On 23-24 June, a 16th meeting of the National Security Advisors of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was held in the capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe. SCO is a Eurasian political, economic and security platform created in the year 2001. China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan are its members. NSA Ajit Doval represented India at the meet. Like so many others, it was another
अफ़गानिस्तान में तालिबान के साथ लड़ रहा पाकिस्तानी सेना अधिकारी गिरफ्तार काबुल – पाकिस्तान का तालिबान के साथ संबंध ना जोड़ें, ऐसा बयान पाकिस्तान के विदेशमंत्री ने कुछ दिन पहले ही किया था। लेकिन, तालिबान के पक्ष में लड़ रहे पाकिस्तानी लष्करी अधिकारी को हिरासत में लेकर अफ़गानिस्तान ने पाकिस्तान की पोल खोली है। अफ़गानिस्तान में दाखिल होने से पहले इस पाकिस्तानी अधिकारी ने यह बात भी कबूली है कि, वह
Afghanistan is in a transitionary phase. The ongoing withdrawal of US troops from the country has come as an opportunity for the Taliban. The US-Afghan coalition forces had badly hit them. However, as US forces withdraw, it has come to light that the Taliban is fast recapturing parts of Afghanistan from the government in Kabul. As per many estimates, the Taliban now controls more than 40% of the Afghan territory.
Last year, the Azerbaijan-Armenia war turned out a disaster for Armenia. About 4,000 of its troops got killed, and it lost the region of Nagorno-Karabakh to Azeri forces. The defeat brewed a political storm for Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The opposition called for a referendum on his government, and Armenia went for national polls. However, despite the defeat, Armenians once again posed their faith in PM Pashinyan. Defeat at
Deutsche Bank has warned of a potential global inflation crisis hitting the world economy due to supply chain bottlenecks and commodity shortages. The forecast is contrary to the sentiment in the stocks markets, which consider the current supply crunch and consequent price rise a transitional phase. Also, Deutsche Bank has expressed worries about heavy stimulus packages overheating the economy, which could compound the problem. Irrespective of the prediction coming true
सद्गुरु श्री अनिरुद्धजी ने १५ अक्टूबर २०१५ के पितृवचनम् में ‘श्रीशब्दध्यानयोग- ०१’ इस बारे में बताया। तो हमारा मूल निवास कहाँ था, हम लोग नहीं जान सकते, ओ.के., ये एक बात है। दूसरी बात क्या होती है, बहुत बार हम लोगों का कुलदैवत कौनसा है, यह भी हमें मालूम नहीं होता। हमारा ग्रामदैवत कौन सा है, हमें मालूम नहीं रहता। ये वास्तुदेवता भी होती है डेफिनेटली। ये सब क्या है?
Kuwait Investment Authority or the KIA is among the five largest sovereign wealth funds in the world. KIA is also the world’s oldest sovereign wealth fund. Yet, despite such an impressive profile, political infighting in Kuwait threatens the KIA and may fuel an economic crisis. Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, the 15th Emir or the ruler of Kuwait, was an influential figure in the Middle East. He passed away in September
Algeria, a former French colony in North Africa, has cancelled the license of France24 news alleging disinformation. The move holds significance as France24 is a French state-owned international news television network and is widely followed. While imposing the order, Algerian authorities alleged that the move was due to France24’s “clear and repeated hostility towards Algeria and its institutions”. Then, Algeria also rejected a 27,000-tonne French wheat shipment after dead animals
In March last year, the NATO military alliance declared space as an ‘operational domain’. The declaration marked the point from where the space race could brew fast between the West on one side and China-Russia on the other. From there onwards, in fact, much before that, China and Russia are trying to forge a space alliance against the West. Just a couple of days back, they have revealed a roadmap
Dr. Nikola Tesla, at the start of the twentieth century, was the first individual who had said that one day we would reach our workplaces flying. It was not some wild imagination, but he had based his statement on his discovery of VTOL or Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle. Dr. Tesla had very clearly published the details of the working and design of the VTOL model or a flying car,