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The Taiwanese Presidential elections could shape Asia’s future
International Affairs Jan 11, 2024

The Taiwanese Presidential elections could shape Asia’s future

The world will be closely watching the Taiwan election as it will play a crucial role in shaping the power dynamics in Asia ...

Sino-Indian Border Infrastructure in the Indian Defense Ministry’s Year End Review
Neighbourhood | Defence and Security Jan 11, 2024

Sino-Indian Border Infrastructure in the Indian Defense Ministry’s Year End Review

Given the state of bilateral relations between India and China, New Delhi is doubling down on its efforts regarding strategic border infrastructure. ...

India’s Russia Defense Gambit
International Affairs | Defence and Security Jan 11, 2024

India’s Russia Defense Gambit

The uncertainty and possible further disruptions in the defense supply chain out of Russia could accelerate India’s diversification and indigenization efforts. ...

Drivers of green energy adoption by discoms
Energy Jan 09, 2024

Drivers of green energy adoption by discoms

The key drivers of RE adoption by discoms are resource endowment and government policy push. In other words “nature” and “nurture” are key to RE adoption by discoms. ...

Pakistan: The street vs the state
Neighbourhood Jan 09, 2024

Pakistan: The street vs the state

Serious questions are being raised about the integrity and fairness of the upcoming elections as many believe that the results have already been decided by the Army ...

Japan’s new security assistance to the Indo-Pacific region
International Affairs | Maritime Security Jan 08, 2024

Japan’s new security assistance to the Indo-Pacific region

Japan’s commitment to a Free and Open Indo-Pacific and its assessment of the changing global strategic environment have driven Tokyo to a new path-breaking strategy ...

Why TikTok was banned in Nepal?
Neighbourhood | Internal Security | Cyber and Technology Jan 08, 2024

Why TikTok was banned in Nepal?

Nepal chose to ban TikTok, as done by other countries, citing security reasons. However, many criticise this move stating that it is politically motivated. ...

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border
Neighbourhood Jan 08, 2024

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border

Initiated in 1970, the FMR experienced a resurgence in 2016, finding a place within the broader Act East Policy of New Delhi. ...

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Sanjay Pattanshetty

Sanjay Pattanshetty

Dr. Sanjay M Pattanshetty is Head of theDepartment of Global Health Governance Prasanna School of Public Health Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Manipal Karnataka India. Additionally he has an affiliation with theDepartment of International Health Care and Public Health ...

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Kiran Bhatt

Kiran Bhatt is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Diplomacy, Department of Global Health Governance, Prasanna School of Public Health, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. He has an MA degree in Geopolitics and International Relations from MAHE. His ...

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