The author is a Master Degree holder in International Tourism & Leisure Studies from Netherlands and is based in China. .
On 26th September, India said that it wouldn’t send its troops to Afghanistan. There would be no Indian boots on the ground, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated, while addressing a joint press conference with U.S defense Secretary James Mattis in New-Delhi. (1) ‘Boots on the ground’ in military terms implies putting troops on the ground.READ MORE
by Gaurav Tyagi Nirmala Dattatraya Yadav, a 60 year old woman was booked in the first week of September by the Pune City Police, in a case of impersonation following a police complaint filed by Medha Vinayak Khole, , a scientist with the India Meteorological Department (IMD). (1) Khole had accused Yadav of hiding herREAD MORE
~~By Gaurav Tyagi There are lies, damned lies and statistics. This phrase describes the persuasive power of numbers, especially the use of statistics to boost not so strong arguments. India defied expectations by coming up with an annual gross domestic product (GDP) figure of 7 percent for the October-December 2016 period and following theREAD MORE
U.S. government created the H-1B visa program in 1990 so, that U.S.companies could hire foreigners with special skills. Approximately 85,000 H-1B visas are distributed annually. (1) Majority of them go to technology companies, which claim that U.S has a shortage of skilled technology workers. (6) Critics, however say that H-1B visa program has been hijackedREAD MORE
by Gaurav Tyagi Gaurav Tyagi, reflects on the recent row over an Australian advertisement for meat. India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over the ad. The Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) in India also raised objections to it and sought a boycott of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and a ban on their products.READ MORE
India is over-sensitive about China’s engagement in South Asia. China’s defense minister visiting Sri-Lanka and Nepal was hyped up a lot in Indian media during March. (1) Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang holding talks with his Nepali counterpart last month also made India quite anxious. (2) This is an assertion of India’s underlying tribal and collectivistREAD MORE