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स्रायल की नई सरकार द्वारा हमास पर हुई पहली कार्रवाई जेरूसलम – हमास के आतंकियों ने मंगलवार के दिन इस्रायल के सरहदी क्षेत्र में बलून बम के हमले किए। इसके प्रत्युत्तर में इस्रायल के लड़ाकू विमानों ने हमास के ठिकानों पर कार्रवाई की। दो दिन पहले ही इस्रायल का नियंत्रण स्वीकारने के बाद नफ्ताली बेनेट और येर लैपीड़ के सरकार की गाज़ा पर यह पहली कार्रवाई थी। सत्ता परिवर्तन के

China poses a direct threat to Israel

Naftali Bennett has several challenging tasks ahead of him as the new Prime Minister of Israel. Within 48 hours of his taking office, Hamas tested Bennett by sending incendiary balloons strapped with explosives. Bennett responded without any hesitation and bombed the perpetrators. However, apart from regional rivals, Bennett has a new challenge on the horizon, China! Chinese foreign policy for the Middle East had largely been passive over the years.

India sends strong military & trade signals to China coinciding with Galwan Day

15 June 2020 was the day when China treacherously attacked the Indian Army’s patrol party in Galwan. The Indian soldiers were unarmed as per the border treaty with China. It thus resulted in the martyrdom of 20 Bravehearts. However, their sacrifice did not go in vain. The incident marked a complete change in the Indian mentality and policy. Post-Galwan India swung into action. The first action was at the point

Italy calls for review of China’s Belt & Road Initiative

Just before the pandemic began, China had found a very close friend in the form of then Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. China considered him as their entry gate into the European Union. The friendship became so close that Conte ditched the traditional pro-Western Italian foreign policy and joined China’s Belt & Road Initiative, which is infamous globally as the ‘Chinese debt trap’. Under Conte, the Chinese influence in Italy

Russia allows India privileged access to trials of Sprut light tanks

The friendship between India and Russia is long-standing and has stood the test of time. Recently, Russia assured India that the S-400 missile defence system would be delivered to India on time in the last quarter of 2021. More recently, Russia has taken another decision that further deepens the age-old relationship between the two nations. Russia has given India access to trials of Sprut light tanks. So far, India is

Naftali Bennett to be new Prime Minister of Israel

Sunday saw voting take place in the Knesset or the national legislature of Israel for proving the majority towards the prime ministership. Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of the Likud Party and the sitting Prime Minister, lost the bitterly fought contest to Naftali Bennett, who leads the Yamina Party, by just one vote. Bennett is a former cabinet member under Prime Minister Netanyahu, who later broke away from him. The vote

China launches Cyberattack on Russia

Russia considers China a friend, and many of their recent military, economic and energy-related decisions have been directed at bettering equations with China. However, just as Russia is slated to begin talks with the United States, China has struck Russia. Chinese hackers have once again launched cyberattacks against Russian government websites to steal confidential data, reported Russian intelligence agency ‘Federal Security Service’ (FSB). The cyber unit of the Russian telecom

Paris Club defers Cuba's debt repayment; China uproots pillars at Nepal border

Paris Club defers Cuba’s debt repayment   Cuba has told the Paris Club or the group of creditor nations that currently, it is not in a position to repay the debt it owes to them. With it, the 22 nations club has allowed Cuba to defer its debt repayments though not till the end of 2022 as demanded by Havanna. In the recent past, Cuba’s foreign debt has grown at

India Economy

केंद्र सरकार ने बढ़ाया खरीफ फसलों का न्यूनतम समर्थन मूल्य नई दिल्ली – प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी की अध्यक्षता में हुई बैठक में फसलों के न्यूनतम समर्थन मूल्य (एमएसपी) से संबंधित अहम निर्णय हुआ है। खरीफ मौसम के लगभग सभी फसलों की ‘एमएसपी’ बढ़ाने का निर्णय हुआ है। खास तौर पर दाल एवं तेल बीज की ‘एमएसपी’ में बड़ी बढ़ोतरी की गई है। वर्ष २०२१-२२ के खरीफ मौसम की फसलों का

Russia expanding strategic oil-gas capacity; Biden govt plans $715 bn defense budget to deter China

Russia expanding it’s strategic oil & gas capacity   Russia’s energy major, ‘Novatek’, has agreed to a long-term supply of LNG from the Arctic to China. Russia has further said that it will increase supplies of LNG to China over the next few years. Novatek is planning to build three LNG liquefaction trains, with each having 6.6 million tons capacity per annum. It will increase Novatek’s total LNG capacity by