India’s Big Infrastructure Push in Arunachal Pradesh to Counter China | Vantage with Palki Sharma. China illegally claims ownership over the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Now, India has decided to make a major infra push their with a multi-billion dollar hydropower project. Palki Sharma tells you more.
Drones Fly Deep Into Russia | ‘Failed Attack’ Near Moscow | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Drones Fly Deep Into Russia | ‘Failed Attack’ Near Moscow | Vantage with Palki Sharma. The Ukraine war is intensifying, and ‘Ukrainian’ drones are now flying deep inside Russia. Fight for Bakhmut rages on. Will Putin step up attacks now that Ukraine has figured a way to enter Russian airspace, no less than over Moscow? Palki Sharma tells you more.
Pakistan could break up. Here is why
As India celebrates its 74th Republic Day, Pakistan is struggling to keep the country together.
A terrorist group is threatening to break the country apart.
Gun Violence: America’s never-ending nightmare
America is facing a national security emergency. 40 mass shootings have already taken place in the first three weeks of 2023. Watch this video to learn more about never-ending nightmare in the U.S.
More battle tanks for Ukraine
As the West rushes battle tanks to Ukraine, will it help change the course of the war? Watch this video to find out.
Women Power at Republic Day Parade
The message of women’s empowerment was loud and clear as India celebrated its 74th Republic Day. Nari shakti was on full display during the parade which had many firsts.
Why is big tech laying off thousands?
The job cuts in big tech are piling up. Employees are being fired in thousands as companies face a mid-life crisis.
Palki Sharma tells you why this is happening
The row over the appointment of judges in India
The process of appointment of judges is once again under the spotlight in India.
Some former judges of the Supreme Court have criticized the existing collegium system.
Palki Sharma tells you why the process of appointments deserves scrutiny.
Budget 2023: What are India’s priorities? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Will India’s Budget 2023 be prudent or populist? What will be the priorities for the Indian government? How will they affect the upcoming Budget.
According to the Economic Survey, Indian economy will grow by 6.5% in 2023-24. But the fiscal deficit continues to be a challenge for the Indian government. How will India solve this problem?
We intend to answer these questions. Join Palki Sharma as she brings you the facts.
Onion prices in the Philippines being compared to gold
Onions are costlier than meat in the Philippines. Soaring onion prices being compared to gold.
Basic food items like sugar and salt are in shortage. What led to the food crisis in the Philippines? Smugglers take advantage of public desperation.
Watch Vantage with Palki Sharma to know more.
Many countries face shortage of eggs | Vantage with Palki Sharma
The price of eggs has gone up by 60 percent in the U.S. Same story in Malaysia. It is now importing a record 50 million eggs from India.
But what about India? There’s an egg crisis in the state of Maharashtra.
Why is the world facing a shortage of eggs? Let’s connect the dots with Palki Sharma.
Marie Kondo: I have given up on tidying | Vantage with Palki Sharma
“Queen of clean” Marie Kondo says she has given up on tidying. The Japanese decluttering queen has made a big revelation.
A messy house is now ”sparking joy” for her. She says her priority now is to spend time with my kids.
Why is this a big deal? Palki Sharma tells you.
Is UK losing its religion? | Most Indians believe in God
The United Kingdom seems to be having a crisis of faith. Especially among those under 40 years of age.
UK is no longer a Christian-majority country. While 97% of Indians say they believe in God, many other countries are facing this crisis of faith.
Why is it? And what does it mean for the world? Palki Sharma tells you on Vantage.
Real Estate and Millennials: A Match Made in Heaven?
Real Estate and Millennials: A Match Made in Heaven? |Vantage with Palki Sharma. China, Singapore, India and the world – millennials and real estate have an interesting relationship. Many want to own homes of their own. Palki Sharma tells you more.
South Korea’s Weapons Industry the New Global Favorite
South Korea’s Weapons Industry the New Global Favorite|Vantage with Palki Sharma. As U.S.’ manufacturing capacity maxes out, South Korea has stepped in to fill the vacuum. European nations are rushing to buy South Korean weapons, and Seoul’s defence industry is booming. Palki Sharma tells you more.
U.S. Invites India’s Prime Minister Modi for First State Visit
U.S. Invites India’s Prime Minister Modi for First State Visit | Vantage with Palki Sharma. Prime Minister Modi has visited the U.S. seven times since being elected. But Joe Biden wants PM Modi to embark on his first State Visit to Washington soon. Palki Sharma tells you more.
