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Worth Noting: Only 20 years later, history was repeated. Militants just rode into Kabul, forcing the previously defiant President Ashraf Ghani to flee the country seeking refuge in Dubai. Several of his own MPs’ cursed’ him for abandoning the country and its people in their hour of need. The arrival of Afghans adds to the …

Worth Noting: Earlier on the same day, the Hindu Council of Kenya had also organized, following the Covid safety guidelines, a Yoga Daye event at the Oshwal Community Centre. Even though the Yoga Day this year was relatively low key, a number of prominent figures conveyed congratulations and best wishes on the occasion, notably Director …

RAGING CONTROVERSY AS INDIA GASPS: BRITAIN STEPS IN TO POUR AID TO FIGHT COVID  India, which dubs itself as Asia’s Economic powerhouse, faces mayhem lurching from crisis to crisis with escalating cases as the deadly B.1.617 continues to spread quickly in the country. It is now the dominant strain in the state of Maharashtra in southwestern India.  Infections are rising …

The COVID-19 pandemic has now risen to a global health crisis across the globe. This novel virus outbreak has challenged India’s economic, medical and public health infrastructure. Health care professionals and researchers around the world are looking for an effective treatment regime for COVID-19. The number of people infected by COVID-19 in India crossed 9.74 …

By: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Worth Noting: Regimes and dispensations that are oblivious to such happenings are therefore being challenged. We must ensure that this is not about winners and losers, but about nurturing sustainable communities everywhere. Multilateral institutions have not come out well from this experience. Quite apart from controversies surrounding them, there was not even …

By: Danson Worth Noting: The Covod-19 crisis has called upon India to play a global role and play it decisively. India will export the vaccine to over 110 countries requesting for Made in India vaccines, and keeping in mind the overall need, production capacity in India may also be further scaled up to 500 million …

By: Pratibha   Worth Noting: The news jolted the conscience of the Pakistan’s middle class, which poured its anger first on social media and later took to the streets. With protests demanding justice for the rape victim snowballing, Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) of Lahore resorted to victim shaming. In his TV news bites, CCPO …

Worth Noting: A trade deal with Taiwan would help India’s goal of seeking greater investments in technology and electronics, the official said, adding that it’s unclear when a final decision would be made on whether to start talks. India and Taiwan in 2018 signed an updated bilateral investment agreement in a bid to further expand …

Worth Noting: In secret ballot voting in the 193 member U.N. General Assembly on that race, Pakistan received 169 votes, Uzbekistan 164, Nepal 150, China 139 and Saudi Arabia just 90 votes. Despite announced reform plans by Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch and others strongly opposed its candidacy saying the Middle East nation continues to …

Worth Noting: It met all the objectives flawlessly. Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) is a missile assisted release of light weight anti submarine torpedo system for anti submarine warfare (ASW) operations far beyond the torpedo range. This launch and demonstration is significant in establishing anti submarine warfare capabilities, a defense statement said. The …