Microsoft To Shut Down Its Career-Networking Site LinkedIn In China

Claiming that complying with the Chinese government has become increasingly difficult, Microsoft has decided to shut down its LinkedIn social network services in China. This decision was taken after some journalists’ profiles were blocked from the career-networking site which was severely criticised InJobs, a jobs-only version of the site, bill ne launched by Linked later…

Afghanistan Threats Against Bring US And Pakistan Face-To-Face

The Taliban’s capture of Kabul has heightened mutual animosity between the United States and Pakistan, two ostensible partners who have clashed over Afghanistan. However, both parties continue to rely on one another. With the Biden administration searching for alternative ways to combat terrorist threats in Afghanistan, it is likely to come back to Pakistan, which…

Despite Pandemic Risks, Indian Economy Likely Staged A Strong Recovery In April-June Quarter

Despite a devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic in the country, it is likely that the India’s economy rebounded in the April-June quarter form the huge dip it experienced last year. The driver for the rebound is expected to be the improved manufacturing output. With an annual contraction of 7.3 per cent in the fiscal…

Taiwan Proposes Fighter Jet Purchase Even With A Modest Hike In 2022 Defence Spending

With an increase in military threat from China in recent months, Taiwan plans to spend $1.44 billion on procurement of new fighter jets to bolster its armed forces even as the island announced a more modest speed of increase in defence spending for next year on Thursday. In recent months, military activity near Taiwan has…

Supply Shortages Discussed By US VP Kamala Harris With Company Execs In Singapore

On her first visit to Asia, United States Vice President Kamala Harris discussed supply shortages of essential items with company executives in Singapore on Tuesday. The supply side disruptions has caused concern for the Biden administration and cased unwanted inflation especially in the case of raw materials. During the Covid-19 pandemic, serious challenges in obtaining…

Spanish Government To Spend $5.1 Bln In Electric Vehicle Production

The Spanish government wants to initiate the production of electric vehicles and batteries with an investment of 4.3 billion euros ($5.1 billion) as a part of the government’s major national spending programme. The Spanish government said on Monday that majority of the funding for the program will be from the European Union recovery funds. The…

Indian Police Files Criminal Case Against Twitter For A Flawed National Map Involving Kashmir

After twitter published a map that incorrectly showed the turbulent Indian region of Kashmir as a separate country, a criminal case has been filed against the micro blogging social media site in India. Describing the publication of the distorted map “an act of treason”, a police report was filed against Twitter’s head in India, Manish…

Reducing Demand For Fossil Fuel, Not Supply Curbs, Critical For Achieving Climate Goals

The pace of taking uncomfortable decisions by governments all across the world to persuade consumers to bring down energy consumption and thus helping in achieving climate targets has been very slow largely because of reluctance of consumers to compromise of their lifestyles and pay up higher prices.   Even though there is increasing pressure on…