Rising Bharat International News Feed: August 10th 2020

Relations with Middle East

  1. India announces immediate relief to Lebanon in the aftermath of Beirut blast

Key points:

  1. The India on Monday announced to send immediate relief to Lebanon in the wake of deadly blast that killed more than 150 people in Beirut.
  2. “India has just recently sent Lebanon essential medical items to combat COVID-19. We are immediately sending more relief and humanitarian material of medicines, foodstuff and other essential items to do whatever we can to alleviate the difficulties on the ground. We are discussing with the Government of Lebanon on how we can contribute further,” T S Tirumurti, Indias PR to UN, New York announced in a statement in General Assembly.

(Economic Times, 10 August, 2020) News Link

Boycott of Chines products and contracts

  1. चीन के केमिकल पर लगेगी लगाम, एंटी डंपिंग ड्यूटी लगाने की सिफारिश

Key points:

  1. चीन से आने वाले पीईटी रेजिन (PET resin) केमिकल पर एंटी-डंपिंग ड्यूटी लगाने की सिफारिश
  2. इसका मकसद घरेलू कंपनियों को चीन से होने वाले सस्ते आयात से बचाना है
  3. रेजिन से प्रीफॉर्म्स बनाया जाता है जिसे फिर पीईटी बोतल और जार में कनवर्ट किया जाता है

(Navbharat Times, 10 August, 2020) News Link

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