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Fulfilling the potential of the Bay of Bengal community

April 09, 2022 9:17 am

Sachin Chaturvedi writes: BIMSTEC summit has created mechanisms that can help the organisation fulfil its potential. It must step up to challenges of post-pandemic world

Questions over stability of world order: PM Modi at BIMSTEC summit

March 31, 2022 2:15 am

At the fifth summit of the grouping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledges $1 million to augment the Bimstec secretariat' budget and says it is important to move forward on the free trade agreement proposal.

Pune: Three day BIMSTEC military exercise concludes

December 23, 2021 7:43 am

On the final day, a tabletop exercise was conducted to brainstorm various aspects related to challenges faced in conduct of HADR operations amid a pandemic, and envisaged contingencies and mitigation measures.

Disaster management SOPs of the past not effective in pandemic, need changes: Army Chief

December 20, 2021 10:53 pm

🔴 The structure of PANEX-21 as a multi-agency exercise includes representation of experts from the Armed Forces, National Disaster Relief Force and other stakeholders.

Army chief calls for global cooperation to handle pandemic-like situation

December 20, 2021 1:53 pm

General Naravane said the outspread of the Covid-19 pandemic across the world has taught everyone many lessons in terms of preventive control, mitigation strategy and protocols.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Pune to attend BIMSTEC event

December 19, 2021 3:34 pm

The exercise will be held at the College of Military Engineering, Pune and see participation from defence forces of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Pune to host multi-agency exercise for BIMSTEC nations from December 20 to 22

December 08, 2021 6:51 am

The exercise will witness participation from subject matter experts and delegates from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

At BIMSTEC, Jaishankar calls for integration

April 02, 2021 4:09 am

“Robust connectivity is an essential pre-requisite for economic integration of the region with smooth cross-border movement of people and goods” said Jaishankar at the 17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meetings.

Modi’s visit to Male, Colombo can affirm the salience of the Indian Ocean island states

June 07, 2019 7:22 am

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to the southern seas, Delhi must come to terms with a number of realities.

In PM meetings with BIMSTEC leaders, focus on strengthening ties

June 01, 2019 12:31 am

A day after taking charge as prime minister for a second term, Modi also held extensive talks with Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and PM of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth.


BIMSTEC nations put on a show of force in joint military exercise in Pune

September 15, 2018 7:24 am

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a multilateral grouping of seven countries comprising India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

BIMSTEC joint military exercise begins in Pune

September 11, 2018 6:49 am

Contingents from Armies of five of seven BIMSTEC countries began the weeklong military exercise at the Foreign Training Node at Aundh in Pune on Monday.