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Quad meeting with out China a new beginning in Indo Pacific arena

Tuesday’s meeting was the first face-to-face interaction between the foreign ministers of the four Indo-Pacific countries – the US, India, Japan and Australia – since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in China’s Wuhan in December last.   The foreign ministers had taken the first step to revive the security dialogue and upgrade it to a Read More…

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From Saints , girlfriends to wives the path Cyclones travelled

The practice of naming cyclones dates back several centuries when cyclones were usually named after Roman Catholic saints.   The Padre-Ruiz Hurricane of 1834 for instance, was named after a deceased Catholic saint in the Dominican Republic.   The San Felipe Hurricane of 1876 is another example of a cyclone named after a Catholic priest. Read More…