Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicEuropean Union

Topic: European Union

Here’s what the world is doing to tackle fake news. India can learn

A guide for existing attempts to legislate against what can broadly be referred to as online misinformation.

US-China trade war may flood India with steel imports, firms brace for impact

Amidst the US-China trade war, India seems to be an attractive destination for steel makers, as it's the world’s fastest-growing major economy. 

Iran wants ‘US on its knees’, and China’s ‘sharp eyes’ hit villages

Valuables worth $273 million seized from former Malaysian PM, and an end to the civil war in the world's newest country.

India needs a robust policy on data protection, not empty promises

An Indian armed with a cellphone leaves an enormous digital print. Concerns regarding data privacy and mining of personal information are legitimate.

India plans to ignore Trump’s Iran sanctions but will comply with UN sanctions

Indian refiners had slashed purchases of Iranian crude to about half their previous levels when the UN, EU and US imposed a broad array of economic sanctions against Tehran.

India’s going to beat the EU at renewable energy production by 2022

Renewable energy production surged in 2016, with around two-thirds – or 165 gigawatts – of net new capacity coming from clean sources.

Global Pulse: China and Russia are planning a “Polar Silk Road”

The melting of the Arctic presents a new opportunity for China and Russia to trade directly with Europe through the north & open up a new economic frontier.

Global Pulse: Time has run out for Mugabe and Merkel

News from around the world - Robert Mugabe has officially resigned in Zimbabwe, bringing an end to his dictatorial regime and ostensibly opening up the doors to democracy.

Global Pulse: China’s 21st Century Mao; Russia’s 21st Century Stalin

When a leader amasses unbridled power, the question arises: does it make the leader more powerful or more vulnerable.

Global Pulse: China’s a step closer to one-man rule; the faults in the European project

China just edged a step closer to one-man rule after Xi Jinping did not include a clear successor while unveiling the new line-up to the Communist Party’s Politburo Standing Committee.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

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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