Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicAngela Merkel

Topic: Angela Merkel

India & China affecting world economy much more today, says Angela Merkel

The impact of India and China on world economy needs to be taken into account for a relook at global trade and financial systems, she said.

How do we really feel about women leaders?

The right to leadership is a key factor in the journey to true equality between women and men.

Modi to Trump, how long will world leaders be in power? A reality check

With 17 world leaders under the microscope, we’ve analyzed public opinion, economic performance and the idiosyncrasies of domestic politics to gauge how long each one might be able to stay in power.

Angela Merkel to exit politics, and Tamils at risk again in Sri Lanka

Donald Trump to deploy armed soldiers to stop Central American refugees, and China allows tiger bone and rhinoceros horns in medicines.  

New evidence in Jamal Khashoggi case, and Ivanka Trump’s tweet gone wrong

The New York Times reports a massive online troll campaign Khashoggi faced before he was killed; and Afghanistan's hopeful commitment to rebuild itself.

Underemployment is the new unemployment

During economic expansion, the focus should be on improving the quality of employment, not just reducing the number unemployed people.

Soul queen Aretha Franklin passes away at 76, US says press not ‘enemy of the people’

A reunion for families separated by the Korean war 68 years ago, and why Indonesia is hiding a river. 

Rahul Gandhi to meet German chancellor Angela Merkel in August during 4-day Europe tour

Congress president will also spend two days in the UK as part of party’s efforts to reach out to NRIs.

Chinese govt doesn’t want its media to criticise Trump & NATO summit gets off to a rocky start

The US has failed to meet its deadline to reunite separated families and its a tussle of political ideologies in India The media has finally been...

When Trump meets Putin, and the rising stash in Swiss banks

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint. The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or...

On Camera

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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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