Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicAUKUS

Topic: AUKUS

NATO powers, Quad, Five Eyes, ASEAN—China’s rise is forcing nations to unionise

Pitch Black 2022, Australian Air Force’s biennial warfare exercise, stands out for an unusual display of enthusiasm by two EU powers, France and Germany.

China mocking India over AUKUS has got a fitting reply from US. Indo-Pacific is on

Quad is currently the only regional outfit to deal with challenges posed by China’s belligerence. The Indo-Pacific, therefore, needs to start working on various levels.

Quad 4th meet a triumph, but India’s problem is delay, slack, and unused secret weapon

Quad members also need to put the money where their mouth is, and introspect why India couldn't get nuclear submarine technology which went to Australia.

This will be India’s century, says Australian envoy O’Farrell, talks of more military exercises

In exclusive interview, Australian High Commissioner Barry O’Farrell says Canberra is hopeful of interim trade pact by 2021 end, understands agriculture is a 'politically sensitive' subject.

Security in Indo-Pacific is not a simple affair. AUKUS, China missile, and Taiwan prove that

Indo-Pacific security is a dangerous affair. The single-most significant strategic development in the past two decades has been China's ‘area access denial’.

No interest in returning to days of a hyphenated India & Pakistan, US Deputy Secy of State says

On second day of visit to India, Wendy Sherman also talked about AUKUS, Quad, and India-US defence partnership, and said AUKUS is going to be a 'game changer'.

Quad and AUKUS goals are clear as black and white. Only one can cut back China’s power

The US has said quite clearly that Quad and AUKUS have nothing to do with each other. That should quieten those who have been calling the Quad an ‘Asian NATO’

Army, navy and air force to have uniform retirement age, more years of service

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Modi meets Australian PM Morrison, discusses Indo-Pacific, other bilateral & global issues

The meeting between Modi & Morrison came a week after they reviewed the progress in India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including the recent 'two-plus-two' dialogue.

If Quad doesn’t start biting soon, India must look at newer partners that would

Nothing should deter the Modi govt from seriously pursuing India-France-Japan trilateral as a security framework in the Indo-Pacific. It will only strengthen the AUKUS.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.