Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Malabar

SubscriberWrites: 100 years since the battle of Pookottur, here’s how it has been shrouded in mystery

Battle of Pookkottur was at the heart of the Malabar rebellion in 1921, and the Mopla Act of 1854 was a catalyst to this historically significant resistance against the British.

India, US, Australia and Japan conclude second phase of Malabar exercise in Arabian Sea

The major highlight of the four-day second-phase exercise was participation of Indian Navy's Vikramaditya carrier battle group and the Nimitz strike group of the US Navy.

US plans new fleet for Indo-Pacific region as it focuses on ties with India, countering China

US Navy intends to resurrect its First Fleet, disbanded in 1973, to cover the Indo-Pacific region and could be based near Singapore.

Phase 2 of Malabar exercise begins in northern Arabian Sea

The major highlight of the four-day exercise is participation of Indian Navy's Vikramaditya carrier battle group and the Nimitz strike group of the US Navy.

Quad countries come together for complex second phase of Malabar naval exercise

US Navy’s Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, India’s Vikramaditya Carrier Battle Group will join Japanese Navy and Australian Navy for the exercise that will go on until 20 November.

Malabar naval exercise begins as India, Australia, Japan, US kick-off Phase 1 off Vizag coast

The Malabar naval exercise, which began in 1992 as an India-US one, sees the participation of Australia for the first time in 13 years.

China hopes Quad nations’ Malabar naval drills will be conducive to peace

The first phase of Malabar exercises involving navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia begins Tuesday and will end on 6 November.

‘Invaluable’ addition — US Senators welcome inclusion of Australia in Malabar naval exercise

Malabar naval exercise was started in 1992 between Indian Navy and US Navy. Japan joined in 2015. Talks had been on for over a decade to include Australia.

India to ignore Chinese objections, invite Australia for Malabar naval exercise

New Delhi is expected to clear the way next week for formal invitation to Australia following final govt clearance & consultations with US and Japan.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.