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  • New responses

    New responses

    As the US enters the third year of the pandemic, the President has pledged to provide Americans with free tests and masks. An additional 500 million Covid test paraphernalia are to be bought for distribution, doubling the government’s previous purchase. Additionally, Mr Biden will send 120 military medical personnel to six states with overcrowded hospitals ~ Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio and Rhode Island.

    January 16, 2022
  • Centre secures approval for export of mangoes to USA

    Centre secures approval for export of mangoes to USA

    The pomegranate exports from April 2022. Exports of Alfalfa hay and cherries from the USA will begin in April 2022.

    January 11, 2022
  • Covid patients doubles in New York hospitals in past 10 days

    Covid patients doubles in New York hospitals in past 10 days

    The state of New York reported 88 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday. A total of 89,675 vaccine doses were administered in New York over the 24-hour period.

    January 2, 2022
  • S Korea to bolster cooperation with US on supply chains, tech in 2022

    S Korea to bolster cooperation with US on supply chains, tech in 2022

    In China, the ministry said Seoul would seize on the 30th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral ties next year to strengthen high-level exchanges and ramp up efforts to prevent any future conflict with Beijing.

    December 23, 2021
  • Online Chess Olympiad: India lose to USA in semis; settled for Bronze

    Online Chess Olympiad: India lose to USA in semis; settled for Bronze

    Adhiban lost against Ray Robson. Humpy lost against Irina Krush, while Vaishali lost on time in a game where she was about to checkmate her opponent. India lost 1.5-4.5 in the blitz tie-break.

    September 15, 2021
  • ‘US-S.Korea co-op on semiconductor will benefit both’

    ‘US-S.Korea co-op on semiconductor will benefit both’

    The deputy secretary insisted the US' efforts to expand its own manufacturing capacity will not lead to increased competition for South Korean companies.

    September 9, 2021
  • Kabul security head Khalil Haqqani was designated as terrorist by US

    Kabul security head Khalil Haqqani was designated as terrorist by US

    The Haqqani network, which officials say functions like an organised crime family, has been blamed for the kidnapping of several Americans as part of a wide-ranging kidnap-for-ransom business, NBC reported.

    August 27, 2021
  • China’s playbook

    China’s playbook

    The guiding principle for a patient China is that a return on investment can wait till the Taliban meets its security requirements, if not fully than at least substantially.

    August 25, 2021
  • What next?

    What next?

    But the issue for President Joe Biden is how his Administration can signal to the world that the US’ perceived lack of resolution in staying the course is just that, a perception, and does not signify an elemental weakness in American policymaking.

    August 24, 2021
  • Mr Biden’s defence

    Mr Biden’s defence

    Palpably enough, the remnants of the American force have been caught with their pants down as indeed has Afghanistan’s internal security network.

    August 21, 2021
  • US plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travelers

    US plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travelers

    All travelers to the U.S., regardless of vaccination status, are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of air travel to the country

    August 5, 2021
  • Balance of power

    Balance of power

    Beijing is moving rapidly to counter the Quad with an attempt to build a four-state alliance of its own by wooing Russia, Iran and Pakistan.

    July 24, 2021
  • Floyd and Swamy

    Floyd and Swamy

    The death of an elderly activist raises many questions about the knee-jerk reactions of our investigating agencies, lack of application of mind of prison authorities and limitations of our criminal justice system. How Indian democracy responds after the tragic death of the elderly undertrial is yet to be seen. If we fail, the tragedy of Stan Swamy will haunt us for many years

    July 14, 2021
  • PRC limited

    PRC limited

    As a result, China’s regional adversaries including India, Japan, and Australia have taken heart and begun flagging Chinese overreach on issues which impact them adversely.

    July 8, 2021
  • Problem of Plenty

    Problem of Plenty

    Surging reserves can be a double-edged sword as there is a cost to holding them. High reserves will obviously lead to appreciation of the currency and rise in inflation, because capital inflows that result in high reserves are used to buy domestic currency, thereby expanding the domestic monetary base without a corresponding increase in production, and this causes a rise in inflation.

    July 7, 2021
  • CCP at 100~II

    CCP at 100~II

    Economic compulsions have led to increasing codification and introduction of the rule of law without which a market economy would be unable to function efficiently. This has significantly reduced the power of the political elite and led to important political reforms like limiting the terms of office holders to two terms of five years each.

    July 5, 2021
  • PM greets people of the USA on their 245th Independence Day

    PM greets people of the USA on their 245th Independence Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the President of the USA, His Excellency Joe Biden and the people of the USA on their 245th Independence Day.

    July 4, 2021