Singapore: Man Sues Woman for $2.3 Million Over Rejection
A Singaporean man has sued a woman for $2.3 Million over a romantic rejection. They say don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. But must you sue someone if you land in the friendzone? Watch this report to know more.
China Creates “Super Cows” | Cloning in China
Superpower China has “successfully” cloned three “super cows”. These cows can produce unusually high amounts of milk. But why did China need these cows? And is cloning cows ethically correct? Palki Sharma tells you all about it.
Cold War Between U.s & China | Chinese Spy Balloon Shot Down
After the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon, China said it reserves the right to use necessary means to deal with similar situations. The incident has triggered a cold war between the two super powers. Palki Sharma brings you the story.
Over 5000 dead after Turkey Earthquakes
The death toll is steadily rising after Monday’s earthquakes. More loses are coming to light as people desperately try and rescue people buried beneath the rubble. Mondays earthquakes pulverized buildings across cities in southern Turkey.
Earthquakes add to war-ravaged Syria’s Woes
After suffering through over a decade of civil war, Monday’s earthquakes heaped more misery on the residents of northern Syria. Survivors who have lost their homes are being forced to sleep outside in near-freeing temperatures.
Why does Taiwan’s opposition party want to engage with China?
China is engaging with the opposition party in Taiwan. Kuomintang will send its lawmakers to China this week. This all while China refuses to engage with Taiwan’s ruling party. Why are these events important? Connect the dots with Palki Sharma on Vantage.
Does Canada want to mend ties with India? | India-Canada relations
Canada is home to one of the largest Indian diasporas. But it doesn’t quite share the same diplomatic warmth with New Delhi. The Canadian Foreign Minister is in Delhi to discuss improvement of bilateral ties. Why does Canada want to mend ties with India. Palki Sharma tells you in this report.
North Korea’s crypto theft hit record high in 2022
North Korean hackers pulled off a record number of crypto-heists in 2022. And the country has been accused of relying on crypto too much to bypass international sanctions. So what’s the story here? Palki Sharma connects the dots in this report
Edible flowers: Budding culinary romance
Culinary world’s budding romance with edible flowers. These flowers are making their way to the kitchen– but not in a vase, in a recipe. But how did they end up here? And why is the idea a superhit? This report tells you all about it.
Japan’s wearable beanbags sell like hot cakes | Vantage shots
Vantage shots bring you images that tell the story. In this video, we show you: Japan’s wearable beanbags that take comfort to the next level, Denmark’s Light Festival during one of its darkest months, Spain celebrates the 29th Rockin Race Jamboree Festival, Bolivia’s wrestling party.
Are your hair products causing cancer? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
If you have curly hair, you must know all about using hair relaxers before straightening them. But did you know that they could be causing cancer? We continue to use beauty products, but at what cost? And if study after study claims the dangers of such products, why has action not been taken yet? Palki Sharma connects the dots.
Turkiye Earthquakes: Rescue workers race against time
Countries from around the globe are sending rescue specialists and search-and-rescue dogs to Turkiye. It’s a race against time to save people still buried beneath the rubble. Every hour, miraculous rescues are taking place. But more help is needed
New Milestone for Indian Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant
The INS Vikrant achieves a new milestone. The Tejas Light Combat Aircraft lands on the carrier. India’s other aircraft carrier, the INS Vikramaditya is due to return to service shortly. The carriers will usher in the new phase of India’s naval strategy
UK properties with Russian ties and anonymous investors
Owners of over 50,000 properties in the UK remain hidden from public view. A number of them are held by foreign companies and Russian oligarchs. And they are using it to launder illegal wealth. How? And what implications does this have on the UK housing market and the world? Connect the dots with Palki Sharma.
Have you heard about murmuration? | Vantage Shots
Vantage Shots: Images that tell the story: Flocks of birds swooping and swirling together in the sky, People preparing for Brazil’s famous carnival parade, Titanic debate: could Jack have fit on the door?, Puppy Bowl: Team Ruff & Fluff compete for Lombarky trophy
Did U.S. bomb Nord Stream Pipelines? | A major exposé
As Europe rolls out a red carpet to welcome Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a major exposé by an investigative journalist shows that the U.S. was behind the bombing of the two Nord Stream pipelines. Palki Sharma brings you the story.
