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Explained: What's the G-7 group, in which Trump says he wants to include India

May 31, 2020 9:55 pm

Last year, the G-7 summit was held on August 24-26 at Biarritz in southwestern France, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was invited to attend as a special guest of French President Emmanuel Macron.

Explained: What RBI’s extension of loan moratorium means

June 01, 2020 12:09 am

According to data provided by different banks, nearly 30 per cent of their outstanding loans have come under moratorium so far. For some banks, this figure is almost 70 per cent.

Coronavirus numbers explained: More recoveries on Friday, but don't read it literally

May 31, 2020 2:56 pm

Coronavirus numbers explained: Recoveries being more than new infections is a sign of an epidemic on decline. This is what we hope to see when the current Coronavirus epidemic begins its downhill journey after having reached a peak. But we are nowhere close to that stage as of now.

Explained: Why UN Command found North and South Korea in violation of armistice agreement at border

May 31, 2020 12:52 pm

The 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement, was a ceasefire though there was no official declaration of the end of the war, and the conflict has continued, without fighting between the parties. The events surrounding the Korean War and the ceasefire are extremely complex and cannot fully be explained without a deep dive into the region’s history and politics and the Second World War.

Lockdown 5.0 begins tomorrow. Here's what you must know

May 31, 2020 1:24 pm

Lockdown 5.0: International flights, Metro trains, cinema halls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places shall remain out of bounds for now.

SpaceX-NASA Dragon Demo-2 launch: All your questions answered

May 31, 2020 3:04 pm

NASA, SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 Launch: The mission was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, but was postponed 16 minutes and 53 seconds prior to the launch due to bad weather caused by the Tropical Storm Bertha.

Explained: The National Guard, activated amid protests over George Floyd's death

May 30, 2020 5:10 pm

The National Guard can be mobilised by the President of the United States whenever more units are needed to maintain national security.

Explained: Why China is opposing THAAD defence systems in South Korea

May 30, 2020 10:49 pm

According to some observers of East Asia, China believes the US exerts influence over South Korea and Japan and may interfere with Beijing's long-term military, diplomatic and economic interests in the region.

Coronavirus numbers explained: Delhi not only state non-transparent with tally

May 30, 2020 12:27 pm

India Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cases Tracker: Almost every other state has seemed reluctant in sharing information, especially those relating to the dead. Only three states, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala, routinely provide details of death cases in their states.

Explained: Why George Floyd’s death has sparked violent protests in the US

May 30, 2020 11:42 am

George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American, died in Minneapolis on Monday while being restrained by the police. Video footage showed an officer kneeling on Floyd’s neck as he gasped for breath.