Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: G-20

India ready to produce 5 billion Covid vaccines by end of 2022: PM Modi at G20

Modi also highlighted India's medical supply to over 150 countries and contribution in maintaining the global supply chain during the pandemic.

Modi’s green growth focus isn’t just about the climate, it’s also about the economy

There’s no growth story left in India’s economy that can enthuse both voters and investors. That’s what Modi hopes to recover with his new narrative about green growth.

Australia wants G-20 scrutiny of wildlife wet markets as they’re a risk to human health

G-20 nations have responsibility to use global experts & international organisations to protect humans and farming, Australia says.

‘Jai Shri Ram’ in Japan and Amit Shah ‘stops buck with Nehru’

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

In Osaka, a mature Modi has emerged – one who didn’t make the mistake of hugging Trump

Modi assumed the quiet dignity of his office, which represents 1.3 billion people, and let Trump ramble on and on.

Top EU adviser blames US for escalating tensions between Iran and the West

Donald Trump officially launches 2020 re-election campaign and upcoming Xi-Trump G20 meet makes stock markets rally.

Rahul Gandhi meets G-20 diplomats, says Congress can take hard stance on national security

Congress president Rahul Gandhi hosts G-20 envoys for lunch, discusses range of issues from terror to elections to his minimum income guarantee promise.

Trump may cancel G-20 talks with Putin and Mexico gives top honour to Jared Kushner

Chinese scientist who claimed 'gene-edited babies' defends his work and new study shows illegal immigrant population has dropped in US.

Modi realises he still needs Putin as the world order is turning upside down

The Prime Minister's decision to make a standalone visit to Russia at this stage is a reflection of the country’s importance in the bilateral, regional and global context.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.