"After a period of in-orbit operation, the spacecraft will return to its scheduled landing site in China. It will test reusable technologies during its flight, providing technological support for peaceful space uses," Xinhua agency, China's official news agency, said in the report. … [Read more...] about China’s reusable spacecraft | How will it change space travel?
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Contracting for the sixth straight month, India's exports slipped 12.66 percent to $22.7 billion in August, on account of decline in the shipments of petroleum, leather, engineering goods and gems and jewellery items, according to the government data released on September 15. … [Read more...] about India’s August exports fall 12.66%, imports contract 26%; trade deficit narrows to $6.77 billion
As the world's third-largest economy with a reputation for advanced technologies and extensive outreach network and official development assistance programmes, Japan initiated such parleys on de-risking supply chains from its overdependence on China by the end of March itself. Its first outcome was seen in early April when Japan announced a stimulus package of $2.2 billion to help companies move production away from China. … [Read more...] about Supply Chain Resilience Initiative | There’s no escaping China’s growing centrality
According to Sibal, President Xi Jinping’s megalomaniacal behaviour has ensured that there is no backing out of the status quo ante in Ladakh: neither India nor China can move from their positions in Kailash Hills and Depsang plains respectively, without losing face, which turns the situation into a deadly impasse, heightening the chances of an armed conflict in the near future. Once a conflict begins, then it is difficult to either contain or predict their trajectory, he points out. … [Read more...] about India shows the way in checkmating a rampaging China
To that extent, CDS General Rawat has been going about his work in right earnest. He is working on redesigning existing military commands into theatre commands and establishing new joint commands that will combine the resources and assets of the three defence forces, based on threats at India’s borders with its neighbours. ``The work on establishing theatre commands will begin next year and will be completed within three years,’’ the CDS told reporters earlier this year. In place of the 17 commands that India has now, there could be five to six integrated commands. … [Read more...] about India-China border clashes: How the post of CDS has impacted the chain of command in Indian military