Wednesday, 26 January, 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 India parliament building | Bloomberg

Indian govt can’t introduce quality reforms because it’s ignoring these three issues

The basic structure of the Indian State and governance have remained the same as the British colonial administration in 1947.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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.