Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicChina-Sri Lanka ties

Topic: China-Sri Lanka ties

‘Pyramid scheme’ to get govt jobs in Maharashtra & run, moviegoer, run!

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

Don’t just ‘keep a watch’ on China’s spy ship at Sri Lankan port. Emulate the enemy

China has made a larger point about the power shift in Indian Ocean region by docking the missile and satellite tracking ship Yuan Wang 5 at Hambantota Port.

Sri Lanka gives nod for docking of Chinese ‘tracking’ ship at Hambantota port on 16 August

New Delhi is concerned about the possibility of the ship’s tracking systems attempting to snoop on Indian installations while being on its way to the Sri Lankan port.

Sri Lanka confirms talks with China over deferring visit of ‘spy’ ship to Hambantota port

Sri Lankan foreign ministry said the Chinese vessel Yuan Wang 5 was scheduled to dock at Chinese-leased Hambantota port on 11 August for refuelling and leave on 17 August.

China silent on crisis in Sri Lanka, aims to ‘de-hyphenate’ from Rajapaksas, say experts

With political, economic clout in Sri Lanka, China helping the crisis-hit nation was expected. But lack of financial returns & public outrage for Rajapaksas ensured their absence.

Energy, infra, communication — India has big plans to help Sri Lanka & deepen relationship

Several proposals to strengthen the economic ties between India and Sri Lanka were discussed during a meeting of officials from various ministries chaired by the Deputy NSA earlier this month.

Sri Lanka walks a tightrope — Chinese ‘credit card’ on one side, Indian friendship on other

‘India is the only game in town’ said one expert alluding to India lending Sri Lanka a helping hand, Colombo's strained ties with Beijing and the prevailing economic crisis.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

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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.
Representative image | Reuters

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.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

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.