Exclusive: Tamannaah Bhatia, Riteish Deshmukh on rom-coms, Plan A Plan B and more

There is something to be said about the popularity of the ‘opposites attract’ trope. It easily makes for the most engaging romantic narratives in film and TV. Pair that with an enemy-to-lovers arc and you have a formula that has been mined for decades, and quite successfully. That’s exactly what Plan A Plan B – … Read more

Explained: The G7’s infrastructure investment plan to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative

The G7 countries, who are meeting during the ongoing Leaders’ Summit in Germany, have officially launched the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII), a joint initiative to fund infrastructure projects in developing countries. The project, launched on June 27, is being seen as the bloc’s counter to China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative. US President … Read more

How does Sevilla plan to use its revolutionary tech to take Bengaluru United from second division to ISL?

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Ashok Gulati and Ritika Juneja write: An oil palm plan for home

The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference in Geneva, that concluded last week, struggled to find satisfactory answers to some of the complex questions related to global trade. These questions relate to waiving the Trade-Related Emerging Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) regime on vaccines during public healthncies such as the Covid pandemic, loosening … Read more

Explained: The last-ditch plan to have Pence stop Biden win

The House committee investigating the Capitol riot plans to focus its hearing Thursday on the pressure that Donald Trump put on his vice president, Mike Pence, in a last-ditch and potentially illegal plan to stop Joe Biden’s election victory. Trump seized on the unorthodox proposal from conservative law professor John Eastman to have Pence turn … Read more

Explained: How cheetahs went extinct in India, and the plan to reintroduce them into the wild

A 10 sq km enclosure has reportedly been readied in the national park and would soon house at least 6 cheetahs. A senior official from the ministry said that a plan is underway to introduce 8-10 cheetahs every year. The cheetah is the only large carnivore to have gone extinct in India, primarily due to … Read more

Explosive audio leak details China’s plan to invade Taiwan

NEW DELHI: An explosive and explosive audio leak of a top-secret meeting of the Peoples Liberation Army has revealed China’s detailed plan to attack Taiwan. Experts say that the audio clip posted on the YouTube channel of Lude media appears authentic. This will be the first time since the formation of the People’s Republic of … Read more

Where two new ships will figure in Navy’s overall expansion plan

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday (May 17) launched two different types of surface ships, which will be inducted into the Navy later. What are the two ships? Named Surat and Udaygiri, and both frontline vessels, the ships will go through rigorous sea trials before they can be commissioned into the Navy, after which they … Read more

Turkey’s plan to draw refugees back to Syria: Homes for 1 Million

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey this week announced a dramatic expansion of his country’s plan to entice refugees from Syria’s civil war to return to their home country by building homes for them in Syria near the Turkish border. Speaking by video link at the inauguration of new cinder block homes in northern Syria … Read more

UK plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda stokes anger and dread

Nearly every day, Kamal Mohamad calls home to his parents in Iraq from the converted military barracks on the outskirts of Folkestone, a coastal town in Kent, southeastern England, where he is awaiting a decision on his asylum claim. But when he spoke to his parents two weeks ago, they were inconsolable. “My dad called … Read more