Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: chile

20 years of ‘war on terror’ & rich nations ‘bathing in surplus vaccine doses’

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Pay for the product, not packaging — how a Chilean startup is innovating smart packaging

Santiago-based startup, Algramo, aims to drive the refill revolution & has worked with global consumer goods companies Unilever, Purin and Walmart.

Covid-19 pandemic: A lesson from Chile, Philippine President’s tears & a PM resigns

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Chile has ordered enough doses to fully vaccinate its population against Covid twice

Chile has become an unlikely winner in the Covid-19 vaccine race.

India, Chile look to ‘add momentum’ in cooperation, consider investment protection treaty

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar and Chile’s Allamand Zavala co-chaired a virtual meeting where bilateral cooperation was reviewed.

The world’s worst air isn’t in New Delhi or Beijing, but far, far away

Temuco in Chile had the worst air quality in the world at least 5 days in last eight weeks, according to data compiled by Bloomberg Green & OpenAQ.

Coronavirus is bad news for FDI in emerging markets. But there is a silver lining

Among all the issues that matter right now, FDI should not be forgotten. It has historically been a barometer of health of international companies, and their ability to bring about global growth.

New migrant pest found in Karnataka can cause losses to dozens of crops

The migrant insect can feed on most important crops in India like maize, rice, sugarcane, soybean, onion, potato and cotton, among others.

Global Pulse: Putin’s best Christmas gift ever, the Saudi Crown Prince deserves sanctions

Vladimir Putin made the smartest investment this year, for which he is now reaping the rewards.

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Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur

Quad has a sea of challenges. Navy can take cue from a Maratha admiral who sank English ships

Even though Kanhoji’s navy held its own against the English and Portuguese, its fleet never truly modernised. Indian Navy could learn from his tale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.