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Australia's Telstra talks with Digicel for usd 2 billion deal to buy mobile networks in Pacific nations

Australian telecom giant Telstra Corporation Limited, in partnership with the Australian government, has begun talks with Caribbean mobile service provide Digicel for Australian $2 billion deal to buy mobile networks in Pacific nations of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. China keen on Digicel Jamaica-headquartered Digicel operates 3G and 4G mobile networks in the Pacific and is the largest mobile phone carrier in the region. However, the

महाराष्ट्र में बारिश से हाहाकार

महाराष्ट्र में हुई भारी बारिश के मृतकों की संख्या बढ़कर २०७ हुई  – केंद्र सरकार ने बाढ़ पीड़ित किसानों के लिए किया ७०० करोड़ रुपयों के पैकेज का ऐलान मुंबई/नई दिल्ली – महाराष्ट्र में हुई भारी बारिश के दौरान मृत हुए लोगों की संख्या २०७ हुई है। साथ ही इस विपत्ति से अब तक २९ हज़ार पालतू जानवर और पशू एवं ढ़ोरों की मौत हुई है। इस विपत्ति के बाद

Lebanon billionaire Najib Mikati elected as Prime Minister

Billionaire Najib Mikati has secured enough votes to get elected as the Prime Minister of Lebanon. It could halt the political stalemate in Lebanon caused after Saad Hariri resigned. Mikati has promised to implement the French plan, which involves forming a government of specialists to implement significant economic and governmental reforms to attract foreign aid and ease the nation’s monetary situation. Foreign Aid & Hezbollah Although Mikati comes without any

UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

British navy’s Carrier Strike Group, under mammoth aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and armed with fifth-generation F-35B ‘lightning’ stealth fighter jets, conducted a major naval exercise with the Indian Navy in the Bay of Bengal. The drill is a part of the ‘Global Britain’ Initiative kickstarted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and a much-needed counter to China. Danger of Chinese espionage: This naval exercise with India stems from the

Heavy rainfall and floods devastated central China

China is reportedly witnessing the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years. It has led to severe flooding in central China. Several videos of the devastation emerged. In one such viral clip, an underground metro train in Zhengzhou shows travellers just managing to keep their heads above water. The roads have turned into rivers, with cars even people swept away in fast-moving waters. Rivers are flowing over the danger mark in China,

खाड़ी क्षेत्र से जुडी खबरें

लेबनान के रॉकेट हमलों को इस्रायली लष्कर का प्रत्युत्तर जेरूसलेम – मंगलवार को लेबनान की सीमा में से इस्रायल पर दो रॉकेट हमले हुए। उसके बाद इस्रायल के लष्कर ने लेबनान की सीमा में तोपें दागकर प्रत्युत्तर दिया। आतंकवादियों ने किए इन रॉकेट हमलों के लिए लेबनान ज़िम्मेदार होने का आरोप इस्रायल ने किया। उसी के साथ, लेबनान का संकट इस्रायल के लिए ख़तरा नहीं बनने देंगे, ऐसी घोषणा इस्रायल

Afghan Quad - US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan

Recently, the United States had said that about 90 per cent pullout of its troops from Afghanistan is done. However, the world is yet to understand and come to terms with US President Biden’s unfound hurry in pulling troops out of Afghanistan. Within no time from the US withdrawal, the Taliban went on the full offensive and now claims to control 85% per cent of Afghan territory. They have captured

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar meeting with Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Foreign Ministers Council was recently held in Tajikistan. It was an opportunity for the Indian External Affairs Minister to network with foreign ministers of several Central Asian countries, many of whom border Afghanistan. One of the crucial meetings held was between the foreign ministers of India and Tajikistan. India is a natural ally of Tajikistan. They both share common interests and concerns, and it reflected in the

India’s ‘Development Diplomacy’ threatens China’s ‘Debt Trap Diplomacy’

Earlier this week, Beijing launched the ‘China-South Asian Countries Poverty Alleviation and Cooperative Development Centre’. China had invited Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for the inauguration. But in a bid to create divisions in the Indian Subcontinent, China categorically avoided inviting India, Bhutan and Maldives. However, there is more to this step taken by China. Beijing is worried about India’s ‘Development Diplomacy’, which, combined with the other Quad

Taliban and Afghanistan

नाटो की वापसी के बाद तालिबान अफ़गानियों का कतलेआम करेगी – अमरीका के पूर्व राष्ट्राध्यक्ष बुश का इशारा बर्लिन – ‘नाटो सेना की वापसी के बाद तालिबान अफ़गान जनता का कत्लेआम करेगी। अफ़गानी महिलाओं और लड़कियों को शब्दों में बयान करना मुमकिन नहीं होगा, इतनी भयंकर यातनाएँ भुगतनी पड़ेंगी’, ऐसा इशारा अमरीका के पूर्व राष्ट्राध्यक्ष जॉर्ज बुश ने दिया है। इससे पहले अमरीका की पूर्व विदेशमंत्री कॉन्डोलिसा राईस और हिलरी