Climate change: Trump puts blame on India, China, Russia

“Look at India, it’s filthy, it’s air is filthy,” Donald Trump said during the debate. That was the only mention of India during a debate that mostly stayed clear of foreign policy and strategic interests…reports Arul Louis US President Donald Trump has described India and its air as “filthy” during the last presidential debate with

Dr Reddy’s Labs hit by cyber attack as ‘Sputnik’ trials begin

One of Indias largest pharma companies, Dr Reddys Laboratories has been hit by a cyber-attack and has isolated its data services. Dr Reddy’s said in a statement, “In the wake of a detected cyber-attack, we have isolated all data center services to take required preventive actions.” The development comes days after the company received approvals

Japan Explores Vietnam, Indonesia As New Indo-Pacific Partners

Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga’s visit to Vietnam and Indonesia could feed into the emergence a new balance of power in the region, experiencing intense rivalry, between China and the US…writes ATUL ANEJA Just a few days after foreign ministers of the Indo-Pacific Quad comprising India, Australia, Japan and the United States met in Tokyo,

OCT. 22 BLACK DAY: India exposes Pak role in Kashmir violence

The government will set up a museum to showcase history of the raid and atrocities committed by the raiders supported by the Pakistan army…reports Sumit Kumar Singh India will observe October 22 — the day of the raid in 1947 in Jammu and Kashmir — as the ‘Black Day’ to protest against Pakistan’s role in

‘Option not closed for another stimulus package’

Just a week after announcing measures to boost consumer demand and provide liquidity to states, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government has not closed the option of coming out with another round of stimulus with a view to support the economy amid the pandemic. Speaking at the virtual launch of the

India, Taiwan Boost Business Ties

Taiwan’s deputy foreign minister Tien Chung-kwang said that with the government’s New Southbound Policy, India is a good place for Taiwanese businesses to build production bases, given its democracy, ample human resources and strategically important location….reports ATUL ANEJA Taiwan has launched its “new southbound policy”, which is looking at setting up large scale production bases

L&T bids the lowest for Bullet train’s Vapi Vadodara Stretch

Larsen and Toubro has emerged as the lowest bidder for constructing the 237 km length of the Bullet Train Project under the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor. The financial bids for the design and construction of 237 km length of viaduct for 508 km of Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor were opened on Monday and Larsen and

Brahmos Test Fired Successfully

India successfully test-fires Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from Indian Navy’s stealth destroyer on Sunday…reports India Daily News. “Brahmos, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired today on 18th October 2020 from Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai, hitting a target in the Arabian Sea,” the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said in a

India Purchases Winter Clothing For Troops From U.S

Amid the standoff with China which has necessitated deployment of augmented army presence at the Line of Actual Control, India has gone for urgent purchase of additional high-altitude winter clothing from the US for troops deployed at forward locations in eastern Ladakh…writes Suman Sharma. The winter clothing has been purchased under the Logistics Exchange Memorandum

‘Nation Fights Against Malnutrition Amid Covid’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India has been providing free ration to about 80 crore poor for the last 7 to 8 months during coronavirus pandemic, which entails a cost of around Rs 1.5 lakh crore… Modi said this after releasing a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th