Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicUK Brexit

Topic: UK Brexit

Last nail on the coffin by Trump, and UK’s ‘anti-maskers’ hurdle

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Brexit deal should answer concerns over economy, Rishi Sunak says

Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, said the Brexit trade agreement 'gives us a strong platform to look forward optimistically and put the divisions of the past behind us'.

PM Modi meets British Foreign Secy, discusses potential of India-UK partnership post-Brexit

The meeting with PM Modi came a day after UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

UK industry keen on India ties despite Covid, but regulatory barriers pose a big challenge

The findings of the UK India Business Council’s Doing Business in India Report 2020 are positive, despite Covid-19, Brexit and the economic slowdown.

Stop comparing Boris Johnson with Donald Trump. From Brexit to Covid, a lot has changed

A year into the role of Britain's PM, Boris Johnson is making it clearer that the similarities between him and US President Trump end at the awful hairstyles.

Donald Trump approves ‘retaliatory’ military strikes on Iran, then pulls back

ASEAN leaders to discuss ways of reducing economic uncertainty amid shadow of US-China trade war.

Brazil takes sharp right as former army captain Jair Bolsonaro is sworn in as president

Britain raises China hackles with plans of overseas naval bases and Gridlock over Donald Trump’s wall continues.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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