Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
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Topic: China

How Netflix got caught in the South China Sea dispute

Last year, Netflix had to remove two episodes from Australian spy drama series ‘Pine Gap’ following complaints from the Philippines and Vietnam.

In 2022, India-China glass is both half-full and half-empty. Russia can be tipping factor

A US-Russia face-off is on the cards again over Ukraine. It explains Putin’s visits, calls, and upcoming India summit.

China at the border, hate inside, national security weaponised – India needs a reset

Indian’s external and domestic dynamics don’t look good. It needs another Mahatma.

World has moved on from US, EU’s drug monopoly. India and China are changing IP regulations

Even without an IP waiver from the WTO, China and India are leading the challenge to the West’s vaccine monopoly.

Chinese citizens gushed over Galwan valley on Weibo, Indian Army-PLA sweet exchange on Baidu

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Pakistan is sinking into its own jihadi strategy – 2022 will be no different

Truth is, you can’t change your neighbours. But if Delhi reaches out its hand to help, Pakistan has to decide to take it.

China building bridge over Pangong Tso on its territory to counter possible Indian Army ops

The bridge, which is under construction, will cut down a 180 km loop from China’s Khurnak to the southern banks of Pangong Tso through Rudok.

China doesn’t care about US’s Olympics boycott. It has Putin onboard ‘with joy’—it’s enough

UK, US, and Australia boycotted Winter Olympics. But can China win back global opinion? Does it even want to?

Indian forces reorganised, realigned along LAC amid augmentation of Chinese troops: Govt

Stating that Indian troops deal with the Chinese side in a firm manner, defence ministry said force levels in areas where disengagement hasn't yet taken place have been adequately enhanced.

China says Arunachal Pradesh part of it ‘since ancient times’

China on Friday defended the renaming of 15 more places in India's Arunachal Pradesh, claiming that the southern part of Tibet has always been its territory.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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