Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih personally invites PM Modi for swearing-in ceremony

Modi too extended an invitation to the president-elect to visit India, which Solih accepted.

India can’t get around sanctions on Iran like the EU, China or Russia

India has a big trade surplus with Iran and just can’t switch to a new currency to continue buying oil after US sanctions kick in.

India & Pakistan have potential to do bilateral trade worth $37 billion: World Bank

Pakistan allows only 138 items to be imported from India over the Attari-Wagah route and cargo trucks cannot move beyond their border zones.

Tiny Maldives boots out pro-China president in election surprise

The US and India have congratulated opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his triumph.

Lahore HC summons Nawaz Sharif for claiming those involved in 26/11 Mumbai attacks belonged to Pakistan

A petitioner has claimed that Sharif's comments could be used against Pakistan by its enemies. 

Pakistan wanted to offer India easy access to top Sikh shrine at New York talks

Pakistan’s information minister Fawad Chaudhry tells ThePrint arrangements had been made to offer simple access to Sikh shrine in Kartarpur Sahib.

India’s response to peace call arrogant, negative and disappointing, says PM Imran Khan

His statement comes a day after the Modi government called off the India-Pakistan ministerial-level meeting in New York. 

Terrific news, says US after foreign ministers of India & Pakistan agree to meet on Imran’s outreach

The meeting between both the countries will be the first such engagement since Pathankot terror attack in 2016.

Xi Jinping could be a bigger risk to China than Donald Trump

The more powerful Xi becomes, the more difficult it is for him to blame policy mistakes on others, especially when it comes to the US trade war.

Let’s restart bilateral talks, says Pakistan’s Imran Khan in letter to PM Narendra Modi

Khan proposed a meeting between foreign ministers of both the countries on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in September.

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Representational image | Indian Army | ANI

Why Theatre Commands must be accompanied by a Uniform Military Code

The differences on justice delivery among the individual Services exist mostly as a legacy of the British Acts from which the existing laws were derived.
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Spying, cocaine, money-laundering, historic losses: The sordid tale of the fall...

Switzerland’s 2nd largest bank has been merged with country’s largest bank & its rival UBS for a lot lower than its market value. Regulators say this was the best way forward.


File photo of Indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv| photo: ANI

Yet another ALH accident calls for independent & comprehensive review of...

Over the last two decades 18 to 22 incidents involving the ALH Dhruv have been reported. Experts say the malaise in the ALH fleet could be related to design & engineering issues.  
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

You’ve heard of jobless growth. But Tata, Birla, Ambani, Adani, have...

Modi govt's thrust on manufacturing is much-needed but it is pushing Indian manufacturing in the direction of outsourcing, same as our services industry.