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Intellibrief –  India – Extensive measures to mitigate impact of Cyclone Yaas on the East Coast, Facebook, What’s App, Twitter under pressure, India assists Sri Lanka with management of fire on container ship. Australia to close  Afghan mission in Kabul. Myanmar Suu Kyi moved to isolation. Maldives President admits poor management of COVID 19. Nepal Opposition knocks at Supreme Court against PM Oli move. Bangladesh prepares for Cyclone Yaas. Global U.S. Secretary of State calls for support to Gaza sustain, cease fire.


  • Pakistan denies ‘construction of US base’ on its soil
  • Australia to close embassy in Kabul


  • 1.5cr Doses of Sinopharm Vaccines: Delivery starts in June


  • Solidarity and science only will get us out of this pandemic: Sowai Lyonpo


  • President Solih admits April easements were a mistake in managing COVID-19


  • Hundreds of Kachin State Villagers Flee Myanmar Junta Artillery Strikes
  • Detained Myanmar Leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Moved, Kept in Isolation


  • SC to hear opposition’s writ petition against House dissolution on Friday
  • China Foundation For Poverty Alleviation starts Emergency Community Oxygen Station program in Nepal
  • Nepal accuses Oli of splitting UML at the behest of forces hatching conspiracies


  • ‘Genocide, ethnic cleansing’: Senate passes resolution condemning Israeli ‘war crimes’ in Palestine
  • Army huddle takes ‘serious note’ of cross-border firing incidents, asks Afghanistan to regulate border

Sri Lanka

  • India sends ships, aircraft to assist Sri Lanka Navy to douse fire onboard MV X-PRESS PEARL
  • U.S. donates Rs. 13 million worth PCR test kits to Sri Lanka


  • Cabinet approves Opening of a new Consulate General of India in Addu City, Maldives
  • In meeting with UN chief, Jaishankar discusses the ‘Covid challenge’
  • Indian Army rapidly develops infra for troops at LAC in Ladakh, north east India
  • India crosses a major landmark with more than 20 Cr Cumulative Vaccine Doses administered so far
  • At 1.96 Lakh Cases, Daily New Cases falls below 2 Lakh mark after 40 Days
  • Yaas intensifies, batters east coast ahead of landfall today
  • Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter may not be able to operate in India from May 26
  • New security camps limit Naxal movement 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 – 26 May
Posted by
S R Monitor
about 23 days ago
Updated about 23 days ago