Jamia Millia Islamia and South Asian University become academic partners, sign MoU

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and South Asian University (SAU) today signed an MoU for a long term academic collaboration and partnership between the two institutions. The MoU was signed by Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, JMI and Dr. Kavita A. Sharma, President, SAU on behalf of their respective universities. This MoU will enable the partnering institutions …

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PORTRAITS OF RESISTANCE – AN EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY SRI LANKAN ART OPENED IN INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE

New Delhi: A group art exhibition of Sri Lankan contemporary art titled Portraits of Resistance was inaugurated at the Main Art Gallery in India International Centre, New Delhi. Presented by the Department of Sociology, South Asian University, the exhibition is organised in collaboration with India International Centre, Society and Culture in South Asia, India-Sri Lanka …

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#Antrix-Devas: A BIT of Protectionism

India’s approach to biltateral investment treaties is very difficult to reconcile with the current government’s efforts to woo foreign investment either as part of ‘Make in India’ or ‘Digital India’ BY PRABHASH RANJAN Recently, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), in a dispute between Devas multimedia’s Mauritian investors and India, concluded that India violated the …

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SAU GRADUATES CONFERRED DEGRESS BY KAMAL THAPA, NEPAL’S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER

New Delhi: South Asian University conducted its maiden convocation at Vigyan Bhawan here. The occasion was presided over by Mr. Kamal Thapa, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Nepal while General VK Singh, the Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India was the Chief Guest. A total of 652 students were …

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A proposal by the Centre to enter into investment agreements with States as an optional arrangement may further sour fragile Centre-State relations

Prabhash Ranjan & Jay Manoj Sanklecha In a rather curious Budget proposal which has gone unnoticed, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley mooted the idea of a Centre-State investment agreement to be signed between the Centre and various State governments to ensure effective implementation of BITs or bilateral investment treaties. BITs protect investments made by an …

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