Chinese President Xi Jinping had a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and according to Chinese state media, Beijing said it would continue to support Moscow on “sovereignty and security”. For the first time in nearly 45 years, a violent skirmish between Indian and Chinese troops broke out in the Galwan Valley on June 15, 2020, resulting in casualties on both sides and marking another sour turn in China-India relations. Why would K-pop titans BTS decide to step back from their supergroup and focus on solo careers when they’re at the height of their success? South Korea’s compulsory military service, analysts say.
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China will support Russia on ‘sovereignty and security’, Xi Jinping tells Vladimir Putin
Chinese President Xi Jinping had a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and according to Chinese state media, Beijing said it would continue to support Moscow on “sovereignty and security”. China’s state broadcaster CCTV said Xi had made it clear that China was “willing to continue offering mutual support (to Russia) on issues concerning core interests and major concerns such as sovereignty and security.” “. Since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, China has refused to condemn their actions and according to a number of reports they have been buying oil and natural gas from the Kremlin.
Gazprom makes further cuts in Nord Stream gas supply, Germany fumes
Gazprom, the Russian gas giant, announced on Wednesday June 15 that it was reducing daily gas deliveries via the Nord Stream pipeline by an additional 33%. The step was taken after Germany criticized an earlier cut as having been political. “As of 01:30 Moscow time on June 16, the daily output of the Portovaya compressor station will reach up to 67 million cubic meters per day,” Gazprom said in a statement on Telegram.
Two years after the start of the clash between India and China in the Galwan Valley, many things remain unresolved
For the first time in nearly 45 years, a violent skirmish between Indian and Chinese troops broke out in the Galwan Valley on June 15, 2020, resulting in casualties on both sides and marking another sour turn in China-India relations. In India, the horrific clash sparked popular outrage and anti-China sentiment peaked. Meanwhile, concern over rapidly deteriorating China-India relations was evident in China.
5G: India to hold spectrum auction in July, mobile connectivity expected to be 10 times faster
India’s Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accepted a proposal from the Telecommunications Ministry to hold a spectrum auction, with successful bidders receiving spectrum to offer 5G services to the public and businesses . The Indian government has given final clearance to a proposal that would allow companies to assign airwaves directly to them, allowing them to operate private 5G networks.
From Shanghai to Paris: Here are the most expensive cities in the world for the rich
For wealthy people living in London cities, the higher cost of luxury items like handbags, shoes, watches, etc., doesn’t even keep up with the countries overall inflation rate. Here is a list of the most expensive cities in the world for the rich.
List of highest grossing sports leagues in the world after IPL media rights auction
After the end of the IPL media rights auction, the Indian T20 league has become the second most lucrative sports league. Here is a list of the five most profitable sports fraternity leagues.
Can’t get around BTS hiatus as military service looms: analysts
Why would K-pop titans BTS decide to step back from their supergroup and focus on solo careers when they’re at the height of their success? South Korea’s compulsory military service, analysts say. Many of the group’s fans – known as ARMY – have been moved by the ‘exhausted’ pop stars’ emotional plea for more time apart, but analysts say there could be a more strategic reason behind the impending break.
In Pictures – Volcanic eruption in Tonga creates stunning skies around New Zealand
Places all around Australia and New Zealand have been experiencing vibrant sunrises and sunsets over the past few weeks and the reason for this may be the volcanic eruption in Tonga in January.
Covid-19: India records 8,822 new cases, highest daily number in 3 months
In the past 24 hours, India recorded 8,822 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 4,32,45,517. According to the Ministry of Health, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in India now stands at 53,637. The total number of recoveries has now reached 4, 26, 67,088 after 5,718 recoveries in the last 24 hours. .
Watch: This man was swallowed by a humpback whale. He lived to tell an amazing story of survival
A man from the United States has recalled his encounter with the humpback whale as he reveals chilling details of when he thought he was going to die after being swallowed by the huge animal. The horrific incident happened in June last year when 56-year-old Michael Packard found himself in the mouth of a humpback whale off Provincetown, Massachusetts.
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