Russia accounts for about 11 per cent of the global supply of nickel ore, and 20 per cent of the world’s top-grade or Class 1 nickel.
Stainless steel industry is a major importer of nickel, which has seen price spikes due to Russia-Ukraine war. Indian manufacturers have found some workarounds.
A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.
The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.
Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.