Marriage – It’s not just about saying wows and having a piece of paper that says marriage license, it’s a commitment of life. It’s a commitment of you both getting agreed about your relationship to get official, to stay by each other’s side forever. It will no more about you only, everything will be about you and your spouse now. After marriage, everything you do is no more solely for you, it involves your partner also, either it is home life, vacations, or family.
Despite the second wave of coronavirus outbreak in Pakistan, the anti-government coalition Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has started a rally at Ghanta Ghar Chowk, in Multan, to demonstrate its political strength. Co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s sister, Asifa Bhutto, delivered a speech, and a large number of people were present.
Farmers from several Indian states have been on strike on the border of the capital, New Delhi, for the past four days in opposition to the agricultural law introduced by the central government. Today is the fifth day of their movement. They marched on the capital in September with the slogan, “Let’s go to Delhi.”
The Dow and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index are expected to record their largest percentage gains in November since 1928. Data from the Dow Jones Market Data Group show that the two indexes rose by 12.86% and 11.27%, respectively. The Nasdaq Composite Index is expected to rise 11.86%, the best November since 2001.
A law issued by the United States in 1999 required the Pentagon to compile a list of “Chinese military industrial enterprises” “owned or controlled” by the People’s Liberation Army, but the US Department of Defense did not comply with it until 2020. The Trump administration will not change its tough style towards China.
2020 has seen a shift in consumer behavior, as consumers want to promote and encourage local manufacturers by purchasing Indian-made products. However, the question on everyone’s mind is, can we manufacture a complete made-in-India mobile phone? We will unravel the mystery.
2020 has been a rather unpredictable year. We were almost forced to sit within the confines of our homes for nearly 6 months, work-from-home has become the new norm, and there has been renewed interest in purchasing Indian-made products.
The Japanese embassy representative gifted the Russian history museum in the Minusinsk that caused a scandal. The gift is map that shows Kuril Islands being part of Japan. It should be noted, the Kuril Islands are under Russian jurisdiction.
The Russian political strategist Stanislav Belkovsky made a statement pertaining Belarus on Ukraine 24 channel during a live event. Belkovsky highlighted the fact that Putin does not like the current president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko has been disloyal and previously has been playing multiple sides for personal gain.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin made a series of statements last week. One of the statements is pertaining the public administration reforms. The proposed constitutional amendments that were passed in the summer of 2020 included the public sector reform.
Currently majority of the world is reliant on the satellite navigation systems. GPS is one of the most popular systems. A satellite navigation device is a device that is capable of receiving information from satellites and then to calculate the device’s geographical position.
The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko visited a hospital in Minsk. At present, Belarus is dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic. There have been 1,691 new cases of Coronavirus infection on November 28th. This is the highest number in one day ever recorded in Belarus.
Getting in one last bit of work before the long weekend, the US Census Bureau released its Monthly Advance Economic Indicators Report for October on the day before Thanksgiving. Advance wholesale inventories were up for the month of October, by 0.9%. The August to September percentage change was revised from up, 0.4% to up 0.7%.
Pope Francis today formally appointed 13 new cardinals drawn from four continents and eight countries, in a ceremony marked with strict adherent to coronavirus pandemic spread restrictions hence only a small crowd was allowed to grace it with the venue of the event, St. Peter’s Basilica practically empty.
The Russian scientists from the A.N. Kosygin State University developed new revolutionary 3D printing technology specifically geared for the fashion industry. A. N. Kosygin Moscow State Textile University was formed as Moscow State Textile Institute in 1919. It is one of the oldest institutes for higher studies in textiles in Russia.
The Ministry of Commerce of China made a preliminary ruling on the Australian wine anti-dumping investigation, stating that “there is dumping of imported wines originating in Australia.’ Per the announcement, starting from November 28, a tariff of 107% to 212.1% will be imposed on wine imported from Australia in the form of a deposit.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry made a statement condemning the possibility of additional sanctions against China. The new sanctions could be implemented against four Chinese corporations that continue to have business dealings with Iran. The protest by China, stems from the virtual event in the Institute of Belarus that was held on November 25th.
This week, the European Parliament adopted a November resolution pertaining to tougher sanctions against Alexander Lukashenko and his government. According to the European Parliament, the previous actions were insufficient and not harsh enough. A majority of the EU parliament voted in favor of the tougher sanctions.
Belarus is experiencing challenging times with a negative impact on its populous. Alexander Lukashenko continues to be the President of Belarus despite the falsification of the election results. Russia is one of the few nations that recognized Lukashenko as a legitimate president.
The escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and the subsequent ceasefire, has been on the forefront of the news around the globe. Earlier this month, the ceasefire agreement was signed by Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. History tends to repeat itself, but the future of Armenia can be problematic.
The fourth Free Russia Forum just wrapped up. Due the Coronavirus pandemic, the forum was held virtually. At the end of the forum, the participants were offered a draft resolution pertaining to the situation in Belarus and preventing the “crimes” of the illegitimate ruling Belarusian regime.
A large cluster of Russian social media accounts have been purged on Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram social media platforms. The purge started in October, and continued into the November. Additionally, there is a large number of Russian groups on the same platforms that have been deactivated.
