Tag: US

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  • India prepared to deal with US decision to end waiver on Iranian oil imports

    India prepared to deal with US decision to end waiver on Iranian oil imports

    The ministry said, ''The Indian refineries are fully prepared without any problem to meet the national demand for petrol, diesel and other petroleum products in the country.''

    April 23, 2019
  • India studying implications of US decision on oil purchases from Iran

    India studying implications of US decision on oil purchases from Iran

    India is said to be in touch with the US to seek further extension of the waiver on oil imports from Iran, pointing out that it has been gradually reducing its energy purchases from the Islamic country.

    April 22, 2019
  • SpiceJet, Emirates sign an MoU for code share partnership

    SpiceJet, Emirates sign an MoU for code share partnership

    Code-sharing allows an airline to book its passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless travel to destinations where it has no presence. The reciprocal partnership will allow opening of new routes and destinations for passengers of the two airlines.

    April 22, 2019
  • How superstitions spread, scientists decode

    How superstitions spread, scientists decode

    The research is an application of game theory, which attempts to predict how people will interact and make decisions in a social setting.

    April 21, 2019
  • Dark Web becomes huge market for weapons trade

    Dark Web becomes huge market for weapons trade

    The research, published in the journal Deviant Behavior, revealed key insights on a trade that undercuts gun laws in the US as well as other countries around the world where regulations are tighter.

    April 21, 2019
  • Threat of armed Indo-Pak conflict persists, says US travel advisory

    Threat of armed Indo-Pak conflict persists, says US travel advisory

    The advisory said terrorists have targeted US diplomats and diplomatic facilities in the past, and information suggested they continue to do so.

    April 16, 2019
  • Welcome to the Club

    Welcome to the Club

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 March announced the success of ‘Mission Shakti,’ an operation that demonstrated India’s anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite.

    April 4, 2019
  • Pope Francis warns Trump about border wall

    Pope Francis warns Trump about border wall

    The pontiff also criticised Trump in 2018 for his administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents.

    April 1, 2019
  • India, US renew triangular development cooperation in Asia and Africa

    India, US renew triangular development cooperation in Asia and Africa

    India and the United States on Friday signed the First Amendment to the Statement of Guiding Principles (SGP) on Triangular Cooperation for Global Development in Asia and Africa as part of their Indo-Pacific cooperation.

    March 29, 2019
  • China, Pak upset with US for new resolution to ban JeM chief

    China, Pak upset with US for new resolution to ban JeM chief

    Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Mohammad Faisal, in his weekly briefing said, "We regret that a resolution has been circulated in the UNSC at a time when the matter was under consideration by the 1267 sanctions committee. Such efforts to circumvent the established machinery for this purpose will only weaken the 1267 regime."

    March 28, 2019
  • India’s ASAT test more of ‘show,’ still long way to go: US Experts

    India’s ASAT test more of ‘show,’ still long way to go: US Experts

    "China has formidable counter space capabilities and Indian space systems are still highly vulnerable both in peacetime and in conflict. Yesterday's A-SAT test does not alter this basic reality," said Tellis.

    March 28, 2019
  • The Russian Collusion

    The Russian Collusion

    You have to believe that wily Vladimir Putin reckoned that any venture to sway the US election would go unnoticed and, even if not, that electing a noxious egomaniac would be advantageous to the Russians, who, as historian Stephen F. Cohen, points out, tend to favour stability in rivals, even if conservative ones, because conservative is exactly what Russian leaders themselves are. You have to believe that the slightest hint of Russian meddling to sway US election would not result in explosive antagonism and a new Cold War, which it has.

    March 27, 2019
  • Energetically nuclear

    Energetically nuclear

    The scenario has now changed considerably. New technology, economics and changing geopolitics have made it conducive to produce more nuclear energy, which is clean and safe, if managed properly. Industrialists, Governments and technocrats have projected that the nuclear energy revival scenario will happen in early 21st century.

    March 25, 2019
  • Patented knowledge~II

    Patented knowledge~II

    From 1972 to 2005, because of the lack of patent laws for drugs, Indian drug companies were able to use alternative legal processes to manufacture generic versions of drugs. These generic drug companies were able to produce low-priced drugs that were considered among the cheapest in the world. This allowed India to provide free antiretroviral treatment to 340,000 HIV infected persons in the country.

    March 21, 2019
  • Patented knowledge~I

    Patented knowledge~I

    At the summit-level negotiations of WTO, India upped the ante to protect its food security, even as the US refused to agree to the demands of developing nations on the issue. Initially, India was bargaining hard for improving an already available mechanism that safeguards government purchase of staple foodgrain from low-income and resource poor farmers at subsidised prices for stockpiling, and then distributing them to the country's economically weak.

    March 20, 2019
  • Are Pak tanzeems too hot to handle?

    Are Pak tanzeems too hot to handle?

    There would be no question of using the type of heavy weapons, helicopter gunships and aircraft in the province without tearing Pakistan apart.

    March 15, 2019
  • War games in abeyance

    War games in abeyance

    Trump had been quite wary about the mounting cost of the exercises and was seriously reflecting on the issue, overlooking what implications the decision would have on the security of the region. The failure of the Hanoi summit provided the right opportunity for him to announce the decision. He thus decided to replace the large-scale drills with a series of smaller exercises and virtual exercises based on training and technology instead of deploying thousands of actual troops for the war games.

    March 14, 2019