Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicIndo-US ties

Topic: Indo-US ties

India, US will work together to advance clean energy goals, says climate envoy John Kerry

Speaking at launch of Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD), Kerry says both nations will collaborate on achieving green energy goals and promoting bilateral trade.

Trump visiting India when Chinese economy is down. Modi govt must seize trade opportunities

In his post-impeachment avatar, Trump has grown more powerful. Can New Delhi make the US president commit much more than mere photo shoots and optics?

India is said to overhaul export programme to allay US concerns

Apart from complaining to the WTO that India's export subsidies were hurting US companies, the latter has also put India on its currency manipulators watch-list.

General Dunford says military leaders need to be apolitical & intellectually empowered

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, engaged with the academia recenlty, and addressed topics like North Korea, cyber security & space.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image for weight loss | Andres Ayrton | Pexels

Can you lose weight by not eating after 8 pm? What the diet industry doesn’t tell you

The list of myths goes on—don't eat fruits before bed, eat small meals to increase metabolism. But does science support these claims?

Gold imports by India fasten to decade-high as jewellery sales double

Weddings and celebrations picked up in full swing in the December quarter, more than doubling full-year imports to about 925 tonnes, the highest since 2011.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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