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Achievements of foreign policy the basis for progress and development at home – Dr S Jaishankar
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Achievements of foreign policy the basis for progress and development at home – Dr S Jaishankar

The achievements of foreign policy in stabilizing the neighbourhood are very much the basis for progress and development at home, Minister of External Affairs Dr S Jaishankar has said. He was addressing the St. Stephen’s- MRF Distinguished Alumni Lecture in New Delhi. Talking on what a ‘good’ foreign policy means to the average person, Dr […]

Australia to invest Rs 1500 crore in India in a big boost to the economic ties between the two countries
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Australia to invest Rs 1500 crore in India in a big boost to the economic ties between the two countries

The summit between India- Australia that took place in the midst of the crisis in Ukraine, which also figured in the talks between the two leaders, focused on the economic aspects of the relations between the two countries. The two leaders had earlier met in person on the sidelines of the QUAD leader’s summit. Reports say […]

India and Australia to deepen Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
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India and Australia to deepen Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

In a joint statement issued after the 2nd India Australia Virtual Summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrisonon, the two leaders agreed to deepen Comprehensive Strategic Partnership covering various aspects. Both sides also agreed to establish annual summits between the Prime Ministers under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, thus […]

Putin announces ‘military operation’ in Ukraine; The US, UN condemn Russia as India expresses regret
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Putin announces ‘military operation’ in Ukraine; The US, UN condemn Russia as India expresses regret

In a televised address, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would lead to “consequences they have never seen.” He said the Russian military operation aims to ensure a “demilitarization” of Ukraine. Putin urged Ukrainian servicemen to […]

“If Ukraine joins NATO, it would serve as a direct threat to the security of Russia” – Russian President Putin
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“If Ukraine joins NATO, it would serve as a direct threat to the security of Russia” – Russian President Putin

Following are extracts from a televised speech on Monday by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine: ON ORIGINS OF MODERN UKRAINE “Modern Ukraine was entirely created by Russia, more precisely, Bolshevik, communist Russia. This process began immediately after the revolution of 1917. …As a result of Bolshevik policy, Soviet Ukraine arose, which even today can […]

Western Media reportage on India reflects prejudice, poor understanding of complexities, hit & run reporting, click bait journalism and limited fact-checks: IIMC report
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Western Media reportage on India reflects prejudice, poor understanding of complexities, hit & run reporting, click bait journalism and limited fact-checks: IIMC report

A report titled ‘Analysis of Global Media Coverage of Events in India’ and published by IIMC in the latest issue of its quarterly media journal has found that western Media reportage on India over the last reflects prejudice, lack of nuances, poor understanding of complexities, hit & run reporting, click bait journalism and limited fact-checks. The report […]

The rise of Unicorns – Signs of economic recovery after COVID-19 pandemic?
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The rise of Unicorns – Signs of economic recovery after COVID-19 pandemic?

A unicorn is a privately held startup company with a current valuation of US$1 billion or more, across technology centers throughout the world. These unicorns are primarily located in consumer, technology, finance, hospitality, retail, and communications. Startups are taking advantage of the flood of new technology of the last decade to obtain Unicorn status. With […]

Pandemic Profiteering – How large Pharma, Food and Oil Giants used COVID-19 to gouge consumers
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Pandemic Profiteering – How large Pharma, Food and Oil Giants used COVID-19 to gouge consumers

Data Analysis shows U.S. corporations in the Pharma, food and energy sectors are pushing higher costs onto consumers while earning huge profits. As these companies rake in ever-increasing revenues at the cost of consumers, they are also handing their executives massive pay packages. An analysis by the Food & Water Watch group showed that overall […]

China and Russia – Shared Goals or Common Enemy
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China and Russia – Shared Goals or Common Enemy

As the war of words over Ukraine grows louder between the US and Russia, China seems to have warmed up to the latter. China’s foreign minister Wang Yi called Russia’s security concerns “legitimate”, saying they should be “taken seriously”. Some experts opine that China and Russia are closer today than ever since the days of Stalin and […]

Pulwama terror attack: How India responded
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Pulwama terror attack: How India responded

In one of the deadliest terror attacks on Indian security forces, 44 CRPF personnel were martyred on February 14, 2019. A Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist drove an explosive-laden SUV into a convoy of vehicles carrying CRPF troops on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. As the entire world, including China, condemned the terror attack, India summoned Pakistan’s top envoy and lodged […]