Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: China

Global Pulse: Czechs’ own Donald Trump, Weinstein and his silent enablers

Czechs are all set to elect a party headed by a billionaire who hates immigration.

Global Pulse: Xi is creating an alternative to the West, Trump’s hollowed-out bureaucracy 

Xi Jinping’s goal is not only to reform China, but create a global alternative to the West.

Global Pulse: A ‘great’ America should keep its word, UK all set to welcome PM Corbyn

The idea that U.S. pressure will compel Iran to make unilateral concessions and help US get a “better deal” is just “magical thinking”.

China-Pak Economic Corridor is not pothole-free

Pakistan’s Army is raising a new division to provide security to Chinese-funded projects and workers, and Mandarin classrooms are on the rise.

China’s mega fortress in Djibouti could be model for its bases in Pakistan

Though called a ‘logistics base’, the facility can accommodate a brigade and has unprecedented security arrangements

Swadeshi Jagran Manch film at Ramlilas to show India becoming a Chinese ‘colony’

RSS-affiliate SJM ties up with 50 Ramlila committees in Delhi to show the film, which criticises the Narendra Modi government’s economic policies.

Global Pulse: Trump is tired of leading the world, Theresa May is left alone on a sinking ship

Donald Trump is urging world leaders to become inward looking, and embracing and encouraging a post-American world.

High-speed production: Chinese navy built 83 ships in just eight years

Chinese experts produce designs which surpass the most modern ships of the US navy in size, volume, armament and quantity

Snooping dragon: China building another spy ship to keep tabs on adversaries

Chinese spy ships collect data on Japanese, Indian, Australian and US navies – six are in service, one is undergoing trials and one is...

Global Pulse: Diplomatic Trump gets deal to save DACA & your chocolate could be ‘dirty’

Also Myanmar says 40 percent Rohingya villages are now empty and Pakistan wants U.S. to be more worried about India.

On Camera


Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

India’s addiction to cooking oil imports seen lasting for at least 15 more years

India will likely produce about 10 million tonnes of edible oils in 2021-22, compared with local consumption of as much as 23 million tonnes.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.