Regional Strategic Trends and Intellibrief 19 Nov


Intellibrief – India – Prime Minister announces repealing of three bills in address to nation, India China likely to hold 14th Senior Commanders meet, but military relents as Second Chinese village on Arunachal emerges, harsh measures by Kashmir Police backlash. Sri Lanka faces major economic crisis ahead. Pakistan parliament passage of bills continues to be chastised. Myanmar ASEAN push back against China, Bangladesh – UN calls for return of Rohingya. Security institutions crisis in Maldives? Afghanistan – Strong consensus in UN Security Council for humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, delivery remains major challenge.

Afghanistan

· Russia’s first consignment of humanitarian aid lands in Kabul

· This is Not the Time to Turn Our Backs on The Afghans: Lyons

· Daesh Sanctuary Destroyed in Kabul Province: Officials

Bangladesh

· Won’t be right to formulate EC law in a hurry: Law minister

· Rohingya Issue: Fix root cause, ensure their return

Bhutan

· BMF launches toolkit to tackle misinformation online

Maldives

· Police denies that an MNDF officer was abducted and beaten

Myanmar

· ASEAN states object as China lobbies for Myanmar junta to join summit: sources


Nepal

· At least seven including Nepal Bar chair injured in a scuffle with police

· Forget Kalapani, Nepal struggling to conduct census in Darchula villages

· Home Minister requests armed groups to come into the mainstream politics by surrendering their weapons

Pakistan

· Schools and colleges causing extremism, not madressahs: Fawad Chaudhry

· TLP chief Saad Hussain Rizvi released from jail

· ‘IMF pressing for reforms to jack up PIT, Corporate Income Tax’

Sri Lanka

· Three ministers to present facts before the Supreme Court against cabinet decision on Yugadanavi power plant deal

· Budget has no solutions for deepening FOREX and economic crisis - Eran


India

· 23rd Meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs

· Government signs Contract for procurement of Two Fixed Base Full Mission Simulator (FBFMS) for Jaguar Aircraft from HAL for IAF

· Prime Minister to Formally Handover DRDO Designed and Developed Advanced Electronic Warfare Suite ‘Shakti’ for Indian Naval Ships to Chief of Naval Staff

· OP SANKALP - Mission-Based Deployment To Persian Gulf By INS Trikand

· Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicates to the Nation renovated Rezang La Memorial at Chushul in Ladakh

· Second Chinese village along Arunachal border: Satellite images

· India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 115 crore landmark milestone

· Telangana, Andhra Pradesh score high on SMART police perception index; Bihar, UP lowest

· Bodies of 2 Srinagar civilians exhumed, handed over to families

· Militants identified include 2 commanders

· Maintain bonhomie with civilians: Arunachal gov to Army


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