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Intellibrief –  India – PM Modi to attend G 7 in virtual mode due to COVID 19 factor, Armed Forces continue COVID support, impact on defence budget likely, Maoists impacted by COVID 19. Bangladesh FM hits back at Chinese Ambassador. Myanmar – Feral state 100 days after the coup. Afghanistan Taliban captures districts close to Kabul. Pak PM Kashmir central to India Pak talks. Sri Lanka increased restrictions COVID 19. Global – Escalation in Gaza


  • Taliban battered, faces heavy casualties across Afghanistan: MoD
  • Afghanistan to connect China via Wakhan road
  • Taliban captures a ‘district’ not far away from Kabul


  • Eid is here, joy is not
  • Chinese ambassador’s remarks on Quad alliance are ‘presumptuous’: Momen


  • Health Ministry and JICA sign project to prepare health care system for COVID response


  • President instructs AG to reinforce security of Speaker, Chief Justice


  • Karen Armed Group Leader Condemned for Backing Talks With Junta
  • 100 Days Since Myanmar’s Coup: Looming Economic Collapse, Poverty and Hunger


  • Deuba summons NC office-bearers’ meeting this afternoon


  • Shehbaz to file contempt petition against govt, FIA on 17th
  • No talks with India until it restores Kashmir’s special status: Imran Khan

Sri Lanka

  • Covid Technical Committee convenes emergency meeting, takes several decisions


  • Official Spokesperson’s response to media queries on the upcoming visit of the Prime Minister to attend the G-7 Summit in Cornwall, UK
  • Telephone Conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan
  • US looking at joint production of J&J vaccine in India
  • Indian Naval Ships Kochi & Tabar arrive at New Mangalore Port carrying Critical Medical Stores
  • Hanwha Defence lines up K21-105 light tank for India
  • Telecom secretary puts on hold 5G trial spectrum allotment to Saankhya Labs, IISc Bengaluru
  • Over 5k soldiers infected as 2nd wave hits armed forces

Virus spread in rural areas may hit recovery further

Ten states gear up to import vaccines; bottlenecks remain

Lashkar trio killed in J&K encounter

  • COVID19 SOPs violated in several areas of Srinagar
  • 10 naxalites killed so far as corona hits Naxal camp in Chhattisgarh

Note – Trends are as sourced from the media of respective countries and have not been edited, the content is the sole responsibility of the providers and not that of Security Risks Asia

Regional Strategic Trends & Intellibrief – 12 May
Posted by
S R Monitor
about 1 month ago
Updated about 1 month ago