For the first time since India first celebrated Republic Day on January 26, 1950, there will be two parades in India’s capital Delhi next week.
After the 10-month dark tunnel that upended millions of lives in 2020, a shed of light has given hope to people in 2021. India is all set to kick off what is touted to be the world’s largest vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16.
During the late 1990s, Taiwan was often touted as a best-case scenario of democratization. Despite internal national identity divisions, its authoritarian past, and the military threat from China, Taiwan went through a remarkably smooth and peaceful democratic transition.
Pakistan has started a five-day vaccination campaign to try to protect tens of millions of children against polio.
The 37th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China have opened to visitors, featuring frozen towers, palaces and castles.
2014 is a landmark year for the world economy, one when the dominance of the USA appears to be over as China becomes the world’s largest economy.
The Australian government has accused China of undermining their free trade agreement over a series of actions by Beijing against Australian export goods. In the latest stous with its number one trading partner, China has imposed levies of up to 212 per cent on Australian wine exports.
Muslims in Nepal on Sunday organised a protest against atrocities on Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang province of China.
The standoff between protesting farmers and the Centre in India seems to have hit a stalemate. Central trade unions went on a nationwide strike on Thursday with the participation of over 25 crore workers to protest against various policies of the central government.