China Start Military Drill Around Taiwan

Taiwan Also Started Live-Fire Drill To Boost Its Defense

Taiwan’s foreign minister Joseph Wu said that Beijing was using air and sea drills encircling the island to prepare for war and to alter the status quo in the Asia-Pacific region. Taiwan has also started its military drills in response to the Chinese move.

HIGHLIGHTS

• China is conducting a security drill around Taiwan to protest the high-profile visit by an American official
• China wanted to weaken the morale of the Taiwanese people said, Joseph Wu
• Taiwanese military has also started live-fire drills to boost its defense mechanism

What Did Joseph Wu Say?

Taiwanese foreign minister told a press conference in Taipei that China used the drills and its military playbook for the invasion of Taiwan. Beijing was conducting large-scale military exercises and missile launches, as well as cyber-attacks, a disinformation campaign, and economic coercion to weaken public morale in Taiwan.

Joseph Wu condemned the Chinese drill saying that Beijing continued the drill on Monday despite saying that the drill would end on Sunday. The Taiwanese diplomat maintained that the Chinese military drill had hindered one of the busiest shipping and air routes in the world.

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Tata Motors buy Ford Motors

Ford India Pvt. Ltd. Sells Its Sanand Plant For Rs. 726 Crore To Tata Motors

Tata Motors is buying Ford Motor’s manufacturing plant in Gujarat for $91.5 million (Rs 726 crore). Tata Motors said that the deal will augment its production in the coming years.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Tata Motors signed a $91.5 million (Rs 726 crore) deal with Ford Motor’s
• The deal is for the acquisition of Ford’s Sanand manufacturing plant in Gujarat
• Ford Motors has stopped production in India last year
• Tata Motors will augment its production capacity with this deal

What Is The Deal Between Tata Motors And Ford Motors?

Tata Motors buy Ford Motors

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd (TPEML), a subsidiary of Tata Motors, signed a deal with Ford India Pvt Ltd (FIPL) to buy its manufacturing plant in Sanand, Gujarat. The Rs 726 crore deal includes land, assets, and all eligible employees.

What Is The Importance Of The Deal For Tata Motors?

Tata Motors released a statement soon after the deal. The Indian automobile giant said that with its manufacturing capacity nearing saturation, the acquisition was timely and a win-win situation for all stakeholders. The Jaguar Land Rover parent further said that the Sanand plant will boost its manufacturing capacity from 300,000 units per year to 420,000.

Why Is Ford Motors Selling

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India Ki Udaan’ On 75 Years of Independence

Google Shows ‘India Ki Udaan’ On 75 Years of Independence

Google Arts & Culture is celebrating 75 years of Independence with a vibrant online project named ‘India ki Udaan’. The project draws from rich archives and features artistic illustrations to highlight the milestones the country has achieved in its journey of 75 years.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Google unveiled the “India ki Udaan” project to celebrate 75 years of independence
• It also announced the Doodle4Google contest for 2022 for students of classes 1-10
• Winners of the contest will see their artwork on the Google homepage in India on November 14
• Google will select four group winners and 15 finalists and give them exciting prizes
• The tech giant will also create a special doodle on ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ to encourage people’s participation

What Is ‘India ki Udaan’ Project?

India Ki Udaan’ On 75 Years of Independence

Available on the website of Google Arts & Culture, the project is a tribute to India’s rich cultural history. It features iconic moments since independence for the country to relive, experience, and be inspired.

Published in English and Hindi, the project contains a wealth of knowledge created by 10 artists. There are over 120 illustrations, 21 stories, and exhibitions from various institutions especially the Ministry of Tourism, Museum of Art & … Read the rest

Nancy Pelosi Discuss With Fumio Kishida

Why Is China Targeting Japan In Its Military Drills Against Taiwan?

Japan lodged a diplomatic protest with Beijing after five Chinese ballistic missiles appear to have fallen in the country’s exclusive economic zone. China started a military drill around Taiwan on Thursday.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Five Chinese ballistic missiles landed in the waters claimed by Japan as its exclusive economic zone
• Four of the missiles were fired from over mainland Taiwan
• Parts of Japan’s southernmost islets are at the center of a long-running dispute between Tokyo and Beijing
• Japan’s exclusive economic zone extends beyond the limits of its territorial waters

What Is The Dispute Between China And Japan?

Dispute Between China And Japan

The Okinawa region constitutes the southernmost part of Japan is close to Taiwan. Also, it falls under the exclusive economic zone of Japan that extends 200 nautical miles from its coastline. But China claims the islets are present in that region.

China yesterday fired five ballistic missiles that landed on the waters claimed by Japan. These firings are seen as a protest against the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The 82-years US official is on a high-profile Asian tour of Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan. Presently she is in Japan on the last leg of her tour.

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Birthday Celebrated

An Exclusive Shot From Priyanka Chopra’s Birthday Festivities

Nick Jonas made this Throwback Thursday special by sharing a shot from the birthday festivities of his beloved wife Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka celebrated her birthday last month and the picture shared is one of the happy moments from the festivities.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Priyanka Chopra celebrated her birthday in Mexico and thanked her husband Nick Jonas for making it memorable
• The actress even penned a lengthy note thanking her husband
• Priyanka Chopra will be seen with Richard Madden in a multi-series project Citadell

Let’s See The Throwback Thursday Picture

Throwback Thursday Picture

The star couple is seen in a perfect pose in the picture. Nick Jonas captioned the post as ‘Lady in red’ because of the red attire of Priyanka Chopra. Her red cutout dress is just perfect for the birthday festivities. But Nick Jonas decided to keep it casual in a printed outfit.

Priyanka Chopra’s Post

Priyanka Chopra penned a long note to express her feelings about her husband and everyone who joined the festivities. She thanked her husband Nick Jonas for planning and executing an incredible celebration with perfection. She also called herself a lucky girl in the post.

Where Was The Birthday Celebrated?

Birthday Celebrated

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CWG 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Events For India

India wrote history on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 by winning two gold and two silver medals in a day. It was a big win by the Indian contingent and now the team India is hopeful of continuing its winning streak on the 6th Day at CWG 2022.

CWG 2022 Day 5 Highlights

CWG 2022 Day 5 Highlights
  1. India won the gold in the women’s four lawn bowls event and it was India’s first gold medal in the sport
  2. Men’s table tennis team brought gold for the country by defeating Singapore in the event
  3. Weightlifter Vikas Thakur won silver in the men’s 96kg category
  4. Indian badminton team also won silver in the mixed team event

CWG 2022 Day 6 Highlights

CWG 2022 Day 6

Lawn Bowls: In men’s singles, Mridul Borgohain will take on Chris Locke at 1 PM and Ian McLean at 4 PM.

Wrestling: Lovepreet Singh (men’s 109kg) at 2 PM, Purnima Pandey (women’s 87+kg) at 6:30 PM, and Gurdeep Singh (men’s 109+kg) at 11 PM.

Judo (2:30 PM): Tulika Mann vs TBD (women’s 78kg quarterfinals), Deepak Daswal vs Eric Jean Sebastian (men’s +100kg elimination round of 16) followed by knockout matches.

Para Table-Tennis (3:10 PM): All eyes would be on Bhavina Patel, Sonalben … Read the rest