Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
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Topic: consulate

Decision to shut Chinese consulate in Houston could lead to smaller US footprint in China

China’s vow to retaliate against the move likely means one of the US diplomatic compounds may close. The US has close to 700-1,000 diplomats and 6 consulates in China.

China vows retaliation after US shuts down its Houston consulate

China strongly condemned the move, which it said will 'sabotage China-US relations' and urged the immediate withdrawal of the 'erroneous decision'.

On Camera

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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