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Caught in an 'ideological spiral', US and China drift gradually towards a 21st Century Cold War
World

Caught in an 'ideological spiral', US and China drift gradually towards a 21st Century Cold War

Lines are being drawn and US-China relations are in free fall, laying the foundation for a confrontation that will have many of the characteristics of the Cold War — and the dangers

Russia's mutually-beneficial alliance with the Taliban was built on years of confusion and influence
World

Russia's mutually-beneficial alliance with the Taliban was built on years of confusion and influence

Russia often used the hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel imports for NATO and Afghan forces as a way to inject cash into Afghanistan to ensure influence and keep intelligence assets on its side

Expanding G7: India should see Donald Trump's suggestion as an opportunity, not a geopolitical curveball that might upset China
World

Expanding G7: India should see Donald Trump's suggestion as an opportunity, not a geopolitical curveball that might upset China

The India-US security cooperation and strategic collaboration are all set to tighten, and we may see a more explicit reflection of this geopolitical reality driven by the hostile behaviour of an expansionist and revisionist power in China.

Testing a shark's vertebrae for carbon-14 levels, found in atomic bombs, scientists can calculate its age
science

Testing a shark's vertebrae for carbon-14 levels, found in atomic bombs, scientists can calculate its age

Researchers tested carbon-14 levels in dead whale sharks and the oldest one, stored in Pakistan, had lived for 50 years.

Ajay Kamalakaran's A Week in the Life of Svitlana documents the story of a single mother in modern-day Moscow 
Life

Ajay Kamalakaran's A Week in the Life of Svitlana documents the story of a single mother in modern-day Moscow 

Ajay Kamalakaran's latest work captures a week-long journey of the protagonist, Svitlana Khristenko, a single mother, in modern-day Moscow as she juggles multiple roles while retaining her acute political sensibilities amid the growing tension between Russia and her native Ukraine

Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'
World

Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'

French President Emmanuel Macron remained unapologetic on his remarks on NATO, in which he had said that the alliance was experiencing "brain death" because of a lack of co-ordination.

'Parallel approach on security, economy': Henry Kissinger says current phase of US-India ties can be traced back to 1971 Bangladesh war
World

'Parallel approach on security, economy': Henry Kissinger says current phase of US-India ties can be traced back to 1971 Bangladesh war

The current phase of India-US ties has its roots in the 1971 Bangladesh crisis as despite having opposite views on the issue, the two nations could develop a parallel approach on the key areas of security and economy, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Monday.

Russia, China say US testing new missile can spark arms race; urge Washington to 'let go of its Cold War mentality'
World

Russia, China say US testing new missile can spark arms race; urge Washington to 'let go of its Cold War mentality'

Russia and China warned on Tuesday that a new US missile test had heightened military tensions and risked sparking an arms race.

Donald Trump's need to 'mediate' India-Pakistan dispute is as flawed as the approach of his predecessors
World

Donald Trump's need to 'mediate' India-Pakistan dispute is as flawed as the approach of his predecessors

Idea remains the same- that the United States harbours the belief that it is a good idea to make an effort for resolving the India-Pakistan ‘dispute’. What ‘dispute’ it wants to resolve differs from administration to administration.

Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico
science

Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico

Trinity test is estimated to cost $2 billion and was conducted in deep in the desert in New Mexico.

Vladimir Putin says Russia ready to resume talks with US on arms control; expresses uncertainity on extension of START III
World

Vladimir Putin says Russia ready to resume talks with US on arms control; expresses uncertainity on extension of START III

Foreign ministers from the United States and Russia will begin talks over nuclear arms control but it may not lead to an extension of the START III nuclear disarmament treaty, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

World Refugee Day: India needs to formulate national framework for just and uniform treatment of refugees
India

World Refugee Day: India needs to formulate national framework for just and uniform treatment of refugees

Each year, 20 June is celebrated as World Refugee Day across the globe. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the precarious condition of refugees

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopoly
World

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopoly

Many of China's missiles are specifically designed to attack the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of US military dominance in the region.

At East-West Golden Arch 2019, an attempt to recognise Eurasian cinema — and celebrate it
Entertainment

At East-West Golden Arch 2019, an attempt to recognise Eurasian cinema — and celebrate it

East-West Golden Arch is a recent initiative to identify cinematic ‘Eurasia’ — Western Asia (Iran, Turkey and Israel) and Eastern Europe (the countries of the former Eastern Bloc plus Finland) — as a continuous cultural entity and organise a film festival around it, with Moscow as the epicentre.

Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against Pak
India

Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against Pak

Would India have agreed so readily to the Indus Waters Treaty if she had not needed to be in the World Bank’s good books? That’s a question only history can answer.

Vladimir Putin signs decree to suspend Russia's participation in Cold War-era INF arms treaty with US
World

Vladimir Putin signs decree to suspend Russia's participation in Cold War-era INF arms treaty with US

President Vladimir Putin on Monday officially suspended Russia's participation in a key Cold War-era arms treaty, after the US first moved to ditch the INF deal.

India, Russia to sign $3bn lease for Akula-class submarine: Deal shows despite new partnerships, old ties hold strong
India

India, Russia to sign $3bn lease for Akula-class submarine: Deal shows despite new partnerships, old ties hold strong

India is set to sign a deal on Thursday with Russia to lease an Akula-class submarine for the Indian Navy. The nuclear submarine — that is being called INS Chakra III — is likely to be ready, after refurbishment, by 2025

Oscars 2019: Roma becomes first Mexican film to win Best Foreign Film; Alfonso Cuaron bags Best Cinematography
Entertainment

Oscars 2019: Roma becomes first Mexican film to win Best Foreign Film; Alfonso Cuaron bags Best Cinematography

Roma won the Best Foreign Film at Oscars 2019, that also saw Cold War (Poland), Shoplifters (Japan), Never Look Away (Germany) and Capernaum (Lebanon) as fitting fellow nominees.