Sunday, 26 June, 2022

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An aerial view shows a railway bridge over the Volga river and a port in the Russian city of Astrakhan | Photo | Andrey Borodulin | AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Iran begins 1st transfer of Russian goods to Indian port using new trade corridor

The transfer was being coordinated and managed by the state-run Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines Group and its offices in Russia and India; goods expected in 25 days.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.