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India administers over 1 billion Covid vaccines

On 17th September 2021, India had achieved an unbelievable milestone in the war against the Coronavirus. We had administered 2.5 crore or 25 million vaccines in one single day. Then, Dr. Aniruddha D. Joshi (Sadguru Aniruddha) had lauded this achievement, calling it ‘commendable, praiseworthy & one that does us proud’. Today, we as a nation achieved another significant milestone – India completed giving 100 crore vaccines overall. All this has

Second Quad: Foreign ministers of the US, Israel, UAE and India held a virtual joint meeting.

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar completed his tour of Israel and the UAE. The visit was considered crucial as it was the first high-level engagement between the two countries since new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett took office. The tour, considering its outcomes, has turned out to be successful and brought before the world new geopolitical alignments. Free Trade Agreement India and Israel have agreed to resume talks

UAE Invites India for 12th Sir Bani Yas forum to discuss connectivity from India to Mediterranean

The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), also known as One Belt One Road (OBOR), is the global infrastructure brainchild of Chinese President Xi Jinping and is the centrepiece of his foreign policy. Under it, Beijing has invested about $843 billion in nearly 163 countries. However, as China faces increasing economic challenges at home and abroad, this initiative is declining significantly. Not only is China reducing pouring money into it, but

भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था  से जुडी महत्वपूर्ण गतिविधियां

प्रधानमंत्री के हाथों १०० लाख करोड़ की ‘गतिशक्ति’ योजना का शुभारंभ – पूरे देश में राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग और कनेक्टिविटी प्रकल्पों के माध्यम से अर्थव्यवस्था को बल प्रदान होगा देश में योजना बनाकर बुनियादी सुविधाओं का विकास करके कनेक्टिविटी बढ़ाने की १०० लाख करोड़ रुपए की योजना का शुभारंभ प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने बुधवार के दिन किया। ‘पीएम गतिशक्ति नैशनल मास्टर प्लैन’ के तहत देश में बुनियादी सुविधाओं का बड़ा नेटवर्क

Indian Space Association - ISpA

Indian Space Association (ISpA), a public-private partnership initiative between the Government of India, ISRO and private space companies, was launched this week at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event marks a significant policy change in which the Government has transformed its role from a controller to an enabler. Liberalization of ‘Space’ Economy Space has so far been a state subject, where private players have had a very

India The 'Food Basket of the World'

In 2019, India broke into the top 10 producers of food in the world. India grows surplus food for itself and is a leading food exporter to the world. India exports agricultural and processed foods to over 100 nations worldwide across all continents. Indian Rice India is slated to export 22 million tonnes of rice this year. It accounts for 45% of global rice exports for 2021. India is on

भारत के रक्षा क्षेत्र से जुडी गतिविधियां

चीन और पाकिस्तान का एक ही समय सामना करने के लिए वायुसेना सुसज्जित – भारत के नए वायुसेना प्रमुख का संदेश नई दिल्ली – चीन और पाकिस्तान का एक ही समय सामना करने की पूरी सिद्धता भारत की वायुसेना ने रखी है, ऐसा संदेश नए वायुसेना प्रमुख विवेक राम चौधरी ने दिया। लद्दाख के दक्षिणी भाग के पास होनेवाले तिब्बत में चीन ने भारी मात्रा में तैनाती बढ़ाई होकर, चीन

Pandora Papers, China and Pakistan

A day back, most news outlets published the news about ‘Pandora Papers’. It is considered the largest journalistic investigation in history that claims to expose a shadow financial system benefiting the world’s elite. The leak involves about 12 million documents revealing hidden wealth, tax avoidance, money laundering, etc. US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has obtained this data. Data from two countries, China and Pakistan, is considered vital in

Revelations from congressional hearings of US military opens a can of worms

The last few days saw the first of the US Congress hearings of senior military commanders under the Biden administration. No sooner the top generals began testifying before the US lawmakers than the revelations started to pour in. Gen. Mark Milley’s calls to China Gen. Mark Milley is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Just before the US

अफगानिस्तान के  तालिबानी हुकूमत पर बढ़ता दबाव

अफ़गानिस्तान में विश्‍वासघात करनेवाले पाकिस्तान पर अमरीका ने उठाई कुल्हाड़ी – सिनेट में पाकिस्तान विरोधी विधेयक पेश वॉशिंग्टन – अमरिकी सिनेट में, तालिबान के साथ पाकिस्तान पर भी सख्त कार्रवाई करने का प्रावधान करनेवाला विधेयक पेश किया गया है। करीबन २२ सिनेटर्स ने यह विधेयक पेश किया है और जल्द ही इसपर निर्णय होने की उम्मीद है। तालिबान पर प्रतिबंधों लगाने के साथ ही, आज तक तालिबान का समर्थन कर