Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicStrategic partner

Topic: Strategic partner

From cricket & trade to strategic allies — the 14-year switch in India-Australia relationship

Bilateral ties started to evolve as Australia’s relationship with China began deteriorating, after a period of steady economic relations between Beijing and Canberra.

The China-Iran strategic partnership, and how it can change geopolitics in the Middle East

New York Times reports amid US sanctions on Iran, the partnership would entail trade, investment, military cooperation and possibly Chinese military bases.

Pakistan backtracks on CPEC plan saying Saudi Arabia cannot be third partner

A senior official clarified that a third country cannot be a 'strategic partner' but only be an investor in business projects that arise out of CPEC projects.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

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.