Thursday, 19 May, 2022
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Topic: Afghans

China needs a stable Afghanistan. But why achieving that is easier said than done

If Beijing achieves even a modicum of success in keeping Afghanistan stable and helps Taliban manage economic problems, it will be a huge propaganda victory for China.

Homeland in crisis under Taliban, fewer Afghan vendors turn up for trade fair 2021

The India International Trade Fair, which draws traders from around the globe every year, was inaugurated Sunday and will go un till 27 November.

US Army is answering Congress on Afghanistan fiasco. But questions on Pakistan still missing

US Generals are spilling it against their military establishment on the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. And the testimonies are unedifying – everyone is blaming everyone else.

Afghanistan withdrawing from General Debate was its ‘own decision’, UN spokesperson says

Afghanistan's Permanent Representative at UN Ghulam Isaczai was listed to speak Monday on the final day of the UN General Debate but withdrew his participation over the weekend.

Instead of Taliban talks, India must stand up for Afghan resistance despite Panjshir fall

The real battle isn’t in Kabul or Panjshir, it is in the minds of the Afghan people. And India can have an edge there.

Off The Cuff with Saad Mohseni

Saad Mohseni, chairman and CEO of Afghanistan's largest media organisation Moby Group, is our guest at the latest edition of ThePrint 'Off The Cuff'....

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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