Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicUS-Mexico wall

Topic: US-Mexico wall

Trump wins court ruling, can now redirect military funds to build wall between US, Mexico

The ruling said that the group of border community activists and El Paso County who had challenged the funding shift, could not prove that they would be sufficiently harmed by the wall.

Apple cuts sales forecast, Tim Cook blames it on China sales, trade tensions

China lands probe on far side of moon and the partial US government shutdown enters 12th day.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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