Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicChina debt

Topic: China debt

Pakistan can’t catch a break. IMF won’t give loans to ‘clear debt’. China won’t start CPEC

Pakistan and IMF are engaged in tough talks in Doha over the $3 billion loan programme. It's just that IMF can see through Debt-ridden Pakistan's designs.

The role China played in pushing Sri Lanka into a debt trap & what India can do to help

Indian diplomacy needs to be more proactive when it comes to Sri Lanka. China could leverage its position in the current economic crisis.

Sri Lanka slipped by pursuing Chinese prosperity dream. It’s in India’s interest to help it

The Rajapaksa government should have shelved some of the China-funded infrastructure projects, which were high on debt servicing and low on revenue earnings.

India-led Quad can rescue Sri Lanka from its ‘Made in China’ crisis. But timing is key

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi is touring Sri Lanka that faces an economic crisis and Maldives badly in Beijing's debt. But there’s enough wiggle space for India.

Evergrande crisis could spell the end of China’s ‘miracle’ growth

A modified script may now need to be written on China, which has emerged as world’s second-largest economy, and a challenger to the United States in economic and strategic clout.

Djibouti story resembles Hambantota, has the same Chinese script

Some Djiboutian elites believe their country has the potential to become the ‘Singapore of Africa’ with the help of Chinese investments.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.