Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicXi Jinping

Topic: Xi Jinping

What China wants you to know—Covid in Xi’an under control. What it doesn’t—there’s no food

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Mercedes for Modi and ‘The Beast’ for Biden: World leaders love state cars. It’s their ‘art’

Serving with both looks and protection, state vehicles are so much more than just protective machines. They are symbolic of their countries' power.

Xi Jinping wants Chinese artists and writers to practise ‘morality’. And a big editor quits

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

China ordered Amazon to remove reviews, ratings of President Xi Jinping’s book, report says

The Amazon.cn entry for Xi’s book had its ratings, comments and reviews scrubbed and disabled roughly two years ago in response to an edict from Beijing, according to a Reuters report.

Modi-Xi summits couldn’t stop India-China ‘strategic mistrust’, says ex-foreign secy Nirupama Rao

Nirupama Menon Rao, also former envoy to China & US, said Galwan incident impacted bilateral ties, but it won't be easy for India to go for 'surgical decoupling' with China.

China has a negative celebrity list of 88, as Xi doubles down on 3rd term

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

China can’t use sports as soft power for long. 2022 Winter Olympics looks set to fail

US and UK may boycott the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The 2008 Olympics, when China got away with minimal opposition, seems impossible to repeat now.

‘Prepare to fight,’ China tells citizens. Xi Jinping has big plans for party and security

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Biden charts path forward with Xi as both leaders stress for more talks amid tensions

The two leaders held a virtual meeting that lasted for over three hours as they covered a range of topics including trade, the pandemic, climate change, Taiwan and other hotspots.

Biden-Xi summit will help reduce rising tensions. US-China talking itself is an achievement

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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