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India, officially the Republic of India ( ISO: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area; the most populous country as of June 2023; and from the time of its independence in 1947, the world's most populous democracy. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia. ( Full article...)

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21 September 2023 – Canada–India relations
Death of Hardeep Singh Nijjar
Amid a diplomatic crisis, India suspends the issuance of travel visas to Canadian citizens due to alleged security threats at its High Commission and consulates in Canada. (BBC News)
18 September 2023 – 2023 Canada–India diplomatic crisis
Canada expels a top Indian diplomat after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there are credible allegations linking the government of India to the assassination of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Sikh Khalistani activist and naturalised Canadian citizen shot to death outside a Sikh temple in Surrey, British Columbia, in June. (AP) (CNN)
13 September 2023 – Kashmir conflict
Four Indian troops and two rebels are killed in gunbattles in Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. (Al Jazeera)
2 September 2023 –
India launches Aditya-L1, its first solar observation mission, to observe the solar corona, photosphere and chromosphere, and to study solar winds and solar flares and their effect on Earth and near-space weather. (BBC News) (NOS)

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