PM calls on SCO to act against radicalization

What is the News? The annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) was held in Tajikistan’s capital city of Dushanbe. What are the key highlights of the summit? Dushanbe Declaration: At the summit, the countries adopted the Dushanbe Declaration. The declaration called for an inclusive government in Afghanistan, with representatives from all ethnic, religious, and… Continue reading PM calls on SCO to act against radicalization

Can the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation be the regional body that stabilises Afghanistan?

Synopsis The crisis in Afghanistan presents a major opportunity for the SCO to realise its regional ambitions. Introduction The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation‘s (SCO) importance for Afghanistan seems self-evident if one can see its member and observer nations. Its founding leaders are the two great powers of the east — Russia and China. Its other initial… Continue reading Can the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation be the regional body that stabilises Afghanistan?

India to invite Imran Khan for Shanghai Council meet

News: Prime Minister of Pakistan will be invited to participate in the Heads of Government Council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) that will be hosted in India in 2020 Facts: About Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation It was founded in 2001 in Shanghai… Continue reading India to invite Imran Khan for Shanghai Council meet

Statue of Unity finds place in ‘8 Wonders of SCO’

News:The Statue of Unity has been included in the 8 wonders of Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO). Facts: About 8 Wonders of SCO:The Eight Wonders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO) project embraces eight unique archeological and historical monuments of the SCO member states.These eight sites are: Statue of Unity in India  Daming Palace in China  Navruz Palace… Continue reading Statue of Unity finds place in ‘8 Wonders of SCO’

India to Host Shanghai Summit’s Heads of Government Council Meet In 2020

News: India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Facts: About Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation It was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The Secretariat of SCO is based… Continue reading India to Host Shanghai Summit’s Heads of Government Council Meet In 2020

Union Home Minister addresses 10th Meeting of Heads of Departments of SCO Member States, dealing with the prevention and Elimination of Emergency Situations

News: The Union Minister for Home Affairs addressed the 10th Meeting of the Heads of Departments of SCO Member States, dealing with the prevention and elimination of emergency situations, in New Delhi. India is organizing an SCO Ministerial Meeting for the first time. Facts: About SCO The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental… Continue reading Union Home Minister addresses 10th Meeting of Heads of Departments of SCO Member States, dealing with the prevention and Elimination of Emergency Situations

Eurasian Economic Forum

News:The Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO) has organized the Eurasian Economic Union meeting. Facts: About the meeting: India had skipped the meeting as the event was organized to discuss and deliberate upon China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The meeting had also promoted the revival of the ancient Great Silk Road in Eurasia in a new, modern format.… Continue reading Eurasian Economic Forum

Conference on military medicine for SCO

News:The first conference of Military Medicine for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Member States will be held in New Delhi on 12-13th September, 2019. Facts: About the conference: The conference will be the first Military cooperation event hosted by Indian after India became a SCO Member State in 2017. The purpose of the conference is to… Continue reading Conference on military medicine for SCO

Rise of populist forces poses a challenge to judiciary: CJI Gogoi

Chief Justice of India(CJI) has said that the rise of populism presents a challenge to the independence of courts and asked the judiciary to stand up to the populist forces and protect constitutional ethos. These comments were made at the two-day conference in Sochi,Russia that has participation at the level of Chief Justice and Judges… Continue reading Rise of populist forces poses a challenge to judiciary: CJI Gogoi

PM Modi reaches India after attending SCO meet

Indian PM has concluded his two-day visit to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) summit in Bishkek,Kyrgyzstan. During his visit,Indian PM has held successful bilaterals with China, Russia, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan apart from addressing the SCO summit. He coined the acronym HEALTH during his address at the Summit, which is a template for strengthening cooperation amongst… Continue reading PM Modi reaches India after attending SCO meet