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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.

In nuclear standoff, becoming captive to one view of reality is dangerous, caution and constructive criticism is needed
World

In nuclear standoff, becoming captive to one view of reality is dangerous, caution and constructive criticism is needed

In the nuclear realm, a series of weapons were deployed which the Soviets believed were designed to eliminate the USSR’s leadership and ability to retaliate.

Oscars 2019: Roma, Cold War and the significance of black-and-white cinematography in contemporary films
Entertainment

Oscars 2019: Roma, Cold War and the significance of black-and-white cinematography in contemporary films

It is hard to imagine if either of Roma or Cold War would have been as sublime and deeply affecting a cinematic experience if not for their gorgeous high-contrast black-and-white cinematography.

Rima Das' Village Rockstars out of race for Best Foreign Language Film at Academy Awards 2019
Entertainment

Rima Das' Village Rockstars out of race for Best Foreign Language Film at Academy Awards 2019

Village Rockstars is set in Rima Das' own village of Chhaygaon in Assam. It is the story of "poor but amazing children" who live a fun-filled life.

European Union exec proposes a plan to combat fake news as elections approach
News & Analysis

European Union exec proposes a plan to combat fake news as elections approach

The exec propose spending more money to counter fake news, establishing an early warning system.

G20 Summit in Argentina: Donald Trump cites Russia-Ukraine crisis, cancels meeting with Vladimir Putin
World

G20 Summit in Argentina: Donald Trump cites Russia-Ukraine crisis, cancels meeting with Vladimir Putin

US President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Argentina, registering his disapproval of Russia's treatment of Ukraine and casting new uncertainty over US-Russian ties.

UN calls for end to US embargo on Cuba; Nikki Haley opposes resolution, says it justifies Havana's human rights violations
World

UN calls for end to US embargo on Cuba; Nikki Haley opposes resolution, says it justifies Havana's human rights violations

The UN vote can carry political weight, but only the US Congress can lift the more than 50-year-old embargo on Cuba. The United States and Israel voted against the resolution, 189 countries voted in favour and Ukraine and Moldova did not vote.

US to withdraw from Cold War-era INF treaty with Russia; analysts warn against adverse consequences on global scale
World

US to withdraw from Cold War-era INF treaty with Russia; analysts warn against adverse consequences on global scale

INF treaty: US-Russia relations are likely to sour further with the Donald Trump administration announcing its decision to opt out of the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi says 'domestic political and electoral compulsions' behind India's reluctance to talk to Pakistan
World

Shah Mehmood Qureshi says 'domestic political and electoral compulsions' behind India's reluctance to talk to Pakistan

Shah Mehmood Qureshi has alleged that India's "domestic political and electoral compulsions" were behind New Delhi's reluctance to talk to the new government in Islamabad.

China waging 'cold war' against US, using resources to replace America as leading power, says CIA expert
World

China waging 'cold war' against US, using resources to replace America as leading power, says CIA expert

China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert said.

Donald Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Helsinki summit, says he misspoke
World

Donald Trump, seeking to calm political storm over Helsinki summit, says he misspoke

US president Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 US election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki.

Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit: 'Happiest' nation Finland fails to make US, Russia leaders smile
World

Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit: 'Happiest' nation Finland fails to make US, Russia leaders smile

The United Nations may have judged Finland the happiest country in the world, but the Helsinki summit failed to make Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin smile.