Why China’s Economy Has Stalled | Vantage with Palki Sharma
China’s central bank has cut key interest rates by 10 basis points amid an economic slowdown. The country’s industrial output and exports have slowed down in the last couple of months. What explains this downturn? Is it a temporary issue or a larger systemic problem? Palki Sharma tells you.
As Narendra Modi visits the United States for an official state visit on the invitation of President Joe Biden, US has emerged as the biggest trade partner for India with bilateral trade booming to $191 billion. The India-US Bilateral trade is at a record high and the potential is limitless but there are still a few issues that both the nations need to sort it. Palki Sharma tells you more.
The Himalayan glaciers are dying. A new study shows they may lose 75 percent of their ice by the end of this century. This will put about 2 billion people at risk – that’s a quarter of humanity. What’s responsible for this? Palki Sharma tells you.
French President Emmanuel Macron chugged beer. The footage went viral. And now he is at the centre of a political storm. People are calling this toxic masculinity, disappointing behaviour from someone who is a role model, and also a leader hinting at the right. How did matters escalate? Palki Shama tells you.
In one of the worst seen in West Bank, Israeli forces clashed in Jenin, killing five and injuring over Palestinians. Seven Israeli soldiers were also wounded. Why did this fight happen? What is Netanyahu’s strategy? How is the world reacting to this? Palki Sharma tells you.
Here are today’s Vantage Shots – images that tell the story
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