Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicG-7 Summit

Topic: G-7 Summit

Trump is gone but some tension remains between US and its allies, G-7 summit shows

The spin and bonafide attempts to reconnect belied the real differences among leaders who had either never met, or had not seen each other for a while or were new on the scene.

G-7 nations set to pledge 1 billion Covid vaccine doses for world, UK PM Johnson says

Boris Johnson's announcement came hours after Biden committed to donating 500 mn doses and previewed a coordinated effort by advanced nations to make vaccines widely available.

End of pandemic by Dec 2022? That’s the G-7 plan with 1 billion extra Covid shots

Ahead of the G-7 summit in the UK, a document that outlines a plan to end the pandemic is being put together. The document will form the basis of final-stage talks at the summit.

Some hope for travel as G-7 will discuss how vaccine certificates can be recognised globally

The creation of a global framework would ease the revival of global travel as more people get the Covid shot & would be especially welcomed by the airline and tourism industries.

Jaishankar concludes UK visit with message of convergence after 2030 Roadmap agreement

Addressing a virtual event titled 'India and the United Kingdom in a Post-COVID World', External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar reviewed the redefined contours of UK-India relations.

Jaishankar self-isolates after possible Covid exposure, to virtually attend G-7 meet in London

Possibility of Covid spreading among other officials attending the G-7 Summit has potential to shut down the high-profile event that marks the summit debut of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Western press critical of Modi, so why is G-7 inviting him to UK summit?

Despite Modi’s hubris in declaring victory on the virus, the world recognises that the prime minister remains the tallest leader on the national landscape.

Jaishankar to visit London for G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting from 3-6 May

During the visit, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will also hold talks with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Covid.

G-7 insecure as Boris Johnson floats D-10 with India, S. Korea, Australia to counter China

The British Prime Minister wants to champion global action and democratic values, and project the UK as a force for good after leaving the European Union.

Japan seeking to keep South Korea out of G-7, Kyodo says

According to Kyodo News, Japan wants to maintain its status as the only Asian country in the Group of Seven summit.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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