Regional Strategic Trends and Intellibrief 04 Dec

Intellibrief – India – Alert for Omicron variant, states issue additional guidelines, Navy Chief underlines China challenge, India succeeds getting China off Lanka projects. Sri Lanka – LTTE to be on EU ban list. Pakistan – Blasphemy brutality singes Sri Lankan factory manager. Maldives MDP bats for India first. Nepal judiciary, parliament crisis to continue. Taliban decree on women’s rights a façade, Karzai calls for Loya Jirga


· Taliban need domestic legitimacy to be recognized: Karzai

· 780,000 Afghan Children Without Shelter: Save The Children

· Taliban’s Supreme Leader Issues Decree on Women’s Rights


· Life In Bhasan Char: A year on, now it’s all settled


· Maldives seeks loan from Bangladesh Govt actively considering the request: BB governor

· Maldives MP Aslam: Nothing risky in the agreements, only ‘India Out’ campaign is risky


· Myanmar Junta Killed Around 100 Children Since Coup: NUG

· Incoming ASEAN Chair Hun Sen ‘Willing to Visit Myanmar’


· Ruling parties in discussion to impeach Chief Justice Rana: NC, Maoist lawmakers

· We won't allow House to function as long as people expelled by party are present there: Oli


· Sialkot mob lynches Sri Lankan factory manager, burns corpse over blasphemy allegations

· Joint opposition to boycott house committee on security

Sri Lanka

· Sri Lanka lights up 6 hours after island wide power failure

· Sri Lanka High Commissioner seeks greater defense and security cooperation with India

· EU court upholds LTTE sanctions listing


· India worked for a year to get China off Lanka projects

· Indian Navy chief Hari Kumar flags China challenge

· India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 126.44 crore

· Update on COVID19-Omicron Variant

· After 2 Omicron cases, Karnataka government says 57 African passengers missing

· Punjab: 4 hand grenades, tiffin bomb found in Gurdaspur; border police on alert

· BSF’s 57th Raising Day celebrations | Eliminating terror, terrorist sympathisers our priority: LG

· 346 persons arrested in J&K under UAPA in 2020: MHA

· KLO outfit offers peace proposal: Assam official