Turkiye refuses to entertain Pak PM | ‘Busy with relief operations’
At a time when Turkiye should be offered help, aid and resources, Pakistan PM decided to visit the country to personally offer condolences. Turkiye cancelled the visit, saying it is busy with rescue operations. How did Pakistan try to save face from this public humiliation? Palki Sharma brings you the story.
Hindu temples attacked in Bangladesh
Several Hindu temples were attacked in Bangladesh. The country was home to many Hindus before the partition. However, Hindus in Bangladesh live in fear as attacks are on the rise. Is Bangladesh losing its secular image? Palki Sharma brings you the details.
Will Kim Jong-UN’s Daughter Be His Successor?
North Korea held a massive military parade which is making headlines for two reasons: the Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles and a succession plan. Kim Jong-Un showed off nukes and his daughter. What message is Kim trying to send? Palki Sharma brings you the story.
Spies, Aliens Or UFOs? | Mysterious Objects In American Skies | Vantage with Palki Sharma
The U.S. has shot down a fourth mysterious object from its skies. The latest object was shot down over lake Huron in Michigan. The U.S. General is not ruling out “aliens”. Though they say there isn’t any indication of threats. Meanwhile, China says it spotted American balloons! What are these mysterious objects? And what does this baloon game say? Palki Sharma connects the dots.
Does China want to triple its nuclear warhead stockpile? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
China is considering tripling its nuclear warhead stockpile, according to reports. The blueprint has been mapped out by People’s Liberation Army. The plan “approved” by chinese president Xi Jinping. Is this China’s bid to bolster its deterrence against the United States? What impact will this decision have on the world? Watch this report by Palki Sharma.
Semiconductor Glut In Global Market | Vantage with Palki Sharma
There is a semiconductor glut in the global market. Surplus of chips brings bad news for chip makers. Covid-induced lockdowns have caused a global chip shortage in 2020. After tech war with the U.S, is more trouble piling for Chinese chip makers? Palki Sharma connects the dots.
Income Tax raids BBC India offices | Vantage with Palki Sharma
The BBC’s India offices in Delhi and Mumbai were raided by tax officials. Authorities are investigating the broadcaster for alleged tax evasion. The raid comes days after the BBC released a documentary about the 2002 Gujarat riots. Palki Sharma tells you all about it.
Pakistan’s economy becomes worse| Pakistan crisis | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Pakistan’s economy is going down the drain. Milk is selling at over 200 rupees per litre. Their ministers are being charged with sedition for derailing an IMF deal. And a former Prime Minister is said to have abused the Saudi crown prince in pure Punjabi. Their crises are worsening. Join Palki Sharma as she breaks this down for you.
Ram Temple Attacked in Canada | Vantage with Palki Sharma
A Ram Temple was vandalised in Canada. Sikhs For Justice, a pro-Khalistani group is said to be behind it. India has made its displeasure clear. And last week Canada’s Foreign Minister was in India to repair ties. What will this incident do to the ties between the two countries? Palki Sharma tells you more.
Air India Places A Record Order Of 470 Commerical Jets
Air India has placed a record order of 470 commerical jets. It is the biggest deal in aviation history. World leaders are hailing this deal with Air India. But what is the impact of this deal on India? Palki Sharma tells you more.
India’s Kohinoor becomes Britain’s dilemma | No Kohinoor for Camilla
The UK has India’s Kohinoor and it refuses to give it back. It is one of the world’s largest cut diamonds. The United Kingdom knows that the kohinoor can land it in an awkward position. That’s why it won’t be used in the coronation of king Charles and his wife Camila this May. Why? What does this mean? Join Palki Sharma as she connects the dots.
India Hits the Lithium Jackpot in J&K | Big Win for Aatmanirbhar Bharat
India Hits the Lithium Jackpot in J&K | Big Win for Aatmanirbhar Bharat | Vantage with Palki Sharma. The Indian government has announced that the Geological Survey of India has discovered Lithium resources in Jammu and Kashmir, to the tune of 5.9 million tonnes. The discovery can be a gamechanger for India and its electric vehicle ambitions. Palki Sharma tells you more.
India Exposes China’s Debt Hypocrisy | Vantage with Palki Sharma
India is using its G20 leadership to call out China and it’s debt-trap diplomacy. Sri Lanka already went bankrupt. Pakistan is going the same way. China is their largest bilateral lender but refuses to waive any debt. It expects all other lenders to take losses, but refuses to cancel any debt. Palki Sharma tells you more.
