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Detailed News Articles: 29 April 2019

1. Corridor linking India, Myanmar no longer under BRI framework Details: Citing “sovereignty” concerns, India, for the second time, has not officially participated in the BRF, as CPEC—a flagship of the BRI—passes through Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). India’s decision to skip the BRF may have led to the exclusion of the Bangladesh- China- India- Myanmar (BCIM)… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 29 April 2019

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This Day in History – April 29 – Chemical Weapons Convention

What happened? The Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force on 29 April 1997. Background The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is a multilateral treaty banning chemical weapons and requiring their destruction within the stipulated time. Negotiations for the CWC began in 1980 at the UN Conference on Disarmament. The convention was drafted on 3 September 1992… Continue reading This Day in History – April 29 – Chemical Weapons Convention

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News Articles – April 29, 2018

International Relations: Modi, Xi detail measures to resolve border issue(The Hindu) India and China have decided to reboot efforts to resolve their border row so that they can focus on Asia’s rise in a post-western world. Economy: Draft mission to kick-start renewable energy storage(The Hindu) The draft National Energy Storage Mission expects to kick-start grid-connected… Continue reading News Articles – April 29, 2018