Friday, March 24, 2023


Doklam issue was handled with diplomatic maturity, says Sushma Swaraj

Modi-Xi's Wuhan summit was aimed at creating a conducive environment between India and China, she says.

US announces major Indo-Pacific engagement but Chinese loans are quicker

Two key announcements suggest a way forward in US ties with the region but they are a long way off Chinese initiatives.

Looking for partnership not dominance in Indo-Pacific region: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US secretary of state Pompeo says not looking for dominance, denies initiatives are aimed at countering China.

Why Germany is the favourite country for Indian asylum seekers

Of 8,363 Indians living abroad illegally, 8,000 have sought asylum in Germany because its lenient refugee laws make it an attractive destination.

Modi and Xi meet at BRICS summit, agree to maintain momentum in India-China ties

President Jinping said that the two emerging economies will start their regional cooperation afresh.

US says will look for opportunities to work with Pakistan’s new govt

Washington, however, expresses concern over 'outsized role' the Pakistan military played in the election.

If India takes one step, Pakistan will take two: Imran Khan

Khan says Kashmir is the 'core' issue between India and Pakistan and should be resolved through talks.

As China deadline kicks in, US airlines strip Taiwan of nation label, list cities instead

Beijing has waged a campaign to force global businesses to conform to its worldview if they want to stay in its good graces.

India & Africa to strengthen cooperation to combat terror: PM Modi

He also says the partnership currently includes establishment of 180 Lines of Credit amounting to $11 billion in over 40 African countries.

Days after his ‘consequences’ tweet, Trump says US ready to make real deal on Iran nukes

Terming previous Obama deal as 'one-sided', Trump says he's ready for Iran to come back to negotiation table. 

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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of France Emmanuel Macron | ANI Photo

India-France space alliance key to Delhi’s ambitions. But it must deepen...

The IAF's revised doctrine aims to transition India from an air power to an aerospace power. But can India do it by itself in time and cost-effectively?
The logos of Boeing and Airbus | Representational image | Reuters

‘Time has come’ for Airbus, Boeing to set up jet assembly...

The civil aviation minister said conditions were ripe for a 'leap of faith' by both jet makers as India's fast-growing aeronautical industry reaches an 'inflection point'.


Indian Army and Air force jawans part of Vayu Prahar exercise | Photo: Twitter/@PBNS_India

With joint ‘Vayu Prahar’ exercise in eastern sector, Army & Air...

Conducted in '2nd week of March', the joint exercise included air-land operations in a nominated advance landing ground & 'contingency tasks' in challenging high-altitude terrain.
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.