Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: Mexico

Gabriel García Márquez named secret Mexican daughter after Indira Gandhi, UK report claims

The report came after the Colombian-born Nobel laureate’s extramarital affair with Mexican writer Susana Cato was revealed.

Indian-origin travel blogger who went to Mexico for birthday killed in drug-gang shootout

California-based engineer Anjali Ryot was originally from Himachal Pradesh's Solan. Authorities said the shootout at a Mexican restaurant was between rival gangs.

Greater economic cooperation should drive India-Mexico partnership, Jaishankar says

Mexico is currently India's second-largest trade partner in Latin America, and Jaishankar made a case for attracting Mexican businesses to invest in the country.

Jaishankar to discuss bilateral, trade & investment cooperation during 3-day visit to Mexico

Jaishankar was received by Minister of Finance and Public Credit Rogelio Ram rez de la O with whom he discussed Mexico's response to Covid crisis.

The NSO Group behind Pegasus list & its murky past — from Mexico to Jamal Khashoggi to India

NSO Group, a cyber-surveillance company based in Israel, developed and sells the spyware Pegasus that was allegedly used to try and snoop on several prominent people across the world.

In 1st foreign trip as VP, Kamala Harris ensures greater cooperation between Mexico, US

Simultaneously, the Biden administration announced a number of new commitments to combat trafficking, smuggling, and corruption, as well as investments in economic development.

Mexico moves to legalise cannabis use — it can de-escalate drug war

According to a 2016 study, Mexican cartels made up to $2 trillion from cannabis sales in the US – between 15% and 26% of their total income.

Russia’s vaccine drive slow, Italy ‘misled’ WHO on pandemic readiness & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Germany plans travel ban, WHO team in Wuhan meets Chinese scientists & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Mexico overtakes India to have world’s third most Covid deaths

Mexico reported an increase of 1,506 Covid deaths Thursday, bringing the total to 155,145. It now has a higher death toll than a country with more than 10 times as many people.

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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.