This week, the Venezuelan leader of the opposition, Juan Guaido, gave an interview regarding the continuation of the US’ bipartisan support of the Venezuelan opposition by the newly-elected US President, Joe Biden, and his administration. However, Venezuela can suffer the same fate as Syria, except the trajectory will differ.
Mexico registered 813 deaths and 10,794 infected with the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours. That is the largest daily increase in cases since October 5, when health authorities announced 28,115 new infections. The total number of deaths rose to 102,739, and the number of infections to 1,060,152 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Russia and China are working on the conjoined CR929 jet project. This is the first Eurasian project of such kind. However, what is surprising is that Russia is willing to share technology with China at all. China has been caught stealing classified information, trade secrets, and continuously violating copyright and patent laws.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced the modernization of the fleet of the heavy flamethrower systems TOS-1 ” Buratino” (Pinocchio) and TOS-1A”Solntsepek” (Sunburn) via Izvestia. There will be a new design of the TOS-1 and TOS-1A. The existing fleet will have the new technology added as well.
Swiss Prosecutors dismissed a nearly decade-old money laundering case brought by Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian tax advisor who worked with Hermitage Capital founder Bill Browder. Magnitsky was arrested on fraud allegations in 2008 and died of “untreated illness” within a year in custody.
Indian Event organizer, Entrepreneur and the Founder of Big Projects, Mr. Purujit Singh has announced the season 3 of the pageant “Mr and Miss Model of the year 2021-22.” After the great success of the previous pageant events Purujit Singh is again rolling back with his season 3 of Mr and Miss model of the year.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong pleaded guilty to inciting and staging illegal demonstrations in the Special Administrative Region, and risks up to five years in prison. The activist was remanded in custody on Monday after the first court hearing in his case, related to his involvement in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year.
The United States officially withdrew from the Treaty on Open Skies on Sunday, six months after notifying parties to the treaty that it would do so. The treaty allows signatories to scout each other’s military installations, which is seen as an important measure to build mutual trust after the end of the Cold War.
The European Aviation Safety Agency may approve Boeing ‘s 737 Max to go around in January next year. Previous research and test flights have shown that the American aircraft manufacturer has repaired the failure that caused the fatal crash. Patrick Ky, director of the European Aviation Safety Agency, said on Saturday.
The US Central Command has announced that it will deploy B-52 fighter jets in the Middle East to increase its rapid response capability. The decision comes just days after announcing a reduction in US military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gen. Greg Guillot, a U.S. Air Force commander, has said B-52 bombers will be deployed to counter possible attacks.
This weekend Russian Ministry of the Foreign Affairs announced the new sanctions against 25 British nationals. The 25 individuals will also be banned from travel to Russia. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry “the UK was guided by far-fetched and absurd pretexts when imposing sanctions against the Russians.”
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on Taliban leaders to reach an agreement with the Afghan government as soon as possible on a permanent ceasefire and a reduction in violence. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with a Taliban delegation in Doha, Qatar.
Russian President Vladimir Putin , on Saturday extended an embargo on Western food imports introduced in 2014 until the end of 2021. In a decree, the Russian head of state directed the Cabinet to ensure implementation of the measures excluding food prodcuts from the US, the EU, Norway, Australia, and Canada.
Russia was granted a trial suspension in the US District of Columbia Federal Court on November 20th. The request was filed by Russia In September on the grounds of the former shareholders of Yukos failed to mitigate the reasons to continue these proceedings in the US court.
Germany and Russia recorded the highest daily numbers of positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic i.e 23,648 and 24,318, respectively. Germany recorded 1,039 more infections than last Thursday, and 106 above the record of daily infections registered a week ago, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI).
The Afghan Interior Ministry says at least eight people have been killed and dozens injured in the attacks. On the morning of Saturday, November 21nd, a number of rockets were fired at buildings in Kabul’s Green Zone, where most embassies and government offices are located.
The Russian Ministry of Economic Development announced new draft law pertaining the simplified procedure for the foreign nationals to obtain Russian residential permit. It should be noted, Ukrainian nationals can obtain Russian citizenship under the simplified procedure already without the need of the investment.
A Russian peacekeeping contingent has been stationed in the “Armenian” part of Nagorno-Karabakh after a ceasefire agreement was signed by Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. The agreement came into force on the November 10th. Currently, the Russian peacekeeping units carry out a number of duties.
Late last month, sports equipment company Under Armour announced it was cutting ties with some 2,000 retailers over the next two years. In doing so, Under Armour would focus on building up its direct-to-consumer business. Promo Marketing reported a more than 50% growth in Under Armour’s e-commerce business during the third quarter, with a 17% increase in direct-to-consumer sales.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday that, at the invitation of Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyungwa, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Japan and South Korea from November 24 to 27.
According to reports, some senior members of the ruling United Russia party submitted a draft law, in which Russian regulators will be able to restrict Internet users’ access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. The draft is aimed at countering the censorship of Russian media by some US platforms.
The US set a new record in regard to cases filed pertaining to allegations of sexual abuse. This is a disturbing tendency. According to the sexual abuse lawyer Paul Moses, the number of sexual assault claims filed against the Boy Scouts of America movement has almost reached 100,000.
Russia has recently faced challenges pertaining to efficiency mechanisms which are unavailable on the regional level. The scenario is related to countering the Coronavirus pandemic. The second wave of COVID-19, of which a number of regions have frankly failed.