Friday, 20 May, 2022
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Topic: PRC

China passes new law on protection of land border areas amid military standoff with India

India and Bhutan are the two countries with which China is yet to finalise the border agreements, while Beijing resolved the boundary disputes with 12 other neighbours.

How a Singaporean PhD student became Chinese agent, lured Americans to share information

US authorities allege Yeo was working on directions of Chinese intelligence and targeted US government employees and an Army officer to obtain information.

Citizenship Bill & PRC: BJP’s identity politics in NE a self-goal or will polarisation help?

BJP-ruled Arunachal Pradesh is witnessing heightened protests after a government panel recommended granting PRC to members of six non-native communities.

On Camera

YourTurn

PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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