Amid war, Russia, Ukraine seal landmark grain deal to relieve global food crisis

The two sides inked separate but identical agreements in the presence of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President ISTANBUL: Ukraine and Russia on Friday signed a landmark deal aimed at relieving a global food crisis caused by blocking Black Sea grain deliveries, ending months of negotiations and sending wheat prices tumbling to levels … Read more

UPSC Key-June 24, 2022: Know why ‘Sorrow of Assam’ to ‘Sri Lankan Economic Crisis’ to ‘Soil’ to ‘Sao Joao Festival’ relevant for UPSC CSE

FRONT PAGE Modi listening, Xi: Cold War mentality, bloc confrontation must be abandoned Sillabus: Preliminary Examination: Current events of national and international importance Main Examination: General Studies II: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Key Points to Ponder: • Evolution of BRICS-Know in Detail • The 14th BRICS … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis key points: 3 more MLAs join Eknath Shinde camp in Guwahati | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid political instability in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, three more Shiv Sena’s rebel MLAs reached Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, Assam on Thursday morning. A resolution approved by the Shiv Sena Legislature Party, signed by 34 MLAs, stating that rebel leader Eknath Shinde Continues to be the leader has … Read more

Crisis in Maharashtra govt as Sena’s Shinde rebels

Press Trust of India Mumbai/Surat Maharashtra’s ruling alliance on Tuesday battled its worst crisis since coming into existence in 2019 after senior Shiv Sena Minister Eknath Shinde rebelled against the party and herded over a dozen MLAs to Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat, putting a huge question mark on the stability of the two-and-a-half-year-old Maha Vikas … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says will carry Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva; key points | India News

GUWAHATI: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said that 40 of his party’s MLAs have arrived in Assam and that they will push Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva agenda. Following the cross-voting in Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls, Shinde and other MLAs slept at a hotel in Surat, Gujarat, and flew to Guwahati earlier today. His … Read more

Maha Political Crisis: Ruling alliance MVA fights for survival as Eknath Shinde rebels | Top updates

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 0:56 [IST] Mumbai, Jun 21: Maharashtra’s ruling alliance on Tuesday battled its worst crisis since coming into existence in 2019 after senior Shiv Sena minister Eknath Shinde rebelled against the party and herded some MLAs to BJP-ruled Gujarat, putting a huge question mark on the stability … Read more

How did Russia-Ukraine war trigger a food crisis?

LONDON: Russian hostilities in Ukraine are preventing grain from leaving the “breadbasket of the world” and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to poor shortages, hunger and political instability in countries. Together, Russia and Ukraine export nearly a third of the world’s wheat and barley, more than 70% of its sunflower oil and … Read more

Qatar’s food security crisis and what India is doing about it

India oi-Vicky Nanjappa | Updated: Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:40 [IST] In 2021 India exported to Qatar, wheat and meslin worth $34.77 million according to the United Nations database. New Delhi, Jun 09: India had earlier this week assured Qatar of its assistance in meeting the country’s food security. Qatar was hit with a severe … Read more

Only India Providing Money For Fuel, Says Sri Lankan PM Amid Crisis

Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis since gaining independence. Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Wednesday that he has urged IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva to “expedite” her program to Sri Lanka and underlined that no country except India is providing money to the crisis-hit island nation for fuel. The … Read more