Wednesday, 23 November, 2022

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PM Modi with Dawoodi Bohra, a sect of Shia Muslims in India | PTI

Modi govt in denial about female genital mutilation in India. Collect data, let states ban it

At the 41st UPR, Costa Rica recommended India develop a national plan to tackle the issue. It will put the Modi govt under international scrutiny to act upon it.
Passenger aircraft stand grounded on the tarmac at Manchester Airport, operated by Manchester Airport Plc, in Manchester, U.K. | Photographer: Anthony Devlin | Bloomberg

Peanuts, pajamas, potatoes, pineapples – things airlines are selling to survive pandemic

Even airlines that received govt bailouts & slashed costs are looking for new revenue streams as they burn through cash while fleets are largely grounded.

Defence

Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.