Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: AUKUS

AUKUS not about one country, aimed at advancing strategic interests of all 3 nations, US says

New trilateral partnership between Australia, US and UK was unveiled Wednesday. US drew criticism from China and ally France, with the latter describing the move as a 'stab in the back'.

Australia kept India informed on AUKUS & assured strategic support, says high commissioner

Australian envoy to India Barry O’Farrell says his country’s cutting-edge naval capabilities will help give teeth to strategic ambitions of its partners in the region.

Why India could gain ‘major leverage’ as Australia, UK, US join hands to take on China

AUKUS is a new trilateral security partnership. UK & US will help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, pushing it to directly counter China.

US, Britain & Australia announce new trilateral Indo-Pacific alliance ‘AUKUS’

Under the first initiative of AUKUS, Australia will build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines with US & UK's help as China's influence grows over the strategically vital region.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

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.