South Asia and Beyond

Ashwin Ahmad

Traveller, bibliophile and wordsmith with a yen for international relations. A journalist and budding author of short fiction, life is a daily struggle to uncover the latest breaking story while attempting to be Hemingway in the self-same time. Focussed especially on Europe and West Asia, discussing Brexit, the Iran crisis and all matters related is a passion that endures to this day. Believes firmly that life without the written word is a life best not lived. That’s me, Ashwin Ahmad.

How India’s Space Sector Can Complement Its Defence Requirements

India’s Space Sector   With modern warfare looking at space to establish virtual command centres, private companies across the globe are developing the required technologies. The demand for satellite applications is expected to reach $7 billion by 2031, accelerating at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.67% between 2021–2031. Of the overall space market […]Read More

Impose Costs On Countries Supporting Terrorism: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: “Certain countries support terrorists as part of their foreign policy. They offer political, ideological and financial support to them.” With a jibe at Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a broader zero tolerance to terrorism at the inaugural session of the third ‘No Money for Terror’ (NMFT) ministerial conference here. “There must be […]Read More

Biden Holds Democratic Ground As Republicans Lose Steam

Despite the fact that the final tally still has to come in, pundits on both sides of the political divide have conceded that President Biden and the Democratic Party have successfully weathered the political storm to hold off what was an expected Republican surge. The President who announced on Wednesday that today as a “good […]Read More