Monday, Feb 06, 2023

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French minister decries 'duplicity' in US-Australia sub deal

September 19, 2021 10:51 am

A day after France recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian pummeled what he suggested was a backroom deal that betrayed France.

Australian Yang Hengjun to face court in Beijing on espionage charges

May 27, 2021 8:13 am

Graham Fletcher, Australia's ambassador to China, attempted to enter the Beijing No. 2 Intermediate People's Court in line with a two-way consular pact.

Explained: Who is Cheng Lei, the Australian journalist arrested by China?

February 10, 2021 8:28 am

Bilateral ties between Australia and China have worsened in the recent past, particularly after Canberra demanded an independent global inquiry into the origins and initial response of Covid-19.

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We are a country of savers, we are now trying to become one of investors: Rashesh Shah, chairman and CEO of Edelweiss group at Idea Exchange

Updated: February 6, 2023 06:27 IST

Rashesh Shah, chairman and CEO of Edelweiss group, on the Union Budget and its push for growth, why he supports the new tax regime and what makes him optimistic. This session was moderated by Sandeep Singh, Resident Editor, Mumbai

Kerala has a drug problem: 300% jump in cases over six years; arrests increase 90%

Updated: February 6, 2023 06:23 IST

While the cases have been steadily going up since 2016, only to witness a dip in the pandemic years of 2020 and 2021, the 2022 numbers have gone up sharply.

Andhra’s Guaranteed Pension Scheme model catches the attention of Centre

Updated: February 6, 2023 06:21 IST

In Jagan model: Best of security from old scheme, more of returns from new one

In Jharkhand district, block-level clubs help elderly deal with loneliness

Updated: February 6, 2023 06:19 IST

Poddar is the president of the Elder’s Club in Jamtara district’s Narayanpur block. In 2021, led by Mumtaz, the Jamtara district administration renovated dilapidated buildings in the area to create Elder’s Clubs in each of Jamtara’s six blocks.

Not IT Dept’s job to persuade someone to save money… younger lot far more informed: CBDT chairman

Updated: February 6, 2023 06:18 IST

Nitin Gupta, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes tells Sukalp Sharma and Sandeep Singh that the changes in the new tax regime have made it “tempting” and “competitive” against the compliance burden-heavy old tax system.

Monument revamp, food street, heritage walk: More in store for G20 Summit in Delhi

Updated: February 6, 2023 05:17 IST

After holding a high-level meeting on the Summit earlier this week, L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena Saturday visited several stretches and areas to take stock of work on the ground.

Centre blocks more than 200 offshore gambling, predatory loan platforms

Updated: February 6, 2023 05:17 IST

The list of blocked platforms also include over 90 apps engaged in unauthorised loan services. Some of these entities, sources said, had alleged links to China and were conducting “unacceptable” data transfers and storage.

Nepal govt on shaky ground as key ally dangles threat to quit

Updated: February 6, 2023 05:16 IST

Rabi Lamichhane had lost his citizenship, House membership, RSP chairmanship and cabinet positions of Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister last week after Nepal’s Supreme Court ruled he was not a Nepali citizen.

Musharraf became ‘real force for peace’, says Tharoor; BJP slams ‘Pak worship’

Updated: February 6, 2023 05:16 IST

In a tweet referencing his interactions with Musharraf while he was a United Nations official, Tharoor said: “Once an implacable foe of India, he became a real force for peace 2002-2007. I met him annually in those days at the @un & found him smart, engaging & clear in his strategic thinking. RIP.”

Low spending, fewer new contracts: Why defence upgrade funds got modest hike of 6.5%

Updated: February 6, 2023 05:13 IST

Data accessed by The Indian Express shows the Army has spent 72 per cent of its capital budgetary allocations, the highest among the three service, followed by the Navy that has spent 58 per cent and the Air Force which has spent only 56 per cent of their budgetary allocations till February 1.