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‘Modus vivendi’ between India & China after 2020 not easy, yet essential task, says Jaishankar

External affairs minister Tuesday said while peace in border areas is basis for normal bilateral ties, China has ‘mischievously conflated’ it with resolution of boundary question.

A face-off in Galwan, 60 years ago: How border brinkmanship triggered 1962 India-China war

While 1962 Galwan incident is seen as trigger for war, many see it as an inevitable outcome of India-China diplomatic wrangling since 1959 after Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet.

US National Strategy 2022 calls China ‘competitor’, Russia ‘threat’ – read the full text here

The document also named India a key ally in furthering the US' Indo-Pacific strategy, as part of the country's goal towards a 'free and open' Indo-Pacific region.

‘Walk the talk… shut down terror infrastructure,’ India tells Pakistan at CICA meet

India asks neighbour not to interfere with its internal affairs and territorial integrity after the Pakistan PM brings up Kashmir.

US calls India ‘ally’ in National Security Strategy, terms China ‘competitor & Russia ‘threat’

The 2022 National Security Strategy was released by the Joe Biden administration Wednesday in an effort to ‘outmaneuver’ its ‘geopolitical competitors’.

India sends demarche to Canada over ‘Khalistan referendum’, reminds them of Kanishka bombing

Delhi’s requests so far have fallen on deaf ears; country more miffed as Justin Trudeau denounces Russian referendums in Ukraine while his ally supports those against India.

India-UK free trade agreement unlikely to meet ‘Diwali’ deadline

UK Home Secretary earlier this week said Indian migrants constitute largest group of foreigners who overstay their visas. Both sides ‘interested’ in concluding talks for FTA, says MEA.

‘Objections conveyed’: India questions US envoy’s ‘Azad’ remark on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

India has raised concerns over US’ increasing strategic alignment with Islamabad, conveyed objections to US envoy Donald Blome's visit, meetings in Pakistan-occupied Jammu & Kashmir.

All eyes on India as Quad allies US, Japan, Australia call out China, Russia at Hawaii meet

While US, Japan and Australia are consistently and openly criticising China and Russia together, they have avoided doing so in the Quad which includes India

Days after Jaishankar visit, US imposes first-ever sanction on Indian firm for oil trade with Iran

Mumbai-based Tibalaji Petrochem Pvt. Ltd. sanctioned for importing 'millions of dollars' worth' of petrochemical products from Iran and exporting them to China.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.