Asia & Africa vulnerable to diabetes
Diabetes cases continue to rise around the world. Asia and Africa are particularly vulnerable. Cases in the two continents expected to increase by 50% by 2045 compared to 2021 levels. Palki Sharma tells you more.
Ukraine shoots down 6 Russian balloons | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Ukraine claims it has shot down six Russian balloons. This is the latest incident of balloon warfare, after the U.S. shot down 4 Chinese balloons above its airspace in the last few weeks. Ukraine says the Russian balloons are not for surveillance but a distraction. Palki Sharma tells you more.
5,000-year-old pub uncovered in Iraq | Vantage with Palki Sharma
A 5,000-year-old pub has been unearthed in modern day Iraq. It was found in the ruins of the ancient Sumerian city of Lagash. The pub has an ancient industrial-size oven and a primitive refrigerator. The discovery sheds light on how regular ancient Sumerians lived. Palki Sharma tells you more.
George Soros Sets Eyes on India as Elections Approach | India on Alert
George Soros Sets Eyes on India as Elections Approach | India on Alert | Vantage with Palki Sharma. American Billionaire George Soros is back, and has predicted that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be in trouble. Indian government has issued a firm and quick response. Time for India to teach Soros a lesson? Palki Sharma tells you more.
Missiles Rain Down on Ukraine as Russia Eyes Bakhmut | Russia’s Offensive Begins
Missiles Rain Down on Ukraine as Russia Eyes Bakhmut | Russia’s Offensive Begins | Vantage with Palki Sharma. Vladimir Putin has increased the tempo of the war in Ukraine ahead of a rumored mega offensive. Will it take the war into a decisive stage? How long can both sides sustain the fighting? Palki Sharma tells you more .
Toxic Train Derails in Ohio: Another Chernobyl in the Making?
Toxic Train Derails in Ohio: Another Chernobyl in the Making? | Vantage with Palki Sharma. Is this Ohio’s own ‘Chernobyl’? That is a question alarming many after a toxic chemicals-laden train derailed in Ohio near the Pennsylvania state line in the United States.
From Jacinda Ardern to Nicola Sturgeon: Why are Women Leaders Quitting?
From Jacinda Ardern to Nicola Sturgeon: Why are Women Leaders Quitting? | Vantage with Palki Sharma. First, it was New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern. Now, it’s Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon. Women leaders are quitting. Also, a look at the world’s strongest women leaders. Palki Sharma tells you more .
China in Trouble? India, U.S. Come Together to Challenge Beijing
China in Trouble? India, U.S. Come Together to Challenge Beijing | Vantage with Palki Sharma. US Senators come out in support of India, say Arunachal Pradesh is integral part of India. China’s illegal claim on Arunachal Pradesh has always been a non-starter. Time for Xi Jinping to set his eyes off India? Palki Sharma Tells you more .
North Korea Fires More Missiles Amid America’s Military Drills | Vantage with Palki Sharma
North Korea is firing more missiles and using the Pacific as a military range. This amid military drills by America, South Korea and Japan. Kim Jong Un is chasing bigger nuclear arsenal. He claimed America & its allies are trying to “isolate & stifle” Pyongyang. Why is the tension escalating between the countries? Why is North Korea ramping up its arsenal? Are the U.S. and its allies doing something about this? Palki Sharma answers these questions and more in this report.
Will Taliban Transform Military Bases Into Special Economic Zones? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Taliban is looking for investors. It’s talking about setting up special economic zones and military bases. These are foreign military bases that housed American soldiers and ammunition. When Taliban took control, they also took over the weapons left behind by the western forces. What happened to the weapons? What happened to the bases? Palki Sharma tells you what Afghanistan’s terror regime is planning next.
Facebook and Instagram To Get Paid Verification | Vantage with Palki Sharma
First Twitter, now Facebook and Instagram want you to pay for blue checkmarks and the ‘verified’ title. Paying the bill may be the key to accessing social media this year. What for? Does this mean you’ll lose your account if you don’t pay?
Why are they asking for money after promising to keep the platform free? Palki Sharma’s report answers these questions and more.
