- What? India and Sri Lanka are in talks to offer the port of Trincomalee to India
- Why Trincomalee? It is one of the best deep sea ports in the world
- Neutrality: Trincomalee has been on the table for sometime as Sri Lanka wants to maintain a neutral stand and provide equal access to its ports to both China and India
Map the location of this port as also the south east Asia in Indian Ocean region & South China Sea as these are favourite areas of UPSC for mapping question apart from West Asia and Europe.