Thursday, 18 August, 2022
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How Hashemite Kingdom emerged from Ottoman, British rule to modern-day Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom has long been considered a stable power in West Asia but the alleged attempted coup by the country’s former crown prince has rocked the region.

Has India become China’s colony? Seems like, going by what we import and what we export

Figures between 2014-15 and 2019-20 show that export of low-value raw materials & import of high-value manufactured goods characterised India's trade with China.

Should museums be woke? Europe’s war against ‘negativity’

Students, curators and museums in Europe and the US are digging up their own history. But national pride is coming in the way of justice.

Britain had become paranoid of India-US friendship. Nehru’s letter to Roosevelt didn’t help

In ‘A Matter Of Trust’, Meenakshi Ahamed writes that Nehru had reached out to US President Roosevelt for American help in the lead up to World War-II

Boris Johnson delivers a Brexit — and a personal victory

The UK and the EU had very different priorities. But the fact that they both are declaring victory at the end of contentious negotiations is remarkable diplomatic accomplishment.

UK’s Covid virus deadlock is indicative of a bigger challenge several countries will face

The standoff with Greater Manchester could well be the proliferation of travel restrictions within and between regions in UK that ultimately lead to a tardy national lockdown.

Modi’s India going the way of Erdogan’s Turkey instead of UK, France, says Fareed Zakaria

At ThePrint's 'Off The Cuff', CNN anchor Fareed Zakaria spoke about the rise of illiberal democracy in India and its possible ramifications for a diverse country.

By destroying statues and equating Black lives with Indian Muslims, Leftists scoring self-goal

Whether in Britain or India, Leftists are caught in their own bubble. Their attempts to bring down statues or manipulate history will not help anti-racism movement.

Rishi Sunak holds the fate of millions of UK jobs, set to take decision next week

The furlough program proposed by Sunak could cost as much as 84 billion pounds ($102 billion), which could trigger a wave of mass unemployment, if ended soon.

Britain meddling in Kashmir issue has a lot to do with how Pakistani origin people vote

Britain’s Leader of Opposition Jeremy Corbyn said the situation in Kashmir was ‘deeply disturbing’, and called for India to ensure ‘UN resolutions were implemented.’

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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