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Col. Vinayak Bhat (retd)

Col. Vinayak Bhat (retd)
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Col (Retired) Vinayak Bhat served in the Indian Army for over 33 years. He was a satellite imagery analyst for more than two decades and served in high altitude areas of J&K and North East. An alumnus of NDA, Pune, he was a mountaineer during his young days, climbing peaks like Stok Kangri and Nun Peak. Follow him on Twitter @ rajfortyseven.

On Camera

File image of Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma | PTI

Covid, connectivity, climate – CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has early mover advantage in Assam

From visiting Covid patients at 2:30 am to giving deadlines for Dispur flyover, Himanta Biswa Sarma has hit the ground running as CM.
Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

WPI inflation shoots up to all-time high of 10.49% in April

The WPI inflation was 7.39% in March 2021, and (-) 1.57% in April 2020. This is the fourth straight month of uptick seen in the WPI-based inflation.

Defence

Russia's S-400 air defence system

Despite Covid, 100+ IAF personnel are in Russia on S-400 missile training as delivery nears

The delivery of the S-400 missile system was originally scheduled to begin in 2020, but the deadline was extended after payments to Moscow were delayed.

By the rivers of the heartland & across Vindhyas, proof which politics sucks & which works

Politics & economics are at the heart of Covid tragedy in UP, Bihar. The regional imbalance in political power, economic & social indicators is deeply troublesome.