The JCM with Chile was a significant development, being the first institutionalized dialogue between the two countries at the level of Foreign Ministers. Chile is a member of Pacific Alliance comprising Chile; Peru; Colombia and Mexico. The Pacific Alliance seeks closer ties with India and the Alliance can be an anchor for India in one geographical part of the Indo-Pacific region.
Air Canada on Friday said chief executive Calin Rovinescu will retire in February, following a long-term stint at the top that started with him turning the company around after the global financial crisis, but likely ending with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to hammer airlines. Read More
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese citizen, was arrested in Vancouver in late 2018 on a bank fraud warrant issued by U.S. authorities. Meng has said she is innocent and is fighting extradition in a Canadian court. Shortly after Meng’s arrest, Beijing detained two Canadians on national security charges and halted imports of canola seed.
Instead, it has played it safe by accepting RBI’s decisions to address the stress caused by the pandemic, in the hope that it will find favour with the Supreme Court. RBI’s recent Covid-19 resolution framework (RF) allows for one-time loan restructuring for borrowers whose accounts are standard, and not in default for more than 30 days and continue to be so until the date of invocation of the resolution process.
The NDA alliance is likely to emerge as the clear favourite to win the Bihar assembly elections by securing 160 of the 243 seats, according to an opinion poll conducted by Times Now-C-Voter. The survey conducted on all 243-assembly seats of the state predicted that the BJP is likely to emerge as the single-largest party by securing 85 seats.