Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Topic: Netherlands

‘Abuse’ by UK troops in Kenya, the new ‘surprise' Dutch PM & other global news you may have missed

INDIANEXPOSE’s round-up of world news and topical issues over the last week.

India pavilion at World Hydrogen Summit highlights green hydrogen progress, capacity targets

This is the first time that India is participating in the summit, which will be attended by 15,000 delegates from around the world from 13 to 15 May.

India & Netherlands to boost cooperation in water, agriculture & health sectors

At 12th Foreign Office Consultations in The Hague, the two countries reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen bilateral relations.

Dutch nightclub hostage suspect surrenders, arrested by police

Several people had been taken hostage at the Cafe Petticoat in Ede, Netherlands early Saturday morning. All hostages have now been released.

Anti-women proverbs from around the world—garden trespassed by cattle; decent ones stay at home

At the first Cleveringa lecture in India, Dutch author Mineke Schipper spoke about the historical subjugation of women reflected in the origin myths and proverbs around the world.

Anti-Islam, far-Right populist, Nupur Sharma supporter—Geert Wilders leads Netherlands' largest party

Wilders has called for the Netherlands' to exit EU, ban mosques & Quran. First elected in 1998, he has been a member of Dutch house of representatives since 2002. 

Dutch far-right's Geert Wilders seeks coalition partners to form govt after massive election win

Vocally anti-Islam Wilders has vowed to halt all immigration, slash Dutch payments to the European Union and block the entrance of any new members, including Ukraine.

As G20 summit draws to a close, Modi holds meetings with leaders of France, Germany, Netherlands & EU

The PM and French President Emmanuel Macron also had a working lunch, where they discussed progress on various collaborations in defence, space, nuclear energy, climate change.

Badger dens underneath major railway track affect train traffic in Netherlands

A train line, used by nearly 50,000 people, has been halted possibly for weeks between the cities of Den Bosch and Eindhoven. The travellers are being shifted to buses or a different route.

India in World Cup T20 semis as Netherlands defeat South Africa, Pakistan has a chance

The Pak vs Bangladesh clash has now become a virtual quarterfinal as the winner of the clash will join India in the semi-finals from group 2.

On Camera

54 lakh informal jobs lost, stagnant worker output — how DeMo, GST & COVID hit India’s manufacturing

The analysis of two official databases shows that the formal manufacturing sector barely added any jobs since 2015-16, while the informal portion saw job losses.

Germany banks on stealth and technology to bag India’s submarine project

Indian Navy is set to finalise a technical report following field evaluation trials of air independent propulsion systems offered by German company TKMS and Spanish firm Navantia.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.