Cambodia To Block Release of Chinese Cyber-Scam Film
The Ministry of Culture claims that “No More Bets,” which has topped the box office in China, could damage the country’s reputation.
Pakistan’s Fatal Electricity Bills
Inflation and taxes have sent Pakistani electric bills soaring, leading to protests, shuttered businesses, and a wave of suicides.
This summer in Pakistan, the end of every month witnessed numerous suicides by power consumers unable to pay their electricity bills. The crisis peaked in August, which saw a significant hike in electricity bills, and as a result, in a number of people taking their own lives over their inability to pay them.
Landmines in Ukraine: Lessons for China and Taiwan
Chinese strategists are studying mining and counter-mining efforts in the Russia-Ukraine War.
In shaping patterns of future warfare, there is little doubt that militaries across the world will be seeking to absorb the key lessons of the Russia-Ukraine War, ranging from the employment of tanks to the use of anti-ship cruise missiles and the ubiquitous drones.
How China’s Propaganda Infiltrated Radio Stations in Europe
State-owned China Radio International is airing its content without attribution on commercial radio stations in Europe.
Japan at the Center of Airpower Defense Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific
Defense diplomacy is the peacetime diplomatic activity of militaries aimed at maintaining and strengthening relations with allies and partners.
The Lunar Race Between India and Russia: What’s at Stake?
The Japan-South Korea-US Summit Is Bad News for China
The summit’s deliverables directly contradict previous assurances Beijing had sought on limits to trilateral cooperation.
Who Promised to Remove the Grounded Philippine Ship on Second Thomas Shoal?
Government officials, including two former presidents, have denied Beijing’s claim that Manila made an agreement to remove the ship from the disputed shoal.
India and Japan: Connecting the Connectivities in the Bay of Bengal
Can Japan emulate its success story of Southeast Asian economic corridors in the Bay of Bengal?
19th Round of India-China Border Talks Produces Joint Statement
This has brightened the prospects of a Xi-Modi handshake at the BRICS summit and of Xi attending the G-20 summit in Delhi.
For Southeast Asia, US Industrial Policy Might be a Risky Bet
Southeast Asian countries were optimistic about cashing in on the Inflation Reduction Act, but there are several hurdles standing in the way.
Modi Says India’s Economy Will be Among Top 3 in the World in 5 Years
Last year, India’s $3.5 trillion economy shot ahead of UK to become the fifth largest in the world.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India’s economy will be among the top three in the world within five years, as he marked 76 years of independence from British rule on Tuesday.
How the Baltics Can Help Boost Civil Defense in Taiwan
As Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia move to deepen relations with Taiwan, they also have a lot to offer in terms of civil defense cooperation.
Drones: An Emerging Threat on the Volatile India-Pakistan Border
As drone sightings along the always-tense border increase, India must increase its attention to C-UAS technology.
Unclear Who Would Aid Taiwan in a War, Foreign Minister Says
Joseph Wu said Taiwan, with a population of 23 million compared to China’s 1.4 billion, has to defend itself and is not asking other countries to fight for it.
India-China Relations: Still Bogged Down
After the April 27 meeting between the Indian and Chinese defense ministers, the two sides failed to issue a joint statement — a telling clue as to how the meeting went.
The lightly armed Indian patrol, about a hundred soldiers strong and led by a senior field commander, a colonel, moved cautiously through the Galwan River Valley. They were on a mission to monitor the Line of Actual Control (LAC), as Beijing and New Delhi call their de facto boundary in Ladakh.
European Council approves conclusions on EU’s Indo-Pacific strategy – 21/04/2021
The aim is to contribute to regional stability, security, prosperity and sustainable development.
Cyclone Amphan of 2020 resulted in USD 14 billion economic losses in India: UN report – 21/04/2021
The ‘State of the Global Climate 2020’ report, released on Monday, said that extreme weather combined with Covid-19 dealt a double blow for millions of people in 2020.
Startup India Seed Fund Scheme – 21/04/2021
The Startup India initiative of the Government of India envisages building a robust Start-up ecosystem in the country for nurturing innovation and providing opportunities to budding entrepreneurs.
North East India might witness another dry monsoon: Skymet Weather – 15/04/2021
Some parts of North East India might witness another dry southwest monsoon season, according to Skymet Weather, a private weather forecasting company based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
2021 Global Food Policy Report – 15/04/2021
“We have known for a while now that there are major problems with our food systems, that they are unequal and unsustainable,” said Johan Swinnen, director general of IFPRI.
AAHAAR KRANTI – 15/04/2021
The mission is aimed to spread the message of the need for a nutritionally balanced diet and to understand the importance of accessible to all local fruits and vegetables.
Expansion of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme – 05/04/2021
Recently, the government has extended the Rs. 3-lakh-crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) until 30th June 2021, and also widened its scope to new sectors, including hospitality, travel and tourism.
Multifunctional Electronic Materials & Processing- 2021 – 05/04/2021
On the occasion of 30th foundation day of Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET), Shri Sanjay Dhotre, the Union Minister of State for Education, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India, has inaugurated the International Conference on Multifunctional Electronic Materials & Processing (MEMP 2021).
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) – 05/04/2021
✅ PMBJP is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals. It was first launched in November 2008 under the name Jan Aushadhi Campaign.
Incoming corporate wave in food systems will threaten farmers and consumers: Report- 31/03/2021
An incoming ‘corporate tidal wave’ in the food industry as well as farming may threaten the interests of millions of farmers and consumers alike, a recent report has cautioned.
Groundwater quality deteriorating in Tamil Nadu’s industrial areas: CSE- 31/03/2021
Groundwater is becoming more polluted in Tamil Nadu’s industrial areas and Vellore is the state’s most polluted district in terms of river pollution, according to a new study by Delhi-based thinktank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
WEF’s gender gap index: India slips 28 places, ranks 140 among 156 countries- 31/03/2021
India has slipped 28 places to rank 140th among 156 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021, becoming the third-worst performer in South Asia.
Two new seaweed species discovered along India’s coastline- 29/03/2021
Two new red algal seaweed species, which can be a potential raw material for those involved in jelly and ice cream production, have been discovered along India’s coastline.