Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: rohingya

From onions to vaccines — India promises to be a ‘true friend’ to Bangladesh

With Dhaka set to shed its ‘Least Developed Country’ tag, New Delhi promises a tighter economic embrace as Beijing watches.

Quad ‘undefined entity’, no plans of expansion, says US Deputy Secretary of State Biegun

Biegun’s remarks, made at a media teleconference, come at a time when the Quad countries are increasingly aligning with each other in their effort to stand up against China.

Bangladesh reports first Covid-19 case at Rohingya refugee camps

Bangladesh's health authorities initially said two refugees have tested positive, but WHO later confirmed that one was a Rohingya and another a local person who lived near a camp.

India ‘cautions’ Myanmar over growing Chinese influence as Xi Jinping concludes visit

During Xi Jinping’s visit from 17-18 January, China and Myanmar signed as many as 33 agreements, including multi-billion-dollar deals in infrastructure.

Sheikh Hasina to raise NRC, Rohingya issues tomorrow at meeting with Modi

Sheikh Hasina is planning to discuss NRC issue again as recent comments, especially those by Amit Shah, have not gone down well with Bangladesh.

Rohingyas travelling from northeast to Kerala by train pose serious security threat

Narendra Modi's government cannot afford to put the Rohingya issue on the back burner.

Donald Trump says Beijing meddling in polls, and Google grilled on China product

Bangladesh PM lashes out at Myanmar on Rohingya issue, and French President ready to take over role of global leader. 

Rockets attack Afganistan presidential palace, and Usain Bolt’s new career

Iran claims to have made its first indigenous fighter jet, and drones take on cocaine in Colombia.

The faces of the people left out of the NRC, and why you can’t click stars in space

Front Page As uncertainty ensued over the 40 lakh names missing from the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Registrar...

Global Pulse: America’s secret war in Yemen and the first Lebanese election since 2009

America has involved itself in yet another war it doesn't belong in. The Holocaust exhibition in America reveals shocking details of its complacency. Meanwhile, the Lebanese elections are seeing the emergence of many progressive issues. 

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
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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.


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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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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.