70 years of Communist China: Rise of Xi Jinping as a personality cult worrisome; ruthless suppression of dissent signals an autocratic State
Xi Jinping personally heads the central commissions on finance, foreign affairs, military affairs, national security, internet policing and, since last year, the one on reform, under a commission interestingly named as of “comprehensively deepening reforms”.
INCOIS: India's lesser-known rockstar in monitoring oceans, forecasting disasters and monitoring fisheries
A stellar example of the value INCOIS provides can be seen in the impact of forecasts on fish catch & its monetary value.
Telecom Commission on 1 May had approved in-flight connectivity, facilitating both voice and data calls.
A rocket launched from the Vandenberg base destroyed an ICBM launched from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
Japan on Tuesday strongly urged North Korea to refrain from provocations following a string of missile launches and threats from Pyongyang of nuclear retaliation in response to US-South Korean military drills.
A United Nations-backed tribunal on Tuesday issued a damning ruling against China on its long-running dispute with the Philippines in the South China Sea.
New Zealand said Monday that Japan ignored requests that the Shonan Maru 2 steer clear of New Zealand's 200-nautical-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as the whaler pursued an anti-whaling vessel