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On May 16 this year, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman electrified the Space community with the bold announcement on boosting private participation in Space activities. Here is what the minister said: Indian private sector will be a co-traveler in the country’s Space sector journey.

ISRO’S THRUST AREAS Since its establishment in 1969, ISRO has been guided by a set of mission and vision statements covering both the societal objectives and the thrust areas. The first area was of satellite communication, with INSAT and GSAT as the backbones, to address the national needs for telecommunication, broadcasting and broadband infrastructure.

The term Indo Pacific, as a new geopolitical construct and as a term used to denote an economic and strategic community continues to gain ground in academic and policy circle. In June 2018 at the Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore, when PM Narendra Modi outlined the Indian version of the definition of Indo Pacific as a

India’s Role in Maldives after 23rd September Maldives, the nation: The Maldives is an Islamic republic which lies off the Indian sub-continent. It is made up of a chain of nearly 1,200 islands, most of them uninhabited. None of the coral islands measures more than 1.8 metres (six feet) above sea level, making the country vulnerable to a

GLOBAL SHIPPING TRENDS & PROBLEMS In October 2019, the Global Maritime Forum published its annual monitor in which it noted that the global maritime industry—which transports 90 percent of global trade—is ill-prepared for the challenges it faces in the short to medium term.