Tensions Erupt At Afghanistan-Pakistan Border As China Remains Keen | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Tensions escalated at the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Taliban says Pakistan is misbehaving with Afghan visitors. Local residents say firing at the Torkham gate continued for over an hour. Both sides have accused the other for tensions. This comes at a time when China is taking active interests in the region. What will be the ramifications of this? Palki Sharma tells you in this report.
SOUTH KOREA BIDS TO LEAD GLOBAL 6G RACE | Vantage with Palki Sharma
South Korea wants to make 6g technology commercially available by 2028. That’s two years ahead of schedule. The government has allocated $481 million for a feasibility study, and is encouraging firms to manufacture the technology locally. Palki Sharma tells you more.
Will America and Russia Have a Nuclear War? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Putin has suspended Russia’s participation in a key nuclear arms control pact. And 90% of all nuclear warheads are owned by Russia and America. This raises several questions. Mainly– are Russia and America growing closer to a nuclear war? Palki Sharma answers this question and more in this report.
Venice Canals Run Dry | Why Is Venice Losing Its Charm? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Venice canals have started to run dry. One of the world’s most romantic cities is losing its charm. The images are striking. Why is this happening? And Venice is not an isolated case. Climate change is taking its toll on Italy and the world too. Palki Sharma tells you more about the situation in Italy, and what it says about the world.
China Border Tensions: Is China Seeking a Reset? Vantage with Palki Sharma
China Border Tensions: Is China Seeking a Reset? Vantage with Palki Sharma. After nearly three years of border standoff, India and China held important talks on Wednesday. Amid a changing world order, is China seeking a reset with India and looking to ease tensions? Palki Sharma tells you more.
Vantage Shots: Biden Stumbles On Stairs | Indian Actor’s Chilling Experience | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Vantage Shots: Biden Stumbles On Stairs |Indian Actor’s Chilling Experience| Vantage with Palki Sharma Here are today’s vantage shots – images that tell the story +Biden Trips While Boarding Air Force One +Indian Actor Narrowly Escapes Death On Film Set +Landslide Hits A Peruvian Highway +U.S. Releases Pilot’s High-Altitude Selfie With Chinese Spy Balloon +Mysterious Iron Sphere On Japanese Beach Baffles Investigators
Vantage Highlights: India-China Border Talks | Israel Bombs Gaza Strip
Vantage Highlights: India-China Border Talks | Israel Bombs Gaza Strip Here are the top headlines on today’s edition of Vantage with Palki Sharma + India-China Border Talks + Western hypocrisy on Hijab + Ohio Train Derailment + How will Robot Bees save our planet + Israel bombs Gaza
Ukraine War: China’s Secret Plan to Arm Russia? Vantage with Palki Sharma
China’s Kamikaze Drones for Russian Military? Vantage with Palki Sharma. Cooperation between Russia and China is rising. Where does this rising cooperation leave Ukraine? Could Chinese weapons now be used by Russia against Ukraine? Ukraine and its allies are worried. Palki Sharma tells you more.
Flesh Eating “Zombie Drug” Kills You From Inside Out | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Flesh Eating “Zombie Drug” Kills You From Inside Out | Vantage with Palki Sharma. America is facing a zombie apocalypse. A flesh-eating drug is turning people into “zombie-like” creatures. It is a potent mixture of animal tranquilizer and opioids. And it is devastating the U.S. Are the authorities doing something to contain this? Palki Sharma tells you more.
What Was Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Doing in Ukraine? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
What Was Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Doing in Ukraine? | New Player in Russia Ukraine War. With no end in sight to the war in Ukraine, Saudi Arabia is trying its luck as a potential peacemaker. Will Ukraine’s Zelensky and Russia’s Putin take the offer seriously, or will this be another failed attempt at negotiating peace? Palki Sharma tells you more .
Russia, China & Belarus – The New Anti-West Axis? | Vantage with Palki Sharma
Russia, China & Belarus – A New Anti-West Axis? | Vantage with Palki Sharma. Russia has shot down China 12-point peace plan for Ukraine. Belarus’s leader, Alexander Lukashenko is visiting Beijing. The strategic partnership between Russia and China is flourishing. Does the world have its latest anti-West axis? Palki Sharma tells you more.
Has the World Found a Cure for HIV? Vantage with Palki Sharma
Has the World Found a Cure for HIV? Vantage with Palki Sharma. There’s positive news on the HIV front. Once thought to be incurable, the disease might not be undefeatable after all. Will stem cell transplantation prove to be a cure for HIV patients? Palki Sharma tells you more.