Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
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Topic: Quad group

The new ‘Quad’ gives significant impetus to India’s prominence in West Asia

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Quad a ‘force for peace’, say leaders in veiled dig at China, call Pakistan ‘instigator’

In Quad's first in-person meeting at the White House, leaders say grouping will 'affirm support' to 'small island states' in the Pacific, and East and South China Seas.

Quad leaders to announce working group on space, supply chain, 5G, White House official says

The leaders of the Quad countries are also planning to roll out vaccine deliverables and announce measures in the field of healthcare and infrastructure sector, officials said.

Over 100 world leaders including Modi, Biden to address UNGA in-person next week

PM Modi will address the general debate of the 76th UNGA session on 25 September, a day after the Quad summit. Biden will also deliver his maiden address as US President this time.

Similar structural aspects among Quad members helped foster cooperation, says Jaishankar

Referring to Quad, the foreign minister said its work takes into account the consequences of globalisation, requirements of the global commons and the expression of converging interests.

Anchored by democracy, unconstrained by coercion — first Quad summit sends message to China

US, India, Australia and Japan hold first virtual Quad meeting Friday to give grouping a formal agenda keeping in mind China’s increasing aggression in the Indo-Pacific region.

Quad summit, defense secy visit show India, US are wasting no time in facing China threat

Quad summit takes place Friday & US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is in New Delhi next week, even as Indian & Chinese troops work on disengagement in Ladakh.

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin to visit India this month, Indo-Pacific talks on agenda

The visit will take place keeping in mind Joe Biden govt’s larger foreign policy focus in which Indo-Pacific initiative plays a key role & hence Llyod’s deepening of ties with India is important.

Quad stresses on ‘rules-based order’ in Indo-Pacific amid India-China troubles, Myanmar coup

At the virtual meet, four Quad nations — India, US, Australia and Japan — emphasised on respect for territorial integrity, transparency and peaceful resolution of dispute, MEA said.

Modi, Biden agree on Indo-Pacific but not so much on Quad, democratic values & Myanmar

This was the first time PM Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden had a conversation since the latter assumed office. They last spoke in November last year. 

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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.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

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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