Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicAnurag Srivastav

Topic: Anurag Srivastav

India asks for early crew change on 2 ships in Chinese waters to relieve 39 stranded Indians

Citing coronavirus-related restrictions, Chinese authorities have not allowed the ships, MV Jag Anand and MV Anastasia, to either dock or go for a crew change in months.

India calls for urgent assistance to evacuate 39 sailors on board 2 ships in Chinese waters

MEA Anurag Srivastava said bulk cargo vessel MV Jag Anand and MV Anastasia have been on anchorage on Chinese shores since 13 June and 20 September, waiting to unload cargo.

Looking forward to welcoming UK PM Boris Johnson in India, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava was responding to reports that it may not be possible for Johnson, who has been invited as chief guest on Republic Day, to visit India next month.

On Camera

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Pedestrians walk over plastic bags scattered on the pavement along Geeta Colony Setu over the River Yamuna, in New Delhi

Delhi’s ‘lifeline’ Yamuna is drying up. Here’s how govt can combat water crisis

Rather than lurching from one water crisis to another, Jal Board should insure Delhi against water shortages with a policy-based approach. Here’s a model.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

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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