- The SC ordered the closure of Italian Marines case in India
Synopsis – What is the case of the Italian Marines, what was the conflict between India and Italy over the issue and the possible reason of delay in prosecuting the matter.
After Italy deposited Rs 10 crore in compensation, the SC ordered the closure of court proceedings in India against ...
- Great Power Summit Held Between US and Russian President
What is the News?
U.S President and Russian President have concluded their Great Power summit meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.
Key Discussions during the summit:
Return of Ambassadors: The US and Russia will return their Ambassadors to their posts in a bid to lower tensions.
Russia’s Ambassador to the US was recalled when the US ...
- Mistakes in the U.S’s Afghan Policy
Synopsis: This article outlines the strategic mistakes in the U.S’s Afghan policy. It has now left America to compromise on its goals of ending ‘terror in Afghanistan’.
The U.S invaded Afghanistan in October 2001 to target its enemy, al-Qaeda, after September 11 attacks. After the invasion, the U.S declared to destroy ...
- Taiwan reports largest ever Chinese incursion
What is the News?
China has flown 28 fighter jets towards the self-ruled island of Taiwan. Taiwan has called the Chinese action the largest incursion to date.
Taiwan is an island on the southern coast of China. It has its own constitution, democratically-elected leaders and active troops in its armed forces.
- G7 Summit Presents a Template for Indian Engagement With the West
The recent meeting of G7 countries was attended by India as a guest country. The meeting provided a template for Indian engagement with the West based on shared democratic values and mutual cooperation.
The recent summit of G7 countries took place in Cornwall, England from 11-13th June 2021. India, Australia, South ...
- El Salvador makes “Bitcoin a legal currency”
What is the News?
El Salvador has become the first country in the world to officially classify Bitcoin as a legal currency.
What did El Salvador do?
El Salvador has made Bitcoin a legal currency. This means that the bitcoin must be accepted when offered as payment for goods and services. The tax ...
- China warns Bangladesh on joining QUAD
Synopsis: In the wake of the growing momentum of Quad, China’s aggression is expected to grow in the Indo-Pacific and States are likely to push back Chinese “cheque-book diplomacy”.
Recently Chinese ambassador warned Bangladesh that there will be “substantial damage” to bilateral relation if it joins the USA backed anti-China coalition ...
- The tussle of Digital Services Tax between India and US
The US has rolled back its increased tariff on products of 6 countries including India. It now wants to negotiate, over the imposition of a digital service tax by the 6 nations. It is even willing to engage in a future trade war.
The six countries of Austria, India, Italy, Spain, ...
- Lessons From EU’s efforts to end Vaccination gap
Synopsis: EU is helping other low-income countries to get access to vaccines. The same needs to be done by other countries to close the vaccination gap.
A widely vaccinated world population is the only way to end the pandemic. Otherwise, the Covid virus will undergo multiple mutations, and it will ...
- Indian Model presents a viable solution to Israel-Palestine Conflict
The Israel-Palestine conflict has been going on for almost a century now. The recent escalation took place on 11th May and took the lives of many people on both sides. Experts believe that both countries should adopt a peaceful solution by drawing inspiration from the Indian Model of coexistence.
The recent ...