Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicUnited States of America

Topic: United States of America

‘This is what you call independent’ — Imran Khan praises India resisting US on Russian oil import

The ex-PM, who blames US for 'regime change conspiracy' in Pakistan, commended the Indian foreign minister for asking why the west wasn't questioning Europe on Russian oil imports.

‘Jana Gana Mana’, ‘Om Jai Jagadish’ US singer Mary Millben to perform at India’s Independence Day

The African-American singer & cultural ambassador of US will perform at India's 75th year of Independence celebrations. She's the first American singer to be invited by the Indian govt.

Who is India’s biggest trade partner? New Delhi hits back as China contests data which says US

Commerce ministry data shows that US beat Beijing as India's top trading partner in FY22. China has contested the data, and said it remains India's largest trading partner.

US Special Coordinator for Tibet Uzra Zeya meets Dalai Lama in Dharamshala

The Tibetan government-in-exile, in a press statement, said that during the brief audience, Zeya conveyed US President Joe Biden and the American people's greetings to the Dalai Lama.

UK, US ‘concerned’ about unconfirmed reports of chemical attack in Mariupol

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said use of chemical weapons would be a ‘callous escalation in this conflict”.

As war clouds gather over Ukraine, American defence stocks rise even as markets go down

Aerospace giant Northrop Grumman’s stocks saw sharp 4.53% rise, among several defence companies defying market trend as US and other NATO countries warned citizens to leave Ukraine.

Why challenge to 1 US state’s law has cast shadow on 50-yr-old order on women’s abortion rights

US Supreme Court currently hearing a case that challenges a Mississippi law that seeks to prohibit abortions beyond 15 weeks of pregnancy except on grounds of a medical emergency.

Here’s how an organisation tried to buy the original US Constitution with cryptocurrency

A bid by crowdfunders to buy a historic copy of the US Constitution has focused attention on DAOs — a part of the new wave of digital investing.

8 killed, several injured in stampede at American rapper Travis Scott’s concert

At a concert in Houston attended by some 50,000 fans, a crowd surged towards the front stage, squeezing audience members who had nowhere to escape

Why India could gain ‘major leverage’ as Australia, UK, US join hands to take on China

AUKUS is a new trilateral security partnership. UK & US will help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, pushing it to directly counter China.

On Camera

YourTurn

TV channels said they are ‘Enemy No 1’ of PFI. Showed offices, flag, funding, even Osama

Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami was vehement: 'This is a battle for the real Indian identity, and therefore, ladies and gentlemen, the PFI must be destroyed.'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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