Partha Chakraborty says: Taken together, the US, India, and Israel create a formidable triumvirate that is willing and able to counter any concentration of power in any other emerging axis. Taken together, they form the biggest – and the most distributed – center of economic heft and the promise of its peoples. Taken together, they can bring a fight to the doorstep to any demon and make Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) a multi-dimensional chase, and hence more potent. Taken together, they are the emerging guardians of the world, bigger than any Thanos, more persuasive than any Dr. No, more creative than your worst imagination.
The surprising discovery of 5.9 million tonnes of high-quality lithium reserves in Jammu and Kashmir has ignited the debate about whether India can utilize this huge find sooner to challenge the dominance of countries like China in the world of EVs, smartphones, and other consumer electronics items.
Air India has issued an advisory for passengers from five countries to be put through a mandatory RTPCR test within 72 hours of their scheduled journey. The passengers will have to upload their report on the Air Suvidha portal from 1 January 2023.
The US is considering imposing new Covid restrictions on Chinese arrivals after Beijing announced it would reopen its borders next month, media reports said.
The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), in recognition of International Anti-Corruption Day and Human Rights Day, on December 9 issued sanctions on a diverse array of over 40 individuals and entities that are connected to corruption or human rights abuse across nine countries.