With China a central theme in President Donald Trump’s campaign to win a second term in just five days time, Mr. Pompeo took aim at Chinese aggressiveness in the South China Sea, where it has advanced maritime and territorial claims over the objections of its smaller neighbors, and over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Pompeo keeps China attacks going during Indonesia visit
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Twitter tenders verbal apology before joint parliamentary committee on personal data protection over location tag in a live broadcast showing Leh & J&K as part of China. Panel showed strong displeasure over it & asked Twitter to tender written apology & submit an affidavit. pic.twitter.com/ADnR3OxE34 … [Read more...] about Twitter apologises for showing J&K and Leh in China in location tag
Terming the signing of BECA a “significant achievement,” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the U.S. accepted an Indian request for “cooperation in the advanced field of maritime domain awareness.” As part of measures to enhance military to military cooperation Mr. Singh said now Liaison Officers at each other's establishments could be leveraged to enhance “information sharing architecture” while in the joint statement both sides “reiterated their intent to assign additional Liaison Officers.” … [Read more...] about India-U.S. 2+2 dialogue | U.S. to support India’s defence of territory
Fundamentally, there is a contradiction insofar as while Sri Lanka's external policies are driven by geo-economic considerations, the agenda pursued by India and the US is paramountly geopolitical, drawn from a perspective that the island is a 'permanent aircraft carrier', as a former Indian national security advisor once candidly put it. … [Read more...] about Why is Modi pushing Rajapaksa on the Tamils?
A 1993 film from Disney re-released in North America for Halloween, "The Nightmare Before Christmas," continued its box office success, finishing fifth with 577,000 dollars from 1,614 locations this weekend. The animated musical fantasy film tells the story of Jack Skellington, the King of "Halloween Town" who stumbles through a portal to "Christmas Town" and becomes obsessed with celebrating the holiday. Enditem … [Read more...] about “Honest Thief” tops North American box office for 2nd weekend in a row