Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicPresident Xi Jinping

Topic: President Xi Jinping

Divided Congress, non-functional administration—What’s in store for US politics in 2022

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If India contests China’s Asian dominance, there will be no let-up in tensions: Shyam Saran

Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran says that as long as the power gap between India & China expands, it will be difficult to change the ‘strategic calculus’ driving Beijing’s policies today.

Xi is strangling China’s booming online tuition business. National security is one reason

Curbs on online-tutoring firms include greater scrutiny and disallowing foreign investment. The goal is to produce students who are “red and experts”.

In message to India, Xi vows to expand border construction, urges Tibetans to defend country

China will strengthen infrastructure construction along border & encourages people to defend the territory & build the homeland, Xi said during his visit to Tibet.

13 killed, over 1 lakh evacuated in massive central China floods, President Xi deploys army

China's Henan province is hit by the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years requiring PLA to rescue those trapped amid fear of a dam's collapse posing flood risk to the provincial capital.

Modi must consolidate Dalai Lama legacy as Xi’s grip on Tibet gets tighter

If New Delhi and Dharamshala are not able to overcome this overwhelming sense of disarray, it could cost them both.

China’s top two leaders have doctoral degrees. In CCP, education also decides political power

Mao’s Cultural Revolution disrupted education of the Chinese youth but Deng’s reforms led to hiring of educated ministers, a trend that has evolved in Xi’s era.

Xi Jinping declares complete victory in eradicating poverty in China ahead of UN deadline

Stating that China has lifted over 770 million people out of poverty in the last 4 decades, Xi Jinping called it a 'miracle' that will go down in history.

This is how Xi Jinping gang sidelined CCP deep factions

Xi Jinping ended the Chinese Communist Party’s internal democracy that Deng Xiaoping had established.

Biden speaks with Xi, talks of ‘unfair trade practices’, Hong Kong crackdown, Xinjiang

The US President also discussed China's 'increasingly assertive actions in the region, including toward Taiwan'.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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