• 05 December, 2022
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Protests in China – Xi Under Pressure

It’s all quite unheard of. Well, nearly. Protests spread across China into 14 provinces, lit by the governments ‘Zero Covid’ policy. At least so it seems. There’s a lot to…

By Dr Tara Kartha

When Beijing Was Burning Xi was Playing Personal Games

A great fire destroyed Rome for six days in the summer of AD 64. Famous Roman historian of that time, Tacitus, recorded that 70 percent of the city was destroyed…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Ramaphosa lauds Serum Institute funding for African health workforce

Johannesburg, Jul 27 (PTI) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as African Union (AU) COVID-19 Champion, has lauded the Serum Institute of India (SII) for its initiative to…

India Creates History Again, PM Modi lauds 200-cr vaccine doses landmark

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) India has created history again, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday as the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 200-crore…

Scientists develop novel mechanism to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 by blocking their entry to cells & reducing infection ability

Researchers have reported the design of a new class of synthetic peptides that can not only block the entry of SARS-CoV-2 virus entry into cells but also clump the virions…

IISc scientists develop miniproteins that may prevent COVID infection

New Delhi, Jun 6 (PTI) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore have designed a new class of artificial peptides or miniproteins that they say can render viruses…

Outlook grim for global recession, countries still in pandemic to bear maximum brunt: Leaders at WEF

Davos, May 24 (PTI) War in Ukraine, China's strict COVID-19 measures and a host of other factors have combined to drive up inflation and raise the spectre of food insecurity,…

Xi Jinping Sticks with COVID Stance Despite Anger, Economic Headwinds

By Yew Lun Tian and Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) - For many leaders, mounting public anger and a rapidly worsening economic outlook would be cause for worry and a policy…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Indian Navy’s March from Indigenisation to Innovations and Beyond  

The Indian Navy and indigenisation go back a long way when the visionary leadership of Indian Navy established a Central Design Office in early 60’s for designing and making warships…

By Captain DK Sharma (Retd)

China Is Preparing For The Next Pandemic, Are We ?

A hypothetical scenario: The year is 2030. It’s been five years since you or your family members have stepped outside your home. It’s too dangerous out there. This pandemic is…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Germany’s Merkel urges tougher measures to battle 4th wave of COVID

BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany's acting Chancellor Angela Merkel told leaders of her conservative party that measures being taken to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Europe's biggest economy were insufficient…

Factbox-Top pain points between U.S. and China as Xi, Biden meet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will hold an online meeting on Monday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, the most extensive leader-level talks between the two nations under the…