rio Olympics Games.

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